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10 Day Mediterranean Cruise on NCL Viva
June 4-14, 2024

Live it up with an unforgettable Mediterranean cruise on board Norwegian Viva — the next stunning ship in a brand-new class, designed for you to live life to the fullest. Discover the popular Gothic Quarter and savor some delicious tapas at a local café before stopping at Barcelona’s crowning jewel, La Sagrada Familia. Soak in the spectacular vistas and storied past of France’s Provence region as you explore picturesque Marseille and tour the Palace of the Popes in Avignon. Visit Livorno on the west coast of Tuscany, where you’ll tour the pastel coastal villages in Cinque Terre, stroll the narrow streets of Riomaggiore and see landmarks like the black-and-white marble St. John the Baptist Church.















 
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Kathy Pickerell

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7 Day Canada and New England Cruise
September 15 - 22, 2024
 

Northeast America is packed with some of the most charming and breathtaking sceneries, and aboard Norwegian Breakaway, you can experience them all. One of the stops on the trip is the quaint town of Bar Harbor, where you can browse through a variety of boutique shops and find unique souvenirs to take home. If you're feeling adventurous, hiking to a scenic overlook in the famous Acadia National Park will leave you in awe of the stunning views.
Another stop on the trip is St. John's, Canada's oldest city, where you can take in the best view of the cityscape from Signal Hill National Historic Site. If you're interested in nature, whale watching or kayaking tours are great options to explore the sea. You can also enjoy a narrated excursion through scenic Halifax, which takes you past historic sites and along a coastal highway to the charming village of Peggy's Cove.
Finally, no trip to the Northeast would be complete without savoring a classic New England lobster bake. You can indulge in this culinary delight while taking in the picturesque scenery of this charming region. So, pack your bags and get ready for a memorable trip aboard the Norwegian Breakaway.


 
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New Year's at Sea
December 29 - January 5, 2024
Norwegian Getaway

Bring in the New Year in a new way! Experience the Magic of the Caribbean on a Norwegian Getaway Cruise. Embark on an unforgettable journey as you explore the vibrant city of New Orleans before setting sail. Take a leisurely stroll through the charming French Quarter, indulge in some mouth-watering beignets at the iconic Café du Monde, enjoy live jazz music and visit historic sites.A Western Caribbean cruise that stops at Costa Maya, Cozumel, Roatan, and Belize offers unique attractions and activities. Costa Maya has ancient Mayan ruins and beautiful beaches, Cozumel is famous for coral reefs and Spanish colonial architecture, Roatan offers snorkeling and diving opportunities, and Belize has well-preserved ancient Mayan ruins and unique wildlife. Each destination provides a chance to explore the region's beauty and culture.




 
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Highlights of Ireland and Scotland
April 25-May 6, 2025 

Start your journey in Dublin, stroll O'Connell Street, explore Trinity College, and marvel at St. Patrick's Cathedral. Discover the charm of Georgian squares before venturing to Tramore via Kilkenny and Waterford for Irish crystal. Visit the famed Stone of Eloquence in Blarney and shop for Irish handicrafts.
Capture scenic photos on the Ring of Kerry, pass Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, and vibrant Galway. Drive by Donegal Bay to Derry. Witness the natural wonder of Giant's Causeway before arriving in Belfast, birthplace of the Titanic. Explore Scotland's landscapes, from Loch Lomond to Loch Ness, the whisky region, and St. Andrews.
Travel through Cairngorms National Park to Pitlochry, and visit iconic sites. Cross the Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh, steeped in royal history and famous for its contributions to science and literature.
Experience a value-packed tour of Ireland and Scotland, filled with adventure, impressive sights, and memorable moments!










 
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11 Day Highlights of New Zealand
November 1 - Nov. 11, 2025

Join us on an 11-day tour of New Zealand starting in Auckland, where you’re in for an amazing adventure. New Zealand is a beautiful country with amazing scenery and a rich culture that is sure to captivate you.
Starting in Auckland, you can explore the vibrant city and its surrounding areas. From there, you can travel to Rotorua and experience the geothermal wonders of the area. You can also visit Napier, known for its Art Deco architecture and wineries.
Next, head to Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, and explore the city's cultural and historic landmarks. From there, you can travel to Christchurch, the largest city on the South Island, and experience its unique blend of contemporary and traditional culture.
Finally, you can head to Queenstown, a popular tourist destination renowned for its stunning scenery and adventure activities. From there, take an excursion to Milford Sound, a beautiful fjord located in the Fiordland National Park.
This 11-day tour of New Zealand will give you a taste of the country's rich culture, stunning landscapes, and adventure activities. Be sure to take plenty of photos and make memories that will last a lifetime.






 
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9 Day Mediterranean Cruise on NCL Escape
July 18-27, 2024

Norwegian Escape is the ultimate way to experience the treasures of the Mediterranean. During your journey, you will have the opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful and historic destinations in the region. One of the highlights of the trip is the chance to admire the stunning views of Naples from the Certosa di San Martino. This museum, which was once a monastery, is perched high above the city on the Vomero hill. From this vantage point, you can take in breathtaking views of the city and the surrounding landscape.
In addition to Naples, the Spanish island of Ibiza is another must-see destination on your trip. Here, you can explore the natural beauty of the Parc Natural de Ses Salines, which encompasses stunning coastal cliffs, pristine beaches, and shimmering salt planes. This protected area is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, making it a popular destination for nature enthusiasts.
Finally, the charming city of Livorno is nestled on the west coast of Tuscany. Here, you can sample some of the freshest seafood in the region, as well as admire awe-inspiring forts and splendid coastal views. With plenty of cafes and boutiques to discover, Livorno is the perfect place to relax and soak up the Mediterranean way of life.
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12 Day South Africa
October 1-12, 2024
December 3 - 15, 2024

Drive past famous landmarks such as the Castle of Good Hope, City Hall, the Grand Parade, and St. George's Cathedral. The route then leads to Kloof Nek and Table Mountain. Ascend to the top (weather permitting) by means of a cable car.* Afterward, you will have the opportunity to learn the three-billion-year-old story of diamonds while touring the prominent Shimansky Jewelers. Experience Cape Town where you can join
the optional South African Wine Tour, which takes you along the country's principal wine route to the towns of Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch with tastings along the way. Robben Island (prison cell of Nelson Mandela), Cape of Good Hope reserve (visit the penguins), Game Viewing Cruise on St. Lucia Estuary, Game drive through Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve and Kruger National Park, where you may have a chance to see lion, elephant, giraffe, or zebra in their natural habitat. Then it's on to  Soweto (Nelson Mandela's former home). 









 
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Northern Lights
to the Lights of NYC
January 18 - 26, 2025

Iceland, often dubbed the "Land of Fire and Ice," captivates visitors with its stunning natural landscapes, including geysers, glaciers, and volcanic terrain. Located in the North Atlantic Ocean, this Nordic island nation boasts a unique blend of rugged beauty and serene tranquility, offering opportunities for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts alike. In contrast, New York City, a bustling metropolis on the eastern seaboard of the United States, pulsates with energy day and night. Renowned for its iconic skyline, cultural diversity, and endless entertainment options, the Big Apple exudes an unmatched urban vibrancy. From world-famous landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and Central Park to the vibrant streets of Times Square and the thriving arts scene of Broadway, New York City dazzles with its unparalleled dynamism and endless possibilities, making it a must-visit destination for travelers seeking an unforgettable urban experience.


 
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7 DayBermuda Cruise
May 25 - June 1, 2025 Norwegian Getaway

Bermuda offers a mix of activities for all tastes. Spend a day soaking up the sun and swimming in the turquoise waters at stunning beaches like Horseshoe Bay Beach. Dive into the island's history by wandering through St. George's, a charming town filled with historic sites and interesting museums. For adventure seekers, Crystal Cave provides an underground exploration opportunity, while hiking along the scenic Bermuda Railway Trail offers breathtaking views. Don't forget to indulge in delicious local cuisine, such as fish chowder and Bermuda fish sandwiches. And if you're a golf enthusiast, tee off at one of Bermuda's picturesque golf courses overlooking the ocean. Whether you're looking for relaxation, adventure, or a taste of local culture, Bermuda has something for everyone.














 
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7 Day Alaska Cruise with Denali Cruise Tour
August 31 - September 11, 2024

Our Alaska Cruise with Denali package offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the rugged beauty of Alaska. Cruise in style on the beautiful Sapphire Princess and experience the charming towns of Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway. Marvel at the stunning glaciers and then travel by train to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of Mt. McKinley where you will stay in the beautiful McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. Travel the next day to Denali and stay in the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge. The next day, start your morning with a quick stop at Fannie Q's saloon for a hearty buffet breakfast. Explore Denali National Park on a Natural History Tour, watching for glimpses of Denali as well as Denali's "Big Five"; moose, caribou, bears, wolves and Dall sheep. On September 10, travel to Fairbanks and take a sternwheeler Riverboat Cruise down the Chena River. You'll get to experience Gold Rush history, Native culture and colorful Alaska lifestyle of bush pilots, dog sledders and Native artisans. Explore the natural wonders of Fairbanks and create unforgettable memories on this unique adventure.



 
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Kenna Karnish

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10 Day Highlights of Morocco
September 27, 2024 - October 6, 2024

We have finally made the decision to embark on a thrilling adventure to Morocco, a country brimming with a rich history and diverse geography! Beyond its idyllic beaches and vast sandy deserts, Morocco reveals its hidden treasures in the form of majestic mountains. The country boasts two prominent mountain ranges, the Rif Mountains in the north and the Atlas Mountains that sprawl through its heart. Along with its natural wonders, Morocco holds within its grasp the allure of its imperial cities - Marrakech, Fes, Meknes, and Rabat, the present capital city. Rabat, a blend of modernity and tradition, offers a tapestry of historical sites like the Kasbah of the Oudaias, the ancient medina, and the iconic Hassan Tower. Our upcoming 10-day tour promises to take us on a captivating journey through these four imperial cities, as well as the enchanting city of Casablanca and many more destinations, each with its own unique charm and history awaiting to be discovered.






 
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7 Day Caribbean Cruise

NCL Getaway

April 18-April 20, 2025 

Ready to relax and have fun in the sun? Join us on another incredible journey as we set sail from New Orleans to explore the stunning destinations of Costa Maya, Mexico, Harvest Caye, Belize, Roatán (Bay Islands), Honduras, and Cozumel, Mexico. This cruise offers an unforgettable adventure, where you can immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures, indulge in delicious cuisine, and marvel at the breathtaking landscapes. Book your trip now and get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss out on this incredible journey to experience the world's most beautiful destinations in one unforgettable trip.
















 
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7 Day Alaska
on NCL Encore
June 1-8, 2025

World Travels with Kathy invites you to embark on an unforgettable Alaskan adventure with our Cruise Alaska package. Our seven-day itinerary offers a variety of experiences for travelers of all ages and interests. From exploring the stunning natural beauty of Seattle to the wilds of Alaska, this journey promises to delight at every turn. Visit historic Skagway, where you can try your hand at gold panning and indulge in a delicious salmon bake. Or join us on a breathtaking ride on the White Pass Railway, where you'll witness Alaska's beautiful interior. Adventure awaits in Ketchikan, where you can explore the town's charming streets or marvel at its impressive collection of totem poles.
Relax and unwind with world-class amenities, delicious dining options, and plenty of onboard entertainment. With a round trip from Seattle, all the practical details are taken care of, so you can focus on creating unforgettable memories.Come and explore the beauty of Alaska with us!











 
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