Travel Stories

First In-Person New Cruise Ship Delivery Since Pandemic Lockdown: The Silver Origin

Silversea has welcomed its first-ever destination-specific ship, the Silver Origin, designed for ultra-luxury expedition sailings in the Galapagos.It’s a good-news, milestone event for the cruise... read more

Canada's Iconic 'Castle and Cabin' Western Mountain Hotels Re-Open

June 1st was the 132nd birthday of the iconic Banff Springs Hotel, and this year, the date marked another milestone: the re-opening of the four... read more

Celebrate This Holiday Weekend with Travel-Inspired Picnic Recipes

With back-to-back national holidays, Canada Day on July 1st and America’s 4th of July, many residents of both countries have often packed up as soon... read more

What's a Travel Bubble? Plus 3 Tips For Making the Most of Yours

You might see this view sooner than you think.The world of travel has begun to re-open. But it’s not like the tap has suddenly been turned... read more

Bubble Cruising? Yes, You Can Cruise Close to Home

COVID's impact on travel is having one brilliant effect: it's shining a spotlight on the boom in cruising on the waterways of North America, with... read more

4 Tips to Navigate Travel's Re-Opening Like an Expert

Recent weeks and days have seen a flurry of changes in travel restrictions and COVID status. Some countries have started declaring themselves COVID-free, while other... read more

Places You Can Tour Wine Country Close to Home

There may be more places than you think.California's legendary wine regions and famous wineries have the weather, the scenery, the lifestyle, and of course, the... read more

5 Steps to a Cruise Comeback

If you’re one of the majority of cruise travelers, you can’t wait to return to the waves and waterways. (It’s true! Surveys show over a... read more

Are Disney Parks Re-opening? And A Taste of Disney at Home with a Recipe for a Favorite Disney Treat

Can you take a Disney family vacation this summer? The answer is not as simple as you might wish (…upon a star… See what we... read more

This is the First US-based River Cruise Line to Restart Cruising in Europe

Americans are still barred from Europe, and Canadians are technically permitted into Europe but still under their own government restrictions against leisure travel and required... read more