By: Luis Herrera, Senior Travel Consultant
Switzerland is, no doubt, magical anytime of the year, however something about Switzerland during the Christmas holiday season is extra special. From the Lake Lucerne region in central Switzerland, to the majestic Swiss Alps, made famous by the Matterhorn, to all points in between, Switzerland with Insight is a destination worth visiting any time of year.
One of the best parts of traveling is living and emulating the cultures of the country you are exploring. So, while you are discovering all the wonders of the world, or dipping your toes in every sea, you’re also fully immersed in different cultures and lifestyles.
A comprehensive study was done, researching living standards, based on factors such as life expectancy, health risks, the burden of disease, diet and other aspects of life. We’ve collated a list of the 7 official healthiest countries in the world and what features of their life earned them the top spots so you can live like a local when visiting.
By: Vivian Vo, Travel Consultant
This was my first trip to Europe, and I was super excited. I’ve been eagerly awaiting an itinerary that covers many countries and cities in the shortest time possible, and European Whirl with Trafalgar delivered! Everything was great, and surpassed all of my expectations. We had a very knowledgeable Tour Director, nice accommodations, well planned optional excursions, and a very experienced driver which all made this tour amazing. Continue reading
On the world’s rivers, travelers bend and wind through historic and dramatic landscapes reminiscent of impressionist paintings depicting vineyards, castles lining hilltops and medieval villages from the days of time past.
River cruisers enjoy access to thriving, popular cities like Paris, Vienna, Budapest, Amsterdam and Prague byway of the world’s rivers. But, only on river cruises do travelers have the opportunity to step back into history and experience lesser-known towns and hidden landmarks that most travelers have passed by. Here are the top 5 hidden places to experience along Europe’s rivers.
Europe is a place that has it all: Culture, art, food and history. With so much to do, it can be hard to narrow down activities. To help, Contiki created the ultimate European bucket list to use as a guide for what to do in Europe.