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Look Ma, No Hands! Unmanned Air Taxis to Launch in Singapore

about Singapore, Singapore

It looks like something out of a science fiction film, but it could be the way you get your very next aerial tour of Singapore. In a world first, after two years of tests and collaboration with the island city-state...

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'Safety Dance': The 80's Parody Airline Safety Video You Need To Watch Now

about Seattle, Washington

In BC (Before COVID) times, viral airline safety videos had fun with things like fastening seatbelts. Times have changed. Alaska Airlines gave the COVID travel era the new type of safety video we really needed right now. The video above is...

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The Best Celebrations Around the World For You To Ring In the New Year

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At long last, 2020 is wrapping up, and a New Year full of hope is just around the corner. This feels like the kind of year you’d toast the year past as early as possible, then call it a night,...

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Christmas in July On A Holiday Do-Over River Cruise

about Europe, Anywhere

If this year’s altered holiday celebrations left you wistful and nostalgic for full-bore Christmas festivities, there’s a river cruise that gives you a chance for a re-do. Christmas in July on the Danube comes without snow – but it does...

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3 Luxurious Ways to Experience the Travel Event of 2021 - the Antarctic Solar Eclipse

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A year from now, one of the travel events of our lifetime will be over.  Not only will 2021 see the return to travel we’ve all longed for; on December 4th, 2021, a total solar eclipse will take place. A...

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'Escape' on a Luxury Cruise This Season Without Leaving Home: Meryl Streep Stars in New Movie Filmed at Sea

about New York, New York · 3 Comments

We can’t travel on a luxury cruise ourselves right now– or do many of the other things we love to do around the holidays - but “Let Them All Talk” lets us take an armchair escape during the break, and imagine...

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Celebrating the Holiday Spirit of Travel... at Home

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Here we are at the holidays at last. It’s been a year of challenges and disappointments, with canceled or postponed trips that normally give us the relaxation, escape from the everyday… and something to look forward to. But the holiday spirit...

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2 Travel-Inspired Beverages to get you in the Holiday Spirit

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You may not be celebrating the holidays as usual this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create some new holiday entertaining traditions.While we wait to travel and celebrate again, here are two recipes for ‘spirited’ holiday drinks from favorite...

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What's the Christmas Connection Between Salzburg and Stowe?

about Vermont

One’s in Austria, and the other in America. But they are bound together in the pop culture celebrations of the season.Have you figured it out yet? The hint is in film and music. Both Salzburg and Stowe are destinations tied to...

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Canadian Luxury Train Tours' First USA Journey - Rockies to the Red Rocks

about Rocky Mountains, Rocky Mountains

They are the essential train trips in Western Canada. Three rail routes that provide travelers a window onto the Rockies like no other way of travel. Rocky Mountaineer operates bucket list rail journeys between Vancouver and the iconic Canadian Rockies...

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How This New American River Cruise Ship May Surprise You

about North America, Anywhere · 2 Comments

When you think of ships that cruise American rivers, you might picture paddlewheels, riverboat gamblers, and ladies with parasols. But while some cruise ships exploring the United States by river pay homage to 19th-century American history, American river cruising doesn’t...

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Italy Names Its First 'City of Wine'

about Barolo, Italy

Wine lovers have one more reason to get traveling again next year. In celebration of one of its oldest and most beloved products, Italy has declared its first-ever ‘City of Wine’. The Italian association of communities that collaborate to protect and...

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