12 Instagram Photos That’ll Make You Want to Visit Alberta Right Now

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I’m pretty sure you can’t visit Alberta enough times. When it comes to Mother Nature’s blessings, Alberta has it all. From mountains to prairies, from lush forests to sparkling lakes, Alberta is the show-off of Canada – but with good reason. This spectacularly beautiful province is arguably one of the most beautiful places on earth. […]

Carnival Corporation Launches Creative Marketing Campaign and Contests

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There are lots of misconceptions out there about cruising. And I’ll admit – I used to be one of those people who wasn’t sure that cruising was for me. For starters, my name is Johnny Jet – not Johnny Ship. But once I started trying out various cruise lines, I quickly saw the appeal of […]

Travel Video of the Week: Costa Rican Animals Want to Save the Americans

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Kudos to the Costa Rican Tourism Board for creating this hilarious video of their jungle animals (sloth, turtles, toucans and parrots) singing the tune “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.” The campaign was inspired by the 2013 Expedia Vacation Deprivation survey, which found that Americans leave more than 500,000,000 vacations days unused each year. The Costa Rican Tourism Board claims […]

What’s Your Cruise-A-Nality? Take the Carnival Quiz to Find Out

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People often ask me about cruising and whether or not I like it. Personally, I love cruising. Many people think that cruising appeals mostly to an older demographic but I beg to differ. There are lots of reasons that cruises are great, whether you’re looking for a family friendly vacation, a romantic escape with someone […]

3 Ways to Win A Cruise from Carnival Corporation

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Do you love cruising? Never been on a cruise but are curious about it? Whether you’re old hat at cruising or are new to this type of travel, Carnival Corporation wants to help you enjoy the experience. They’ve launched a new campaign that includes two contests and a fun game to get you into the […]

Marriott Hotels Cyber Monday Promotion

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Happy Cyber Monday! Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Now that the turkey is packed away and we’ve all stuffed ourselves with enough stuffing to last us until Christmas, it seems it’s time to make a dent in your Christmas shopping for the season. Cyber Monday is here and the best part about it, besides […]

Norfolk, Virginia: Where Diverse Downtown Neighborhoods are Booming

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Not only is the beautiful waterfront city of Norfolk home to the largest naval base in the country (and more than 100 mermaids!), it’s considered to be the historic, urban, financial and cultural mecca of Coastal Virginia. Tip: You must pronounce this city properly as “Naw-fok.” No other pronunciations are accepted! Water-lovers, you are in luck. […]

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Vienna’s Ringstrasse

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Vienna is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe…in the world, even. I recently visited Vienna on a Viking River Cruise, stopping to visit some of the most famed Christmas markets in the world. And they didn’t disappoint. Vienna knows how to do Christmas in style and anyone who goes will […]