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Top Souvenirs from Alaska

about Alaska

Alaska's breathtaking scenery and wildlife encounters will be memories that stay with you a lifetime.  But there are one-of-a-kind tangible memories you can take home as well as your photos and close-encounter stories. Lynn Elmhirst, Producer/ Host of BestTrip.TV, shares...

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Take the Scenic Train from Alaska to Canada's Yukon

about Alaska

It's only 20 miles from Skagway, Alaska's deepwater port on the coast, to the border of Canada's Yukon.  But what a 20 miles they are!  The White Pass & Yukon Route railway ride is one of the most dramatic scenic...

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Where in the World is This? For September 15th, 2017

about Alaska

You're probably thinking somewhere in the Wild West. Good for you if you guessed the Wild North-West. We walked off our Regent Seven Seas cruise to Alaska and felt like we were walking back in time.  Specifically, to 1896 when...

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Video: 7 Things you didn't know about Alaska's Hubbard Glacier

about Alaska

The Hubbard Glacier has quite a pedigree. And being named after Gardiner Hubbard, the man who founded or co-founded the National Geographic Society, Bell Telephone and the journal 'Science', puts a lot of pressure on a glacier.  Luckily, the Hubbard...

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Tips About Travel Post-Hurricane Irma

about Caribbean,

You'll notice we aren't using a photo for this story.  That's because there's not much good to see. Hurricane Irma is possibly the most destructive natural event ever to strike certain parts of the Caribbean.  What about Travel? Information is...

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You Need This Suitcase For Your Next Trip to Wine Country

What's the only downside of finding that perfect wine abroad?  Getting it home.  If your dream is traveling to vineyards and stocking your cellar with those one-of-a-kind bottles you can't get from your local wine seller, this is the suitcase...

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There's a New Tallest Building West of the Mississippi

about Los Angeles, California

With a hotel.  And the highest open-air bar in the Western Hemisphere.   The Wilshire Grand Center on famous Wilshire Boulevard towers 73 stories over downtown Los Angeles' historic, entertainment, financial, arts, and sports districts and added new texture to...

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Crystal Strikes a Chord with a New Rhine Class of River Cruise Ships

about Europe

Instead of river cruises, they're calling them river yachts.  Crystal has translated its uber-luxury sea experience to the rivers of Europe with a new, 'Rhine' class of river yachts, evoking the great music icons of the region. Four Crystal Rhine...

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Do You Know Your ABCs? Islands, that is.

about Caribbean,

They're as far south as you can go in the Caribbean Sea.  A stone's throw north of Venezuela, the 'ABC' Islands are blessed with a location outside the Caribbean's hurricane zone… and on the radar of travelers in the know....

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Romance Thrives in the Dominican Republic

about Dominican Republic

One of the Caribbean's most popular island destinations is more than sandy beaches, clear aqua waters, family all-inclusives and tropical forest backdrops.  Couples will find the perfect way to celebrate a milestone engagement, wedding or vow renewal, honeymoon, or a...

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Where in the World is this Picture? August, 2017

about Africa

This photo isn't playing tricks on your eye.  People really do take a dip in the natural pool at the top of this world-famous, record-breaking falls. It's the largest falls in the world 1708 meters (5604 feet) across and 108...

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Video: Vintage Vespas in Tuscany

about Tuscany, Italy

Italy's iconic scooter is the very symbol of stylish, romantic getaways in Europe. Vespas originated in Tuscany, and on a trip to the Tuscan seaside city of Livorno, BestTrip.TV discovered a local who collects, restores, and displays a collection of...

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