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Snow Grottos and Steam Suites: Inside Viking Cruise’s LivNordic Spa

Snow Grottos and Steam Suites: Inside Viking Cruise’s LivNordic Spa

It’s been called the best cruise line spa by numerous critics and publications – but what exactly sets Viking Ocean Cruises’ LivNordic Spa apart? For one, access is complimentary for all guests, a rarity among cruise lines which typically charge a daily fee to enjoy the spa facilities. For another, its large, heated thalassotherapy seawater […]

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Visit the “Guggenheim of Wine:” Bordeaux’s Wine Museum

Visit the “Guggenheim of Wine:” Bordeaux’s Wine Museum

Bordeaux is the heart of France’s wine country, and it’s a fitting location for the state-of-the-art Cité du Vin – an immersive tribute to history and science of the region’s favorite beverage. Before you step inside, you’ll first be wowed by the building’s stunning architecture. Designed by the Parisian firm XTU Architects, the contemporary glass […]

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Scientists Use Laser Technology to Restore Rome’s Ancient Catacombs

Scientists Use Laser Technology to Restore Rome’s Ancient Catacombs

Closed to the public for years, the spectacular Roman catacombs are on the verge of reopening thanks to painstaking and decades-long restoration efforts. 1,600-year-old frescoes decorate the catacombs, which comprise of nearly 26,000 tombs stretching across 7.5 miles. However, the frescoes had been completely obscured by dirt and grime that had accumulated over the centuries. […]

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Alaska Will Begin Flying Passengers from Paine Field Next Year

Alaska Will Begin Flying Passengers from Paine Field Next Year

Alaska Airlines has just announced a plan to begin commercial service out of Paine Field in Everett, Washington starting fall 2018. “As our region continues to grow at a record pace and Sea-Tac Airport nears capacity, the time is right,” said Alaska Airlines Chief Executive Brad Tilden. “Today’s news means less time stuck in traffic […]

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Chef Curtis Stone Joins Princess Cruises for a Delectable Partnership

Chef Curtis Stone Joins Princess Cruises for a Delectable Partnership

Curtis Stone has been acclaimed as a world-class chef and restauranteur for years. Now, he joins Princess for an exclusive collaboration to bring his delightful cuisine onboard their ships. For a special meal, experience SHARE by Curtis Stone – a six-course fine dining event you won’t soon forget. Every course offers choices (including vegetarian options) […]

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Go Behind the Scenes on the Ultimate Ship Tour with Princess

Go Behind the Scenes on the Ultimate Ship Tour with Princess

For cruisers looking to experience a different side of the ship, join Princess’s Ultimate Ship Tour and get exclusive access to areas off-limits to most guests. On your tour, you’ll visit places like the engine control room, medical center, galley, laundry operations, and the bridge. Meet the captain and take in the panoramic views out […]

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North to Alaska with Princess Cruises

North to Alaska with Princess Cruises

Are you looking for an Alaskan experience you can’t find anywhere else? Climb aboard with Princess Cruises for their North to Alaska program, which combines the best of local culture and cuisine to immerse you in your destination. Let Princess introduce you to some remarkable Alaskans, such as brave fishermen from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch, mountain […]

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Brand New Majestic Princess Launches Inaugural Season

Brand New Majestic Princess Launches Inaugural Season

A unique blend of the classic and the exotic, Majestic Princess is the latest addition to the Princess fleet. Last month, Princess Cruises took delivery of the ship in a ceremony in Italy. It will spend the inaugural season in Europe before heading on a Silk Road Sea Route repositioning cruise to its new home […]

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Explore the World and Enrich Yourself: Encounters with Discovery at Sea

Explore the World and Enrich Yourself: Encounters with Discovery at Sea

  What do an Oscar-winning actress, a professional soccer player, and a rock star drummer have in common? They can all be found on-board select Princess Cruises sailings this year as part of their Discovery at Sea enrichment program. Discovery at Sea features excursions, activities, and lectures developed in partnership with the Discovery channel. The […]

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Zero G Weightless Experience Comes to Seattle this August

Zero G Weightless Experience Comes to Seattle this August

Adventurers, daredevils, and wannabe astronauts take note – the Zero G Experience is coming to Seattle this summer (and other cities near you). There’s been a lot of hype, but what is Zero G? Zero G allows you to truly experience weightlessness – floating, spinning, gliding through the air – without going to outer space. […]

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