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Eversons Artic Ice Bears & Reindeer 6/14

August 4, 2014 No Comments by admin

Our recent cruise to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard already has us researching a return trip to the Arctic.  For the most part, scenery in the Arctic is stark.  Wildlife, other than birds, is scattered and difficult to find.  Stark though it may be, the Arctic is, nevertheless, a fascinating region of majestic ice, hardy […]

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Darlene and Owens Viking River Cruise 2013

December 17, 2013 No Comments by admin

 Well, after 2 years of wanting to go on a river cruise, I finally did it. On Dec. 4th, my sister in law Darlene and I landed in Amsterdam, one day before we boarded the Viking Jarl for a week long Rhine getaway. Since we arrived in the evening, we pretty much had time to […]

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Blog Contest Winners

May 21, 2013 No Comments by admin

We would like to congratulate the past winners of our travel blog contests. We started a new contest for 2018. We encourage you to submit your entry for any Departures vacation you take in 2018. First place is a $50 gift card. Second place is a $25 gift card. GOOD LUCK!

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Travel Blog Contest

June 12, 2012 No Comments by admin

Departures is hosting a travel blog contest. Submit a one page write up along with 5 high quality photos of your 2012 Departures trip, to be posted on our web and Facebook pages. Title your trip. Contest ends Dec. 31st 2012. Gift card prizes for 1st – 3rd place. Submit article and pics. to […]

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Cheryl & Donna’s River Cruise 2011

June 8, 2012 No Comments by admin

In Dec. 2011, Cheryl and Donna went on an exciting European river cruise on the Viking Helvetia. (Enjoy some of their pics., including one of the boat) River cruising has become very popular and many of the boats have recently been updated. This style of cruising gives cruisers an exciting and different option from the large […]

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