Arts & Culture

The Most Beautiful Churches in the Mediterranean

History. Spirituality. Art. Architecture. There are plenty of reasons to visit a church while traveling, and the Mediterranean is home to some of the most...

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Traveling to Chile: A Glimpse Into Its History and Culture

If you’ve ever wanted to visit “the end of the world”, Chile might just be the place for you! The country is known for its distinct long, narrow...

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Florence's Most Famous Family: Who were the Medicis?

Have you been to Florence? If so, you’ve likely heard of the Medici family. Their legacy has left a lasting impression upon the city. But who were they? ...

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Inside The Revelry and Rituals of Rio’s Carnaval

Believe it or not, the fiercest competition in Rio de Janeiro doesn’t take place on the soccer field or the beach volleyball court. No, those sports...

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12 More Books To Inspire Wanderlust

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine Travel and reading go hand in hand. A good book can...

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The Castles, Shrines, and Temples of Japan

In 2019, we’ll be offering a unique country-intensive voyage to Japan. This immersive itinerary will call on eleven different Japanese ports –...

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Cuban Cigars 101

Can anything compare to the mystique of a Cuban cigar? Beluga caviar, the finest champagne, and a Cuban cigar: the height of luxury and elegance. In fact,...

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Understanding Hemingway’s Love Of Cuba

“Who teaches the homing pigeon to fly as he does; where does a fighting bull get his bravery, or a hunting dog his nose?” — Ernest Hemingway And...

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Everything You Want To Know About Cuban Music and Dance

Cuba is a country with a palpable rhythm. Music and dance are the heart and soul of the island. It’s an energetic mix of soulful Spanish melodies and...

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Viewing The World Through A Local Lens

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain Why do we travel? Not just to check items off a bucket list, or snap...

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Celebrating the Festa del Redentore in Venice

The Festa del Redentore is a centuries-long tradition in Venice. It’s celebrated each year on the third Sunday of July, the day of the Feast of the Most...

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Three Lesser-Known Sites To Explore In Rome

It’s often said, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”. To me, that means slow down, relish the moment, savor the tastes, and dig a little deeper than...

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