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Travel Stories

Sample stories from Raleigh, NC-based husband-wife team, who have traversed every continent, and so far 70 countries and 65 cruises. (Please Note: Stories and photos are copyrighted and may not be published, broadcast or redistributed. For reprint rights please contact us: or
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River Cruising
Rhine River cruising delights with castles, cuisine and more

Rhine River cruising allows passengers to take advantage of Europe’s musical heritage, seasonal wine festivals, stunning scenery, Oktoberfest, Christmas markets, plus Holland’s fantastic tulip season... (LINK)

Chic, French
Saint Barthelemy

rès Magnifique
For Honeymoons

Locals call the French West Indies island of Saint Barthélemy, ‘St. Barth,’ also spelled St. Bart. No matter how you spell it, it equals splendid beaches, fantastic cuisine and plenty of pampered luxury... (MORE)

Holland America Koningsdam
Meet the new class of ship:

We’ve found something to love on every sailing, whether with a handful of passengers on a barge in Europe or with 4,000 on a megaship, but there’s a special excitement about a brand new cruise ship. Enter MS Koningsdam, Holland America Line’s newest ship that’s rightfully earning raves ... (LINK)

Angkor Wat, Cambodia
World’s Largest Religious Site Draws Two Million Visitors a Year

it was on the Hiram Bingham Train to Peru’s Machu Picchu where we were first told, “You have to see Angkor Wat,” by our guide for touring the Lost City of the Incas. We're delighted to have taken his advice... (LINK, p. 32)

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Cozy Coupling
Georgia's Golden
Isles make for a
perfect getaway

Year-round, the Golden Isles delight, from state park Jekyll Island to long stretches of beach on St. Simons to tony Sea Island with horseback riding on the beach, but a holiday getaway for tw here is extra special... (LINK)

Le Boreal: Luxury with Adventure
Cruising the
St. Lawrence

We board the sleek, 264-passenger Le Boreal in Boston and proceed up the northeast coast of the United States and into the St. Lawrence River for 10 nights that will take us to fascinating, lesser-known ports-of-call... (MORE)


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