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Yacht Holidays

Chartered Yacht Holidays? Not Just for the Rich and Famous

By Janice and George

Thinking of chartering a yacht? Here’s all you need to know about bareboat vs. crewed yacht charters, the best yacht chartering companies and the top yachting destinations.

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Royal Clipper ship

Sailing on the “Royal Clipper” ship

By Janice and George

She’s tall and a real beauty! Meet the “Royal Clipper.” Modeled after a great 1902 German clipper ship, the 439-foot “Royal Clipper” carries 227 passengers and is the largest true sailing ship in the world.

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Things to do in Los Cabos

8 fun things to do in Los Cabos for beach lovers

By Janice and George

There are so many fun beachy things to do in Los Cabos! Here’s our beach lover’s guide to the best non-cheesy sunset cruises, water taxi rides, surfing tours and more.

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Alila Purnama

The “Alila Purnama”: Sailing, diving and, oh my, Komodo dragons!

By Janice and George

Scuba diving in coral gardens, idyllic beach forays and, oh my, Komodo dragons! Cruising Indonesia aboard the luxurious “Alila Purnama” comes with a dash of adventure. Sign us up!

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best new cruises in 2017

Best New Cruises in 2017: Hot ships? Cool ports?

By Janice and George

What are the best new cruises in 2017? The hottest new ships? The most exciting new itinerary? The coolest new ports and best new cruise experience? Hop aboard to see what’s making waves for 2017!

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egyptian feluccas

Egyptian feluccas – a romantic way to sail the Nile?

By Janice and George

Traditional wooden sailboats dating back to the days of the pharaohs, Egyptian feluccas aren’t comfy for multi-day cruises along the Nile. But they’re a must for a half-day sail in Aswan!

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Ponant Cruises - Le Ponant

Ooh La La! Going French with Ponant Cruises

By Janice and George

“More Bordeaux to go with your langouste sabayon?” (And maybe more French brie too?) We love the French touch on Ponant Cruises, which operates five chic ships.

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Water activities in Hawaii

Get Wet! 5 Best Hawaii water adventures

By Janice and George

From snorkeling to sailing, there are oodles of Hawaii water adventures to enjoy when you visit the Aloha state. So haul out your swimsuit – an ocean of watery fun is waiting!

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San Francisco highlights

San Francisco Highlights: Getting a taste of the city

By Janice and George

San Francisco highlights? Its food and wine counts. Biking the Golden Gate bridge is a blast. As is sailing past Alcatraz – no granny cruise this!

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Snapshot Story #7: Sailing Indonesia on a phinisi

By Janice and George

We’re getting ready to sail Indonesia on the luxurious Alila Purnama. There’s a dive center onboard and we’ll see Komodo dragons. We can’t wait!

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