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The Gift Of Travel

November 26, 2021

Travel Inspiration ‘Tis the season of giving and unsurprisingly at Direct Travel we believe one of the best gifts anyone can receive is the Gift of Travel. The Gift of Travel is always the perfect size and is one that continues to give long after the re...

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Hot Mulled Wine from AmaWaterways

November 26, 2021

Recipes Gühwein: an essential part of winter in Europe Brighten up the long winter nights the way Europeans have for centuries with an intensely warming and fragrant drink of hot mulled wine fortified with spices, herbs, fruit and fruit juices, hard al...

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Princess Medallion Cruise Experience

November 10, 2021

Travel Tips   Rebecca Adams, Direct/Vision Travel’s Director of Supplier Relations, recently sailed with Princess Cruises and shared how the MedallionClass® enhanced her cruise experience.   Princess Medallion Your Medallion stores a...

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6 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do While Cruising

October 29, 2021

Travel Inspiration   1 - Heli-Hike in Antarctica Heli-hiking, offered on Quark Expeditions’ new Ultramarine Ship, gives adventurers two experiences in one. First, the flight provides spectacular coastal and mountain views. Next, you get to trek or snowshoe...

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Pumpkin Soup

October 29, 2021

Recipes It’s that time of year, everything is coming up pumpkin! As the days start to get chillier, cosy up with this pumpkin soup from our friends at St.Anne’s Spa in Grafton, Ontario.   INGREDIENTS   • 2 finely diced white on...

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The New Hotel Athens, a Design Hotel

October 29, 2021

Travel Inspiration Athens’ New Hotel feels as though you’re staying in an eclectic, eco-friendly, and ultra-luxe art gallery. Everything about this 79-room boutique hotel is playful and smart, from mismatched chairs that resemble sculptures to the restauran...

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My Trip to Greece

October 29, 2021

Travel Inspiration   This past September, I traveled to Greece and enjoyed a seven-night cruise on board Azamara. It turns out the biggest hurdle wasn’t navigating the new travel requirements, it was getting myself ready to be part of the world again. For t...

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Carlisle Bay – Antigua

September 27, 2021

Travel Inspiration   Located on a stunning horseshoe bay on the South Western shore of the island of Antigua, overlooking tranquil turquoise waters and swathed by lush rainforest, Carlisle Bay offers a haven of seclusion and relaxation. Sophisticated and contempo...

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What it's like to Travel to Mexico Right Now

September 27, 2021

Travel Tips   Rene Schneeberger, VP, Leisure Supplier Management, Direct Travel recent experience as a US citzen traveling to Mexico.   Trip: San Francisco to Cancun Date: June 25-28, 2021 Purpose: Apple Leisure Group Annual Meeting   Exper...

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What it's like to Travel to Europe Right Now

September 27, 2021

Travel Tips   Rene Schneeberger, VP, Leisure Supplier Management, Direct Travel recent experience as a US citzen traveling to Europe.   Trip: San Francisco to France Date: July 22-29, 2021 Purpose: AmaWaterways River Cruise   Experience: &...

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Jade Mountain

August 28, 2021

Travel Tips   Rising majestically above the 600 acre beach front resort of Anse Chastanet, Jade Mountain Resort on St. Lucia’s south-western Caribbean coastline is a cornucopia of organic architecture celebrating St. Lucia’s stunning scenic bea...

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Confused by Travel Requirements?

August 28, 2021

Travel Inspiration   We are here to help! Borders are opening and travel has cautiously restarted.  With this new beginning, new travel requirements have been implemented. At first glance these regulations seem daunting, but there is a way to break them down...

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How to Make a Mojito

July 30, 2021

Recipes   Nothing captures the true passion, culture and taste of Havana like the authentic Cuban Mojito.   Ingredients 2 oz. Havana Club 3 Year Old Rum 1 oz. Simple Syrup ¾ oz. Lime Juice (half a lime) 2 Mint Sprigs 4 oz. of Sparkli...

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No-Bake Berry Cheesecakes

June 28, 2021

Recipes   Make this delicious dessert without turning on the oven.   INGREDIENTS   FOR THE CRUST   1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs   2 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted   1 tbsp. light brown sugar   FOR THE CHEESECAKE...

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Curtain Bluff Resort - Antigua

June 28, 2021

Travel Inspiration   Effortless Island Luxury   Intimate and Inviting, Curtain blends timeless seaside elegance with toes-in-the-sand charm at Antigua's premiere all-inclusive destination.   Relaxation Awaits   Tucked away on a rocky promonto...

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Traveling to Europe This summer

June 28, 2021

Travel Tips   If you are thinking about visiting continent this summer, here are a few of our travel tips.   1 – A Travel Advisor is essential. Yes, it can be said we are biased, however, while countries are open to travellers, there are still...

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Best Beach Resorts in the Caribbean

May 31, 2021

Travel Tips It's very difficult to identify the best beach resorts in the Caribbean.  The reality is the best resort is the one that suits your needs, therefore, we have broken them into categories.  Here are some of our recommendations for the best be...

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European Food Destinations

April 28, 2021

Travel Inspiration Did somebody say food?  An exploration of some of the top European food destinations.   Paris French cuisine is rated as one of the world’s finest. So Paris is a foregone conclusion on any list of top food cities. French gastronomy...

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Classic Shrimp Scampi

April 27, 2021

Travel Tips Enjoy this fresh and delicious recipe, ready in just 30 minutes!   This recipe is one of the most searched recipes on FoodNetwork.com and the #shrimpscampi has more than 134,000 posts on Instagram.   Ingredients:   Kosher salt 1...

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Pink Royal Margarita

March 31, 2021

Recipes   This cocktail is regal and delicious and suitable for any king or queen.   Ingredients: 4cl Don Julio Blanco Tequila 2cl Cointreau 3cl Strawberry puree 2cl Agave syrup 2cl fresh lime juice Dash of balsamic vinegar Pinch of groun...

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A Gradual Return to Cruising is Underway

March 31, 2021

Travel Inspiration   It is in some ways hard for us to grasp that it’s already been 12 months since the world stood still mid-March 2020, when cruise lines voluntarily suspended all operations globally.   Few of us could have predicted that it wou...

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The Best Vacation Spots across Florida

March 31, 2021

Travel Inspiration Plan your next Florida vacation with personalized experiences for everyone!   Florida is a top destination for vacationers around the world and for good reason! The weather is warm and the activities are endless. Many people decide to take the...

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Top 10 Hikes in New Zealand

March 31, 2021

Travel Inspiration   Whether you call it hiking, tramping, or trekking in your corner of the world, it is frequently named as one of the top reasons for visiting New Zealand. Aotearoa New Zealand offers an abundance of tracks available to choose from, varying in ...

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Irish Buck Cocktail

March 17, 2021

Recipes   Something a bit different for this St Patricks Day: Irish Buck Cocktail   Irish Buck Ingredients 1 1⁄2 oz Irish whiskey 1⁄4 oz Fresh lime juice 2 oz Ginger ale   Add the whiskey and lime juice to a Collins glass f...

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Unique Irish Experiences

March 17, 2021

Travel Inspiration   Private Lambay Island Whiskey Expereince Enjoy a private tour and experience like no other with an exclusive visit to Lambay Island and Distillery. Owned by The Barings from 1904 to present day, the residents of Lambay Island live off-grid &...

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Cap Maison Resort & Spa

February 26, 2021

Travel Inspiration   Cap Maison Resort & Spa   On a magnificent oceanfront bluff high above picturesque Smugglers Cove on the north end of Saint Lucia, Cap Maison Resort & Spa’s incomparable setting is a prize. The exclusive resort is unique ...

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Spicy Sausage Rigatoni

February 24, 2021

Recipes   This Spicy Sausage Rigatoni is so simple and SO GOOD. Chewy tubes of rigatoni swimming in a delicious sauce made of Italian sausage, San Marzano tomatoes, red wine, and spices. Add some crusty bread to sop up some of the sauce!   INGRE...

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Local Stays

January 13, 2021

Travel Inspiration   California Canyon Ranch, Woodside Set among centuries-old redwoods just south of San Francisco, Canyon Ranch Woodside is a new form of intimate, immersive, and elevated retreat experience.   Woodside artfully orchestrates your connec...

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Direct Travel marks 25th Town Hall for Advisors

December 24, 2020

Travel Inspiration   It’s no secret that Covid-19 has brought a lot of hardship and isolation to travel advisors. When Direct Travel and its Canadian division Vision Travel started Town Hall zoom meetings for its advisors across North America six months ago...

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Appointment Announcement

December 18, 2020

Travel Tips   Direct Travel is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Goodheart to the newly-formed position of Director, Leisure Operations. Goodheart was most recently the Leisure Operations Manager at CWT Vacations in the United States.   ...

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Greece with Azamara

December 18, 2020

Travel Inspiration   With countless miles of coastline, nearly 6000 islands, unparalleled history and amazing cuisine, it could take an entire lifetime to explore. With the experts at Direct Travel along with Azamara’s Destination Immersion  approach t...

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Easy Apple Strudel

November 27, 2020

Recipes   Here is a simplified version of normally time-consuming apple strudel pastry so you can enjoy this traditional Viennese treat at home.   Ingredients   1 sheet (1/2 box) frozen puff pastry, thawed Flour for dusting ½ C (...

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Coming Soon: Holidays for Heroes

November 27, 2020

Travel Inspiration   To wrap up a year marked by widespread change and industry challenges, Direct Travel, Inc. is launching a community-driven initiative of celebration and renewed hope with its Holidays for Heroes giveaway. The contest will provide 10 winners w...

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Private Villa Stays

November 27, 2020

Travel Inspiration   Close to home or far-flung: There’s a private stay for every type of travel.   As we dust off our suitcases and venture back into the world, there’s a certain peace of mind to be found from settling into a private villa. Lu...

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Pumpkin Pie

October 30, 2020

Recipes   Fall has arrived and with it everything pumpkin.   Ingredients   2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tbsp granulated sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup cold unsalted butter, cubed 1/4 to 1/3 cup ice water FOR FILLING: 2 kg sugar-pie pump...

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Trend Alert: Travel with your Bubble

October 30, 2020

Travel Inspiration   We recently asked Rene Schneeberger, Vice President Leisure Supplier Management, for what he saw as the biggest trends in travel as we navigate these challenging times.  Here are his thoughts.    The upcoming holiday season i...

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10 Trips of a Lifetime

March 8, 2021

Travel Inspiration   How many of these trips of a lifetime are on your must experience list?  Direct Travel can help you turn your Dream into Reality.   1. Set Sail on World Cruise Almost every major cruise line offers a world cruise and they are fan...

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Red Canyon Lodge

October 1, 2020

Travel Inspiration   Discover one of Utah’s hidden treasures, Red Canyon Lodge in Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area.  They’re surrounded by Flaming Gorge’s incredible scenery, abundant wildlife and a huge variety of outdoor recreation....

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Hidden Gems

September 30, 2020

Travel Inspiration   With many Direct Travelers looking for vacations close to home this year; we asked our team of expert travel advisors across the country for their Hidden Gem Hotels and Resorts and they delivered!  Here are a few of the properties they r...

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Best Drives in the U.S.

August 31, 2020

Travel Tips   While some this year’s grandest travel plans may be on pause, not all vacation hope is lost. As countries and states ease restrictions and hotels, national parks, and other attractions cautiously begin to reopen, the allure of the open ...

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Villa Rental Tips

July 28, 2020

Travel Inspiration   Nothing will make you feel like an A-Lister quite as much as your own villa. Besides the considerable glamour factor, renting a home away from home has several advantages. Depending on the size of your group, a villa may be better value than ...

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Summer Mojito

July 28, 2020

Recipes   The classic mojito is a traditional Cuban cocktail made with lime, mint, soda, and rum. Enjoy your summer with this refreshing drink.     Ingredients:    - 3 mint leaves. - 2 ounces white rum. - 3/4 ounce fresh ...

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Top 5 Benefits from Traveling Solo

July 20, 2020

Travel Inspiration   There are many reasons to travel solo; maybe you’re single, in a relationship, or want the privacy of your own room while travelling with friends. Regardless of the reason, solo travelling is a unique and rewarding experience that allow...

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Your Celebration Planner

July 14, 2020

Travel Tips   There is no question that due to COVID-19, celebrations have had to adapt. From virtual birthday parties, drive-by graduations and lawn signs, to creating special meals at home, we found new ways to show how much we cared.   This chang...

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What is Travel like during COVID-19?

July 2, 2020

Travel Tips   There’s a lot of talk about travel these days and as can be expected, many questions.   Have you flown yet? Which borders are open? Are there restrictions? When should I book my next vacation?   While we do have answers to...

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Caviar Recipe

June 29, 2020

Recipes   We recently held a Virtual Caviar Conversation with Seabourn Cruises and their partner Regiis Ova. It was extremely interesting, if you were able to attend we hope you enjoyed it too.   We have had many requests for Seabourn Chef, Anto...

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Happy 4th of July

June 26, 2020

Travel Tips   While your Fourth of July festivities might look a little different this year, what doesn't change are all the amazing things there are to celebrate.   Here are some fun facts about our fantastic country:   • George Washing...

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What is in store for travel?

May 7, 2020

Travel Tips There’s no denying it is a strange world we live in right now.  None of us could have expected this, and everyone is dealing with the unknown in different ways.   With #StayAtHome orders starting to lift, the destinations or experie...

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Crab Tostadas

May 1, 2020

Recipes The perfect snack food for your Cinco de Mayo party.   Crab Salpicon Tostadas Ingredients: Corn tostadas 500 g of crab pulp 2 tomatoes ½ red onion ½ cup of lemon juice ¼ cup of cilantro Salt and pepper   Cle...

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5 Margarita Recipes

May 1, 2020

Recipes Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and dream of your next Mexican vacation with these Margaritas.   For a Spin on the Classic The Cabo Green Margarita is from Esperanza, an Auberge Resorts Collection resort in Los Cabos. 2 oz. silver tequila (100 perce...

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Gluten-Free Vegan Sweet Potato Tart

April 22, 2020

Recipes From our friends at Oceania Cruises, this gluten-free vegan dish is perfect as a main course or an appetizer.   NOTE:  As this recipe uses Metric measurements, we have provided approximate North American equivalents.  For best result...

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Spring Hope Cocktail

April 14, 2020

Recipes From the Oscar Bar at the Charlotte Street Hotel located steps from Soho in London.  INGREDIENTS30ml Ketel One Botanical Peach and Orange Blossom (or a vodka of your choice)½ a passion fruit½ a peach20ml fresh lemon juice20ml ag...

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10 Great Travel Movies

April 14, 2020

Recipes Under the Tuscan Sun As summer takes its time to arrive in North America, take a virtual journey to Tuscany with Diane Lane. Murder on the Orient Express Agatha Christie’s classic tale featuring the golden age of train travel in Europe. Did ...

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The Value of a Direct Travel Advisor

March 19, 2020

Travel Tips Our Expertise   Our Advisors are our biggest asset and your best advocate when planning travel. You are currently hearing about travelers being on hold 6 or 7 hours with some travel retailers or suppliers. When you book with Direct Travel, we ...

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Fun Facts about The Americas

March 3, 2020

Travel Tips   From the top of Alaska to the bottom of Patagonia, here are some fun facts about the Western hemisphere we call The Americas that will excite your need for adventure across these beautiful lands!    Denali, located in south-centra...

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Raspberry Brownies

February 28, 2020

Recipes   Raspberry Brownies for Two with Chambord Glaze from Desserts for Two by Christina Lane.   Ingredients 5 tablespoons (2.5 ounces) unsalted butter 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon...

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In Praise of the Staycation

February 28, 2020

Travel Tips   Travel is great for the soul.  It expands our worldview, gives us an even greater appreciation of our own home and reenergizes us as it forces us to step away from the treadmill of every day.   The only thing is, sometimes the pro...

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What travelers are seeking in 2020

February 28, 2020

Travel Tips   Updating your travel wish list?  Here are some of our top travel trends.   Untouristed and Unexpected Destinations   With some favorite destinations seeing an untenable rise in demand, the well-traveled luxury set is seekin...

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Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa | Riviera Maya

February 28, 2020

Travel Tips   Set among verdant jungle beside a white, sandy beach, Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa is one of Mexico’s top luxury hotels. Here you can start the day with yoga and end with a session in a traditional temazcal sauna.   Spend lazy...

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Top 5 Experiences in Greenland with A&K

February 21, 2020

Travel Tips   Located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, Greenland is the largest island of the world and an exciting destination for all adventure minded travellers. Greenland is also a place of fascinating contrasts, where enduring Inuk and Viking t...

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Deep Alaska with Seabourn Cruises

February 21, 2020

Travel Tips   The immensity of the Great Land complements the intimacy of Seabourn Sojourn. Seen from the deck, snowy mountains loom in the blue sky, seeming almost close enough to touch.    Imagine the scene, here at the top of the world. Your...

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Antarctica with Intrepid Travel

February 21, 2020

Travel Tips   Filled with natural wonders, unique wildlife, and many adventures, Antarctica has become one of the most popular travel destinations among the adventure travellers.   Intrepid runs a variety of Antarctica tours between November and Mar...

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Top 3 ways to Travel in Europe

January 31, 2020

Travel Tips   Europe is a diverse continent filled with incredible experiences. Where you want to explore is up to you but picking your travel style is best left to a professional. What do you want to see? Where do you want to go? Do you want VIP access? L...

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The Perfect Wanderlist

January 30, 2020

Travel Tips   Creating a wanderlist is your opportunity to dream big, go beyond and put down everything you want to see, touch or experience.   Here are 5 different strategies that we believe can help bring your dreamed wanderlist to life.   ...

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What to Pack in your Carry-on?

January 30, 2020

Travel Tips   What to pack in your carry-on? You know about keeping the basics with you: your passport, itinerary, the address where you’re staying, additional travel documents, medications, jewelry, electronics and other valuables.   But you ...

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The Springs Resort & Spa - Costa Rica

January 30, 2020

Travel Tips   Welcome to The Springs Resort & Spa where the word "Vacation" is truly defined. With a spectacular view of the Arenal Volcano, natural hot and cold springs, five unique dining experiences, and an impressive full-service Spa, The Springs R...

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Chili

January 30, 2020

Recipes   Take the chill out of winter and enjoy this delicious chili recipe.   Ingredients:   2 pounds ground beef 2 cloves garlic, chopped One 8-ounce can tomato sauce 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon g...

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Hearty Egg and Bread Bake

January 17, 2020

Travel Tips   Be brunch ready with this make-ahead casserole.   Ingredients   ¼ cups pancetta, diced 1 medium onion, diced 1 red pepper, seeded and diced 8 eggs 2 tsp Italian seasoning ½ tsp salt ½ tsp ground mustar...

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Top Alaskan Adventures

January 17, 2020

Travel Tips   When it comes to describing wild Alaska, the word ‘beautiful” is often used. Vast, striking landscapes are found over every horizon, from deep and luscious green forests that coat mountainsides to towering off-white glaciers that ...

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Extraordinary African Adventures

January 17, 2020

Travel Tips   We are excited to share this guest blog from our valued active travel partner Sherwin Banda, President of African Travel.   My Top 7 African Countries   Zimbabwe   Africa is a wonderful place to experience with family.&nb...

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Top 6 Reasons to Cruise

January 3, 2020

Travel Tips   Different Destinations    Explore multiple locations with the added perk of only having to unpack once! Cruising is a convenient way to visit multiple destinations without the hassle of moving to different hotels, passing through ...

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Madagascar Vanilla Chicken

December 30, 2019

Recipes   Ingredients:   - 1.5 kg Chicken cut into pieces - 1 Onion finely chopped - 3 Cloves of garlic finely chopped - 4 Vanilla pods catted in half on the lenght - 1 Sprig of fresh thyme - ½ Teaspoon turmeric powder - 2 Cups crea...

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Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

December 30, 2019

Travel Tips   Located 17 minutes from Kona International Airport, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is perfectly situated for all kinds of island adventures. The spirit of Hawaii, from its long-held traditions to its inspired art, informs every detail of our id...

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The World's Best New Year's Eve Celebrations

December 30, 2019

Travel Tips   These NYE parties make global headlines for over-the-top pageantry.     Sydney, Australia   More than a million people gather every year to witness Sydney’s New Year’s Eve celebrations, and the party starts ear...

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Pizza, Florentine Style

November 29, 2019

Recipes   In Florence, pizzerias make pizzas with thin crusts and bake them in wood burning ovens. Here is a basic recipe for the crust, plus the ingredients for making a simple Margerita Pizza. Pizzas are also generally individual size so the recipe b...

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Explore off the Beaten Path

November 1, 2019

Travel Tips   Exploration comes in all shapes and sizes. From an Arctic hike through the freezing tundra to a bike ride through the Austrian countryside dotted with castles and churches, adventure can be found in all corners of the world.  Turn these ...

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Pastel de Nata

October 30, 2019

Recipes   You can find these delicious little bites all over Portugal, and once you have tasted them beware, as they are addictive. Easy to make, the rich, eggy filling is pure comfort food. Here, we have simplified the recipe by using puff pastry doug...

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Our Top Packing Tips

October 30, 2019

Travel Tips   How and what you pack often depends on the trip you are embarking on.  We have put together a few suggestions for you to consider your next big adventure!   Travel Light   Try to avoid checking a bag if it is not necessaril...

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Micato AmericaShare

October 24, 2019

Travel Tips   Micato’s non-profit arm, AmericaShare, was founded over 25 years ago. Dedicated to helping populations in Nairobi, Kenya who have been affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, AmericaShare has made a tremendous impact by providing a bridge be...

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Tips for Taking the Best Safaris Photos

October 24, 2019

Travel Tips   Africa’s incredible wildlife is the central reason to go on safari. Micato Safaris share their tips on ensuring your photographs are as vivid as the memories you’ve made.   Tips for Taking the Best Safari Photos By Micato ...

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Why your next cruise should be a River Cruise

October 21, 2019

Travel Tips     It’s no secret that river cruising is one of the hottest trends in travel. More and more our clients are intrigued by the small-ship intimacy, the off-the-beaten waves itineraries and generous inclusions to be found on a river c...

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The Unique World of Rail Travel

October 11, 2019

Travel Tips   Within the unique world of rail travel, Rocky Mountaineer is so much more than just a train. It’s the key to unlocking a hidden world of unparalleled beauty as you carve through otherwise inaccessible terrain in the Canadian Rockies. &...

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New in Cruising for 2020

October 7, 2019

Travel Tips   Here is what is new for 2020 from some of our cruise partners.     Celebrity Apex from Celebrity Cruises The much anticipated Celebrity Apex℠, the second ship in Celebrity Cruises Edge® class series, will make her debut in...

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Raspberry Sorbet

September 27, 2019

Recipes   Enjoy this fresh dessert recipe!   INGREDIENTS   • 4 cups Frozen raspberries.   • 1½ cups Cane sugar.   • 1¼ cups Water.   • 2 tsp Orange extract.   • ¾ c...

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Ste. Anne’s Pumpkin Soup

September 17, 2019

Recipes   It’s that time of year, everything is coming up pumpkin! As the days start to get chillier, cosy up with this pumpkin soup from our friends at St.Anne’s Spa in Grafton, Ontario.   INGREDIENTS • 2 finely diced white on...

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Best Ways to See Asia

September 3, 2019

Travel Tips   By land and by sea, here some of the best ways see Asia.   Small Ship Cruising The benefit of exploring Asia on a small ship is the ability to visit multiple countries during one trip. This is a great way to get a taste...

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Cabo Thyme

August 27, 2019

Recipes     "Cabo Thyme"     Mostly sunny throughout out the year, Cabo San Lucas is the perfect destination if you are looking for relaxation and adventures with friends and family.   Refresh your summer with this cocktail re...

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Best of the Best in Travel 2019

August 27, 2019

Travel Tips   Best of the Best in Travel 2019 Recently over 180 members of the Direct Travel team traveled to Las Vegas for Virtuoso Travel Week, the premier travel conference of the year. This year the conference had a record number of attendees, over 6,...

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3 Reasons to Choose a Small Ship Cruise

August 7, 2019

Travel Tips   Here are three reasons you should consider this option for your next vacation.   1. Destinations Small ship cruising is all about relaxation, learning, and enjoying your destination. As these boats can access secluded ports, you ...

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What is your Luxury?

July 30, 2019

Travel Tips   What is your Luxury? The word luxury is interesting. Traditionally it has been associated with items, for example there are cars and then there are luxury cars. The assumption being the luxury cars have something extra, that while a regular ...

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Classic Bruschetta

July 30, 2019

Recipes Classic Bruschetta Bruschetta is one of those rare appetizers that’s loved by all and easy to whip up in a flash. This recipe is best with tomatoes fresh off the vine.   Prep Time: 15 minutes   Ingredients: 3 slices (3/4 inch ...

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Best Tour Experiences in Saint Lucia

July 25, 2019

Travel Tips   Whether you’re looking for a romantic retreat or an eco-adventure, Delta Vacations offers you the benefits, flexibility and service to make your getaway a dream come true. Here is a list with some of the best tour experiences in Saint L...

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Expedition Ships

July 4, 2019

Travel Tips   Expedition cruises are quickly emerging as one of the must-experience trips on travellers’ wanderlists. What’s an expedition ship?  It’s a small ship (maximum around 175 passengers) dedicated to visiting some...

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Choosing your Stateroom for a Cruise

June 25, 2019

Travel Tips To the uninitiated, it appears there are three choices for staterooms; inside, outside and balcony. The reality is on most ships is there is an array of staterooms to choose from leading many guests to ask, "what is the best choice."  And like w...

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Packing for a Cruise

June 11, 2019

Travel Tips Packing for a cruise presents its own set of challenges so we have gathered together a few of our top tips to help ease packing stress for your next cruise.       Plan, Plan, Plan Traditionally cruising comprised casual or "cruise...

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Australian Fruit Pavlova

March 20, 2019

Recipes This Australian classic will delight at your next dinner party.    Ingredients 4 egg whites 4 drops lemon juice ½ teaspoon granulated sugar, plus ½ cup and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch ½...

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