Month: February 2008

Share Your Thoughts With the TSA

Got something to say – good or bad – about the Transportation Security Administration? Check out their blog at www.tsa.gov/blog, which started Jan. 30, and let them know your thoughts.According to a New York Times article, Kip Hawley, TSA director, started the blog titled Evolution of Security, “to harness the amount of energy that’s out there, and our need to get the passenger and us on the same side.”And it’s…

New Date for Provence Coastal Walk

Have you been dreaming of a trip through the lavender fields of Provence? Apparently, you’re not alone! The guided Provence Coastal Walk has been one of our most popular trips this year with many dates already sold out. So to meet demand, we’ve decided to add another departure date on May 18, which is a great time of year to see the exotic Mediterranean flora.So why has it proven to…

Continental Goes High Tech

If it’s entertainment you’re looking for on your next flight, then you should consider booking with Continental. The Houston-based airlines just announced that beginning in January 2009, it will offer in-flight satellite television and Wi-Fi Internet access through an agreement with LiveTV LLC, a unit of JetBlue Airways Corp.The new features will be available on US flights at every seat on next generation aircraft. Satellite television will be free in…

New Tours for ’08

Planning your vacation for 2008? Now is the time! And we’ve got lots of new tours you can choose from.New for this year include more than 20 tours from Africa to Portugal. We won’t go through them all (you can visit our Web site to see the complete list), but some of the highlights include: Back Roads of Provence Cycling – A self-guided cycling tour that takes you past the…

Know Before You Go

When you travel, it’s always better to do a little research on what’s going on at your destination. From the weather to the current exchange rate and even what’s going on in the news, you should be prepared for what might come your way when traveling. Of course, at Breakaway Adventures, we’re always here to answer any questions you might have about your destination and what to expect.Here are a…

Lighting up Abroad

Gone are the days of enjoying a delicious croissant, cup of coffee and cigarette at sidewalk cafés in France. As of Jan. 1, cafes, restaurants and nightclubs joined a nationwide ban on smoking, just 11 months after smoking was banned in workplaces, schools, hospitals and shops throughout the country. Even though the country is trying to become more health conscious, it’s going to be a difficult habit to break for…