Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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It’s that time again…Lá Fhéile Pádraig Whatever you call it, it’s time to celebrate Ireland’s Saint Patrick. If you can maybe you can enjoy the Feast of Saint Patrick to celebrate  “the Day of the Festival of Patrick.” I for one enjoy some genes that qualify me for VIP sitting at any of the cultural and religious celebrations held on March […]

Catalina Island

Photo Tour: Catalina Island

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Santa Catalina Island For those looking for a great getaway from the Southern California mainland or cruise ship visitors stopping by for the day, Catalina Island is the place to be. Catalina, the third largest of California’s Channel Islands, is located southwest of Los Angeles. Most visitors will go to Avalon, a Mediterranean-like town located 22 miles off the coastline near […]

Ovation of the Seas Docking Out

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New ship buzz: Ovation of the Seas Docking Out   Leave it to Royal Caribbean to impress. The latest video (click here to view) showing the evolution of the new Quantum-class ship under construction by Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, for Royal Caribbean International features a “vinfographic” style video. The video is exciting all on its own, but the unique overlays […]

Vivitar Selfie Stick

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Travel Trend – Selfie Sticks When I was in Venice, Italy there were a lot of people meandering around Piazza San Marco. One thing that stuck out were the amount of people with selfie sticks. Mind you this was a couple years ago, but the trend is still going strong.   Recently I had an opportunity to sample the Vivitar Bluetooth […]

Silversea Silver Muse

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In July 2015,  Silversea Cruises announced a new flagship, the Silver Muse, to be delivered in the spring of 2017. The new ultra-luxury ship is being built by Fincantieri and at 40,000 grt accommodates 596 guests, representing an exciting evolution of the Silver Spirit that will redefine ultra-luxury ocean travel, enhancing the small-ship intimacy and spacious all-suite accommodations that are the […]

Aurora Expeditions Launches Polar Arctic Snorkeling

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Aurora Expeditions – The Coolest Way to See the Arctic   [rev_slider alias=”Aurora Expedition”] Bring your spirit of adventure when traveling to some of the most wild and remote places of the Polar Arctic with Aurora Expeditions. Aurora Expeditions introduces Polar Snorkeling to their small-ship cruises to Spitsbergen and Greenland. The new optional activity will allow travelers to enjoy a ‘full […]

Special Occasion Travel #TWchats

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Get Inspired by the Pros [rev_slider alias=”TWchats Feb”] Discover ways to travel to celebrate a special occasion during February’s #TWchats.  Join our chat and exchange ideas about destinations and activities. From romance and honeymoon travel to educational trips for recent grads, we’ll chat about how to make any vacation a special one. What: #TWchats, Travel Weekly’s monthly Twitter chat about […]