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Experience Colombia

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Experience Colombia

    Dive head-first into the local culture of Cartagena, Colombia. This is one of the happiest places on Earth, where a lust for life is a national pastime. Get in the game with time to explore this electric port city, alive with energy on the glittering Caribbean coast. If you find yourself with 12 hours to spend visiting Cartagena, here are a few can’t miss hot spots to make your trip complete. Try the rum: if you enjoy a sip of rum, go to El Arsenal: The Rum Box, where you’ll find every single rum made in Colombia. Boasting premium knowledge on pairings, particularly those of the chocolate variety, this is the place to take in a little history... more


Why Trafalgar's Be My Guest Experiences Are Breaking the Mould in Guided Travel

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Why Trafalgar's Be My Guest Experiences Are Breaking the Mould in Guided Travel

    Christine Upton –otherwise known as the person who sips, samples and spiels with locals all over the world to curate Trafalgar’s exclusive Be My Guest experiences shares her stories from breaking bread with Poppy Salinger in the south of France to sampling home-grown wines in a castle in Tuscany, it’s these truly authentic moments that keep guests travelling with Trafalgar year on year. Trafalgar’s Be My Guest programme started back in 2009 in Sorrento, Italy with Mama Esposito and her delicious limoncello. The entire concept was introduced as a way of ensuring that Trafalgar trips had experiences in which guests could interact with local people – a chance to not only see the destination through a locals’ lens,... more


Tours That Go Beyond Destinations

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Tours That Go Beyond Destinations

    CIE Tours is the premier operator for Ireland and Britain vacations, backed by 87 years of experience and an impeccable reputation. Their tours and people exemplify the best of Irish hospitality: warmth, approachability, natural storytelling, and immersion in local culture. Now, they’re extending that same Irish DNA to brand-new destinations around the world, beginning with Iceland and Italy.  From all-inclusive guided vacations to customized private driver experiences and self-drive adventures, their tours are curated to appeal to a wide range of travelers—honeymooners, bucket-listers, solo travelers, families and those seeking to connecting with their heritage. They balance famous icons with local haunts and immersive cultural experiences. And throughout, their guides provide the backstories and deep intel that simply can’t... more


Why Travel with G Adventures?

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Why Travel with G Adventures?

  G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the planet's most awe-inspiring selection of affordable small-group tours, safaris and expeditions. Our award-winning trips embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and local transport to put travellers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife.   A Different Way to Travel At G Adventures, we encourage you to step off the beaten path, embrace the unexpected and immerse yourself in the extraordinary. Price and Value We believe an unforgettable travel experience doesn’t have to be expensive; that’s why we continually strive to offer the most competitive prices around. Choice With the largest variety of destinations, departure dates and an unparalleled choice of trip styles and service levels designed... more


Planning a Destination Wedding?

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Planning a Destination Wedding?

You’re engaged and planning to say ‘I do” on a tropical island some thousands of miles away from home, where do you start? START PLANNING NOW Planning ahead – anywhere from eight to 10 months – for a destination wedding in Mexico or the Caribbean will allow you plenty of time to find a resort, settle all the details, and perhaps calm any nervousness you may have. Remember that certain times of the year, including holidays, may be more expensive, so be sure you know what your overall budget is and try to stick to it. Once you have a date set for the nuptials, you and yours should discuss with one of our Travel Consultants those places where you’re... more



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