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The Underground Army: Discovering China’s Terra Cotta Soldiers

August 20, 2014

Terra Cotta SoldiersOn an ordinary day in 1974 two farmers went out to dig for water in the Shaanxi Province of China and struck upon the greatest archeological find of the twentieth century. There, beneath a layer of Earth, they found the clay head of what appeared to be an ancient Chinese warrior. When authorities arrived they found not one, but thousands, of life-size terra cotta soldiers resting in the dirt beneath planks of petrified timers.

YMT Vacations Expands International Destinations

August 13, 2014

Alaska Denali National ParkAs your curiosity for the world grows, you’ll no doubt look for new destinations to explore. That’s why YMT Vacations is continually expanding our list of the places we can take you to. From our nation’s parks to the Far East, Old World Europe to America’s “final frontier,” we offer you more and more ways to see the globe — all with a travel company you know and at prices you can afford.

Pack This, Not That: What you’ll need for your next cruise

July 22, 2014

One of the big draws of cruising is only having to unpack once. Even if your itinerary includes multiple countries, you’ll still have all your gear in a single place and you’ll never have to live out of a suitcase. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t things to consider when packing for a cruise. Weather, en-route transportation and dress codes can present some luggage dilemmas.

More to Sea: Something for Everyone on a Cruise & Land Journey

July 8, 2014

When you imagine your ideal vacation do you see yourself relaxing beside the pool with the sun on your face and the sounds of the ocean in your dreams? Or, perhaps, enjoying a Broadway-style show after having drinks with friends at a swanky lounge? From spa treatments to fine dining, we all have different thoughts about the best way to relax and unwind, but what if on your next getaway you could have it all?