FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Revolutionary Trail Across Cuba’s Landscape

Jul 30, 2016
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Interested in learning more about Cuba’s colorful history? Cuba Travel Network has been leading visitors around the island nation for the past 14 years, and just introduced a new, themed self-drive itinerary — Revolutionary Trail: From Santiago de Cuba to Havana. For 10 days and 11 nights, intrepid explorers can enjoy a history intensive that takes in the sites of major, revolutionary Cuban events, beginning at Parque Céspedes where  Fidel Castro made a speech from the balcony of the town hall. There’s also the chance to tour the Spanish fortress El Morro Castle, originally constructed in 1519 and ranking as the largest in all of the Americas. Sites of revolutionary significance include Granjita Siboney, where rebels attacked the barracks at Moncada, and a farmhouse where items and documents relating to the incursion can be viewed; the 16th-century El Cobre, the location of an original Spanish-built copper mine; the World Heritage Site of San Pedro de la Roca Castle in Santiago; the German landing site at Playa Las Coloradas; one of the oldest surviving Cuban European settlements at Sancti Spiritus; Che Guevara’s remote command post Caballete de Casa in the Escambray Mountains;  Playa Girón, also known as the infamous Bay of Pigs; and time to enjoy Havana. There’s also hiking in the Sierra Maestra Mountains, and time to visit museum exhibitions and sample plenty of authentic Cuban food. Newsletter sign-up

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FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

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Nov 12, 2019

Finnair Adds Daily Tokyo Flights

Finnair will start daily flights to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on March 29, 2020. The new flights are on sale now.

A Lighter Footprint

United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.

News
Nov 12, 2019

Alaska Airlines Boasts New Pixar-Inspired Livery

Alaska Airlines recently debuted its new Pixar-inspired, special-edition aircraft livery. On both sides of the Pixar-themed Boeing 737-800 aircraft, travelers spot recognizable faces from the Toy Story franchise, including Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Jessie. Rex the Tyrannosaurus appears on the boarding door and the little green aliens show up on the aircraft’s winglets.

eFlyer Reviews
Nov 12, 2019

Piccola Cucina Estiatorio Review

Chef Philip Guardione used to spend his days and nights on Manhattan’s Prince and Spring streets, where his popular restaurants Piccola Cucina Enoteca and Piccola Cucina Osteria attract locals and tourists who love his Sicilian-inspired cuisine as well as the street scene in the vibrant SoHo neighborhood.

Thessaloniki: Culture, Good Food and Shopping

Thessaloniki is the second-largest city of Greece and the most important center of the area. Built near the sea, elegant and refined, the Greek “Lady of the North” is a modern, vivacious city that welcomes visitors eager to learn about its history and culture, and at the same time have fun, relax, go shopping or simply explore the cityscape by the sea.

eFlyer News
Nov 12, 2019

InterContinental San Juan Set to Reopen Next Month

The New InterContinental San Juan is officially reopening next month. The opening marks the completion of the property’s first major renovation in more than 20 years.

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Nov 11, 2019

Israel Tourism’s Huge 2019

Israel is experiencing a record-breaking year for tourism, and is adding the infrastructure to prove it.

The Island of the Knights

Welcome to Rhodes, a medieval treasure beautifully preserved throughout the centuries. Rhodes is the capital of the Dodecanese, an island ideal not only for those who want to relax, but also for those looking for an action-packed holiday! With its bright green hills, rich green valleys and uninterrupted line of golden beaches, Rhodes is truly a blessed place. “The sun island” has more sunshiny days and milder temperatures throughout the year than any other location in Greece. It is, after all, one of the country’s easternmost places and among the first to welcome summer on its impressive beaches. Add in the excellent facilities for tourism, the island’s special blend of cosmopolitan and traditional, and numerous cultural and archaeological sites, the most important being the Medieval (Old) Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and you’ve got the perfect holiday destination. While on Rhodes, don’t miss a daytrip to nearby Sými. An island of sponge divers and seamen, Sými used to have 30,000 inhabitants before the Second World War and was the richest island in the Dodecanese, despite its small size. Today, Sými attracts many visitors thanks to its beautifully preserved Neo-Classical buildings and the famous Archangel Michael monastery at Panormitis.

November 2019
Nov 11, 2019

Blissfully Adrift

FOR THOSE OF US PASSIONATE about wellness pursuits and who feel most at peace close to the sea, there’s nothing quite like the synergy offered by a floating spa integrated into the setting of a luxurious cruise ship. I’m sailing through the Mediterranean from Rome to Barcelona, discovering along the way that the Crystal Life Spa & Beauty Salon on board the Crystal Serenity provides not only the element of high-end indulgence but also the cruise line’s signature commitment to attention and service.