Tips for Accessible Travel

Millions of American travelers aren’t letting a disability keep them from exploring the world. In fact, a 2015 study by the Chicago-based nonprofit Open Doors Organization reported that in the previous two years, more than 26 million adults with disabilities traveled for pleasure and/or business, taking 73 million trips. While the Open Doors report notes that obstacles remain, in many areas — including airlines and … Continue reading Tips for Accessible Travel

Eight New Cruise Offerings for 2020

Whether you’re a veteran of cruises or thinking about going on one for the first time, don’t delay in planning your voyage for 2020. The period from January to March is “wave season,” when cruise lines roll out their best deals, making it the perfect time to book your trip. Here are some of the new ships and destinations. Naming a godparent is a longstanding … Continue reading Eight New Cruise Offerings for 2020

Resolutions to Improve Your Travel Experiences in 2020

It’s a new year, and that brings new opportunities for travel: a chance to cross a destination off your bucket list or revisit a place that you love. Wherever you go at home or around the world, here are some resolutions to make your travel more mindful in 2020. Help the planet. To save money and help reduce waste, bring a reusable water bottle on … Continue reading Resolutions to Improve Your Travel Experiences in 2020

5 Festive Reasons to Take an AmaWaterways Christmas Cruise

If you’re like many Americans, you’ve had dreams of experiencing the magic of Christmas abroad.  There’s just something about small European villages and bustling cities dressed up in their best holiday decor that warms the soul in the season.  While there are many ways to experience the holidays in Europe, a River Cruise with AmaWaterways just might be the very best one. If you’re wondering … Continue reading 5 Festive Reasons to Take an AmaWaterways Christmas Cruise

Escape to The Bahamas

With beautiful beaches, warm, friendly people and a location starting 50 miles off the Florida coast, a vacation in the Bahamas is the perfect place to take a break from dreary winter weather. The Bahamas is an archipelago with more than 700 islands spread out over 100,000 square miles of ocean. While two of the northernmost islands suffered damage in Hurricane Dorian, most of the … Continue reading Escape to The Bahamas

Experience Europe’s Christmas Markets

December is an exciting time to be in Europe, with colorful holiday decorations on display and, of course, traditional Christmas markets where travelers can shop for unique gifts while sipping mulled wine or hot chocolate. Here are a few of the places where the Christmas spirit will be in full swing. Amsterdam’s scenic streets and waterways are illuminated in December as part of the Light … Continue reading Experience Europe’s Christmas Markets

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Vacation

Whether you’re looking for a taste of adventure, a bit of romance or a fun place to take the kids, here are some unique ideas for a New Year’s Eve getaway that you’ll remember long after the ball drops on 2020. If you’re not afraid of heights, say goodbye to 2019 at a higher elevation. Those in top shape, can consider a hike up Tanzania’s … Continue reading Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Vacation

Eight Holiday Travel Tips

For many people, Thanksgiving marks the start of a busy holiday travel season that continues through Christmas and New Year’s. If you have a trip planned, here are some tips to think about before leaving home. Save Electricity. Remember to unplug electronics and appliances that will sit idle while you’re away, like a computer, toaster or coffeemaker. To save money and energy, adjust the furnace … Continue reading Eight Holiday Travel Tips

Hit the Slopes for an Active Vacation

Whether it’s a day on the slopes, sharing a meal or relaxing in front of a cozy fire in the evening, a vacation at a ski resort provides lots of opportunities for families to spend time together and create new memories. With choices from New England to California, it can be difficult to pick one. Your Travel Leaders travel advisor can guide you through all … Continue reading Hit the Slopes for an Active Vacation

Food Reigns on a Culinary Vacation

Travel is a delight for the senses, opening you up to a world of new sights, sounds and, especially, tastes. Sampling the local food is a way to immerse yourself in the culture and create memories that will linger long after you return home. Here are some of the culinary experiences you can indulge in around the world: With its rugged winters, simple, hearty meals … Continue reading Food Reigns on a Culinary Vacation