Month: December 2007

New York Times’ Destinations of the Year

The New York Times recently named their top destinations of the year (check out a slideshow of the locations here). If any of them look appealing, our tours travel to many of these exotic locales and offer an unspoiled, up close view of their beauty and charm.Listed as a cultural destination by the Times, Berlin is a stop on one of our barging tours of Northern Europe along with stops…

Winter Blues Got You Down?

Many people think about vacationing during the summer or spring, but the winter months in the U.S. are actually some of the best times to travel abroad. Many areas of the world are quite sunny and balmy right now and can make for a great escape from the snow, sleet and ice much of the country is experiencing.We’ve got a host of walking and cycling tours to choose from this…

Cell Phone Boarding Passes

Have you ever lost your boarding pass? Those days may be a thing of the past. According to an article on TravelMole.com Continental Airlines is experimenting with sending boarding passes to your cell phone. Then, when you arrive to check in, you simply present the boarding pass on the screen of your phone and board the plane – no paper needed! One less thing to worry about forgetting during travel...All…

Welcome to the Breakaway Travel Blog!

If you love to travel to undiscovered, off-the-beaten path places across the globe, you’re in the right spot. We specialize in sending clients on relaxed overseas getaways where they can walk, cycle, trek or barge through the back roads of some 30 countries, including Italy, France, Greece and Great Britain and as far as Nepal, Africa and South America. We believe a country is best seen in the open air…