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Christmas Markets and Sacher Tortes: Holiday Season in Vienna

Christmas Markets and Sacher Tortes: Holiday Season in Vienna

The City of Music is a beautiful place to spend the holidays, surrounded by festive cheer everywhere you go. Here’s our guide to Christmas and New Year’s in Vienna, Austria. Check-in to the Hotel Sacher Wien, a stunning hotel near the opera house. Since it’s a Virtuoso partner of ours, your Stellar Travel advisor can […]

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Free Early Boarding for Alaska Airlines Flyers Wearing a Holiday Sweater

Free Early Boarding for Alaska Airlines Flyers Wearing a Holiday Sweater

Alaska Airlines is giving a special one-day bonus to their most festive passengers! On December 15, anyone wearing a holiday sweater gets complimentary early boarding. This promotion, celebrated on all Alaska, Virgin America, and Horizon Air flights, is offered in honor of National Ugly Sweater Day. Join the conversation using the hashtags: #UglySweaterDay and #MostWestCoast. […]

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Take a Walk in the Clouds in Costa Rica

Take a Walk in the Clouds in Costa Rica

Hummingbirds, monkeys, sloths…wildlife abounds in tropical Costa Rica. But some of the most amazing sights are found high above the ground, deep in the country’s magical cloud forests. Here’s how to see it all for yourself. Head to San Luis Park, an emerald green nature preserve about 2 hours inland from Puntarenas. While there is […]

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Upgrades on the Way for Seattle’s Iconic Space Needle

Upgrades on the Way for Seattle’s Iconic Space Needle

The Space Needle has been a fixture on the Seattle skyline for over five decades. Now, it’s scheduled for a large renovation to be completed in 2018. While the outside won’t change much, the inside will be getting quite the facelift. Most notably, its dated restaurant will be revamped into a glass-floored dining experience with […]

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TSA Precheck vs Global Entry: Which Is Right for You?

TSA Precheck vs Global Entry: Which Is Right for You?

For US travelers, TSA Precheck and Global Entry can speed up airport formalities. But what’s the difference and which one should you get? Here’s what you need to know. TSA Precheck allows expedited screening for passengers flying domestically. Unlike the regular security lanes, Precheck doesn’t require removal of shoes, laptops, liquids, belts, or light jackets, […]

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Miss Mexico City

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Miss Mexico City

Most US travelers to Mexico get off the plane and head straight for the beach. And why not? Mexico has a gorgeous coastline with some world-class resorts. While we’re not suggesting you skip the beach, consider including a few nights in the country’s amazing capital, Mexico City. Here are 5 reasons to add it to […]

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Dive to an Incredible Underwater River near Tulum, Mexico

Dive to an Incredible Underwater River near Tulum, Mexico

Most people head to Tulum to see the Mayan ruins. While these are amazing, don’t miss Tulum’s nearby cenotes for a very different experience. Cenotes are natural sinkholes, great places to swim and explore. One in particular, Cenote Angelita found just south of Tulum, harbors a secret underground river that offers scuba divers a once-in-a-lifetime […]

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Diamonds, Design, & Dining at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront

Diamonds, Design, & Dining at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront

With the ocean at its doorstep and majestic Table Mountain in the background, Cape Town is one of the world’s beautiful cities. Its V&A Waterfront is an especially lovely place to spend the day. Start with a visit to the Cape Town Diamond Museum. See jaw-dropping gems on display and learn more about the history […]

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Join Chef Ryan Scott on Alaskan Culinary Cruise with Regent

Join Chef Ryan Scott on Alaskan Culinary Cruise with Regent

It’s not too early to plan your Alaska cruise for next summer – and what better way to see the Last Frontier than on a luxury cruise? Even better, Regent Seven Seas is offering a special culinary cruise next year where guests are joined by chef Ryan Scott, who has appeared on Top Chef, the […]

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Here’s How Traveling Leads to Smarts and Success

Here’s How Traveling Leads to Smarts and Success

We could wax poetic about the benefits of travel all day long – of course, here at Stellar Travel we may be just a little biased. That’s why we were happy to see a scientific study confirm our hunch: that travel can even make you smarter and more successful. The study was conducted by Professor […]

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