Month: March 2008

Wine and Wheels

Make your dreams of rolling golden hills, sumptuous wine and superb cycling come true on one of our most popular tours: Tuscany Cycling.This 8-day, 7-night cycling tour takes you through some of the area’s most beautiful towns and villages and lets you make plenty of stops to sample the region’s sumptuous wines.On the tour, you’ll see ancient monasteries, vineyards, museums and more and cycle through Siena, Volterra and Monteriggioni. Dates…

Gold Performance by Silverjet

In an era where airlines continue to do things wrong, it seems one at least is doing some things right. Silverjet, a British airline offering a private plane experience for significantly less cost, recently released some impressive statistics for February, showing 87% of their departures were on time and that they had filled 10% more seats than the previous month.“We are delighted to report that Silverjet is the most punctual…

Save on Your Next French Adventure

Dying to wander through the French countryside, but finding the price a bit too steep? We’ve got the answer. We’re offering 20% off the per person price on several of our walking tours to France.The tours include: The eight-day Valleys & Volcanoes Walk in the Massif Central region of France, departing on May 18. This tour is based in the traditional mountain village of Les Estables and offers views of…

Lovin’ the Lake!

One of our newest cycling tours has proven to be a hit with many dates now sold out. So, we’ve decided to give you more opportunities to explore the beautiful country around Lake Constance. We recently added several new dates from May 4 to Sept. 28 to accommodate demand for the 11-day Lake Constance Cycling tour.The tour takes you through several countries in Northern Europe, including Austria, Switzerland and Germany,…

Get Going to Gozo!

Where in the world is Gozo, you ask? You may never have heard of it, but it’s a beautiful island in the Mediterranean definitely worth checking out. It’s popular with British tourists, but mostly unknown to Americans.We offer a cycling and walking trip to this island jewel that is part of the Malta archipelago. Travelers take a ferry boat to the remote island best known for its “azure window,” an…

How Slow Can You Go?

Too often on vacation, we hurry, hurry, hurry, trying to fit in everything possible every day of our trip (think Disney World). Well, a new movement is encouraging travelers to take a different mindset, and instead, slow down and enjoy the ride.The slow movement, which extends beyond travel, is about taking the time to do things properly fully and effectively. It started with the slow food movement in the 1980s.Slowness…

Are You Ready for Spring Break?

Let the festivities begin! Spring break is almost here and that means college students and families will be heading out on trips across the world. If a spring break adventure abroad is part of your plans this year, make sure you have all the documents you need to travel in time for your departure date.According to the US Department of State: As of January of last year, everyone traveling into…