Archive for 2017

Family Travel in Europe

19 September 17

Author: Beth Barnett

So, you long for adventure in the “Old World?” Maybe the type you had in your younger years, or maybe the type you read about and see in movies…Parisian cafes, wine “under the Tuscan sun,” sailing into Barcelona. Alas, you don’t believe these dreams will ever become reality because of the adventure suckers in your […]

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Alaska Cruise Destination Spotlight: Skagway

13 July 17

In the late 1800s, fortune-seekers headed to Skagway, known as the “Gateway to the Klondike,” on their way to the White Pass and Chilkoot Trails during Alaska’s Gold Rush. Today, this cozy town is one of the most popular stops on the Inside Passage route for Alaska cruise lines. It retains much of its old […]

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Family Vacations Should be Planned Well in Advance

11 July 17

It happens more often than you would think. People call our office the last week of June and want help planning a family vacation for the long weekend over Fourth of July. They have looked online, and nothing is available. Can we help? We sure can. Here’s how. With this advice: Book your family vacation […]

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Packing for an Alaska Vacation

11 July 17

Packing for a week or two in Alaska can be challenging when you consider the variety of activities there are to enjoy: glacier trekking, sea kayaking, fishing, hiking…all of which require different gear. A look at the weather report during peak season most likely reveals loads of rain, even more sun, snow in some places, […]

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Seabourn Alaska Still Available in 2017

7 July 17

There’s never been a better time to sail with Seabourn. Book your cruise by Monday, July 10th, 2017 during the Celebrate and Save Sale and for a limited time take advantage of these exceptional offers: Complimentary Veranda for Ocean View Suite Upgrade* $300USD per Suite Shipboard Credit* Up to 10% Savings on Combination Cruises * […]

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Unforgettable Travel in Alaska

5 July 17

Often viewed as a rustic playground for explorers and adventurers, Alaska used to seem daunting to travelers. Over the years, however, countless methods to explore America’s Last Frontier have made it exciting for families, honeymooners, active travelers, and retirees alike. Hiking Hiking and camping certainly remain authentic ways to explore Alaska’s interior, though not for […]

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Travel Helps Celebrate Milestones

Whether you’re commemorating an anniversary, a reunion, a birthday, or another major milestone, your celebration is meant to be shared and to be savored. What better way to do that than with a vacation? Travel brings us together like few experiences can, forging bonds among generations, family members, and friends. At Global Escapes, we specialize […]

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Honeymoon Safaris Mix Romance With Adventure

For newlyweds, the honeymoon is a time to savor a new beginning with each other while experiencing adventures. Few places offer more excitement than Africa. From romantic picnics and wine tastings to seeing the “big five” while on a safari, Africa combines romance, culture, and adventure. Here are some of our favorite honeymoon itineraries in Africa. […]

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Five Favorite Hotels in Montreal

Summer in Canada is spectacular, with cooler air than our Southern home. However, autumn is when this city truly shines, with blazing fall colors in all of their glory. Whether you enjoy luxury accommodations, historic hotels, or fine dining, these favorite Montreal hotels offer the best in service and amenities to our clients. When you book […]

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Best Hotels in Vancouver

The hot, humid Georgia summer is nearly here. Do you have an escape plan? Canada is heaven in the summer time, and one of our favorite Canadian cities is Vancouver. Whether you love historic properties, modern hotels, or gourmet restaurants on-site, our network of top hotels has you covered. When you book your stay through […]

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