Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

The Birth of the Overwater Bungalow

12 January 17

Author: Alexa Crow

When you think of a relaxing, remote getaway, what comes to mind? For a lot of people, it is an overwater bungalow with a clear glass floor. These unique structures, which teeter on stilts over the South Pacific Ocean, certainly have earned their popularity in the world of travel and tourism. We at Global Escapes […]

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Five essentials to pack for travel to South America

31 October 16

While South America is home to some of the most beautiful sights in the world, it also has its own unique challenges when it comes to packing. With the 50-pound weight limit that most domestic airlines implement, it is important to pack wisely and efficiently. Whether you are going to trek Machu Picchu or relax […]

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That Time When I Wish Global Escapes Had Planned My Ski Trip…

3 October 16

Author: Alexa Crow

Hello, Alexa the intern here! It wasn’t until a few months ago, when I started working with this incredible company, that I learned how much really goes into planning a vacation. Sometimes it’s hard to wrap my brain around all the little details that each travel consultant never fails to include. I started thinking about […]

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Travel Offers Real-World Education

13 September 16

Author: Betsy Harter

The kids are settled back into school, and the leisurely family time that you enjoyed all summer has come to an end. Sports practices, play rehearsals, and projects have taken over your calendar. Why not help everyone get through the stressful days ahead by giving them something fun to anticipate? Now is the perfect time […]

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Take in the Sunset from a New Vantage Point

1 August 16

They say that no two sunsets are ever the same. Whether it’s the colors, the clouds, or the people you’re with when you experience them, each one is entirely unique. Wherever you travel, you can take comfort in the fact that there will always be a sunset to watch. We can’t say that one spot […]

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Natural Wonders Abound in Alaska

12 July 16

Visitors to Alaska talk a lot about the amazing wildlife, but the animals are only half of the reason why Alaska is remarkable. The other half lies within its exquisite landscapes. If the postcard pictures have not convinced you yet, let’s see if our list of amazing sights does. Northern Lights: Also known as aurora […]

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The Ideal Alaskan Traveler

12 July 16

He is tall, dark, and handsome. He loves wildlife. He is a go-with-the-flow, low maintenance kind of guy. He is an intellect who values preparation and time well spent. Possibly, this sounds like the ideal man, but take away the tall, dark, and handsome part and you are describing the ideal Alaskan traveler. Unlike some […]

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Travel Insurance: Avoid the Loopholes

10 May 16

Author: Alexa Crow

“Never ever book a trip of any kind without travel insurance.” This is the number-one lesson that Beth and her husband, Kevin*, two loyal Global Escapes clients, have learned in their past travel experiences. They sat down and talked to us not only about the importance of travel insurance, but also of knowing what you’re getting […]

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Travel Insurance 101

9 May 16

Author: Alexa Crow

When you think of travel essentials, the usual things come to mind: a camera, a raincoat, maybe an electrical adapter. But many people forget the number-one essential item: travel insurance. You may be pleasantly surprised when you find out that travel insurance isn’t the one-trick pony you thought it was. Short Trips are Covered First off, did you […]

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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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