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Docklands accommodation in Melbourne’s 0

Docklands accommodation in Melbourne’s

During the 1880s, Melbourne’s Victoria Docks on the Yarra River was the principal port for the region. But by the 1970s, changes in the shipping industry had left the docks largely abandoned and run...

Hidden places in Europe to visit 0

Hidden places in Europe to visit

Which European destinations you’ll find most enjoyable depends on your interests and likes, but there are some places that are just so special that virtually no one is immune to their charms. London has...

Top ten trip planning tips for Paris 0

Top ten trip planning tips for Paris

We adore Paris. Who doesn’t? And the great thing about going often is that once you’ve crossed all the major attractions off your must-see list, you can relax and discover all sorts of wonderful...

Cheap river cruises on the Rhine 0

Cheap river cruises on the Rhine

The Rhine is one of the most important – and historic – European waterways. Flowing more than 800 miles from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea in the Netherlands, the river’s banks are...

Kauai hotels in all price ranges 0

Kauai hotels in all price ranges

Few places on earth pack as much into such a small space as the island of Kauai. With some of the most ravishing scenery anywhere, friendly locals, and a wide variety of accommodations and...

Mississippi River cruises 0

Mississippi River cruises

If you read Mark Twain as a kid – and who didn’t – you probably were captivated by the romance of the Mississippi River. The greatest of American rivers, she winds 2,320 miles from...

Patisserie Pierre Herme Paris 0

Patisserie Pierre Herme Paris

Most people who are planning a trip to Paris look forward to taking in the views from the top of the Eiffel Tower, enjoying the Impressionist paintings in the Musee d’Orsay, or cruising down...

Best South Beach Miami Hotels 0

Best South Beach Miami Hotels

As someone who grew up in South Florida, I can say that Miami Beach was anything but glamorous in the 1970s. The Art Deco apartment buildings facing the beach were tired and sad. And...

Aruba resorts and vacation rentals 0

Aruba resorts and vacation rentals

One of the Lesser Antilles, the island of Aruba lies just 17 miles off the coast of Venzuela.   A popular cruise ship port, it offers travelers beautiful beaches, glitzy casinos, Dutch architecture, and good...

The top 8 places to visit in California 0

The top 8 places to visit in California

Perhaps no other state offers travelers as many diverse regions and experiences as California. There truly is something for everyone – whether you’re into exploring the great outdoors, tasting world-class wines, or hanging on...