responsible traveler

15 Simple Ways You Can Be a Responsible Traveler

Sustainability, eco-tourism, and green travel are buzz words that are bandied about plenty in the travel industry, but what does it really mean to be a responsible traveler? Essentially it means minimizing the negative impact ..

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Our Wildlife Adventure in Australia Was Our Best Vacation Ever

Covington travelers, Glenice and Dana loved their mother-daughter wildlife adventure in Australia. Vacation expert Jean custom-designed their tour so they experienced a broad assortment of activities and encounters with local people and animals. The trip ..

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This is How My East Africa Safari Was the Trip of a Lifetime

This spring, vacation advisor Tracy Carr had an opportunity to take an adventure-of-a-lifetime, bucket list trip – an 11-day safari of Kenya and Tanzania with luxury tour operator Kensington Tours. An East Africa Safari is ..

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What Makes Luxury Line Oceania’s Cuisine the Finest at Sea?

Oceania Cruises self-confidently proclaims they offer “the Finest Cuisine at Sea.” While culinary tastes are definitely subjective, Oceania’s unprecedented array of culinary acumen and accolades supports the luxury cruise line’s bold declaration. The Oceania Culinary ..

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This is How Americans Can Still Travel to Cuba Legally

On June 4, 2019, the U.S. government changed the rules on American travel to Cuba. The U.S. Treasury Department policy was amended, disallowing the “People to People” license that many cruise lines and tour operators ..

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New Enhancements for Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises is consistently voted the best-in-class by some of the most prestigious recognitions in the travel industry. In 2019, Viking was again named the #1 River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in ..

What is a REAL ID and Why Do You Need One?

In 2005, Congress passed the REAL ID Act, setting security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards. Beginning October 1, 2020, you will need a REAL ID-compliant credential or another acceptable form of ID ..

9 Ways an Expert Travel Advisor Improves Your Experience

Many travelers enjoy researching destinations and experiences for their next trip. That’s truly part of the fun – learning about and anticipating what you’ll do in person. But with the profusion of online sources touting ..

What Do Business Travelers Want from Travel?

It’s a well-accepted premise that face-to-face interactions facilitate business objectives. Thus, travel continues to be a necessary part of doing business in today’s global economy. Most business travelers enjoy their time spent traveling for work ..

5 Caribbean Wildlife Encounters That Will Delight You

Warm sun and stretches of golden sand are an undeniable draw of the Caribbean but getting a chance to play with the wild locals was a highlight of my recent western Caribbean cruise. No, I’m ..

The Best Style Guide for What to Wear on Cunard

Cunard’s long legacy of refined and graceful travel reflects a timeless sense of style. The iconic cruise line has carried the famous and well-heeled across the Atlantic and around the globe for nearly 180 years. ..

This is Why You Need a Travel Bucket List Immediately

I want to visit the Taj Mahal. Someday I’ll see polar bears in the wild. I’m going to dine in a Michelin-starred restaurant before I die. These are items on my travel bucket list. As ..

The Best Experiences in Belgium for First Timers

Belgium may be famous for its chocolate and beer, but this relatively small country has so much more to offer. Travelers who enjoy history, cultural sites, world-class museums, and fine food will love Belgium. It’s ..

This is How to Live the Luxury Yachting Lifestyle

Covington vacation advisor Tracy Carr shared a luxury yachting experience on SeaDream Yacht Club with her brother, a first-time traveler. I had booked myself on a solo Caribbean cruise on the 112-guest SeaDream Yacht I. ..

How to Keep Your Data Secure While on Business Travel

The chances are extremely high that when you travel for business, you carry at least one form of electronic device that is crucial to conducting your business. Governments are increasingly concerned about national security because ..