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One of the key ingredients to a memorable vacation is the culinary delights one discovers along the way. That tiny bistro tucked inside a centuries old cobblestone walkway; those delicate pastry delights, so tempting through that tiny village bakery window; or the aromatic flavors of an entire region, so bountiful and yes...so intoxicating! You owe it...

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The Top 5 Spooktacular Places to Spend Halloween

From haunted houses and creepy graveyards, to eerie swamps and even entire neighborhoods transformed into supernatural other worlds, Halloween reigns supreme as the spookiest holiday shared round the globe – making it so much more than just a night for kids to get some candy. Here our travel professionals’ picks for the top spots for getting...

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Tips For A Pleasurable Family Travel

Family travel is a wonderful bonding opportunity and a minefield for conflicts, and brings to mind both happy memories and nightmares. In spite of its many pleasures, travel can be stressful, especially with children. Use the following tips to reduce the hassle and increase the fun of family travel: Plan ahead. Family travel requires more planning...

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Top 5 Girlfriend Getaways

By James Shillinglaw What’s one of the most popular forms of group travel today? The answer is the girlfriend getaway—a trip where women who are former high school classmates, college roommates, good friends or family members can take that long-overdue vacation together. Here are five great getaway destinations for that long-delayed girlfriend escape as recommended by...

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Top 5 Craft Beer Destinations

By Joe Boone Beer has been quenching humanity’s thirst for thousands of years. There is solid proof of beer production in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia dating back to at least the fifth millennium B.C. Today, it's a 500 billion dollar a year industry and though it’s still dominated by a handful of big multinational macro-breweries, much...

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Secrets Akumal, Riviera Maya: Pure and Exclusive

Prepare to be dazzled! When you arrive at Secrets Akumal, an AMResorts property, you are greeted in the lobby by the signature scent for the property and a staff that is dedicated to making sure you are indulged in a truly magical Unlimited-Luxury® experience. Akumal means “Place of the Turtles” in Mayan. If you are lucky...

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Lost in Havana by Margie Goldsmith

I’m lost on the outskirts of Havana, dressed in a sweaty T-shirt, shorts, and sneakers. I don’t have my cell phone but that doesn’t matter because there’s no one to call. The only other people I know in Cuba are my American teammates doing this Olympic-Distance Havana Triathlon Championship; but I’m the slowest and they’ve probably...

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Oh What Grape Fun!

Hero Image: "Wine Glass" by Alex Ranaldi, Flickr.com is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Celebrating the Great Wine Harvests of the World Get ready to breathe in the crisp autumn air, stomp some grapes, and sip some fabulous wines. These fun and relaxed wine harvest festivals are a blast for serious connoisseurs and wine newbies alike. Montmartre Wine Harvest Festival • Paris,...

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The Beauty of Mexico

It’s time to rediscover Mexico! Here are a few of our favourite destinations where you’ll fall in love with the country’s warmth and magic. Baja California Wine Country   Located to the northwest of mainland Mexico, the Baja California peninsula is home to beautiful and diverse landscapes and endless beaches. The region’s warm Mediterranean climate makes...

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The Top 5 Fall Foliage Destinations

Autumn is truly a magnificent season. It is a time when Mother Nature reminds us all of her beauty by setting forests aflame with radiant colors. While brilliant foliage displays can be witnessed throughout much of the world, many of the most spectacular are found right here in our own backyard. Based on our travel agents’...

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