One of the best parts of going on a tour is everything is pre-planned, so you don’t have to organize hotels, itineraries or transportation yourself. Since all the stress of planning your vacation is taken care of, you can focus on preparing yourself for a smooth trip! These simple tips are your guide to a more relaxing trip.
Thanksgiving is a popular and well-known holiday here in the United States. When Americans think of a typical Thanksgiving Day, it usually includes food, family, parades and football. While many cultures around the world hold celebrations of thanks, all of them have their own traditions and customs. Here are some fascinating Thanksgiving traditions from around the world.
By: George Pitiranggon, Director of Marketing & Web Strategies
Photo Credits: George Pitiranggon
For my first time visiting South America, I knew the best way to do it would be with an escorted tour. Between the hysteria by the media about an exaggerated public health advisory, the language barrier, and sheer amount of things to do and see, I would probably still be planning this vacation if I were doing it on my own. Not to mention how much more I would be spending to stay in comparable hotels and transportation. Because Trafalgar is one of our premier partners and because they have a rating of over 95% guest satisfaction, it was easy to pick their 16-day South America Revealed itinerary.
One of the best parts of traveling is taking pictures of the beautiful things you encounter on your journey. Since everyone doesn’t have a high quality, professional camera, many people are turning to their smart phones to document their trip. Phones are great for taking pictures along vacations because they are compact, lightweight, and we usually are caring them around anyways. We put together a list of practical tips and tricks that will help you take superior photos on your smartphone.
By: Aga Olewinska, Certified Travel Associate
“Kia Ora! Welcome to New Zealand!” When I saw this welcome sign at Auckland airport, I realized that one of my dreams had just come true. It took us a few weeks to plan and find the best option for this trip. We didn’t want the hectic, constantly on-the-go tour. We wanted to have a lot of free time, but we also wanted to have some private, guided tours, that would give us VIP access to all the must- see sights without waiting for hours in lines, included. We preferred to eat lunches and dinners when and where we wanted. We also didn’t feel like spending hours on the internet trying to find the perfect hotels, arrange our flights, transfers from the airport and transportation between the cities.