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Cunard Joins Crowdfunding to Help Build New Statue of Liberty Museum

New York City, New York, Culture & History

Supplies exclusive donor perks for July-long campaign; new museum to launch in 2019.  It's the quintessential British luxury cruise line,...

To Celebrate 125 Years of Exploring, this Expedition Cruise Line Bans Plastics

River or Ocean Cruises

Since the 19th century, Hurtigruten has been bringing travelers closer to Nature.  Its tongue-twister name is Norwegian for 'Express Rout...

There's Now an Official James Bond Museum and it's in a Very Cool Location

Innsbruck, Austria, Sightseeing

You might want to pack your black-tie outfit for this trip. After more than two-dozen movies in over 50 years, the original film spy hero fina...

You Can Take a Chair Lift to the Beach on this Island

Roatan, Honduras, Sea & Sand

They call it the 'Magical Flying Beach Chair' and it's probably one of the world's most memorable - and scenic - 6 minute trips to the beach. ...

5 Tips to Make a Cruise the Perfect Family Vacation

River or Ocean Cruises

If you're trying to come up with the perfect family vacation for the holidays, time to think about cruising.Whether you are new to cruising or a se...

5 Little-Known Facts about Africa's 'Big Five' Animals

Africa, Outdoor Activities

'Safari'. It's a Swahili word simply meaning 'journey'. But for travel lovers, the word 'safari' ignites our imaginations of exploring va...

Now there are Food Adventure Tours for Vegans, Too

Thailand, Dining

Vegan travel can be a challenge. In some favorite destinations, a bag of nuts in your bag at all times is essential to keep hunger away while ...

America's Tallest Monument Park Transformed in Time for One of Nation's Biggest 4th July Parties

St. Louis, Missouri, Local Events

The view 630 feet above St. Louis from the top of its defining monument has changed after an immense, multi-year, $380-million renovation to the ci...

Video: Play for a Day on Holland America Line's Caribbean Private Island

River or Ocean Cruises

Think only the super rich and celebrities get the privileges of private islands?Guests aboard Holland America Line cruises in the Eastern Caribbean...

This Cruise Line has Plenty to Celebrate in Pride Month

River or Ocean Cruises

San Francisco, Toronto, Sydney, Berlin… Now you can add another destination to celebrate Pride Month: at Sea.  Celebrity Cruises held its firs...

Picture This: The Largest Cruise Ship Ever to Transit the Panama Canal

Panama, River or Ocean Cruises

As you can see, it was a tight fit when the newest mega-ship at sea arrived at one of the man-made wonders of the world in an iconic photo-op for t...

Video: The World's Largest Spring Flower Garden - in Full Bloom on a Tulip-Time River Cruise!

Netherlands, River or Ocean Cruises

They call it 'The Garden of Europe', and it's open for only 8 short weeks every spring. The spectacular Keukenhof garden in the Netherl...

10 Tips When You Travel To Amsterdam From A Monograms Local Host

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Escorted or Guided Tour

There's nothing better when you travel than having a friend in town to give you the insider tips only a local would know. Most of us don't have fr...

Video: The Most Photographed Hotel in the World Celebrates 125 Years

Quebec, Hotels

How does a hotel become the most photographed in the world?  Many hotels have spectacular architecture, magnificent and dramatic settings... b...

Now You Can Take the Chunnel Train to a New Destination in Europe

Europe, Transportation

London to Paris for a romantic weekend? Belgium to London for tea? Travelers have gotten used to having the option of a high-speed train connecting...

7 Reasons to Cruise Canada and New England on Seabourn

North America, River or Ocean Cruises

One of the greatest natural spectacles in the world is the unmatched explosion of colorful foliage that takes place in Eastern Canada and the North...

Video: Get a Bird's-Eye View of One of the Natural Wonders of the World

Saint John, New Brunswick, Sightseeing

Something amazing happens when the highest tides in the world arrive in Saint John, New Brunswick. Twice a day, tides in Canada's Bay of Fundy...

If You Think Bigger is Better, You'll Love the New Largest Ship at Sea

River or Ocean Cruises

March 31st 2018 was a red-letter day in marine lore.  Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas set sail with her first group of passengers.&...

Tips for Biking Bermuda's Railway Trail National Park

Bermuda, Adventure

It may be one of the best ways to see the beauty of Bermuda. The train system in Bermuda was short-lived, but its legacy is a National Park trai...

Video: The Best of Buenos Aires: A Monograms Tour with a Local Host

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Escorted or Guided Tour

Buenos Aires ranks high on travel bucket lists: an exciting, European-influenced city in a remote country, renowned for a passionate history and pu...

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