Archive for 2016

Top 8 Family-Friendly Beaches in and Near the Caribbean

29 February 16

Dreaming of a Caribbean getaway for your family, but unsure where to go? Our trusted team of expert travel consultants can help you avoid the beaches that are swarming with college-aged partiers and help you find the ideal beach for you and your family, in or near the Caribbean. Our guide to the Top 8 Family-Friendly Caribbean Beaches highlights destinations that […]

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Top 10 Family Caribbean Activities

29 February 16

Vacations are meant to be relaxing. Beaches, spas, pools…there are endless options for tranquility while exploring the Caribbean. Serenity, however, is hard to come by when you are traveling with the whole family. Children become restless, and parents become tired. Here are ten family-tested activities that are sure to put a smile on the face […]

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Enhance Your Cruise With a Customized Pre- or Post-Vacation Experience

26 February 16

Author: Tiffany

You have booked a cruise for later this year, and you can’t wait to relax with your loved ones while enjoying new sights and cultures. While you browse your itinerary, you begin to wish you had more time at the port of embarkation. As you read further, you long for an extra day at the port of […]

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5 Essential Items to Bring on a Cruise

25 February 16

Your much-anticipated cruise is just around the corner, and you have been planning your wardrobe for weeks. You’ve packed the basics already: shirts, pants, socks, underwear, toiletries, swimsuits, and flip flops. While you can expect exceptional service on a cruise line, where every little detail is taken care of for you, it is important to be prepared for […]

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Top 6 River Cruises Around the World

24 February 16

Most people associate cruising with big ships, tropical islands, and clear Caribbean waters. However, the world of river cruising–visiting the world’s inland ports via smaller luxury vessels while meandering down scenic rivers–is gaining popularity as an efficient way to experience the world’s most interesting cultures. With countless treasures hidden around river bends throughout the world, river cruising appeals to everyone from […]

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Fall in Love With Africa

14 February 16

This Valentine’s Day, snuggle up with your loved one and dream a little bit. Where would you love to go for your next romantic getaway? Hear from Sherwin Banda, President of African Travel, Inc., as he talks about his passion for this romantic desination…. By Sherwin Banda It is easy to fall in love with […]

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5 Reasons to Book a Cruise with a Travel Consultant

8 February 16

So the groundhog didn’t see his shadow, and the weatherman has forecast an early Spring. But as the latest arctic blast blows in, sunny weather seems like a distant dream. You find yourself thinking of warm sand, cold drinks, and calm waters. You glance at your calendar and see that Spring Break is coming up, so you begin to dream […]

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Ireland’s Cliffs of Moher and Connemara Surpass Expectations

11 January 16

Author: Christine

My husband, Phillip, and I had just spent a few days in Southeast Ireland, where our Irish adventures included kissing the Blarney Stone and meandering through the tiny port city of Cobh. Now it was time to explore more of Ireland! As we headed North out of County Kerry toward Galway, we couldn’t possibly imagine that anything else […]

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Dublin’s History and Architecture Charm Visitors

11 January 16

Author: Christine

After spending a week in the wild and scenic countryside of Ireland, we reluctantly turned our tiny road rocket in the direction of Dublin. Though I tend to be more drawn to the rustic and rural areas of any country, I can enjoy a lively city with the best of them. It was my turn to […]

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Trafalgar Tours Offers Stress-Free Convenience

11 January 16

Author: Tiffany

  Longtime Global Escapes clients Vernon and Suzan Meentemeyer asked our founder, Ella, to help them plan a guided trip through France and Spain in late 2014. Because Ella had worked with the couple for so long, she had come to know Vernon and Suzan’s likes and dislikes, as well as their travel style. She […]

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