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Video: Taking a 'Sound Bath' at the Seabourn Spa

River or Ocean Cruises

You may be familiar with treating yourself to a massage, reflexology, or other spa wellness treatments while you're on holiday.  But an Amethyst Crystal Sound Bath?  That's a level of...

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7 Reasons to Cruise Canada and New England on Seabourn

River or Ocean Cruises North America

One of the greatest natural spectacles in the world is the unmatched explosion of colorful foliage that takes place in Eastern Canada and the North-Eastern US every autumn. And it's...

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Now You Can Take the Chunnel Train to a New Destination in Europe

Transportation Europe

London to Paris for a romantic weekend? Belgium to London for tea? Travelers have gotten used to having the option of a high-speed train connecting city centre London to mainland...

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Video: The Most Photographed Hotel in the World Celebrates 125 Years

Hotels Quebec

How does a hotel become the most photographed in the world?  Many hotels have spectacular architecture, magnificent and dramatic settings... but very few hotel silhouettes define the destination.  Fairmont's Chateau...

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Preserving the World's Heritage: One Cruise Line's Partnership with UNESCO

River or Ocean Cruises

There are over a thousand World Heritage Sites in 167 countries.  Places in the world of such extraordinary cultural or natural wonder, that UNESCO has dedicated itself to preserving them...

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10 Tips When You Travel To Amsterdam From A Monograms Local Host

Escorted or Guided Tour Amsterdam, Netherlands

There's nothing better when you travel than having a friend in town to give you the insider tips only a local would know. Most of us don't have friends everywhere...

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Video: The World's Largest Spring Flower Garden - in Full Bloom on a Tulip-Time River Cruise!

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands

They call it 'The Garden of Europe', and it's open for only 8 short weeks every spring. The spectacular Keukenhof garden in the Netherlands is said to be the largest...

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Start 2020 Off Right - Take a World Cruise!

River or Ocean Cruises

Ringing in the New Year doesn't just turn a page on the calendar; it launches another season of World Cruises.If you don't know what your travel plans are for 2020...

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5 Reasons To Give An Ovation To Luxury Cruising's Newest Ship

River or Ocean Cruises

Applause, champagne, and celebration for the Seabourn Ovation.  The fifth ship in Seabourn's fleet has her naming ceremony May 11, 2018, officially joining the line's award-winning Odyssey-class ships. The launch...

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Top 3 Souvenirs from Venice

Shopping Venice, Italy

Venice is not just the 'City of Canals'.  It's also always been a city of merchants, and modern Venice is a showcase for iconic Italian craftsmanship and uniquely Venetian works. ...

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Picture This: The Largest Cruise Ship Ever to Transit the Panama Canal

River or Ocean Cruises Panama

As you can see, it was a tight fit when the newest mega-ship at sea arrived at one of the man-made wonders of the world in an iconic photo-op for...

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It's Bike Month! 3 Cycling Travel Stories to Inspire you to Travel Active

Adventure

One of our favorite ways to stay active when we travel is to get on a bike and explore!  Cycling through city streets or picturesque countryside is one of the...

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Now there are Food Adventure Tours for Vegans, Too

Dining Thailand

Vegan travel can be a challenge. In some favorite destinations, a bag of nuts in your bag at all times is essential to keep hunger away while you enjoy the attractions.Epicurean...

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Video: Play for a Day on Holland America Line's Caribbean Private Island

River or Ocean Cruises

Think only the super rich and celebrities get the privileges of private islands?Guests aboard Holland America Line cruises in the Eastern Caribbean can get a taste of private island lifestyle...

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This Cruise Line has Plenty to Celebrate in Pride Month

River or Ocean Cruises

San Francisco, Toronto, Sydney, Berlin… Now you can add another destination to celebrate Pride Month: at Sea.  Celebrity Cruises held its first Pride party fleet-wide in 2017, wherever its ships...

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America's Tallest Monument Park Transformed in Time for One of Nation's Biggest 4th July Parties

Local Events St. Louis, Missouri

The view 630 feet above St. Louis from the top of its defining monument has changed after an immense, multi-year, $380-million renovation to the city's Gateway Arch National Park .The...

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5 Little-Known Facts about Africa's 'Big Five' Animals

Outdoor Activities Africa

'Safari'. It's a Swahili word simply meaning 'journey'. But for travel lovers, the word 'safari' ignites our imaginations of exploring vast Sub-Saharan landscapes and encountering majestic creatures in their natural environment .Africa's...

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7 Places Not to Miss in Indochina

Sightseeing Asia

Two hundred years ago, Europeans started referring to the region between India and China as Indochina.Already, it was recognized as one of the most beautiful, exotic, culturally unique destinations on...

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'Glamping' in Laos: Luxury Tented Villas are a Rosewood Resort First

Hotels Laos

Laos may be one of the last, best-kept secrets in South-East Asia. Now, travelers looking for an immersive vacation in the unspoiled environment, unique culture and French-Laotian heritage of Laos...

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There's Now an Official James Bond Museum and it's in a Very Cool Location

Sightseeing Innsbruck, Austria

You might want to pack your black-tie outfit for this trip. After more than two-dozen movies in over 50 years, the original film spy hero finally has his own interactive museum. 007...

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You Can Take a Chair Lift to the Beach on this Island

Sea & Sand Roatan, Honduras

They call it the 'Magical Flying Beach Chair' and it's probably one of the world's most memorable - and scenic - 6 minute trips to the beach. It's just like...

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To Celebrate 125 Years of Exploring, this Expedition Cruise Line Bans Plastics

River or Ocean Cruises

Since the 19th century, Hurtigruten has been bringing travelers closer to Nature.  Its tongue-twister name is Norwegian for 'Express Route' (it might help to think: 'hurried – route'); it was founded...

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6 Reasons to See Sicily

Sightseeing Sicily, Italy

It's the largest island in the Mediterranean, with 14,000 years of history.Sicily is in the center of the Mediterranean Sea and has been central to several world-changing civilizations including the...

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