By: Yulanda Hanson, CTC and Senior Travel Consultant
The mountains are one of the things I miss the most from my home, Alaska, so I chose the Best of the Canadian Rockies with Tauck for the opportunity to see the Canadian Rockies and to stay at the famous Fairmont Hotels in Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise.
By: Angel Green, Senior Manager Sales & Marketing Integration
What an awesome opportunity it was to sail aboard the luxurious Holland America Eurodam. We sailed the Alaska Inside Passage with endless miles of untouched wilderness. The Eurodam is a very elegant midsized ship with lots to offer. This ship is beautiful with very comfortable beds and the staterooms are immaculate. Sipping coffee in the Crow’s nest as you read your favorite book or use the interactive screens to plan you next cruise as good as it gets! With a balcony stateroom, we were able to view sea life while sitting on the balcony and also view Margerie Glacier while cruising through Glacier Bay National Park.
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
Here in the US, tipping is not optional in most circumstances, but every country in the world has different guidelines.
Because tipping rules vary by country, region, and place of business, it’s important to research your destination’s customs prior to any trip. And since there are no real ‘rules’, the etiquette of what countries you should tip in can get confusing. We put together a list of 11 top travel destinations and who you should tip and how much.
By: Lucy Fernandez, Vice-President
There are times when words, even superlatives, aren’t sufficient to adequately describe certain travel experiences. My recent trip through the Canadian Rockies with Insight Vacations was just such an event.