Visit the Upcoming Olympics Host Cities

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The Rio Olympics came to a close just a few weeks ago, but before we forget about the Rings for two years, let’s quickly we turn our attention to the three Asian cities that will host the games in the future: PyeongChang, Tokyo, and Beijing. Though it seems far away, before you know it, we will… Read more »

Get off our boat! – AmaWaterways Extended Interview

AmaWaterways Q & A

AAA Colorado writer and Online Content Manager, Jesse Wilson, recently had the chance to speak with AmaWaterways’ Vice President of Sales, Gary Murphy, about why river cruises make for such enjoyable trips and what his company is doing to make their trips so memorable. AAA: Hi Gary. First off, what would you say are some… Read more »

3 Amazing Experiences to Consider When Visiting China

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China is a vast and amazingly varied country where it is easy to visit and experience whole regions that have been largely unaffected by the urban changes in many other parts of the world. Its diverse landscapes range from deserts and frozen steppes in the north to subtropical rainforests in the south, embracing some of… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: NORTH AMERICA

Dawes Glacier at the end of Endicott Arm is popular for kayaking and skiff rides among the icebergs. © Eric Lindberg Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your membership. Authoritative and comprehensive, these… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: EUROPE

The small town of Matera, in southern Italy, is home to the Sassi di Matera (ancient cave dwellings), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. © Francesco Iacobelli/Corbis Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: TROPICS

Visitors walk across one of eight hanging bridges in the Monteverde Preserve, Costa Rica. © Kerrick James Originally published January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your membership. Authoritative and comprehensive, these resources can help you plan… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: ASIA

The Ming dynasty portion of the Great Wall, measures 5,500 miles in length, from China’s East coast to the Gobi desert in the West. © Hung Chung Chih/Shutterstock Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: EXOTIC

The Bettys Bay penguin colony, situated at Stony Point, is one of two mainland-based penguin colonies in Cape Town, South Africa. © Jean Robert Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your membership. Authoritative… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: AMUSEMENT

The iconic, smoke-billowing Hogwarts Express steam engine, greets guests entering Hogsmeade, at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort. Courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: Treasuring China

Passengers aboard the Century Paragon photograph the Wu Gorge of the Yangzte River, China. © Kerrick James From America’s Grand Canyon to China’s Gorges, the author cruises and compares two mighty rivers, the lands and peoples they nourish. Story and photographs by Kerrick James One day last autumn, I rafted in a dory down the… Read more »

Discover your cruise persona

Make 2016 your year for exploring the world of cruising. By Kerrick James Never been on a cruise? Don’t let all the choices intimidate you. I’ve experienced a wide range of cruises, and friends ask me how to choose wisely. I tell them the key to finding the right cruise is asking yourself a question:… Read more »

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