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The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Goes Big in 2018

Want to travel on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) next year?

You’re not alone.

This fall, the latest “Murder on the Orient Express” film debuts. 509 more words

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En-Suite Cabins Coming to Venice Simplon-Orient-Express in 2018

Always loved the idea of the 1920s-vintage, Art Deco Orient-Express — but not the idea of tiptoeing down the hall to the bathroom?

Nor the idea of going without a shower until you get to your hotel? 564 more words

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National Geographic Endeavour II: The Apogee of Expedition Cruising

I spied sea lions while running on the treadmill in the gym, glimpsed manta rays and sea turtles on my walk to the dining room, and ogled schools of flying fish while browsing in the gift shop. 850 more words

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Following in Darwin's Footsteps: My Adventure in the Galapagos Islands

“We could be standing here 500,000 years ago, and things would look exactly the same,” a fellow traveler commented during my recent Galapagos Islands adventure with Lindblad Expeditions. 1,108 more words

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2018 VSOE Dates Posted; Wait List for Annual Istanbul Galas

Get your name on the wait list for sought-after spots on the 2018 Venice Simplon-Orient-Express’ annual Istanbul extravaganzas.

(This year’s Paris-Istanbul trip is sold out; space still exists for the Sept. 258 more words

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IRT’s Angela Walker S. Africa- Bound in Search of Travel Gold

As I write this, IRT’s Vice President Angela Walker is aboard a South African Airways jet, luxuriating in business class. She arrives Saturday, and she’ll be whisked away in her private limo and taken to her deluxe hotel.  439 more words

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Feeling Stressed? Try Belmond Royal Scotsman's New Spa Car

It was already fabulous. But next season takes it up a notch.

Guests of the Belmond Royal Scostman can enjoy increased pampering: a massage, facial or “mani-pedi” in the luxury train’s new “Bamford Haybarn Spa Car.” 394 more words

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