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Best Way to Exchange Currency When Traveling

Exchanging currency can be confusing. It can also get expensive for travelers who are not aware of exchange rates and currency conversion options. If you’re concerned about foreign currency, know there’s nothing to fear. You can prepare for your journey abroad and learn the best ways to exchange currency before you depart. With a little …

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Things To Do in St. Petersburg, Russia In 24 Hours

Once capital city of the Russian Empire, St. Petersburg – the country’s second largest city – was formerly home to the tsars and tsarinas of the imperial age. As a result it is home to an astonishing number of lavish palaces, each more fantastic than the last, along with staggeringly beautiful cathedrals, ancient forts and …

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Things To Do In Ketchikan, Alaska in 24 Hours

Ketchikan Ketchikan, Alaska might be the official name of this remote island city accessible only by sea or plane, but it has attracted a whole collection of others. These include “the First City” (a reference to the community’s proximity to Canada), “the Eagle Capital of America,”’ and “the Salmon Capital of the World.” This latter …

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Things To Do in Almería, Spain in 24 Hours

The City of fortresses, tapas, and spaghetti westerns The name Almería comes from the Arabic word Al-Mariyat meaning the mirror of the sea. Just south of Granada, set among the Sierra de Gador Mountain Range, Almería Bay welcomes you to romance and mysteries. Almería’s plazas framed with palms and historic churches are just the beginning …

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Things To Do In Vancouver BC in 24 Hours

Vancouver BC History “Not considering this opening worthy of more attention, I continued our pursuit to the Northwest, being desirous to embrace the advantages of the prevailing breeze.” –– Captain George Vancouver Good thing for us the prevailing breeze sent the Captain to Vancouver in 1792. Gold is what brought people in droves to the …

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Interview With Windstar Alaska Cruise Expedition Leader Justin Hofman

Meet our expedition leader Justin Hofman who will be on board the Alaska cruise the entire time as part of our Signature Expeditions program. With a lifelong passion for the ocean, Justin has spent his career observing and documenting wildlife both above and below the water. As a university student, Justin first honed this focus …

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Traveling to Alaska: What to Pack (Other Than Clothing)

Packing for an Alaskan cruise can be daunting. The weather is so changeable that you can experience warm sunshine and frozen sleet during the same week, and sometimes even on the same day! The key to packing without taking your entire wardrobe is to concentrate on layers. Skip multiple heavy coats and focus instead on …

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A Cruise Like No Other: 5 Uniquely Windstar Moments That Took Our Breath Away

People cruise for a multitude of reasons. Some enjoy experiencing the feeling of adventure on the high seas. Others want to forget the “real world” and be pampered for a few precious days, or weeks. Some see cruises as a convenient way to get from point A to point B. The list goes on and …

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New Windstar Alaska Cruise Tours Add to Adventure And Ease of Booking

Windstar Returns to Alaska in 2018 with Four New Cruise Tours With the highly anticipated return of Windstar Cruises to the scenic beauty of Alaska in May 2018 (after a hiatus of more than 20 years from sailing in the region) comes an agenda of larger-than-life adventures awaiting those boarding the 212-guest Star Legend. We …

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