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Company Founder, Ella Grondahl, Bids Farewell

25 November 15

Author: Christine

This Thanksgiving is a special one in our office, and for a significant reason – we’ve had the privilege of celebrating the fulfilling career and recent retirement of our founder, inspiration and second mother, the one and only Ella Grondahl. Ella founded Global Escapes in 1988, and she has built a thriving business through sheer […]

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Family Travel: Celebrate the National Park Service’s Centennial in Style

6 October 15

Author: Betsy Harter

This summer, the National Park Service turns 100 years old. If your family has been dreaming about visiting some of America’s inspiring natural wonders, there is no better time than this year to do it! However, since the parks are sure to be busier this summer than ever before, planning ahead is crucial to ensuring […]

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Puerto Vallarta – Mexican Culture as We Know It

25 May 14

On very short notice this spring, I found myself whisked away with friends to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Though this country is near to my heart, I’ve never been to this Pacific coast city, nestled in the Bay of Banderas. As the plane touched down and we made our way into town, I got my first […]

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