Category : Blog Posts

by Katie - 6 months ago

Top Ten Reasons to Take a Uniworld River Cruise

(Besides being the only way to combine first-class luxury and unparalleled hospitality with stunning views and incredible excursions along the world’s legendary rivers.) Travel from Port to Port What’s better than staying in a five-star hotel? Sta...

by Katie - 6 months ago

Normandy: Rich with History & Beauty

The Normandy region in northern France holds an integral place in French, British, and American history. Vikings began raiding the coast in the 8th century. In 911 AD, the French king, Charles III, signed a treaty with the Viking chief, Rollo, whic...

by Katie - 6 months ago

Solo Travel with Mary Winkler

When we talked with Mary Winkler, one of our frequent travelers, she had just returned from the Ultimate Iceland tour with Trafalgar and was in the middle of selecting her 2018 dream destination. Armed with our catalog, Mary chooses a tour that cov...

by Katie - 6 months ago

7 Quintessential Spots in Paris, France

There are few places on Earth as beloved as the city of Paris, France. There is little wonder why, once you arrive. The food, language, architecture, wine, and small, crooked streets are alone worthy of adoration. Factor in the museums, the culture,...

by Katie - 7 months ago

The One Thing I Wouldn’t Travel Without

Some would say I’m a seasoned traveller. After 10+ years of actively exploring the world, during which I applied for three passports and set foot in 32 countries, I did pick up a few tricks along the way: don’t skimp on skincare, pack more shoes tha...

by Katie - 7 months ago

My 2018 Travel Bucket List

John Miller, Grand European Travel president updates his “Bucket List Travel” for 2018. Here are 7 inspiring destinations and trips at the top of his list for this year. Last year I shared my personal Travel Bucket List for 2017 with you and it sp...

by Katie - 7 months ago

Exploring the Cape: Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard

You may think of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket as the summer playground of politicians and celebrities…  And while that certainly is one aspect of these New England coastal islands, located south of Boston and Cape Cod, each island offers its ow...

by Katie - 7 months ago

Scotland Itinerary: 10 Sights and Attractions You Can’t Miss

Don’t be fooled by the seemingly modest size of Bonnie Scotland, for the seductive, majestic northernmost tip of Great Britain is home to a myriad of noteworthy sights, traditions, and characters. This Scotland itinerary encompasses some of the attr...

by Katie - 8 months ago

Cape Town is Open For Business

Travel Update: Cape Town is experiencing a water shortage. With measures in place to reduce water usage, guests in the area are still granted peace of mind.  By Lucille Sive, LionWorld Travel CEO & South Africa Expert Celebrating 50 years in t...

by Katie - 8 months ago

Taking the Eurostar from Paris to London – What to Expect

There truly is something irresistibly romantic about the idea of train travel in Europe, isn’t there? I’ve admittedly done rather extensive, practical research on the process and rode trains in about a dozen countries across the Old Continent (usin...

by Katie - 8 months ago

Carnival Brazil: The Biggest Celebration on Earth

If you’re looking for the world’s biggest block party, look no further than Rio de Janeiro—the heart of Brazil’s annual Carnival. While it’s easy to characterize Carnival as Brazil’s version of Mardi Gras, the celebration is more like the Rose Pa...

by Katie - 8 months ago

History of Falconry

“My lord protector’s hawks do tower so well; They know their master loves to be aloft And bears his thoughts above his falcon’s pitch.” — Henry VI, Part II What is Falconry? Falconry is the practice of using birds of prey — known as raptors — to h...

by Katie - 10 months ago

How (And Where) To Throw a Bachelorette Party in Montreal

Are you thinking of throwing a memorable, festive bachelorette party in Montreal? If indeed you are – perhaps even after spending a romantic weekend in the metropolis with your other half – then perhaps these tips and suggestions from a local will c...