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  • 27 January

    Viking is expanding its Egypt fleet with Viking Aton. Inspired by the design of the Viking Longships and built specifically for the Nile River, Viking Aton is currently under construction and is scheduled to debut in September 2022. Sailing on Viking’s “Pharaohs & Pyramids” itinerary, the new vessel will join Viking’s existing Egypt river fleet, […]

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  • 27 January

    Have you been swept up by the gorgeous costumes, ravishing cast and—perhaps most exciting for travel lovers—the breathtaking scenery and lavish stately homes of Netflix’s Bridgerton? Since its December release, some 63 million households tuned in to Bridgerton, the Regency-era period drama based on Julia Quinn’s series of historical romance novels, making it to Netflix’s […]

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  • 26 January

    Faena and Accor, which has a portfolio of more than 5,000 properties across a myriad of brands in 110 countries, have partnered to expand the Faena brand to strategic destinations worldwide—something the brand has been planning since at least 2018. The announcement was made Tuesday by Alan Faena and Len Blavatnik of Faena Group, together […]

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  • 26 January

    The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is set to open June 1. Upon arrival at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, guests are greeted by a Maldivian gentleman who will blow the traditional sangu horn, more commonly known as Triton’s Trumpet. This shell signifies an important piece of the ancient Maldivian culture, ceremoniously blown to announce a special arrival or […]

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  • 26 January

    Throughout its history Romania has developed a great tradition for arts and crafts. Therefore, finding authentic and original Romanian souvenirs to take home with you is not difficult. What’s harder is sorting through the abundance of handicraft. Since every region of the country has its own distinctive artwork, you’ll find a great diversity of crafts, […]

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  • 26 January

    by Rick Steves, January 25, 2020 As we’ve had to postpone our travels because of the pandemic, I believe a weekly dose of travel dreaming can be good medicine. Here’s a reminder of the fun that awaits us in Europe at the other end of this crisis. Few visitors to Scandinavia even notice Ærø, a […]

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  • 25 January

    The former Pacific Princess, which Carnival Corporation said last week was sold to an undisclosed buyer, is heading to the Azamara fleet. Sycamore Partners, the private equity firm that recently announced it will purchase Azamara from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., said today that as soon as the sale closes, that fourth ship will join the fleet. Following a complete renovation, the yet-unnamed ship will begin an inaugural season […]

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  • 25 January

    Belmond has announced new routes aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express ahead of the 2021 season. Five new boarding points include Rome, Florence, Geneva, Brussels and Amsterdam. On board the train’s 17 restored Art Deco carriages, guests will be whisked along one-night journeys from Florence and Rome, passing the Italian lakes and Swiss mountains, before arriving in […]

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  • 25 January

    Thanks to Green Chef, we’ve branched out and have enjoyed trying a bunch of new recipes lately. You may remember last month I shared my review of Factor 75 Meals. They served their purpose, but once we started getting Green Chef meals, I knew I’d never go back to any other meal delivery service because […]

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  • 24 January

    Oslo Airport (OSL) is located 35 kilometers outside the city of Oslo in Gardermoen, Sweden. We review the best airport lounge if you fly in First or Business Class or have a Priority Pass or relevant credit card. Auctions Sort By There is no Priority Pass lounge at Oslo Airport, unfortunately, so you will need […]

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