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30 Years Later: Celebrating One of the Great Monuments to Democracy

on 11/16/2020 in Berlin
This fall, Germany celebrates the 30th anniversary of its reunification. It’s hard to believe it was three decades ago that the Cold War came to an end. That from the end of WW2 until 1990, Germany was a divided country, with families and fellow citizens split between democracy in the West and the Soviet Eastern bloc. In the heart of Soviet-controlled East...

KLM has revealed the future of flight. Hint: You'll be sitting IN the wings.

on 10/23/2020 in Netherlands
If you’re one of those travelers who always picks a seat over the wing, you’re in luck. In this new-concept aircraft, you – and every other passenger on board – will be flying IN the wings. They call it the Flying –V. And it’s a whole new vision of passenger flight. “Tube-and-wing” design has defined planes since the earliest days of passenger...

Top 4 Places In The World To Go Hot Air Ballooning

on 10/23/2020 in
Imagine yourself silently drifting along under colourful silk, cradled in a giant basket. You’re part of the breeze and Nature as you tranquilly float on the air over undisturbed scenery below. Your pilot lets the heat in the balloon drop to silently lower you closer to your birds’ eye view… then lifts you to majestic heights over an unforgettable panorama....


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...