Experience the World by Bike

There’s no detail too small, no surprise too extraordinary, and no nuance too subtle when they set the stage for your memories—it’s what earned them the distinction of a World’s Best Tour Operator from Travel + Leisure in 2020, 2018, and 2017. They bypass main roads in favor of going off the beaten path, open the doors to places you may never have found on your own, and pave the road to lasting memories with gorgeous hotels, enlightening activities, transcendent culinary experiences, and kind and passionate people.

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Discover Puerto Rico

From the legendary rain forest and secluded beaches in the aqst to the laid-back vibe and the surf shops of the west, there’s a world of wonder waiting for you in Puerto Rico. Plan your say at either of these preferred hotels and enjoy exclusive amenities just for being a Wheels Up Adventures guest.

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25 Things We Love about Hotels

Like many, the Virtuoso Life team has spent the past year missing travel, dreaming of faraway places, and spinning up plans for grand post-pandemic adventures. And, after plenty of time at home, we’re all more than ready for a night (or seven) away. We’ve tried bringing the hotel to us, turning our bathrooms into five-star spas, and recreating our favorite beach-bar cocktails at home, but the truth is, there’s no replacement for the real thing. A great hotel can make or break a vacation. (And in some cases, the hotel is the entire vacation.) Here, just a few of the many reasons we can’t wait to get back out there and check in.

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Azamara Club Cruises

From the palm-fringed waters of Mombasa to the ornate mosques of Durban, let Azamara take you to bucket-list locates in Africa. No matter where you go with Azamara, you’ll love the stunning beaches, exotic wildlife, charming towns, and sophisticated cities of these African cruise and land packages.

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The Virtuoso Life

We recently asked our Instagram followers if the pandemic has made them want to travel more sustainably in the future – and 75 percent of them said yes. For all of us at Virtuoso Life, this extended time at home has reinforced our belief that travel can and should be done in a way that helps our planet and its communities thrive. On that note, this week’s newsletter is packed with tangible advice from Virtuoso travel advisors and leaders from Virtuoso hotels, cruise lines, and tour operators on how you can embrace sustainable travel when you’re ready to explore again. Their tips are simple, mindful, and easier to achieve than you might think, from the trips you choose to take to the items you toss in your suitcase. It’s all about starting somewhere.

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Quark Expeditions

After months of staying in, perhaps the greatest gift of all is getting out and seeing icy blue waters set against backdrops of dramatic fjords, witnessing wildlife frolicking in their own polar habitat, and gaining a deeper understanding of cultures that have influenced the way we live today. Join Quark Expeditions in the remote and rugged regions of Greenland and Spitsbergen – and receive up to 40% off when you book through your Virtuoso travel advisor before November 30, 2020.

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Ocean vs. River Cruising

When it comes to taking a cruise on river or ocean, it’s pretty tough to go wrong. Both offer incredible views, luxurious amenities, and the opportunity to explore interesting ports.

But each one comes with its own unique perks, and depending on your specific needs for your next trip, you might find that one is a slightly better fit than the other. So what are the major differences?

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Dromoland Castle

Dromoland Castle is one of Ireland’s finest castle hotels. It is one of the few castle hotels that can trace its ownership back through history to Gaelic Irish families of royal heritage. The Castle offers its guest’s deluxe accommodations and the experience of living like landed gentry, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, absolute luxury and exceptional service.The castle is just 8 miles from Shannon Airport, making it an ideal base from which to explore the exceptional beauty of the Shannon region. The castle is also close to the rugged magnificence of the Burren and the vibrant cities of Limerick and Galway.

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SeaDream Yacht Club – Barbados

Awe-inspiring, breathtaking, beautiful Barbados – Grenada, St. Vincent and The Grenadines Roundtrip Voyages November 2020 to March 2021 Ports of Call 7 Days Bridgetown, Barbados Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Port Elizabeth, Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Port Elizabeth, Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Canouan Island, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Mayreau,…

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