The wellness trend in the travel industry has been growing at an extremely fast clip. In fact, according to U.S. News & World Report, tourism's wellness sector grew from $438 billion in 2012 to $494 billion in 2013, which represents a 12.7 percent growth rate. Now the question we have as travelers is where can I find a wellness trip, what should I expect and who is doing … [Read more...]
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When it comes to the gastronomical delight known as truffles, beauty is not so much in the eye of the beholder, but in his or her taste buds. Knobby and small, typically black or white in color, these small fungi are nothing special to look at. But taste-wise, truffles are in a league all of their own. They are, in fact, so prized that they are the most expensive food in the … [Read more...]
Journeying to the Galapagos Islands is a very unique adventure, so don't be surprised if you have questions about how to prepare for this trip, as well as concerns about what to pack.Packing 101 The first thing to understand about a trip to the Galapagos archipelago is that cruising is by far the most common way to experience these islands, so you'll probably be staying in … [Read more...]
Cruises offer the ultimate combination of exploration and relaxation, and yet, many travelers remain reluctant to board cruise ships. These misguided individuals seem to think that they're destined to feel trapped or seasick if they leave land behind. Others worry about safety issues or socializing with other passengers. These fears are nearly always unfounded -- and they … [Read more...]
Visiting Jordan is a unique tourism experience. Unlike other destinations with ancient historical sites, pleasant weather and miles of coastline, Jordan is a much more exclusive destination and one that Silversea is proud to share with its guests. Rather than as a mass-market stop, such as the pyramids located in neighboring Egypt, Jordan prefers a more low-key crowd that … [Read more...]