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Essence of Elegance Travel Newsletter Archive

Portugal

July 2024

Features:

  • Destination Spotlight - Portugal

  • How to Hike, Golf, and Surf Your Way across Portugal by Virtuoso with Visit Portugal

  • Unlocking the World: What am I planning now?

  • Wanderlust Whispers: 4th of July Travel, Will overcrowding lead to curbing cruising in Greece?, Italy Names It's Capital of Culture

  • Travel Tip - Download City Maps to Navigate with Ease

  • Video - Welcome to POUR-tugal - Avalon Waterways

Galápagos Islands

May 2024

Features:

  • Destination Spotlight - Galápagos Islands

  • How to Travel for Good in the Galápagos Islands by Susan Hanson

  • Unlocking the World: What am I planning now?

  • Wanderlust Whispers: Top Summer Getaways, Global Entry Fee Changes, European Day Trip Cities

  • Travel Tip - Pickpocket Safety

  • Video - Viking Exploring the Heart of Europe by River

The Netherlands

April 2024

Features:

  • Destination Spotlight - The Netherlands

  • Unlocking the World: What am I planning now?

  • Wanderlust Whispers: 

    • Top Summer Getaways

    • Global Entry Fee Changes

    • European Day Trip Cities

  • Travel Tip - Pickpocket Safety

  • Video - Viking Exploring the Heart of Europe by River

Australia

February 2024

Features:

  • Destination Spotlight - Australia

  • Sustainability in Ecotourism

  • Oh, the Wildlife You'll Find by Sara Kuta

  • Unlocking the World: What's Our Next Journey?

  • Wanderlust Whispers:

    • Popularity Gaining for these U.S. Spring Break Spots

    • Decades of Travel

    • Latest Caribbean Travel Advisory Summary

  • Travel Tip - Currency & Budgeting

  • Video - Avalon Waterways Main River Cruise through Germany

Southern France

January 2024

Features:

  • Destination Spotlight - Southern France

  • Why River Cruising is a Fantastic Option to Explore Europe?

  • Articles:

    • Flight Attendant Approved Travel Essentials

    • Blue Lagoon Reopens

    • 50-Mile Australian Trek

  • Travel Tip - Best Summer Month for Europe

  • Video - Avalon Waterways Seine River Cruise

Belize

December 2023

Features:

  • Destination Spotlight - Belize

  • Top 2024 Destinations to Explore

  • Articles:

    • Sustainable Tourism in Seychelles

    • Impact of Summer Olympics on Paris Tourism

    • TSA Self-Service Screening

  • Travel Tip - Pack a Copy of Your Passport

  • Video - Avalon Festive River Cruises

Ireland

November 2023

Features:

  • Destination Spotlight - Ireland

  • What trip am I planning?  Italy

  • Article summaries for:

    • Driving during the holidays

    • Aruba's One Pass

    • Airport delays during the holidays

  • AmaWaterways Danube River Cruise

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