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AmaLea to Set Sail with Twin Balconies in Most Staterooms

AmaLea to Set Sail with Twin Balconies in Most Staterooms

AmaWaterways launched its newest ship last March. The AmaLea made its maiden voyage out of Amsterdam. AmaLea will start sailing its Danube itineraries May 6, and its official christening ceremony will be held on May 26, 2018 in Germany. The cruise ship has luxurious amenities, a spacious design, and…
A Gas Mask is the Law to Visit Japan’s Izu Islands

A Gas Mask is the Law to Visit Japan’s Izu Islands

The Izu Islands sit on top of an active volcano chain that erupted six times in the last century. While it is relatively safe to travel to the islands, one particular island has a weird law meant to protect residents and visitors. Known as Miyake-Jima Island, residents have to have a gas mask with…
How to Get a Cruise Cabin Upgrade for Free (or Cheap)

How to Get a Cruise Cabin Upgrade for Free (or Cheap)

How to Get a Cruise Cabin Upgrade for Free (or Cheap) If you want to upgrade your cruise cabin, the best time to do it is when you’re buying. Look at any of the big online cruise agencies, and you’ll see a notice that says “upgrades available” or such on some of the listings.…
What You Need to Know About Month-to-Month Rentals

What You Need to Know About Month-to-Month Rentals

A month-to-month rental agreement is the best way to enjoy the benefits of renting without having to commit yourself to a lease that can last for at least two to three years. Though easily the more convenient option, month-to-month rentals are not for everyone. Flexibility This goes both ways. For…
New York’s real estate hits 6-year low

New York’s real estate hits 6-year low

Not only has New York's real estate hit a 6-year-low in the fourth quarter but when the new tax rules take effect, it is very likely to drop even lower. A report from Douglas Elliman Real Estate and Miller Samuel, the total sales volume dropped 12% compared with the fourth quarter last year.…
$45 million Malibu home: Dr. Chen willing to accept part payment in Bitcoin

$45 million Malibu home: Dr. Chen willing to accept part payment in Bitcoin

Dr. Wei Tzuoh Chen, owner of a 9,000-square-foot beachfront estate is putting it on the market for $45 million. But putting a property on the market is not something that makes headlines. The interesting part of this news is that Dr. Chen is willing to accept partial payment in bitcoin for the…
What 4 Household Items should be Included in the Listing of your Home

What 4 Household Items should be Included in the Listing of your Home

Listing your home can be a formidable task especially if it is your first time and you are unsure about the various processes and paperwork that has to be done. Luckily, there are realtors who can guide you through the entire process and ensure that your home fetches the best price in the market.…
What Can You Do And What Will You See in the Town of Monopoli?

What Can You Do And What Will You See in the Town of Monopoli?

The small town of Monopoli in the province of Bari, Italy is a flourishing seaside town that was once subject to pirate raids many years ago because of its location as a trading centre. Now, it has become quite the tourist spot, with plenty of attractions to see and explore, from the port to the…
What Has The Chapel Bridge In Lucerne, Switzerland Been Used For?

What Has The Chapel Bridge In Lucerne, Switzerland Been Used For?

The Chapel Bridge dates back to the mid-14th Century and the wooden footbridge has stood in place over the Reuss River ever since. At the middle of the bridge stands the Water Tower and with the Chapel Bridge, they mark the upper end of the medieval bridgehead city of Lucerne. It is where Lake…
Georgian Adventures: Okatse Canyon

Georgian Adventures: Okatse Canyon

Georgian adventures continue at the Okatse Canyon near the village of Gordi in the country's west. "This area close to Kutaisi is famous for its deep canyons, forest lakes and other fascinating natural attractions," said Euronews reporter Denis Loctier, trying out a new footpath with…
The Residences at Waikiki Beach Tower are Now Open

The Residences at Waikiki Beach Tower are Now Open

Aqua-Aston announced the opening of The Residences at Waikiki Beach Tower. The oceanfront resort closed temporarily to make way for a multi-million renovation project. Located just a couple of steps from Waikiki Beach, it offers a beautiful view of the beach and the city. Formerly known as Aston…
How Can You See the Nazca Lines in Peru?

How Can You See the Nazca Lines in Peru?

Tourists in Peru go to see two things: Machu Pichu or the Nazca Lines. The latter, located in Southern Peru, is a series of mysterious etchings that don't look like much from the ground but are a sight to behold when viewed from afar. You have two options if you want to see the best of the Nazca…