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“Family reunion” in Belgium

Although my husband Bob and I had planned our Romance of the Rhine & Mosel River Cruise months earlier, it seems I only really started to think about the many destinations that were awaiting us—Belgium , the Netherlands , Germany , France , Switzerland,—until about four weeks before the start of the cruise ...

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Destinations: France

There’s wildlife—and wild life—aplenty in Antarctica

Normally, vacationing south in January and February would mean packing swimsuits and sunscreen. But this time we not only brought sunblock, but packedlong johns, ear muffs, and snow pants, because this time, we were traveling to our seventh and final continent on Antarctica’s White Wilderness ...

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Destinations: Antarctica

Learning more about her homeland

My husband Rudi and I share a travel philosophy: Discover everything the world has to offer. Wherever we go, we want to learn about the history, culture, and people of all the countries we visit. There is always something interesting to learn, no matter where in the world we go ...

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Destinations: Croatia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania

France: Never the same place twice

Emilie Sigel and Becky Christian have many reasons for traveling with and organizing Group travel with their rotating band of almost 20 travelers, but they both agree: A trip to France is never the same experience twice ...

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Destinations: France

A journey through time

I’ve been a wild rover for many a year, and I’ve spent all my money on whiskey and beer. But now I’m returning with gold in great store, and I never will play the wild rover no more,” sang 11-time traveler Joan Pugh alongside her good friend Vernon Tracey and her new-found Irish friends in a dimly lit pub in Killarney...

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Destinations: Ireland

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