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Edinburgh

EDINBURGH Edinburgh – Ten Fun Things to Do Did you know that Edinburgh is the most popular city to visit in Britain after London? Located in eastern Scotland on the Firth of Forth, it is the Scottish capital, center of finance, education and law in the north, as well as a major [...]

Edinburgh 2017-08-18T14:53:04+00:00

Christmas Markets in Europe

Christmas Markets of Europe In North America, the time approaching Christmas is usually fraught with Christmas gift lists and the mad scramble to buy, buy, buy. Often this time is stressful and many complain it takes the joy and meaning from the season. If this is the scenario that will greet you [...]

Christmas Markets in Europe 2017-07-06T15:26:56+00:00

Pictorial Review of an Icelandic Journey

Cruise Holidays in Iceland Lola and Georges Vassiliadas, owners of My Luxury Travel, with Cruise Holidays offices in Oakville, Toronto and Halifax, recently returned from a fabulous trip to Iceland in May 2017. Here are a few of the photos they took of the dramatic landscape you will find when you too [...]

Pictorial Review of an Icelandic Journey 2017-06-19T17:50:02+00:00

Your Travel Agent is Your PC

Your Travel Agent is Your PC* When it comes to travel and especially cruises, use the services of a PC* With all that is out there on the web, why has research on your PC ( personal computer), your tablet, or your smart phone not replaced your travel agent professional? This [...]

Your Travel Agent is Your PC 2017-06-09T20:05:37+00:00

The Lofoten Islands of Norway

Lofoten Islands You might be forgiven if you have never heard of this archipelago of six larger islands, and many more smaller ones, in Norway. It’s not on the usual cruise lists of ports of call, or in the glossy brochures of proffered resorts. But that does not make it any less worthy [...]

The Lofoten Islands of Norway 2017-05-25T18:40:31+00:00

Treading the Murky Waters of Specials, Deals & Offers

What you envision for your special deal but ... Treading the Murky Waters of Specials, Deals & Offers The travel industry is highly competitive and nowhere more so than in cruising. Whether it is an ocean cruise or a river cruise, the market has exploded in the last few years with new vendors [...]

Treading the Murky Waters of Specials, Deals & Offers 2017-04-24T18:52:00+00:00

Advantages of Early Booking

Advantages of Early Booking If you have been cruising for a long time, you probably don’t need to read this article. You've been booking your cruises well in advance – most of the time – so chances are, you are not going to change. But come-lately cruisers or those new cruisers accustomed to all [...]

Advantages of Early Booking 2017-03-28T17:28:05+00:00

Rhodes

Rhodes the City, on the Island of Rhodes Rhodes is a very popular spot for tourists, but not one you hear about often or see in many travel photos. If you are going to Greece or Turkey, especially on a cruise, it should be one stop you should look for on the itinerary. The [...]

Rhodes 2017-03-02T18:03:56+00:00

Travel Insurance ~ A Safe Bet

Travel Insurance ~ A Safe Bet You have just decided on your vacation travel plans, consulted with your travel professional, and laid your credit card down for the deposits required to reserve your holiday plans. The subject of travel insurance has just come up, and having just spent money on the deposits and with the [...]

Travel Insurance ~ A Safe Bet 2017-03-02T18:04:03+00:00