In addition to claiming half the world's glaciers, three million lakes, and 33 species of mosquitoes, the majestic state of Alaska provides a home for many animals that are endangered elsewhere including the grizzly bear, humpback whale, bald eagle, and wolf. Your cruise will put you up close and personal with countless representatives of Alaska’s 430 species of birds, and … [Read more...]
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The first cruise ships sail to Alaska in May and the last ones depart in September. And though the weather can be unpredictable during the months that mark the bookends of the Alaska cruise season, shoulder season is a good time to visit for a variety of reasons, according Tania Hancock, tourism sales manager with the Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau. “I particularly … [Read more...]
It’s hard to believe, but this year’s Alaska cruise season will be drawing to a close in just a few short months. Odd as it may sound, this is actually the best time to start looking forward to the 2017 Alaska cruise season, for the simple reason that the itineraries are in place, most staterooms and suites are still wide-open, and every sailing date is on offer. If you’re … [Read more...]
From drive-in chapels to some of the world's most luxurious resorts, Las Vegas offers you a dizzying array of venue choices for your destination wedding ceremony and honeymoon. The city of Las Vegas actually hosts approximately 120,000 marriage ceremonies a year, which breaks down to about 300 weddings a day. So it's little wonder that Las Vegas has earned a reputation for … [Read more...]
As the weather turns from sun drenched sweltering days to milder moments filled with changing leaves and layered clothing, where should you go? Here is our wanderlist of best Fall vacations in every corner of the globe! England Carnival time in the capital At the end of each August a small pocket of West London erupts into the vibrant colorful fiesta that is Notting Hill … [Read more...]