Travel in 2018 will greet cruise lovers with a new ship appearing on the horizon.  Carnival Cruise Line's newest ship, Carnival Horizon, will launch with a sailing in the Mediterranean in April 2018.  Traveling from its port of construction in Italy to Barcelona, Spain, it start its maiden 13-day Europe sail visiting popular cruise stops in the Mediterranean, including Florence and Pisa, Rome, Naples (Capri), Dubrovnik, Corfu, Sicily, Malta and Sardinia.  A few other shorter Mediterranean cruises follow before making a transatlantic trip to its home port in Miami.  So what is new on this cruise ship from the cruise line that makes fun their slogan for cruise travelers?  Let's explore some of the new features and take a few minutes to watch the preview video.

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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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Austin Texas is a perfect long weekend getaway with over 200 live music venues, awesome food, tons of entertainment, and many unique landmarks. This capital city in Texas is a top destination for music lovers, foodies and those looking for a fun and funky city for a getaway. Many compare it to Portland, Oregon, so if you are looking for that vibe, a trip to Austin might be a good choice for you. Four days is barely enough to scratch the surface of this live music capital of the world.  We tried cramming in as much as we could on a walking tour of the city in just four days, using an occasional Uber ride here and there to save time and our feet.  This video best captures the essence of what Austin is all about - live music.  

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You might be surprised that there's a miracle on 34th Street in the Hampden area of Baltimore, Maryland, during the Christmas season.  This celebration of Christmas and lights that draws locals and travelers to this area every year is a popular atttraction on the east coast.  This short video will warm your heart and have you planning a visit to this area of Baltimore for some Christmas cheer.

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What is one of the best ways to discover exotic Panama, explore the Panama Canal and experience the amazing tropical landscape of Costa Rica?  A yacht cruise may be just the ticket to experience the rich cultural heritage and diverse natural environment of these Central American countries.  The two countries, located next to each other, are bordered by the Caribbean Sea on the eastern side and the North Pacific Ocean on the western side, with the Panama Canal linking the North Atlantic and the North Pacific Oceans. 

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A river, history, culture, architecture and so much more provides a rich menu of things to do in Prague.  This travel video gives you a short window into the views of what a traveler can experience in the city. In less than two minutes you will find yourself dreaming of a fairytale vacation to Prague Someday! As part of our series on visiting Prague, you can find out more about what to do in this city here.

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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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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There is so much to do, see and experience at the oldest continuous Farmers' Market in the USA.  Learn all about this tradition in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia, in this short video.  Since this is our home town, we go to the Farmers' Market almost every week to see what's new and buy fresh-off-the farm fruits, vegetables and other foods, including fresh made breads, pastries, pasta, and pickles, to name a few.  There are so many more delicious foods at the market and many other things as well.  The fact that this one has been around since the 1700s is pretty amazing. 

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