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Fun-filled day at Portland, Maine

Visiting Portland, Maine offers various activities that you will definitely enjoy: from amusement parks to museums and wildlife encounters, from sports and recreation to pampering and relaxation. Every member of the family will surely agree that this vacation is one for the books!

For food enthusiasts, try out the Maine Foodie Tour which gives you an opportunity to interact with culinary artists and even get to taste their creations. Have an idea of the food’s history in a 2-3 hour walking tour around town. However if you’re more of a wine enthusiast, Portland also offers something for your needs through Wine Wise.

Once your stomach is all filled up, you can try out the different outdoor activities in Portland. There's Summer Feet Cycling Adventures, which caters to all level of cyclists where you can ride around different lighthouses. Portland Paddle, on the other hand, offers water activities where you can rent kayaks and paddle boards or join a guided tour at Casco Bay. You can also visit Portland Observatory to experience a close encounter with nature.

This is just a grasp of what to expect when you visit Portland, Maine. Surely there are more hidden activities out there that will enrich your experience and knowledge about the place. Have a memorable trip with your family and you’ll no doubt come back for more. Book a holiday with a travel agent today to make the most of your trip!

Celebrity watch in Punta del Este, Uruguay

One of the ritziest cities in South America, Punta del Este is the playground of the rich and famous. It is a city where the fun never stops. The moment the sun rises until the moon fades, Punta del Este will leave you breathless.

A small city located in a narrow peninsula in southeast Uruguay, Punta del Este’s population is about 20,000, but is teeming with thousands of tourists all year round. It is the safest city in Uruguay and its mild climate means you can enjoy a visit at anytime of the year. Because it draws in thousands of visitors, Punta del Este has its own international airport, the Aeropuerto Internacional de Punta del Este, located in the municipality of Maldonado, just a few minutes from the city.

There are so many things to enjoy in Punta del Este including water activities in the beaches of Playa Mansa and Playa Brava. Enjoy savoring delightful dishes in its  restaurants, a walk along its promenade, the view of the famous sculpture known as “The Hand on the Sand”, people watch in its main avenue called ”la Gorlero”, and visit Artigas Square where you can shop for beautiful handicrafts. You can also visit the Taller de Casapueblo museum, Museo del Mar, Arboretum Lussich, La Barra Bridge, and Alto de la Ballena Vineyards, to name a few. Party when the sun sets at the Buddha Bar, Mambo Club, El Barcito, Moby Dick or Tio Jack.

Naomi Campbell, George Clooney, Martin Amis, and Shakira are among the famous celebrities who have been spotted in the city. Who knows who you will be hobnobbing with, when you take a vacation in Punta del Este! 

5 reasons why you must visit Pike Place Market in Seattle

The largest city in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle and its metropolitan area is home to some of the country’s superb art scenes, fun festivals and events, natural landmarks, numerous attractions, and one of the country’s oldest and most visited public markets, Pike Place Market. 

Pike Place Market is a mishmash of a fresh produce market, restaurants, cafes , craft and arts stores, art galleries and studios, smoke shops, book stores, florists, and just about anything! It is located on a nine-acre stretch in the historic district of Seattle. It was established in 1907 and has been in operation since then. It is visited by about ten million people annually!  Here are five reasons why you must pay it a visit:

  • The first original Starbucks was opened in Pike Place Market in 1971. It is a throwback experience you must not miss especially if you are a fan! Don’t forget to take some pictures.
  • You have got to eat at Pike Place Chowder Restaurant. It serves the best clam chowder in town!
  • Visit the Pike Place Fish Market. You do not have to buy anything; just enjoy the experience of watching fish flying around.
  • Shop for comics and manga, games and toys, and hard to find collectibles at Golden Age Collectables, the country’s oldest comic shop.
  • Find unique and authentic crafts at the Pike Place Crafts Market. All the items have been screened, guaranteeing that they are all handcrafted.

These are just teasers of what Pike Place Market offers.  There are more than a hundred reasons why you must visit Pike Place Market soon!

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Mount Carmel's Caves, a Study into Human Evolution The four caves of Mount Carmel include Tabun, Jamal, El-Wad and Skhul. The cave’s terraces are clustered next to each other on the southern side of Nahal Me’arot Valley which opens to the coastal plain on the western end of the Carmel range. read more
Best Beachfront Restaurants in Myrtle Beach Marina Inn is Myrtle Beach City's premiere dining destination. It is ideal for both family nighouts and romantic dinners. It is popular for its Fish Tacos that are served with a Mango Margarita. read more
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13 Nights / 14 Days to discover India visiting: Delhi, Varanasi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur & Mumbai.  

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August 13 - 16   |   August 20 - 23   |   August 27 - 30

Package includes:

              Via Rail from Guelph in economy class   

  •  Guelph Departs:   09:44  |  Arrives Toronto:  10:53 - Departs Toronto: 11:30  |  Arrives Montreal 16:47
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  • 3 Nights at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel in a fairmont room. 
    Located on the rail station, at the heart of romantic and cosmopolitan Montréal where French and English meet, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth offers guests outstanding comfort and attentive service.

  • A walking tour of Old Montreal.
    Experience Old Montreal's birthplace in depth with a walking tour. The Old Montreal Walking tour is designed to allow you to see Montreal in all its grandness, feel its energy and to know its heart. This is the sincerity of effort and dedication that separates us from the others. Old Montreal is a National Historic site of Canada not to be missed on your next visit to our beautiful city!

 

Price:   609.00 Per person + 24.83 tax per person based on double occupancy.  2 people sharing one room.
Price is based on availability of contracted room rates and rail service is Escape Fare.
Full payment at time of booking.  Package is non-refundable and Non-changeable.
 

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Experience a Life of Luxury at Hotel Estherea This is a blog about one of the best hotels in the world - the Hotel Estherea. That the hotel is located on Singel, Amsterdam's oldest canal, makes it a must visit for those intent on seeing what Amsterdam has to offer. read more
So Much Greatness! India Travel Planner and Itineraries. Come into the office and pick one up. Air Canada direct flights to Delhi in partnership with the India Tourism Board and Tourcan Vacations. read more
Who takes care of what bills for a  Destination Wedding? Make no mistake. Destination weddings can be pricey, but not if you know how to make them work. Besides, the fact that you will host your wedding at your dream destination is all that matters. read more
The World's Best Yoga Spots The spot is located on the foothills of Kerala's western Ghat in India. The beauty of nature coupled with the graceful flow of Neyyar Dam water makes it the ideal place to meditate. Among the lessons learnt here includes hatha yoga courses which involves chanting, yoga practice and meditation. read more
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Laurisilva of Madeira, The Mustn't Miss Destination In Portugal Laurisilva of Madeira comprises of 15,000 hectares and is located in the larger 27,000 hectares Madeira Nature Reserve. The site is made up of primary laurel forest, a vegetation species that is only found in the Azores, Canary Islands and Madeira. read more

 

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It's Time You Explore The Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley in Andorra The upper part of the valley features an exposed glacial landscape with picturesque steep cliffs, rock and lake glaciers. Further down, the valley narrows and becomes more wooded. A secondary valley is also to be seen here at the point where Perafita Claror Valley blends into the Madriu Valley to the South West. read more

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Veranda category 2D from $2199 for Mar. 27 sailing on Celebrity Silhouette®. Other categories/occupancy types and sailing dates are available at varying prices. Classic beverage package applies to
two guests (21 years and older) per stateroom and includes beers up to $6 per serving, spirits and cocktails up to $8 per serving and wine up to $9 per serving, soda selections, fresh squeezed and
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Its Time You Explored The Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan The surviving ensemble constitutes of 153 blocks on a 75 hectares piece of land. It is divided into 2 distinct sectors – the Spanish Quarter in the west and the Native Quarter in the east. The Spanish Quarter was large as opposed to the Native Quarter. read more
Do you want to be a globetrotting traveler? Start your adventure with the 10 cities listed in the vlog and you will have started with a bang. They are a representative sample of what you can expect when you travel the world. read more