Week 02–1, June 2021

“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” 〜 Benjamin Disraeli

By LuxPin Team

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1. This ‘Friends’-themed Cruise Is Perfect for Ultimate Fans of the Show

◆ In honor of the “Friends” reunion special that recently aired on HBO Max, Celebrity Cruises announced a new itinerary specifically curated for the ultimate “Friends” fans in partnership with FANA World Travel. On May 15, 2022, the Celebrity Equinox will set sail with 500 fans for “The One When They Went On a Cruise.”


Week 02, June 2021

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends. The mind can never break off from the journey.” 〜 Pat Conroy

By LuxPin Team

CREDIT: COURTESY OF DOLLYWOOD

1. Dolly Parton on Dollywood’s Growth and What’s Next — Including a Half-billion-dollar Expansion

◆ The Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, theme park destination announced a half-billion-dollar, 10-year investment campaign starting with a new resort — Dollywood’s HeartSong Lodge and Resort, set to open in 2023.


Week 01–1, June 2021

“A journey is best measured in friends, not miles.” 〜 Tim Cahill

By LuxPin Team

CREDIT: COURTESY OF OMAZE

1. You Could Win a $1.9 Million House in Austin — Here’s How

◆ Obtaining a vacation home could be as easy as winning one. Omaze, a charitable giving-meets-fundraising website that offers the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences and prizes to support charities, announced the launch of its first luxury house sweepstakes. From now until Oct. 10, participants can enter to win the home located in Austin, Texas and worth about $1.9 million (or choose a cash alternative).


Week 01, June 2021

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. ” Martin Buber

By LuxPin Team

CREDIT: COURTESY OF BLUE APRON

1. Blue Apron Unveils New Italian Meals Inspired by Disney’s Upcoming Film, ‘Luca’

◆ Walt Disney Studios is bringing dishes inspired by its upcoming film “Luca” to life in its latest collaboration with Blue Apron. The film — premiering on June 18 on Disney+ — is about a young boy’s incredible summer on the beautiful Italian Riviera and will be celebrated by the meal kit delivery service with curated recipes reflecting the local cuisine.


Week 05–1, May 2021

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” 〜 Bill Bryson

By LuxPin Team

CREDIT: COURTESY OF UNITED AIRLINES

1. United Is Giving Away Free Flights for a Year to Vaccinated Travelers

◆ Every day in June the airline will give away a free roundtrip flight for two. …


Week 05, May 2021

“We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” 〜 Hilaire Belloc

By LuxPin Team

A blue whale model with a bandaid on its fin hangs above a pop-up vaccination site at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, on April 23, 2021. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

1. From cathedrals to strip-clubs: Photos show the most unique vaccination centers around the world

◆ As the world’s largest vaccine drive is underway, governments are transforming public spaces into pop-up vaccination centers. Governments around the world are transforming shopping malls, museums, and strip clubs into makeshift vaccination centers. Photos show some of the most unusual vaccination sites around the world.


Week 04–1, May 2021

“Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.” 〜 Gaby Basora

By LuxPin Team

CREDIT: COURTESY OF CIRCLE LINE CRUISES

1. NYC’s Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Announces Summer Itinerary

◆ New York’s iconic Circle Line Sightseeing cruise line is gearing up for the summer season with a host of new options for visitors to the Big Apple. The boat tour company, known for its routes to the Statue of Liberty, returned to the water on April 1, recently launched new options starting May 22 with its Liberty Cruise.


Week 04, May 2021

“To travel is to live.” 〜 Hans Christian Anderson

By LuxPin Team

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1. Glacier National Park Tickets Sell Out in Minutes With New Reservation System

◆ Officials at Montana’s Glacier National Park will release more tickets to access the park’s iconic Going-to-the-Sun Road after the first batch for the month of June sold out in minutes. Due to new capacity restrictions, the park has implemented a new ticketed and timed system to access the 50-mile mountainous road.


Week 03–1, May 2021

“Jobs fill your pockets, adventures fill your soul.”

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”

By LuxPin Team

Washington Square Park on May 1 and Times Square on April 10. Joey Hadden/Insider

1. Photos show how crowded New York City is becoming as vaccinations ramp up — and locals say the energy of the city is coming back

◆ More than 6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in New York City as of May 3. Crowds are coming back to the streets of New York City.


Week 03, May 2021

“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” 〜Francis Bacon

By LuxPin Team

A man poses his dog in front of cherry blossoms at Inokashira Park in Tokyo on March 30. PHILIP FONG/AFP via Getty Images

1. 14 striking pictures show cherry blossoms in bloom — and people around the world admiring their beauty

◆ Cherry blossoms reach peak bloom around the world in the spring. The blossoming cherry trees could be enjoyed as a symbol of hope, even in times of loss around the world. Photos show people admiring the flowers in Tokyo, Japan, Washington, DC, and other cities.

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