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Craig Idlebrook

Articles by Craig Idlebrook

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Cruise Lines Offering More Asia Cruises Every Year

Cruise lines have tripled their options for Asian cruise tours in the last two years.

Why the Best Cruise Ships May Be River Cruise Ships

Some of the best cruise ship innovations are happening with river cruise vacations.

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Five Unique Casino Vacation Destinations

For a different kind of casino vacation, consider thinking outside of Atlantic City and Las Vegas.

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River Cruise Spotlight: Ama River Cruises

As Ama Waterways adds new luxury river cruise ships each year, here are some facts to keep in mind to evaluate if an Ama river cruise fits with your travel plans.

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Five Must-See Stops on the Best-Rated Danube River Cruises

The Danube River, which spans from Germany to the Black Sea, connects much of Europe in trade and in history. Witness the grandeur of this historic waterway on a luxury river cruise.

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Fall en Route to Canada’s Maritime Provinces

An autumn itinerary that encompasses some of our greatest hits of travel experiences for a family road trip to the Maritime Provinces.

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Unbridled Bliss in Balmy Costa Rica

It was an ambitious plan, one hatched while experiencing cabin fever: We would travel with our 3-year-old daughter to Costa Rica to explore the Latin American country for two winter months. With a steamy climate and plenty of beaches, Costa Rica is a welcome refuge for travelers escaping the cold. It’s also one of the

Save & Splurge: Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs is a city that has reinvented itself many times throughout history. Since before Colonial settlers arrived to this New York city, its mineral springs have drawn visitors for the water’s reportedly restorative properties. Then it became known as a hotbed of gambling and horseracing. In the time since, Saratoga Springs has once again