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Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas: The Ultimate Family Vacation – USA Travel Article

Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas: The Ultimate Family Vacation Earlier this month, Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas bid Europe adieu and set sail for her new, permanent home in Miami, Florida. Lucky us! American families can now enjoy seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries aboard this incredible ship, which was recently featured on TIME magazine’s “World’s Greatest Places” list. Truly, Symphony of the Seas boasts next level entertainment and experiences that make for an unforgettable family vacation.…

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Get Entranced With A Brief Look At Faroe Islands – Retirement Travel Article

Get Entranced With A Brief Look At Faroe Islands Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 Great To Get A Brief Look At Faroe Islands After our stop in the Orkney Islands with Oceania Cruises, we headed for a brief look at the Faroe Islands. We were excited to visit this destination that was not yet a major tourist destination. But we did hear that many new hotels were being built as tourism heated up. We enjoyed the morning wandering through the…

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Spend A Day In Dublin Cruising Ireland From North To South – Retirement Travel Article

Spend A Day In Dublin Cruising Ireland From North To South Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 Cruising Ireland From North To South – Londonderry, Belfast and Dublin We finished our cruise through the Nordic countries with a day in Dublin. We were so excited to get a small taste test of Ireland from North to South on this cruise. We started with a stop by Londonderry and a day trip to walk the Giant’s Causeway. Docked in Belfast, we toured…

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A Quick Stop In The Orkney Islands Scotland – Retirement Travel Article

A Quick Stop In The Orkney Islands Scotland Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 A Quick Stop In The Orkney Islands After we visited Edinburgh, we headed to our second port in Scotland for a quick stop in the Orkney Islands. The ship docked in Kirkwall on the Mainland Island. This is the largest of about 70 that make up the Orkney Islands. As with many of the places we stopped on our cruise of the Nordic countries, the Orkney Islands…

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Mississippi River cruising on the American Duchess – Cuba Travel Article

Mississippi River cruising on the American Duchess New ships, insightful port excursions update a nostalgic float   American Duchess, a 166-passenger modern paddle-wheeler of the American Queen Steamboat Co., is tied up at a port stop near Helena, Ark. (Photos by David G. Molyneaux and Fran Golden, TheTravelMavens.com) By David G. Molyneaux and Fran GoldenTheTravelMavens.com   Natchez, Miss.   To many Americans, the rural south of Mississippi and nearby states remains a mystery. Travelers seldom talk with people who live…

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Things To See And Do On A Day In Edinburgh – Retirement Travel Article

Things To See And Do On A Day In Edinburgh Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 A Quick Visit To Edinburgh The first port on the second leg of our cruise through the Nordic countries was in Edinburgh. This was our first visit to Scotland and we were excited to spend a day in Edinburgh. It certainly was a great tease to want us to return. When we saw that there was a stop in Edinburgh, I reached out to fellow…

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Chefs pair three Dom Perignon vintage champagnes with a six-course dinner on two ships of Oceania Cruises – Cuba Travel Article

Chefs pair three Dom Perignon vintage champagnes with a six-course dinner on two ships of Oceania Cruises A revelation of tastes By David G. Molyneaux, editor TheTravelMavens.com Three Dom Perignon vintage champagnes and desert on Oceania Riviera (Photo courtesy of Oceania Cruises) In the latest extravagance at sea, Oceania Cruises has introduced a six- course Dom Perignon dinner that pairs three vintage champagnes with a remarkable chef’s tasting menu. The meal, during voyages on Oceania Marina and Oceania Riviera, is…

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