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Buenos Aires, Tango and More Reasons to Visit Argentina

Buenos Aires, Tango and More Reasons to Visit Argentina

Spring in the northern hemisphere is a wonderful time to visit Argentina as the southern hemisphere cools down from summer heat. From Argentina’s remote mountain ranges, to wine regions and cattle ranches, to its natural wonder of the world, there’s... Read more


The Hotel Chain Carrying on 75 Years of Pan Am Style

The Hotel Chain Carrying on 75 Years of Pan Am Style

It was three-quarters of a century ago when the founder of uber-chic, trend-setting icon of mid-century jet-setting Pan Am decided to launch a hotel chain to bring its super style to the cities the airline served. Jet setters were paying... Read more


You’ll Love This New Generation of Private Island Resorts

You’ll Love This New Generation of Private Island Resorts

There’s a new generation of private islands. One that creates an environment for guests to vacation their way to becoming their best selves. Scratch any impressions you have of private islands inhabited by music moguls jet-skiing with nude models, royalty sneaking... Read more



5 Places to Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday

5 Places to Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday

Whether or not you loved studying Shakespeare in school, chances are, to this day you regularly hear - and use – lines from his 154 sonnets and 39 plays that are still continuously being staged in theaters around the world,... Read more


The Very First National Park Turns 150

The Very First National Park Turns 150

 It’s not just the first national park in the U.S. It’s the first national park in the world. In March, 1872, American president Ulysses S. Grant signed into law the establishment of Yellowstone National Park to preserve and protect some... Read more


Discovery Tours - South America Program

Discovery Tours - South America Program

While Spring is just around the corner, bringing warm sunshine and longer days, people are already thinking about fall and next winter with a historic, pent-up demand for travel!Included are our two South America programs – tours to Ecuador &... Read more


PaRx: Canadians Can Get Prescriptions to Visit National Parks

PaRx: Canadians Can Get Prescriptions to Visit National Parks

How good is active outdoor travel for your health and wellbeing? It’s so essential that doctors in Canada can now prescribe a ‘dose’ of nature to their patients.“PaRx” is Canada’s first, national nature prescription program. It started in 2020 and... Read more





Fun Facts About Your Favorite St. Patrick's Day Drinks

Fun Facts About Your Favorite St. Patrick's Day Drinks

What’s the best part of celebrating the day named after Ireland’s patron saint? Is it the ‘wearin’ o’ the green?’ The irresistible beat of Irish music that makes every listener’s toes tap? Your hilarious attempts at an Irish jig or your... Read more



Another Record Broken: Biggest Ship at Sea

Another Record Broken: Biggest Ship at Sea

If you’re a mega-ship fan, you have another entry to add to your cruise travel bucket list. The largest ship at sea has just launched in a feat of engineering, design, and imagination. Royal Caribbean has debuted Wonder of the... Read more



McPhail Travel Tours 2022 and 2023

McPhail Travel Tours 2022 and 2023

For the first time in two years, the world finally feels open, and it’s about time! Some airlines just had their first quarter of positive earnings, the CDC finally lowered its warning for cruise ships, borders are reopening to tourism, and mandates are slowly being loosened. Are you ready? Read more


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