Paris and Provence with AmaWaterways and Monograms

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By: Lucy Fernandez, Owner

Our delightful spring trip to France for an AMA Waterways river cruise, Spain and Provence, began with a 3-night package in Paris since we skipped Barcelona and only did the river cruise itself. We booked the Paris package with Monograms Independent Travel. Our hotel was the Radisson Blu, a beautiful hotel, very near the Opera and Galeries Lafayette department store.

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Southern Ireland with CIE Tours International

By: Jaime Fernandez Jr., Co-President

Ah, Ireland, land of leprechauns, four-leaf clovers, Irish whiskey and boundless shades of green. You don’t really appreciate how green Ireland is until you’ve been there. The sheer depth and variety of the “greens” that decorate the landscape are astounding. You can look at a hillside in front of you dotted with sheep, and then look right to the hillside opposite, dotted with cows and they are quite, quite different colors. The “green” phenomenon was just one of the many wonders of Ireland revealed during my recent CIE International tour, Southern Supreme.Continue reading

Peru Explorer with G Adventures

G Adventures is a special tour operator. Their tours are quite affordable and they always offer a share roommate program so single travelers don’t have to pay a single supplement if they’re willing to share a room with another traveler of the same gender. As their name implies, their tours specialize in adventurous outings to exotic destinations.
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Plaza de Armas –  Cuzco, Peru

I just returned from Peru Explorer, and what a trip! This 10-day adventure is great for the traveler who wants to be spoiled a bit, since we enjoyed upgraded hotels throughout, and excellent sightseeing with local experts was provided as well.

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Relaxation Aboard The New MSC Divina

If someone came up to you and said those three letters would it mean anything to you? Probably not. To be honest, before I had the pleasure of coming to work at AffordableTours.com, it would not have meant a lot to me either. MSC stands for Mediterranean Shipping Company. They are one of the largest private cruise companies in the world. They actually started out shipping goods and products around the Med and later moved into the cruising industry. Today, they are not only one of the largest shipping companies in the world but one of the premier cruise companies in the world! This November 2013 I had the opportunity to sail on their newest ship the MSC Divina out of Miami. Let me take a moment and tell you a bit about my trip.
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