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Six Reasons to Visit Shakespeare’s World

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From the backstreets of Verona to the senate in Rome, Shakespeare has included some of Europe’s most beautiful cities in his plays and sonnets. Here, in tandem with his 400th anniversary, we’ve selected six destinations that uncover Shakespeare’s world. Florence Cathedral © MACIEJ NOSKOWSKI/iStock Florence: All’s Well That Ends Well Best of Italy Florence plays…

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Follow in the Footsteps of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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24 years after the late Princess Diana made the same visit, their Royal Highnesses Prince William and his wife Catherine have made their mark on India, travelling through the cities of Mumbai, Delhi and Agra, with a scheduled excursion to the world famous Taj Mahal on April 16th. When Diana visited the sacred mausoleum in…

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13 Beautiful Reasons to Visit Iceland

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From complex vocabulary to simple slang, poetic parables to technical terms, no matter how much of a wordsmith you are, honing and sculpting your lexicon to perfection, there’s a painful truism to be acknowledged: a picture’s always worth a thousand words. And what better way to prove the point than with this photographic guide to…

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Insights from Frequent Flyers Yves & Cathy Bousquet

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Returning to the fold on an annual basis, Yves and Cathy Bousquet are some of Insight Vacation’s many frequent flyers. Married for 37 years with three daughters, Yves has worked as a teacher and school principal in Canada for over three decades, and is currently employed by the Saskatchewan School Board as the coordinator of…

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Where to Visit in September

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Eccentrics may love to visit the extremes upon themselves, but most of us like few things more than a temperate getaway. It’s a shame, then, that the most clement month of them all, September, falls at a time when schools reassemble, employees scramble back to their work places and everybody recalibrates for a fresh bout…

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A Quick Guide to Beer in Germany

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In many places a beer is just a beer, and people expect little more than a pale colored lager when ordering it. In Germany, however, there are not just the different beer types, laws or glassware to consider, there’s also a vast variety of rules, customs and whimsies on a provincial level, too. So, inspired…

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Game of Thrones: On Location

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With Season Six of Game of Thrones (GoT) fast approaching, it’s time to dust off last season’s box set for a recap. Watch Jon Snow’s Caesar-esque demise, Stannis’ gory end or Cersei’s excruciating penance to get a heads-up before the latest installment or, better still, revisit the GoT territory in the flesh. George R. R.…

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Insight Vacations Unveils Virtual Wine Tasting Xperience

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We are thrilled to announce that Insight Vacations has teamed up with one of the globe’s premier tech brands to create a world-first in experiential terms with the introduction of the Vintage Xperience 500. Simulating the experience of drinking wines – so that users can savor the finest wines without either the hangover or the…

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Keeping the Old Ways Alive: Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco

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A partner and recipient of the Treadright Foundation grant, an initiative that encourages the sustainable development of tourism by supporting projects that benefit the environment, cultural heritages and local communities, The Center of Traditional Textiles of Cusco (CTTC) seeks to keep intact a treasury of weaving techniques and livelihoods that still survive in the Cusco…

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Capri Palace Hotel: An Insider’s Guide

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Ever since Jacqueline Onassis summered at Capri Palace Hotel the location’s been a byword for effortlessly chic shenanigans. Not that she started the phenomenon. The island has hosted a cast of characters in the past, including Maxim Gorky, Claude Debussy, Oscar Wilde, Pablo Picasso and Brigitte Bardot. Terrazza L’Olivo © Insight Vacations Overlooking the Isle…

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