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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Top 10 Places Travelers are Dreaming About

Wanderlist – Your personal travel wish list. During this time of social distancing, we encourage you to find interesting ways that help you dream today, and be ready to travel tomorrow. We are proud to announce the release of our free Wanderlist edition that allows wanderers to virtually roam the world and dream of their…

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Virtuoso Travel Week

We hope this inspires you to look ahead to future travels.We’re here for you when you’re ready to explore again. It’s our favorite week of the year. Every August, Virtuoso Travel Week brings together thousands of travel advisors and industry professionals for the world’s largest luxury travel conference. Though it’s usually in Las Vegas, this…

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Travel by Rail

Travel by rail is definitely trending for 2020.  One of our Virtuoso Travel Partners, Ker & Downey has named train travel in Europe as one of the top trends for 2019.  According to the World Rail Market Study, conducted by Roland Berger and commissioned by UNIFE (organization that represents the European rail industry) the rail…

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Capturing Those Vacation Moments: Smartphone Photography

Why the Best Camera for Your Vacation Might Not Be A Camera  Most people want to take at least a few photos on their vacation, but not everyone wants the fuss of packing and keeping track of an extra piece of electronic equipment. Have you considered leaving your digital camera at home and simply using…

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Flexibility: Be prepared to bend a little.

When we embark on a for pleasure trip, we are often excited, filled with anticipation about the adventure we are about to begin, or the people we are about to see. Whether you are traveling to a place you have never been, or in my case, traveling home to see my family for a special…

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