Travel Contests: Week of February 19, 2014

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas

This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a first class trip for two to Europe from American Airlines Win a trip to Aruba from Popcorn, Indiana (on Facebook) Win an 11-day trip to Greece for two from The Greek Gods (must […]

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 4 (Corfu, Greece)

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Last night the Adriatic Sea was a tad rough so Natalie and I didn’t feel like eating dinner … like we needed more food, anyway. But our cabin attendant brought us Ginger Ale and both candied and fresh ginger to help make us feel better. When Natalie asked for some bread she said crackers or […]

Seabourn Quest

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From the island of Ischia my dad and I got on the 45-minute ferry (16 euros = US$23 apiece) back to Naples. It was an easy crossing since this time the seas were perfectly calm and we took a nonstop boat. It was so nice out we spent most of the time out back (where […]

A Baltic Cruise On The Seaborn Sojourn

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SEABOURN SOJOURN Until last summer, I had only be on a cruises that were for three days or fewer. Therefore, I wasn’t sure how I was going to like being on a boat for a whole week with people I didn’t know, sailing to places I’d never been. My girlfriend Natalie felt the same way […]

My Top 2009 Hotel Rooms

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Copacabana Palace — Rio De Janeiro, Brazil The most prestigious hotel in South America is the Copacabana Palace. It was built in 1923 and practically every celebrity (Tom Cruise checked in just after we checked out) or dignitary who has visited Rio has stayed here. Here’s my trip report. JW Marriott — Guanacaste, Costa Rica […]

Greek Ports Of Call

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Yahsu from Athens! We’re finishing up with our incredible seven-day Aegean cruise on Seabourn’s newest ship, The Odyssey (if you missed it, here’s the first part of the story). This unforgettable trip began touring around Istanbul (and here’s that story) and last week, we visited some of Turkey’s most famous ports including Kusadasi (to see […]