Top reasons why your next cruise should be a river cruise

(BPT) – The travel industry’s hottest trend, river cruising, provides a wonderful alternative to mainstream cruises and megaships. With hundreds of options to sail the amazing waterways of Europe (the Danube, Rhine, Rhone, Seine, Saone and Moselle rivers) and exotic destinations via the Yangtze, Mekong, Irrawaddy and Amazon, small-ship cruising is becoming one of the […]

Tips for merry holiday season travel

(BPT) – Traveling during the holiday season can be fun, but it also offers its fair share of anxious moments, stress and expense.- This year, between Thanksgiving weekend and New Year’s Day, an estimated 100 million Americans will travel by car, train or air to visit family or go on vacation, based on forecasts issued […]

Prepare Your Car For Winter With These Simple Tips

(BPT) – Getting ready for winter is no small feat. It takes time and planning to make sure your family and your home are ready to brave the elements. But is your car as ready as you are? If you haven’t thought about preparations for your vehicle, these simple tips will help you prepare for […]

Travel Like a Local For a Truly Authentic Vacation Experience

(BPT) – Americans are on the move: logging two billion business and leisure trips of 50 miles or more from home for at least one night last year alone, according to the U.S. Travel Association. Today, more people are looking for authentic travel activities – ones that are outside the traditional museum or monument visit. […]

River cruising: An easy way to explore and experience Europe

(BPT) – Europe is a popular destination for international travelers looking to visit the world’s great capitals such as Paris, Amsterdam and Prague; to experience European culture; and to explore charming small towns. But planning a European trip can be daunting because it involves a lot of research to decide where to go, how to […]

How to save big with last-minute vacation planning tips

(BPT) – Sometimes the vacation bug bites without much notice. If you find yourself craving a travel adventure in the near future, you might worry it will be too complicated or costly to plan without adequate time. But the truth is, sometimes last-minute trips offer the best opportunity to score big bargains, if you know […]

Record Breaking Wooden Roller Coaster Coming to Six Flags Great America

Get ready for the new GIANT in the world of wooden roller coasters! Six Flags Great America announced plans for the next addition to its arsenal of world-class rides with an all-new wooden roller coaster. New for 2014, Goliath will be the fastest wooden roller coaster in the world and feature the world’s tallest and […]

Five Tips Before Hitting the Road

Millions of Americans are expected to take a summer vacation this year. If you’re one of those hitting the road to reach your final destination, here are a few reminders to help ensure you’re road-trip-ready. 1. Check under the hood Even if you properly care for your vehicle year round by keeping up with regularly scheduled […]

Viking Launches New Ocean Cruise Line

Viking Cruises has announced the launch of its ocean product line, Viking Ocean Cruises, marking the introduction of the travel industry’s first new cruise line in nearly a decade. Developed from the ground up to return the focus of cruising to the destination, Viking Ocean Cruises will begin sailing in May 2015 with its first […]

Culinary Masters Warm Up Arctic Cruise On Crystal In 2013

A Norwegian Culinary Olympics Team member, Cordon Bleu Master Chef, and Domaine Laroche Brand Ambassador will bring spice to the ice during Crystal Cruises’ luxury voyage through the Arctic Circle in 2013.  The special guests will be aboard as part of a “Wine and Food” theme enhancing the ultra-luxe line’s annual North Cape cruise next […]

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