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Video: Sir Richard Branson Explains How He Does Cruising

07/12/2019 in Caribbean
The whole cruise travel world is watching as flamboyant entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson launches 'rebellious luxe' Virgin Voyages.

BestTrip was there as the famous British lifestyles magnate shared his vision for shaking up the cruise industry and doing things differently… and his announcement of the latest 'first' for Virgin Voyages… and cruising.

One thing's for sure: this isn't your grandma's...

Put America's Oldest Cities On Your Travel Bucket List

06/28/2019 in North America

You don't have to be a history buff to make a point of visiting the oldest cities in the U.S.


Since the establishment of European settlements in what is now the United States, beginning in the 1500's, some of these cities may have been eclipsed by bigger or more glamorous neighbors. But they all retain both historical charms and modern-day attractions...


6 Ways to Cruise Rivers and Waterways Close to Home This Year

06/28/2019 in North America
It's no secret that river and small ship cruising is one of travel's biggest trends. What may still be an open secret is the boom in cruising on the inland waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries to appeal to every cruise traveler's interests.

Maybe you want to try river and small ship cruising in your own backyard...

Canada's National Cocktail Turns 50 - And Here Are 4 Great Places to Drink It

06/28/2019 in Canada

It's as Canadian as maple syrup. The Caesar is Canada's national cocktail. Created in a hotel bar in Calgary in 1969, it's been the only-in-Canada favorite game night, summer patio, and 'hair of the dog' Sunday brunch cocktail. Caesars even prompted an exclusively Canadian cocktail mix: Clamato juice, a combination of clam and tomato juice, which you can find on...




British Airways Celebrates 100 Years in the Skies - And You Might Not Believe How

06/13/2019 in United Kingdom
Can you believe there's been a whole century of commercial airline flight? We all know about the Wright brothers' historic flight in 1903, and in a little more than a century since that shaky flight, look how far air travel has come!
 
After the fabled use of airplanes and the first Air Forces launched during the First World War 1914-1918, countries clamored...

What Does a $500 Million Cruise Ship Reno Look Like?

06/13/2019 in Anywhere
When you're investing half a BILLION dollars in a fleet-wide renovation, you're entitled to call it a 'Revolution'. Celebrity Cruises is undergoing a transformation.

You may have already heard about their two new, groundbreaking ships:

Celebrity Edge, which, among many firsts, debuted the world's first cantilevered venue at sea, which moves up and down the side of the ship, becoming a different drinks/...

Legendary Athens Riviera Reborn with the Launch of the First Four Seasons in Greece

06/13/2019 in Athens
It's an exclusive stretch of the Greek coast just 20 minutes south of the capital. In the 60's, this exclusive spot on the Athens Riviera was the epi-center of chic, international jet set lifestyle. And now, the Astir Beach resort area is back, an essential eastern Mediterranean destination for stylish travelers in the know.

Recapturing 60's Seaside Retro Glamour


The highlight of the...

5 Alaska Shore Excursions That Will Make You Book an Oceania Cruise Now

05/27/2019 in Alaska
Cool-weather Alaska is one of the hottest cruising destinations. It's in our own backyard, with pristine and inspiring natural wonders, and a sailing season May-September perfectly aligned with family summer vacation time.

Oceania Cruises has a twist on discovering America's 'Last Frontier' by sea. Oceania ships are smaller than the mega-ships sailing Alaskan waters. That means they can cruise into small ports...