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Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

A survey by a North American hospitality company reveals that over half of pet owners say they plan to travel with Fido or Fluffy in the coming year.And while a surprising one-third of respondents say they have a special music playlist for their beloved animals, less than 10% have prepared for their trip by doing online...

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Galápagos Islands: Beyond imagination

The wild beauty and unique ecology of the Galápagos Islands make it the perfect expedition cruise destination, a place where little has changed since Charles Darwin first arrived in 1835. Join Hurtigruten Expeditions on a journey of ecological discovery as you sail in Darwin’s footsteps to explore the natural wonders and iconic wildlife of Galápagos. A...

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Feel Like Darwin Himself - With A Twist

Gigantic cruises are not allowed in the Galapagos Islands. Covering an area of 51,000 mi2 (133,000 km2), it is the largest marine reserve in the developing world and the second largest in the world! With Celebrity Flora®—the 100-guest all-suite mega yacht the creature comforts on board are as extraordinary as the creatures found on shore. Vacations include shore excursions, gratuities, Personal...

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You Can Have Your Wedding Created by "The Bachelor" Ring Designer at These Luxury Hotels & Resorts

Lavish destination weddings and vow renewals are back! And we can’t think of anything more lavish than a wedding by the same person who is the official ring designer for ABC’s hit romance/reality TV series, The Bachelor. Neil Lane has teamed up with luxury Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to create one-of-a-kind weddings for couples that want their...

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Discover the Mystical 'Blue Holes' of The Bahamas

There are more ‘Blue Holes’ in The Bahamas than anywhere else in the world, as well as the deepest Blue Hole on earth. From the surface, they can appear mythical, and in fact, Blue Holes feature in a number of Bahamian marine legends. But these distinct circles of dark blue water surrounded by an ocean of brilliant cerulean...

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These Famous Spa Destinations are Now UNESCO Sites

In 2021, UNESCO created a new, transnational World Heritage site: 11 towns in 7 European countries that collectively make up The Great Spa Towns of Europe.All of the towns developed around natural mineral water springs, many of which were used therapeutically from Europe’s earliest history. Together, the Great Spa Towns of Europe represent the international European spa...

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People Celebrated World Elephant Day by Watching this New Film About Rehabilitating Elephants to the Wild in Kenya

Whether African or Asian, elephants around the world are revered for their majesty, intelligence, and as an example of astonishing sensitivity in one of the world’s largest creatures.Seeing elephants in their natural setting remains a touchstone of travel for many who have African safaris on their bucket lists.August 12th was World Elephant Day, which celebrates these...

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How We’re Keeping You Healthy at Sea

  Aside from our company protocols, we’re also working with local governments at each of our destinations to make sure we comply with each country’s requirements. We will always let you know beforehand what will be required in each port before your departure. For those joining us on a vacation at sea soon, here are all...

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Feel Like Darwin Himself - With A Twist

Gigantic cruises are not allowed in the Galapagos Islands. Covering an area of 51,000 mi2 (133,000 km2), it is the largest marine reserve in the developing world and the second largest in the world! With Celebrity Flora®—the 100-guest all-suite mega yacht the creature comforts on board are as extraordinary as the creatures found on shore. Vacations include shore excursions, gratuities, Personal...

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Places to Celebrate Britain's 'Football' Heritage

This month, English fans of ‘footy’ had lots to celebrate. Despite a heartbreaking loss in the finals of the Euros, it was England’s best performance ever in the continent’s biggest game. Soccer, that is. Britain is the birthplace of the modern sport that has traveled around the world to become the most popular in the world....

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