Month: April 2014

Two unique ways to explore the Dolomites

Any traveler who’s visited the Dolomites will tell you: There is nowhere quite like it in the world. The rugged and jagged limestone mountain range mark the northeastern section of Italy, made up of 18 peaks that were declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2009. UNESCO describes the Dolomites as “some of the most beautiful mountain landscapes anywhere, with vertical walls, sheer cliffs and a high density of narrow,…

The Perfect Family Adventure: Visit France by Canoe

There are so many ways to enjoy France. There’s the lavender scented fields of Provence, best seen from the saddle of a bicycle; the coastal paths and white beaches of Brittany’s Emerald Coast, perfect for a walking tour; quick tours of wine country and of astounding countryside perfect for foodies; and then of course there are the places you simply must see with paddle in hand from the seat of…

Discover Scenic Gozo – Malta’s “Calypso Isle”

To some people, a vacation’s hardly a vacation without that island feeling—sunshine, warm sand and the sound of surf lulling away all your worries. We don’t blame them! And here at Breakaway Adventures, we have plenty of options for an island getaway. One of our favorites takes you to the Maltese island of Gozo, a historic island with a long association with the ancient Homerian story of the Odyssey, in…

Enjoy Croatia’s Stunning Coastline on a Guided Tour

It’s been nearly 20 years since Croatia filled headlines with its bloody war of independence, and today, the country is rebuilt, very safe, and known the world over for its charming combination of natural beauty, history and culture. There’s never been a better time to visit Croatia, and there are few better ways to see it than on our Delights of the Dalmatian Coast guided tour. You’ll explore historic sights,…