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The World’s Best Place to Visit in 2016-2017 is…

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According to U.S. News & World Report‘s 2016-17 best destination rankings, the best vacation destination for travelers is the largest coral reef ecosystem in the world: the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Erin Shields, travel editor for U.S. News and World Report said: It’s a once in a lifetime vacation, and it’s been in the news…

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The World’s Most Powerful Passport Is…

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The latest Henley & Partners study that was performed in collaboration with the International Air Transport Association ranked the top passports in the world based on the amount of visa-free travel allowed. Germany once again finished in first with access to 177 countries while the US tied for fourth with visa-free entry to 174 countries. At…

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A Ranking of the 25 Best Caribbean Islands…

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Business Insider has released their ranker of the 25 best Caribbean islands based on the amount of coastline per square kilometer, hotel costs, number of attractions, and flight time from New York City. You can read about the full methodology that they used for the ranker here. My family and I try to visit a new island each…

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Top 20 International Airlines – Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

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Condé Nast Traveler has revealed the results of their 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards…and of course I skipped right over to the “Top International Airlines” section. Singapore is once again number one, though there were a few interesting surprises (see Porter and El Al.  Singapore Airlines Singapore has ranked no. 1 for 27 of 28 years of RCA…

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6 Secret Beaches Best Reached by Boat…or Yacht

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In celebration of the change from “Mediterranean season” to Caribbean season” for the yachting world, AFAR has published their list of six secret beaches best reached by boat. That mini boat trailing your yacht (the “tender”) is your key to skipping the tourist masses and joining the privileged few on the kinds of awe-inspiring secluded beaches…

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Best Hotels in the World, Rated by Country & Hotel Chain

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The U.S. News & World Report released its fifth annual top hotel rankings yesterday, featuring 2,558 luxury hotels across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.  In the United States, New York City led the pack of cities with the highest concentration of ranked hotels in the country.  However, it did not snag the coveted #1…

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