Destinations

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,…

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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…

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…

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,…

Canada Unlocked: An Interview with Travelling Concierge Andrea Dionne

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Andrea Dionne, AKA “Happy Feather”, hails from Quebec and has been a Travelling Concierge for 29 years. The talented multilinguist is a huge fan of anthropology and it shows: the first thing she likes to…

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Where to Visit in August

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August tends to conjure visions of crowded beaches, soaring temperatures and even higher prices. However, suffering any of these tribulations is usually a sign of woeful planning rather than any properties the month itself might…

The Real Willy Wonka: A Trip To Maison Cailler

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Everybody has different tastes: some despise celery, others can’t bear the sight of a brussels sprout, and many think zucchini the poor cousins of cucumbers. We all have our predilections too. Some are partial to…

10 Oscar Winning Films that Inspired Us To Travel

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Some movies leave one aching with wanderlust from the opening credits. Others roll out their landscapes and landmarks with a slow, seductive ease. But one thing’s for sure; most of our favorite films feature a…

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Brewing the Best: The History of Bavarian Beer

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Beer is practically synonymous with Germany. Though the Teutons didn’t invent the stuff, they have (from the late Dark Ages onwards), taken it extremely seriously. So seriously, in fact, that they consider it both a…