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Discover 10 reasons to make an Alaska cruise your next adventure

Our recent 7-day Alaska Hubbard Glacier cruise was the best trip of my life. There! I’ve said it. It’s a big statement for a big State. Almost twice the size of Texas and with a population of just 720,000 (World Population Review) this State packs a punch. Every day on …

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Which wins out of Virgin Upper Class or British Airways Club Class?

Whoop whoop! After two years of Covid travel restrictions and several amendments to our first Virgin Upper Class Reward flights, in June we finally flew Virgin Upper Class to Seattle. I was seriously excited! As a Virgin virgin, I was keen to establish whether the experience would surpass our BA …

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The Rocky Mountaineer train in Jasper

Is the Rocky Mountaineer worth the money for a 2 day train journey

For many travellers, a train trip through the Rocky Mountains on the Rocky Mountaineer is high on their bucket list. Perhaps nostalgic for the days when pioneering steam trains first snaked their way through the Rockies, many crave a more relaxed form of travel enjoying views of desert, lakes and …

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How does AMEX Gold allow you to fly business with multiple airlines?

Although the AMEX Gold card offers lower earnings potential than the American Express Premium Plus card, it still offers valuable benefits for those seeking greater flexibility. Although the British Airways Premium Plus Card rewards holders with 1.5 Avios per £1 of spend, spend only increases your Avios balance. There is …

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The Van Gogh Immersive Experience animated light display

Discover why you should not miss the Van Gogh Immersive Experience

Children sprawl on soft rugs staring upwards mesmerised at a giant virtual projection of Van Gogh paintings. Adults lounge in deckchairs and gaze entranced as Van Gogh’s masterpieces come to life in a giant animated sound and light display. Images project on to four 2-storey walls to surround visitors in …

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The Hubbard Glacier from Celebrity Eclipse

Discover 3 amazing reasons to visit the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska

As our cruise ship enters Yakutat Bay, the Hubbard Glacier is visible from over 30 miles away. This vast Alaskan glacier is a staggering 76 miles long, 6.5 miles wide, and almost 400 metres deep. The glacier terminus alone is as high as a 30–40 story building! This colossal icefield …

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