By: John Scott, Senior Travel Consultant
I was fortunate enough to partake in Rendezvous On The Seine With Tauck River Cruise. It was an experience that I will never forget.
It started with three nights in Paris, at the Hotel Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel, and as the name might indicate, it is next to the Eiffel Tower. We came in a day earlier than the itinerary called for, to get use to the time change. We ate and people watched at one of the several great cafes in the area after walking along the Seine, which is only a couple of blocks from the hotel. The weather was cool with periods of light rain, but nothing that kept us from getting out. Tip: take water proof shoes, a rain coat, and a travel umbrella when you travel to northern France in the spring.
By: Hue Nguyen, CTA and Senior Travel Consultant
My trip to the Canadian Rockies with Trafalgar started off by arriving in Calgary, Alberta for a one-night stay at Westin Hotel, conveniently located downtown and within walking distance of all the restaurants and tourist attractions. The day was spent exploring and getting a glimpse of Calgary’s beautiful high-rise architectural buildings and public art.Continue reading
Globus family of brands (GFOB) are leaders in the travel industry providing amazing vacations for their clients. When people travel with Globus, Cosmos, Monograms or Avalon Waterways, they can be certain that the quality and level of customer service will be top notch.
Globus family of brands are always looking for ways to say thank you to their return travelers, which is why they just launched the popular, Welcome Back Credit to their return clients. This Welcome Back Credit is replacing the discontinued Journeys Club program.
When experiencing a new part of the world, making an effort to take part in the customs, language and traditions is much appreciated by the locals. Whether you’re discussing world events with a friend or about to embark on an adventure to a new country, it’s always a good idea to make sure you are pronouncing places correctly. This list will take some of the most commonly mispronounced popular places you’ve probably been pronouncing wrong and show you the correct way to say them.
By Libby Brame, CTA, Cruise Groups Coordinator, Cruise Training Manager & Clendon DuRapau, Senior Travel Consultant, CTA
Traveling to Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” we knew we were in for a treat. We were looking for something different because both of us are pretty well-traveled and love off the beaten path destinations. We wanted to travel somewhere that was special, and culturally rich, unspoiled by a more Western, modern culture. Luckily for us, Myanmar with Avalon Waterways provided every aspect of the experience that we wanted, and then some. This was absolutely the vacation of a lifetime.