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Spring Gardens, Tropical-Style in Costa Rica

04/22/2021
'Spring flowers’ takes on new meaning in the tropics.

With Costa Rica’s epic biodiversity and commitment to conservation, lush, green landscapes are a given any time you visit. But some of the Central American country’s botanical gems are best discovered not in the wilderness, but in gardens crafted by human hands.

Here are five gardens to add ‘color’ to your...

Cruise Ships: New, Improved, and Coming Soon

04/08/2021
The latest designs, innovations, and features, in a sparkling white cruise ship gliding over the waves. If that’s not enough to get you excited about taking a cruise on a new ship, there’s always ‘new ship smell’.
 
A new cruise ship may not have a distinctive scent like a new car, but knowing you’re among the first to experience a new...

'Astro' Travel Will Have You 'Seeing Stars'

04/08/2021
International Dark Sky Week, held during the week of the new moon each April, calls for people worldwide to turn out their lights and take in the beauty of the night sky without light pollution dimming its brilliance. 

It’s also an annual reminder that some of the very best travel experiences aren’t under the bright lights of a city. Some of...

Yes, You Can Cruise Again - This Summer! Here's How.

03/25/2021

No sailing in American or Canadian waters yet? No problem! That’s what at least three cruise lines – so far - are saying.


Plus, some other lines confirming they’re able to start cruising despite restrictions.


Especially if you’re one of the millions of people in the US and Canada who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – or will be soon – you could...


4 Top Reasons to Make a Vacation Rental Your Next Holiday - Plus Booking Tips

03/25/2021 in Anywhere
Vacation rentals were the fastest growing type of holiday accommodation even before the pandemic. With types of rental homes ranging from urban apartments to beach villas, farmhouses to ski chalets or even castles, the trend towards non-hotel stays is likely to keep growing as travel picks up again. 
 
Here are the top reasons why you...

3 Places For the Romantic, Overwater Escape of a Lifetime

02/11/2021
Ever since the first overwater bungalow resort was built half a century ago, they have come to define the ultimate romantic tropical getaway.

Overwater villas are the next best thing to a private tropical island of your own – a luxury, rustic-chic bungalow suspended right over top of jewel-toned seas. It brings out the primal human in us all, and activates...

Destination Bliss Weddings 2020 magazine

11/10/2020 in Anywhere

As they say, there's never a perfect time to plan a wedding but for two people in LOVE there is nothing as important as that Big Day - even in these strange times. That's why we have come up with tips and trips for planning the perfect destination wedding or honeymoon, so you can be ready when the time comes...


Top 4 Places In The World To Go Hot Air Ballooning

10/22/2020
Imagine yourself silently drifting along under colourful silk, cradled in a giant basket. You’re part of the breeze and Nature as you tranquilly float on the air over undisturbed scenery below. Your pilot lets the heat in the balloon drop to silently lower you closer to your birds’ eye view… then lifts you to majestic heights over an unforgettable panorama....

Roundup of the NEW, COVID Insurance Options for Canadian Travellers

09/24/2020 in Anywhere

In less than a month, the landscape for Canadian travellers has been transformed.

Back in March, the COVID-19 virus was determined to be a ‘known factor’ and so it was no longer covered by regular travel medical insurance policies. Since then, Canadians who have wanted to travel have not had coverage for expenses incurred if they contracted the virus while abroad.

All...


Hidden Secrets and Natural Wonders of 4 Costa Rican Volcanoes

08/26/2020 in Costa Rica
From breathtaking beaches, up through rainforests and cloud forests, Costa Rica’s terrain rises from the sea to mountain ranges and, like icing on a scenic cake, a string of volcanoes that are evidence of the country’s location on the Pacific Ring of Fire.
There are over 200 identifiable volcanoes in Costa Rica that date back more than 65 million years....