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3 Hallowe'en Traditions With Roots in Ancient Celtic Ireland

on 10/23/2020 in
 Frightful Hallowe’en is many people’s top holiday of the year – but did you know that we can thank ancient Ireland for our favorite Hallowe’en traditions? Travel to Ireland these days, and you’ll still be able to connect with the origins of Celtic culture that still swirl in the mists of time in Ireland’s Ancient East.Today’s Hallowe’en is the descendent of...

Explore the Oldest Protected Forest in the Hemisphere

on 10/09/2020 in Trinidad and Tobago
If you haven’t been to the twin-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, the chance to discover the wonders of the Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve should add it to your Caribbean travel list. Covering two-thirds of the island, the Reserve dates back to 1776 – the same year as American Independence! The historic ordinance protecting the tropical rainforest recognized some...

The Caribbean Gets a New Princess, and She's Enchanted

on 10/09/2020 in Caribbean Sea
She’s sailing now en route to the U.S. for an inaugural season cruising Caribbean itineraries. Princess Cruises’ newly completed Enchanted Princess is a beacon for a return to cruising; one of just a tiny number of ships scheduled to begin service this year that is actually on the water. Home to over 3600 guests, Enchanted Princess is the 5th Royal...


Sweet Spot: New Chocolate Museum Houses the World's Largest Chocolate Fountain

on 10/09/2020 in Switzerland
It’s one part of the great trifecta of iconic Swiss contributions to world culture: precision clocks, alpine-produced cheese… and chocolate. And now, a new museum celebrates the sweetest thing about Switzerland. The Lindt Home of Chocolate has opened on the outskirts of Zurich. Its centerpiece will get any fan of fine chocolate drooling – and wishing they had brought a fondue...

Explore the Oldest Protected Forest in the Hemisphere

on 10/08/2020 in Trinidad and Tobago
If you haven’t been to the twin-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, the chance to discover the wonders of the Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve should add it to your Caribbean travel list.Covering two-thirds of the island, the Reserve dates back to 1776 – the same year as American Independence!The historic ordinance protecting the tropical rainforest recognized some of the...


Mount Fuji and 3 Other Mountains You Need to Visit in Japan

on 09/24/2020 in Japan
France has the Eiffel Tower. The U.S. has the Statue of Liberty. But the visual shorthand for Japan is not man-made. It’s Mount Fuji.The Japanese archipelago is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. Chains of volcanic mountain ranges form the spine of the Japanese islands, and mountains have assumed immense cultural and spiritual significance over the millennia.Nearly every population center is associated...

Cruising Again by November? Industry Association Lays Out Formula to Start Sailing

on 09/24/2020 in Caribbean
You might be on a cruise in the Caribbean before the holidays. Cruising in the Americas – that’s the cruise region for the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America - could begin again in about a month’s time, if significant industry developments this week bear fruit. Testing the Waters in EuropeAny regular reader of our newsletters will know we’ve been following...