Holland America Line Donates $100,000 To Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation

Holland America Line

In news from Holland America, to honor of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s work, the leading cruise company has donated $100,000 to the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation (DTPF). The donation follows Tutu’s appearance as a special lecturer of ms Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage

Abercrombie & Kent 2015 Dates Released

Luxury in the Skies Private Jet Travel

According to Abercrombie & Kent, luxury travel is back. Lauding a 33% increase in booking lead times, A&K has released their 2015 dates and prices for our top selling Luxury Small Group Journeys. Also, the luxury travel firm has announced two Private Jet journeys. One, an encore to Around the World by Private Jet, and a Silk Road journey featuring the founders of Abercrombie & Kent and Four Seasons, promise to be popular adventures this year.

US Lifts Tunisia Travel Constaint

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The US’s decision to lift the travel warning for Tunisia is a huge positive for that country and a vote of confidence for interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa. Tunisia’s recent problems with unrest aside, Tunis and other destinations there have long been on many a traveler’s “bucket list” of things to see.

Beaches of Jersey Shore Open As the Bay Side Floods

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Hurricane Sandy cut a scar into seaside communities along the New Jersey coast in October 2o12, and only now are some beach communities emerging with a prosperous touristic outlook for Summer 2014. However positive the tide may have turned for Jersey shore communities though, the sustainability of Atlantic coastline beach communities is endangered by sea […]

Planning the Perfect Aussie Road Trip

Adventure Australia

Comprised of nearly eight million kilometers, to say Australia is big is an understatement. In certain spots, areas the sizes of small countries are completely uninhabited and a person can drive for days without coming across a single soul. This raw expansiveness is what is both intimidating and enthralling about the world’s smallest continent. Indeed, […]

4 Years of Travel – Moments in Time

Travel - Moments in Time 4 Years Blogversary

Travel – Moments in Time, an English blog focused on travelling, just turned four today.  It is a special moment for us, since Violeta Loredana Pascal is one of our travel news authors.  Started out of the desire to share the curiosities discovered around the world and the experiences she had together with her husband, […]

Travelling in Eurasia – Old Soviet Blocks

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Kazakhstan Kazakhstan is the largest of the states in what used to be known as the Soviet Union. Kazakhstan, a democracy, is one of the the most porsperous countries in Central Asia, which is mainly due to the natural gas and oil in the region. If you are planning a trip to this amazing landlocked […]

Disney Announces Cruises and Deals for 2015

All aboard Disney Dream

Bookings for the Disney Cruise Line ships sailing from Florida ports in the early part of 2015 opened to the public on Nov. 14, 2013. The company announced several itineraries and cruise dates, to Caribbean and Bahamas from Port Canaveral, and to Caribbean and Bahamas from Miami. Among the most interesting packages you can find: […]

Castle Leslie Estate – an enchanted luxury in Ireland

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Nestled on 1,000 acres of undulating Irish countryside, dotted with ancient woodlands and glittering lakes, Castle Leslie Estate is one of the last great Irish estates still in the hands of its founding family. Located in Glaslough, Monaghan, and considered to be one of the finest castles Ireland has to offer, Castle Leslie Estate is […]