Posts Tagged ‘honeymoon’

5 Signs That Your Next Vacation Should be a River Cruise

30 January 17

River cruising has skyrocketed in popularity, and not just among baby boomers. From young honeymoon couples to families, travelers are discovering that river cruising is a relaxing, economical and fun way to see the world. Here are five signs that a river cruise may be perfect for you. 1. You’re a Travel Enthusiast Whether you’re […]

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T-W-O-gether in Hawaii

2 May 16

Traveling as the ultimate duo, newlyweds, in Hawaii can be thrilling but challenging. Last week we shared on the blog some of our favorite places to experience as a couple in Maui, Hawaii. We believe the power of two runs deep in experiences but also runs deep in preparation for how you will spend your honeymoon. Here are some […]

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Two is the Magic Number When Honeymooning in Maui

1 May 16

To be wooed, to be challenged, and to be longed for are some of the great effects of romance. We at Global Escapes see a strong correlation between romance and travel, as one can be just as easily wooed and challenged by travel as by romance. One of the strongest likenesses that romance and travel share is the power of […]

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Hawaiian Culture 101

19 April 16

In Spanish cultures, the word Sobremesa refers to the time spent after lunch or dinner, talking to the people you shared a meal with. In Japanese cultures, the word Komorebi refers to the sunlight that filters through the trees. In Inuit cultures, the word Iktsuarpok refers to the feeling of anticipation that leads you to keep looking outside to see […]

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Say Aloha to a Hawaiian Honeymoon

13 April 16

Author: Betsy Harter

Some couples plan their honeymoon with the goal of unplugging completely. They look forward to being pampered with room service and spa treatments, and they want their toughest decision to be: sun or shade? Other couples envision tons of action…hiking through forests, snorkeling, and splashing in waterfalls. Then, there are those who crave a vibrant […]

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Hawaii Allows You to Restart, Refresh and Refocus

31 March 16

A Q&A with Tiffany Hines, CEO of Global Escapes Walk a mile in another’s shoes? Done! Especially if that other person is traveling to Hawaii. I recently chatted with Tiffany Hines, CEO at Global Escapes, about her travels to Hawaii last Spring. Her trip initially was for business but quickly turned into a celebration, as […]

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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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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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America’s Southwest is Sizzlin’!

11 November 15

Author: Tiffany

Just like Willie Nelson, I’m on the road again! Tired of mildewing in the rain here in Athens, I’ve set my course for Scottsdale, Arizona, with intentions of soaking up a bit of warmth and sunshine while getting the scoop for future travelers. When planning travel, especially in winter, many southerners tend to hone in […]

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When Should We Honeymoon?

7 October 11

The word “honeymoon” first entered the English language in the mid-16th century, but no one knows for certain its etymology. In some languages, the translation is the equivalent of “honey month, ” in reference to the supposed sweet yet fleeting period of bliss that a bride and groom will experience in their initial married weeks […]

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