Crystal Cruises Lures Lovers & Travel Writers Aboard

The luxury cruise line launches its “Crystal Love Stories” Facebook writing contest offering travelers the chance to win a free cruise aboard the "World's Best Mid-Size Cruise Ship". Whether you voyage on the Crystal Serenity or the Crystal Symphony, the Crystal experience is unsurpassed and has become the benchmark against which many guests and travel agents now measure all other cruise lines. … [Read more...]

Castaway’s Choice: Spanish Virgin Islands

First it was the Taino Indians, who ventured from present-day South America to settle these islands thousands of years ago.  Then came the Spanish Conquistadors, followed by pirates and planters seeking treasure and fortunes.  Now, those with no higher aspirations than finding a secluded corner of the Caribbean still untainted by megaresorts and trinket shops come to one of the region's least … [Read more...]

A Pacific Cruise Into The Past

At first glance, a tropical paradise unfolds with swaying palm trees and a tempting teal sea, but looking deeper, history reveals itself as stories of the past surface from these warm waters and Oceanic islands. During World War II, Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia, served as headquarters of the U.S. military presence in the South Pacific and befittingly, its port serves as the launch point … [Read more...]

More Good News From Chile: Presenting Chile’s Top 3 New Travel Opportunities!

The rescue of the Chilean miners isn’t the only good news coming out of the South American country. There are bright spots on the travel front too, including everything from new eco-resorts to the world’s largest telescope. The amazing rescue of the 33 Chilean miners had the world transfixed on this vast and varied country. As the celebration of that dramatic episode winds down, we … [Read more...]