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Kid cruise programs more than a babysitter

  Children’s cruising programs are more than a babysitting service; they offer a multitude of activities and programs. Here of some of the programs: Do you have a budding environmentalist? Paul Gauguin Cruises offers a “unique program that introduces families to the extraordinary natural wonders of French Polynesia through direct, hands-on, interactive experiences with marine and island […]

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World wide beach price index

For the second year running TravelBird are releasing their Beach Price Index, including over 300 of the most popular beaches in the world. The results of the study can be found here: https://travelbird.nl/beach-price-index-2017/

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Beat the border rush

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reminding travelers planning trips across the border into the United States. CBP encourages travelers to plan trips in advance and to obtain a valid, acceptable travel document, such as a passport, a U.S. passport card, a trusted traveler card (NEXUS, SENTRI, Global Entry or FAST/EXPRES), a permanent resident […]

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Seattle ranks 4th in top travel destinations

Four pastas from Altura Seattle ranks fourth in a recent list of top travel destinations by the Automobile Association of America (AAA.) AAA’s team of anonymous inspectors conducted on-site evaluations of nearly 59,000 hotels and restaurants across North America. The following is a list of their favorite lodgings and restaurants in the top 10 North […]

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Whale watching with tasty twist

Alaska Travel Adventures is offering a new whale watching tour that comes with a tasty twist. After departing from the downtown pier in Juneau, visitors will be treated to abundant whale sighting opportunities aboard a state-of-the-art, 48-passenger jet boat day cruise in Auke Bay. Knowledgeable guides will share information about the culture, history and outdoor […]

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Americans unsure about self-driving cars

A recent report from AAA reveals that the majority of U.S. drivers seek autonomous technologies in their next vehicle, but they continue to fear the fully self-driving car. Despite the prospect that autonomous vehicles will be safer, more efficient and more convenient than their human-driven counterparts, three-quarters of U.S. drivers report feeling afraid to ride in a […]

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TRAVEL: Spacious stay in Palo Alto

The Clement Palo Alto features 23 spacious one-bedroom suites in a contemporary residential-style atmosphere. Amenities include personalized concierge services, breakfast, lunch and dinner in an on-premise location of the guest’s choice. The Clement Palo Alto located across from Stanford University and next to the fine restaurants, shopping and spas in downtown Palo Alto. It is […]

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Take a California coast bike ride

Following lengthy review, organizers of the Arthritis Foundation California Coast Classic (CCC) Bike Tour presented by Amgen have announced a route change. This year’s 8-day flagship fundraising ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes place Sept. 9-16 and registration is currently open. The new routing is for days 3 and 4, and is a […]

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Carmel artist paints on large scale

From humble beginnings on a farm, to a Ph.D., and an internationally collected artist, there is an underlying theme that has resonated throughout artist Patricia Qualls’ life: the privilege of lifelong learning, hard work and perseverance. Qualls is a nationally and internationally known expressionist artist with art in collections in Switzerland as well as in […]

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Coast Abbotsford offers Fraser Valley retreat

The Coast Abbotsford Hotel & Suites is located within walking distance to a host of great restaurants, bars, and entertainment options in BC’s Fraser Valley. Even though it is close to everything, the hotel is situated on a serene, quiet hill. So, you get the best of both worlds: quiet and night life. The newly […]