Porto is situated along the Douro River in Northern Portugal and is the second-largest city in Portugal after Lisbon. Almost 2 million people live in the Porto metro area. A favorite destination in western Europe, Porto was awarded best destination by the Best European Destinations Agency in 2017.
Travelers who explore the areas around Porto are in for great experiences. Ancient archaeological sites abound, such as the Celtic village of Citania de Briteiros.… Read moreRead More
In Central and Eastern Europe, you’ll find some of the most spectacular landscapes, and architecture — castles, churches, and war memorials — as well as some of the most colorful, inviting cultures in the world. But what’s the best way to see it all? An AmaWaterways cruise down the Danube River, of course.
The journey begins with a guided tour through the beautiful medieval city of Nuremberg where you’ll see the Imperial Castle, the famous town wall, and the legendary fountain of Market Square.… Read moreRead More
If you’ve ever dreamed of exploring the Canadian Rockies, there’s no better way than with a Rocky Mountaineer train journey. With three unique rail routes connecting the cosmopolitan Pacific city of Vancouver in British Columbia to the Alberta mountain towns of Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise, it’s easy to combine your train journey with time both exploring the national parks and enjoying city dining and sightseeing.… Read moreRead More
East meets West in the city of Abu Dhabi. Located in the middle of a stunning desert landscape, the city is the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Abu Dhabi is not only steeped in history, but it is also vibrant, inclusive, and welcoming. Travelers to the emirate will experience majestic dunes, hundreds of miles of stunning coastlines, towering mountains, breathtaking architecture, world-class shopping, dining and entertainment, and so much more.… Read moreRead More
If you’re a Poldark fan like me, you’ve probably wondered where the scenes for the popular PBS Masterpiece series were filmed. Who can blame you? Cornwall, in all its wild and captivating beauty, has been, without question, one of the show’s brightest stars.
From the majestic coastlines to the haunting moorlands and quaint villages, the world of Poldark is seemingly magical.… Read moreRead More
Who among us hasn’t dreamed of being on a beautiful beach somewhere sipping a nice frozen daiquiri? But did you know that the original daiquiri was not a frozen drink as we envision it today?
This famous drink was named after Daiquirí, a small village 14 miles east of Santiago de Cuba. The town of Daiquirí was a focal point during the U.S.… Read moreRead More
We all know that traveling is amazing, but it can also be stressful and detrimental to our health when we’re constantly on the go. Here are some tips to help you stay healthy on the road.
The most important thing you can do while traveling is sleep. Your body needs rest when you’re physically exerting yourself, crossing time zones, carrying luggage to and from destinations, walking all day, and so forth.… Read moreRead More
When booking a vacation, destination wedding or honeymoon, the last thing a traveler should have to do is worry. This is especially true right now. People who booked travel on their own are spending hours on the phone with travel companies trying to re-book or cancel their trips. Those who booked with a travel advisor don’t have to worry. There are many reasons to book with a travel advisor.… Read moreRead More
Aruba is an ideal but too often overlooked destination for travelers looking for a Caribbean vacation. But Aruba has unique attributes that set it apart from other Caribbean islands.
A typical day in Aruba usually consists of a lot of sunshine and temperatures in the mid-80s Fahrenheit. With the least amount of rainfall in the Caribbean and located just outside the hurricane belt, Aruba’s climate is consistent and ideal for any vacation.… Read moreRead More