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Malta is one of those travel destinations that, for many that don't have access from Europe, registers at the top of the list for places to visit.  Cruises, many UNESCO World Hertiage sites and investments in tourism have made it a popular destination with thousands unloading from ships daily in the port of Valletta.  Our image gallery below from a visit to the island in 2018 provides over 30 amazing reasons why it should be included on your list.

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Your Mediterranean cruise is going to Corfu, so what are the attractions you can see in one day and the history behind this island to make it a travel destination? The Greek island of Corfu, also known by its Greek name of Kerkyra, lures travelers from all over the world to its natural beauty, stunning coastline, pristine beaches with crystalline water, multi-cultural heritage and amazing archaeological sites. It is the greenest and lushest of all the Greek islands. Its pleasant Mediterranean climate, appealing natural landscape and abundant resources, and strategic location between Italy, Greece and Albania in the Ionian Sea made it the target of many conquerers over the past centuries.  The Venetians, French and British, to name a few, left their indelible mark on the culture and architecture of this island.

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Millennial travel meets a new friend on the water in Europe with the new U by Uniworld river cruises for the millennial travelers.  As seen in the 2018 season of the television series, The Bachelor, this river boat is unlike any other you have seen and designed to get a younger generation seeing the benefits of popular European river cruises . If you would like the choice of putting your suitcase away once, starting your day of exploring a city from the city center, and an evening cruise every night, then it is time to learn more about why Boat A and Boat B as they are know will soon become popular ships along Europe's waterways. 

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This dramatic video of Windstar Cruises French Polynesia cruise might just get your heart pounding, make your jaw drop, and have you planning a French Polynesia dream cruise by luxury yacht.  Exploring the islands of French Polynesia - Tahiti, Bora Bora, Rangiroa, Moorea and more – had been on our bucket list for a long time so we decided to take the leap and do it.  After considering various ways to explore these islands in the South Pacific, we decided the best way to see the most islands with the least re-packing and transfers was to go on a cruise.  And once we saw this video by Windstar Cruises, we were hooked on the idea of plying the seas of French Polynesia by yacht.  

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Where to go in 2017 is a question that many travelers may be asking themselves on January 1, 2017 as they reflect on their New Year's resolutions. Perhaps one of the resolutions was to do more travel or check off the big one on their bucket list.  The beginning of the year is a good time to plan most summer trips and beyond that.  So where to go?  Here are some of our thoughts on where you might want to consider traveling in 2017, which include some travel destinations by our team.

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Oh how we love to explore France as the season changes to bring fall colors and autumn joy and Chenonceaux France is one destination to consider.  We have found 12 reasons why you should plan a road trip to visit the French countryside as nature paints a pallette of beautiful colors against incredible architecture and so much more. Our contributor Kelly shares her experiences and images from her twelve day tour of France itinerary. So breathe in the crisp air of fall, bundle up and let's find out what a tour of Chenonceaux can offer a wanderlust traveler. 

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What 12-day trip in France will bring you the best in French culture, food and scenery?  This itinerary by two of our someday trippers will give you a start on a perfect trip through France.   The tour itinerary starts with 2 days in Paris, then Chenonceaux for 2 days, then 3 days in Bordeaux, and finally 5 days in Nice with day trips to Monaco and more. The journey started on October 24, 2016 with all the details summarized here and then captured live daily in new articles with all the full details of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure through France.  Planes, trains and automobiles set this couple on a journey they will never forget.  Let's follow Kelly and Charles as they explore France.            

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Remember that road trip with your hair blowing in the wind and the mountains directly in front of you?  Perhaps it was winding your way around the Amalfi Coast in a Fiat with the excitement of not knowing what was around each corner but it was always something new and different.  When we return from a trip we often search for ways to capture the memories before they fade.  Maybe it's a framed photo, a souvenir, a scrapbook, a canvas print, or images posted on social media. We have a lot of options to try and refresh that wonderful someday trip.  Have you ever thought about how music can make your travel memories come alive almost anywhere at any time?  We will share a travel secret we learned some time ago. 

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If you've ever wanted to see what goes on behind the scenes in a French bakery, you'll enjoy this creatively done video of a master baker at work.  You may wonder why the black and white footage in the beginning, but hang in there, the color soon warms up as the croissants are gently brushed with melted butter.  You will see the baker masterfully creating delicious looking baguettes and croissants.  The video will have you dreaming of croissants, and if you're on your way to Paris, you will find plenty of bakeries with fresh baked croissants, among other mouth watering pastry delights, displayed in their window.

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On our recent road trip from Paris to Switzerland, we stayed a night at the quaint and charming Hotel Moulin des Ruats located in the heart of nature in the Burgundy region of France. As we passed through the town of Avallon on our way to the hotel, we were not sure if we were on the correct road as it was a narrow winding road along a river in the forest. We wondered whether our navigation system was leading us in the right direction. But we pressed on a little further and voila! Tucked away in the woods was the entrance to Moulin des Ruats.

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