Jewish Heritage Tour River Cruise

7 NIGHT Jewish Heritage Tour River Cruise. The jewish religion is one of the oldest in the world and in almost every country on the earth has left it’s mark in the magnificent buildings both in ancient and modern history. Here is an opportunity to visit some of these places and experience first hand and judge for yourself inContinue reading “Jewish Heritage Tour River Cruise”

Last Minute Cruising Deals in Europe

 Last Minute Cruising Deals in Europe   This summer cruise lines have increased their capacity to Europe to take advantage of the variety of itineraries that can be offered. Here are some examples of what’s on offer and lead in prices subject to availability. HOLLAND AMERICA LINE Ship:Noordam Dept Date: 30 Jul 11 Itinerary: 7Continue reading “Last Minute Cruising Deals in Europe”

Cool Happenings in London Now

In my bottomless inbox of travel news, I’ve come across a few articles about London and why you might be interested in taking a trip there before the end of summer. Putpockets We’ve all heard of pickpockets and how we should be wary of them at home and while we’re abroad. However, 20 former pickpocketsContinue reading “Cool Happenings in London Now”

Travel News Allsorts

In the past month, I’ve come across a few interesting travel related articles that might be of interest to you all: Aon France is offering sunshine insurance through french travel agencies, Pierre et Vacances and FranceLoc. If vacationers encounter at least 4 days of rain in a week, they can submit a claim for part ofContinue reading “Travel News Allsorts”

New trend for hotels?

Came across a couple of  articles in a travel journal recently about a “pay what you want”  experiments.  The Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort and Spa is offering a promotion called the “Survivior Package“.  Basically, you decide your price by deciding what amenities you can do without.  For $219  per night you get deluxe accommodations plusContinue reading “New trend for hotels?”

When I think of Spain…

I recently came across an article about the air quality in Spain. It got me to think…what does Spain mean to me? Well…for most people they associate Spain with things like the distinct architecture, Don Quixote, Pablo Picasso, Pedro Almodovar, football (aka soccer in North America), tapas, paella, flamenco, Ibiza, bull fighting, and the CastileContinue reading “When I think of Spain…”

Liverpool and London

I know that my last 2 blog posts have been about Liverpool.  But I just want to share one last thing I recently read in the media about my home before I start a new topic.  Liverpool is known for many things…like football, European Capital of Culture 2008, and La Princesse. As you all know,Continue reading “Liverpool and London”

Rainbow Travel Tips & Tidbits – 11 October 2008

Christmas Markets in Europe Christmas is just around the corner and what better excuse to plan a trip and buy those unique gifts for the ones you love in your life. This year, why not skip the mad dash to the mall and, instead, combine a little retail therapy with a European vacation? If you’reContinue reading “Rainbow Travel Tips & Tidbits – 11 October 2008”

Rainbow Travel Tips & Tidbits – 5 September 2008

Travel Tidbits from Rainbow Travel Inc: Air Transat delivers More Room in Economy: The space between each row of seats has been increased by about 2 inches from 30 to 32 inches. By doing this, Air Transat has reduced the seating on it’s Airbus 310‘s from 259 to 249 seats and on their Airbus 330‘sContinue reading “Rainbow Travel Tips & Tidbits – 5 September 2008”

European Destinations with a Difference

Now that the European seasonal flights are well under way, don’t just set your sights on the capitals and the well known cultural cities but think further afield to the mediterranean hot spots, places like Greece, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, and Turkey to name but a few. During the summer, Vancouver is connected to the hubContinue reading “European Destinations with a Difference”