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Amtrak Etiquette and Advice for Coach Passengers

Subscribe to Receive New Posts by Email Coach attendant, Joseph, asks for dinner reservation requests aboard the Palmetto. With others seated around you, it’s important to be a good neighbor. For short journeys or budget-conscious travelers, coach is your least expensive option. You’ll need to make a reservation with Amtrak, but the conductor will assign your seat to you. Passenger courtesy. ...

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Best things to do in Japan

With so many things to do in Japan, we might even be forgiven for returning to visit the country on a yearly basis. Every single time we decide to go on a long trip around the world, we end up buying tickets to Japan, eager to explore yet another off the beaten path location. We first spent 2 weeks in ...

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U.S. News & World Report: 2019 Best Cruise Lines

Subscribe to Receive New Posts by Email U.S. News & World Report has just released their findings for the Best Cruise Lines for 2019.  In total, they evaluated 169 cruise ships in 17 popular cruise lines for six categories.  The categories are Best Luxury Cruise Lines, Best Cruise Lines for the Money, Best Cruise Lines for Couples, Best Cruise Lines ...

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Best day trips from Kyoto

During the time we lived in Japan, we’ve taken countless day trips from Kyoto. We find Kyoto to be an excellent base for those interested in travelling around the Kansai area. We particularly enjoyed waking up in the morning, heading towards the train station and enjoying breakfast in one of the many stores available to all commuters. Kyoto is a ...

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Top 10 best airlines for transatlantic Business Class

Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire. Today (November 12, 2018): Top 10 airlines with the best Business Class on transatlantic routes. On May 21st 1927, Charles Lindbergh completed the firsts solo, nonstop transatlantic flight in history, flying his Spirit of St. Louis from Long Island in New York to Paris in France. While this historic event is widely known across the globe, it was not the ...

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Where to Find the Best Vegan in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a mecca for vegan and vegetarian food and in 2018 it seems harder to not find a vegan option on the menu! These restaurants and cafes specialise in complete vegan menus and we would say they’re your best bet for vegan eats in Los Angeles! Cafe Gratitude  Its the kind of place you bring your non-vegetarian friends for a ...

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Holland America’s Club Orange Offers Private Dining and More

Subscribe to Receive New Posts by Email   Holland America’s new Club Orange Holland America just announced their new Club Orange program and the perks that come with it.  For guests who book Neptune and Pinnacle suites, Club Orange is intended to enhance their cruise experience with a dedicated concierge, a private dining venue, priority access plus other amenities. While ...

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Where to stay in Madrid (according to a local)

If you’re planning a trip to Madrid, there are lots of things to think about and organise. After arranging flights, finding where to stay in Madrid, without doubt, is next on the list. As the capital of Spain, Madrid is a very large city that’s divided into different areas known as “barrios”. I’m sure you’re wondering what area of the ...

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top Best in Travel 2019 blog posts – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

This month’s Best in Travel-themed round-up includes a story on Sri Lanka’s lesser-known big cats © Breaking The Walls / Shutterstock For this month’s blog round-up, we asked our talented Pathfinder community to share with us their best stories from destinations included in our Best in Travel 2019 list – an expert-approved shortlist of the top 10 countries, cities, regions ...

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Viking Announces New Greek Cruise Itinerary

Subscribe to Receive New Posts by Email Don’t tell Homer –  there’s a new Greek Odyssey. Viking announced a new 11-day cruise itinerary, Greek Odyssey, sailing the Aegean Sea round-trip from Athens.  Beginning in January 2021, the new itinerary includes three new ports of call in Greece for Viking; Volos, Thessaloníki and Nafpilo.  The new Greek Odyssey cruise will also include ...

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