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'Fungi Fest' in the British Virgin Islands: It's Not About Mushrooms!

'Fungi Fest' in the British Virgin Islands: It's Not About Mushrooms!

If you've never been to the British Virgin Islands, you might think their 'Fungi Fest' is a culinary event featuring mushrooms. Fungi (foon-gee) is actually the traditional folk music of the BVI’s. And it’s a lot more lively than edible fungus! Also called 'scratch' music, according to BVI Tourism, fungi music is deeply rooted in African heritage, but also with Euroepan influences. It’s described as “a combination of string and percussion instruments complemented by woodwind and storytelling vocals.” Fungi is also...


The World's Top Luxury Train Journey is Closer to Home Than You Think

The World's Top Luxury Train Journey is Closer to Home Than You Think

The phrase ‘World’s Leading Luxury Train’ evokes images of glass-domed rail cars revealing breathtaking vistas, gliding through otherwise-inaccessible landscapes that awe pampered travelers within. It’s the romance of travel at its best – and it’s much easier to achieve than you may realize. That’s because a passenger train company rather close to home has been awarded the title of ‘World’s Leading Luxury Train’ at the latest World Travel Awards. Of all the epic train journeys in all the most incredibly...

The World's Top Luxury Train Journey is Closer to Home Than You Think

Doing the Holidays Disney Style in Orlando and Anaheim in 2022

Doing the Holidays Disney Style in Orlando and Anaheim in 2022

The gift of travel can create precious memories of one of the best holidays ever, and Disney theme parks on both sides of the country have been arrayed in their festive best, unwrapping a full lineup of holiday cheer lasting into the New Year. There’s still time to plan a Disney version of the holidays this year in Anaheim or Orlando, and your expert travel advisor can help you plan the perfect theme park vacation to suit your family’s travel...



This New Cruise  Ship will House its Own Exclusively-Designed Fabergé Egg

This New Cruise Ship will House its Own Exclusively-Designed Fabergé Egg

When Regent Seven Seas Grandeur embarks on her inaugural voyage in late 2023, its breathtaking, multi-million dollar art collection will be anchored by a bespoke, sea-inspired Fabergé egg designed just for the ship. Regent Seven Seas Cruises and the legendary house of Fabergé are collaborating on the hand-crafted, precious art object, which will be the first Fabergé Egg to reside permanently at sea.Founded in 1842, Fabergé has been one of the most revered names in jewelry ever since Peter Carl...


3 Unique Ways to Get Active Outdoors in French St. Martin

3 Unique Ways to Get Active Outdoors in French St. Martin

The twin-nation island of St. Martin is one of the Caribbean's most popular destinations. It's the smallest place in the world divided between two countries: the south end is Dutch and the north end is French. Famous for its beaches, shopping and gastronomy, there's much more to St. Martin. Whether you're in St. Martin on a cruise ship port of call or an extended stay at a hotel or resort, we recommend you explore the wild side of French St....

3 Unique Ways to Get Active Outdoors in French St. Martin

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Celebrity Beyond's "GOAT" Godmother Christens Ship; Sets it Sailing in its Inaugural Caribbean Season

Trail-blazing women is a theme of Celebrity Cruises in general, and it was a triple play at the christening of the Celebrity Beyond. The newest of Celebrity's Edge-class ships was christened by Simone Biles, nicknamed the 'G.O.A.T.,' or 'Greatest of all Time' U.S. gymnasts, in Port Everglades, Florida on November 5th. Biles is a 19-time World Champion, seven-time Olympic Medalist and most decorated American gymnast in history. In addition to the renowned godmother, the naming ceremony was also attended by...


On One of the Most Scenic Railways in the World, Switzerland Breaks Record for Longest Train

On One of the Most Scenic Railways in the World, Switzerland Breaks Record for Longest Train

It's official! On October 29th, 2022, Switzerland's Rhaetian Railway (RhB) operated the longest narrow gauge passenger train in the world. And they did it in spectacular style, over the UNESCO World Heritage Albula Railway Line. The Swiss passenger rail company linked together 25, 4-part, brilliant red railcars for the event, creating a 2084-yard long train – that’s 1.2 miles long! Then 7 train conductors and 21 technicians worked together to run the train along a 15-mile route on the UNESCO World...

On One of the Most Scenic Railways in the World, Switzerland Breaks Record for Longest Train

Cruise Travelers to the Great Lakes Could Soon have a New U.S. National Marine Sanctuary to Visit

Cruise Travelers to the Great Lakes Could Soon have a New U.S. National Marine Sanctuary to Visit

Cruises in the Great Lakes are spiking in popularity, and a proposed new National Marine Sanctuary adds to the many attractions of a Great Lakes cruise. The Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary isn’t a done deal just yet. In April of 2019, following a New York state community nomination, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) subsequently announced its intention to designate a national marine sanctuary in eastern Lake Ontario. You’ll recognize some other beloved maritime destinations NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuary...


Be Among the First to Try These 4 New Luxury Resorts on Your Next Mexico Beach Vacation

Be Among the First to Try These 4 New Luxury Resorts on Your Next Mexico Beach Vacation

Mexico has some of the best beach destinations on the continent, and four new - or completely renewed - luxury resorts may inspire you to treat yourself to being one of the first guests to experience their unique ultra-luxe lifestyle – served up with Mexican hospitality.  Maroma, A Belmond Hotel, Riviera Maya  By spring, 2023, this storied hideaway in the heart of the Riviera Maya will re-open, completely re-imagined. Nestled between 200 acres of lush tropical jungle and the secluded white sands...

Be Among the First to Try These 4 New Luxury Resorts on Your Next Mexico Beach Vacation