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Create Your Great Land Adventure with Holland America Line

    BY LAND. BY SEA. BY EXPERTS. WE ARE ALASKA.  With unmatched experience and insider knowledge, Holland America Line are the Alaska experts. Their deep history and roots in the Great Land mean you will discover the iconic and authentic Alaska of your dreams. THE ULTIMATE ALASKA CRUISE EXPERIENCE  More ships than any other cruise...

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Explorations - Spark Your Sense of Wander

    Let your adventurous spirit lead the way to a more meaningful travel experience. Imagine leading your own dogsled team in Finland, hunting for truffles with a local chef in France, or sleeping in a nomad camp in the Sahara. You will truly immerse yourself in new lands and new cultures on these unrivaled Explorations...

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Mardi Gras: Fun-Fueled Vacation Innovation

    Get ready to experience Carnival in a way you’ve never experienced it before. Mardi Gras, Carnival’s most innovative ship yet, is set to debut in Port Canaveral in 2020 and will introduce a whole new level of fun with the first-ever roller coaster at sea with BOLT™: Ultimate Sea Coaster™ plus six themed zones:...

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Discover A Distinctly Different Alaska Aboard Regatta

    Crabbing in the Bering Sea, a Russian high tea experience, even a helicopter glacier adventure – with more ports to explore and more time to do so, our Alaska voyages invite you to discover a distinctly different Alaska. Our 2019 and 2020 voyages feature a rich bounty of must-see destinations blended with a bevy...

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Sydney Opera House - Australia's Architectural Wonder

    The Sydney Opera House, situated on Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour in Australia, has to be one of the world’s most easily recognizable buildings. This would be due to its totally unique design – a masterpiece of 20th Century architecture. Not only is it a multi-venue performance hall, but it is a site to...

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Denmark Series: Burgers in Nyhavn

One of our first stops in Denmark was Nyhaven, a 17th-century waterfront district located in Copenhagen. A hub for dining and entertainment, Nyhaven’s colorful townhouses, which line the strip, harbor underground pubs, restaurants, and cafes. Opposite the buildings is a long canal, docked by a number of boats.The district is particularly famous for housing world-renowned fairytale...

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Leaning Tower of Pisa

Built in 1173, the famous lean of the Tower of Pisa was unintentional.The tilt is attributed to the bell tower's foundation having been built on soft subsoil, which could not effectively hold up its weight. In fact, the tower isn’t the only structure with a slight tilt, though the others are significantly less noticeable. The building...

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The Darker Side of History

The Colosseum is one of the most visited and well-known tourist sites in the world. Despite its crumbled state due to years of graffiti, theft, and political upheavals, its aesthetic integrity remains intact.Built in A.D. 70 upon the orders Emperor Vespasian, the Colosseum was initially called the Flavian Amphitheater and, within 100 days of its opening...

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The Missing Bean

Growing up, I frequently fantasized about attending Oxford University and trotting around the city’s coffee shops. Between the ages of 8 and 14, I guess you can say I was a coffee-connoisseur hipster before my time.I jest. This is a hipster-free space. Opened in 2009, the coffee shop is located in the heart of Oxford city....

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BBC's Sherlock Popularizes Small London Cafe

Speedy’s Cafe, located on North Gower St. in London, is a small coffee shop serving both English and American delights.The cafe has become a tourist destinations for fans of the hit BBC show Sherlock. Frequently featured in shots and as a meeting spot for the characters, the cafe is located next to the fictional 221B Baker...

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