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Discover Your Inner Highlander At These 3 Scottish Castles

about Scotland

A lot of people's favorite TV viewing these days involves tartans and time travel against a backdrop of essential Scottish scenery: misty lochs, craggy mountains, and castles that are among the most iconic and recognized in the world. Fiction meets...

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Video: Where's the World's Second Biggest Oktoberfest?

about Canada

Munich's annual extravaganza of beer halls, buxom girls in dirndls, pretzels and the best of the 'wurst' (pun intended!) is already underway in September. If you're missing Bavaria's biggest party, you're not out of luck yet:  the world's SECOND largest...

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Video: How to Rock a Dirndl for Oktoberfest

Is Oktoberfest in your future? In Munich or a festival closer to home, you won't be fully into the spirit of the annual harvest celebration of Gemutlichkeit (fellowship), beer, pretzels and Wurst unless you also deck yourself in traditional Bavarian...

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Top Souvenirs from Alaska

about Alaska

Alaska's breathtaking scenery and wildlife encounters will be memories that stay with you a lifetime.  But there are one-of-a-kind tangible memories you can take home as well as your photos and close-encounter stories. Lynn Elmhirst, Producer/ Host of BestTrip.TV, shares...

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Video: Take the Scenic Train from Alaska to Canada's Yukon

about Alaska

It's only 20 miles from Skagway, Alaska's deepwater port on the coast, to the border of Canada's Yukon.  But what a 20 miles they are!  The White Pass & Yukon Route railway ride is one of the most dramatic scenic...

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Where in the World is This? For September 15th, 2017

about Alaska

You're probably thinking somewhere in the Wild West. Good for you if you guessed the Wild North-West. We walked off our Regent Seven Seas cruise to Alaska and felt like we were walking back in time.  Specifically, to 1896 when...

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Video: 7 Things you didn't know about Alaska's Hubbard Glacier

about Alaska

The Hubbard Glacier has quite a pedigree. And being named after Gardiner Hubbard, the man who founded or co-founded the National Geographic Society, Bell Telephone and the journal 'Science', puts a lot of pressure on a glacier.  Luckily, the Hubbard...

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Tips About Travel Post-Hurricane Irma

about Caribbean,

You'll notice we aren't using a photo for this story.  That's because there's not much good to see. Hurricane Irma is possibly the most destructive natural event ever to strike certain parts of the Caribbean.  What about Travel? Information is...

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You Need This Suitcase For Your Next Trip to Wine Country

What's the only downside of finding that perfect wine abroad?  Getting it home.  If your dream is traveling to vineyards and stocking your cellar with those one-of-a-kind bottles you can't get from your local wine seller, this is the suitcase...

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There's a New Tallest Building West of the Mississippi

about Los Angeles, California

With a hotel.  And the highest open-air bar in the Western Hemisphere.   The Wilshire Grand Center on famous Wilshire Boulevard towers 73 stories over downtown Los Angeles' historic, entertainment, financial, arts, and sports districts and added new texture to...

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Crystal Strikes a Chord with a New Rhine Class of River Cruise Ships

about Europe

Instead of river cruises, they're calling them river yachts.  Crystal has translated its uber-luxury sea experience to the rivers of Europe with a new, 'Rhine' class of river yachts, evoking the great music icons of the region. Four Crystal Rhine...

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Do You Know Your ABCs? Islands, that is.

about Caribbean,

They're as far south as you can go in the Caribbean Sea.  A stone's throw north of Venezuela, the 'ABC' Islands are blessed with a location outside the Caribbean's hurricane zone… and on the radar of travelers in the know....

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Romance Thrives in the Dominican Republic

about Dominican Republic

One of the Caribbean's most popular island destinations is more than sandy beaches, clear aqua waters, family all-inclusives and tropical forest backdrops.  Couples will find the perfect way to celebrate a milestone engagement, wedding or vow renewal, honeymoon, or a...

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Where in the World is this Picture? August, 2017

about Africa

This photo isn't playing tricks on your eye.  People really do take a dip in the natural pool at the top of this world-famous, record-breaking falls. It's the largest falls in the world 1708 meters (5604 feet) across and 108...

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Video: Vintage Vespas in Tuscany

about Tuscany, Italy

Italy's iconic scooter is the very symbol of stylish, romantic getaways in Europe. Vespas originated in Tuscany, and on a trip to the Tuscan seaside city of Livorno, BestTrip.TV discovered a local who collects, restores, and displays a collection of...

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Video: This Historic Hospital is now a Design Hotel

about Marseille, France

If you're looking for a room with a view in Marseille... this is it. The Hotel Dieu might be the the best piece of real estate in Marseille. Part way up the hill next to the historic harbor, occupying the...

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5 Adventures in Antwerp

about Antwerp, Belgium

Belgium’s unique character and two-language culture makes it a must-see destination in Northern Europe. But go beyond Brussels.  One of Europe's hidden gems is Belgium's second city. Just up the estuary from the North Sea, Antwerp's historic port became its...

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Travel 'Game-Changer' for Sports Mega-Fans

about United States

How far are you willing to go to support your team and get your professional sports fix?  Do you plan your free time around your team's schedule, paint your face, wear your team's jersey, or drive crazy distances to see...

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Is the Modern Travel Luxury... Sleep?

You can't enjoy life - even luxury travel - if you don't have sleep. That's the premise of the new ship-board wellness program on Celebrity Cruises in conjunction with its spa and wellness partner Canyon Ranch SpaClub. It's not just...

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Where's the Coolest Place to do Yoga in Vancouver?

about Vancouver, British Columbia

It's where stand up paddleboard meets downward dog – in a South Beach-style pool overlooking Vancouver's seawall and mountains.  The latest trend in West Coast wellness lifestyle, the stand up paddleboard (SUP), is well established in Vancouver.  And yoga? Well...

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