There Are Tours for Every Taste

There seem to be as many sorts of tours as there are ports of call!

Will you get around on foot or use a street bike? Every description Wine tasting or bistro hopping might be more to your liking.

Do you like the company of other people when you take a trip, or would you prefer to go it alone?

Is going on an adventure more up your alley? Or, do you want to explore the cobble-stone alleys and nooks and crannies of your destination city?

Before you pack your bags...

There are truly so many things to consider before packing your suitcase.

Let's begin with the sort of tour that most interests you. There are other decisions you'll need to make such as whether a group tour is more interesting than traveling alone.

There are a lot of tours on offer that you will surely find the one best suited for your interests or hobbies, whether you're a keen angler, adventure seeker, or passionate sightseer.

See Scandinavia and the Baltic Nations

A visit to the Baltic states should be included with any Scandinavian cruise, as the region boasts a rich history and charming Old Towns thanks to the medieval trading done by the Hanseatic League. A number of of the cities considered "most livable" in the world can be found in Finland, Sweden, and Norway.

Let's Cruise.

With its fascinating Viking history and striking fjords, Norway will delight students of history and garden gnome seeking nature-lovers alike.

Don't overlook Stockholm's "Venice of Scandinavia", Helsinki's collection of Art Nouveau and Neoclassical works, or Tallinn's delicate steeples and gorgeous red rooftops. The northern lights, or aurora borealis, are observable in the region, should certainly also be high on your list of must-have experiences.

Russia is the most massive country on earth and is part of both Europe and Asia. Historic St. Petersburg, Russia, is home to the impressive Peterhof Palace, something you will not want to miss. History enthusiasts will want to spend time in Moscow's iconic Red Square, while foodies might prefer to sample blini pancakes with Russian caviar.

Planning Your Family Holiday

When it comes time to plan your family vacation, remember one thing: one size does not fit all. As the household grows, so do their interests and hobbies.

Regardless of whether you are vacationing with youngsters, energetic middle-schoolers, sulky teenagers, or a big family, the best vacation is out there, waiting to be found! Life can be chaotic with everyone running around doing his/her own thing, so a family vacation is an important time to slow down and enjoy quality time together.

Enjoying things together is not only good for individual family members, it also strengthens family ties. And they create great memories that will last a life-time. Family vacations, however, can be a challenging endeavor.

Finding sufficient activities to keep everyone occupied is frustrating!

So what is the formula to a great family holiday

You need to make certain that all ages are kept busy and amused. The younger ones might need nonstop attention, specialized foods and doctor visits, while the older ones will need something altogether different. Although family time is fundamental, teens will need some time to themselves sunning by the swimming pool, going out to explore on their own or meet up with other teens.

Immersive travel is a way to discover more about the place you are visiting and enables your family to be more than typical tourists.

Getting involved with in the local culture and experiencing it first hand, you can actually become part of the place you are visiting, and it will be part of you forever. Discovering the stars in the night sky, feeling the splash of a whale, seeing the hatching of a sea turtle and wandering through the jungle will make you understand there is nothing more priceless in this world than travel. Expect real activities that captivate inquisitive minds; bake a pastry in a Parisian boulangerie, visit with local children at a Masai Mara school or take a Zodiac ride in Antarctica with a genuine marine biologist.

The whole family can enjoy mastering a few phrases of the regional language and share in the cuisine.

Whether one is looking to enjoy a luxurious and relaxing setting or seeking to uncover far-away places, the options are endless.
A short list of some of the places to visit is listed below:
Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia

For an over-the-top wonderland for all ages, visit the Indonesian hotel, Nihi Sumba; called one of the best international hotels.

This spectacular place features amazing panorama and one-of-a-kind activities such as private surfing, horse back riding, an open air Land Rover Safari, and a spa located under a waterfall.

Cruise the Italian Riviera

What could be better than cruising the Italian Riviera on a luxury yacht? Here you will be able to do everything: shopping, sightseeing, swimming or water skiing - or if your goal is to escape from the world, relaxing with a nice glass of wine.

Start off in Naples, head on over to the Blue Grotto in Capri and Positano and end your trip on the volcanic island of Stromboli.

The Ranch at Rock Creek, Montana

Maybe your ideal trip is going fishing, trekking or horse back riding.

Yet, you still desire falling into a plush bed with 1000 thread-count sheets at the end of your day. If so, then go to the Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana. This ranch gives you luxurious cabins and the most divine spa treatments.

African Safari

If your dream is to get your kids off their phones and to re-connect to the natural world, then a safari is for you.

No one, not even your hard to please teen, will be left uninspired by the sublime beauty of the African plains or the incredible wildlife.

Iceland

Iceland has rapidly become the place to go to and for very good reasons. It is a remarkably spectacular destination and only a short flight from the east coast.

And it is the perfect place for you and your kids in that it offers luxury and adventure. And that's not all, the images your kids will post online will wow all their buddies at home.

Patagonia

San Carlos de Bariloche in Patagonia is one other spot if you are looking to escape the summer heat and experience the wonder of this small town set in the foothills of the Andes Mountains. Bariloche, as it is known regionally, is only a 2-hour flight from the city of Buenos Aires.

Costa del Sol, Marbella

Is your young one the next Roger Federer? And do you want to lounge in the sun with a margarita? Then Puente Romano Beach Resort in Marbella is your spot.

Bermuda

If you want excellent weather all-year, then go to Bermuda – and it is a convenient trip from the east coast of the United States. The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, or "The Pink Palace" as it is named by the local people, is a great place for all ages. However you slice it, the very best family trips become legendary, evoking stories for years to come.

 

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There seem to be as many sorts of tours as there are ports of call!

Will you get around on foot or use a street bike? Wine tasting or bistro hopping might be more to your liking.

Do you like the company of other people when you take a trip, or would you prefer to go it alone?

Is going on an adventure more up your alley? Or, do you want to explore the cobblestone alleys and nooks and crannies of your destination city?

Before you pack your bags...

There are truly so many things to consider before packing your suitcases.

Let's begin with the sort of tour that most interests you. There are other decisions you'll need to make such as whether a group tour is more interesting than traveling alone.

There are a lot of tours on offer that you will surely find the one best suited for your interests or hobbies, whether you're a keen angler, ghost seeker, or passionate sightseer.

A visit to the Baltic states should be included with any Scandinavian cruise, as the region boasts a rich history and charming Old Towns thanks to the medieval trading done by the Hanseatic League. A number of of the cities considered "most livable" in the world can be found in Finland, Sweden, and Norway.

Let's Cruise.

With its fascinating Viking history and striking fjords, Norway will delight students of history and nature-lovers alike.

Don't overlook Stockholm's "Venice of Scandinavia", Helsinki's collection of Art Nouveau and Neoclassical works, or Tallinn's delicate steeples and gorgeous red rooftops. The northern lights, or aurora borealis, are observable in the region, should certainly also be high on your list of must-have experiences.

Russia is the most massive country on earth and is part of both Europe and Asia.Historic St. Petersburg, Russia, is home to the impressive Peterhof Palace, something you will not want to miss. History enthusiasts will want to spend time in Moscow's iconic Red Square, while foodies might prefer to sample blini pancakes with Russian caviar.

When it comes time to plan your family vacation, remember one thing: one size does not fit all. As the household grows, so do the interests and hobbies.

Regardless of whether you are vacationing with youngsters, energetic middle-schoolers, sulky teenagers, or a big family, the best vacation is out there, waiting to be found! Life can be chaotic with everyone running around doing his/her own thing, so a family vacation is an important time to slow down and enjoy quality time together.

Enjoying things together is not only good for individual family members, it also strengthens family ties. And they create great memories that will last a life-time. Family vacations, however, can be a challenging endeavor.

Finding sufficient activities to keep everyone occupied is frustrating!

So what is the formula to a great family holiday

You need to make certain that all ages are kept busy and amused. The younger ones might need nonstop attention, specialized foods and doctor visits, while the older ones will need something altogether different. Although family time is fundamental, teens will need some time to themselves sunning by the swimming pool, going out to explore on their own or meet up with other teens.

Immersive travel is a way to discover more about the place you are visiting and enables your family to be more than typical tourists.

Getting involved with in the local culture and experiencing it first hand, you can actually become part of the place you are visiting, and it will be part of you forever. Discovering the stars in the night sky, feeling the splash of a whale, seeing the hatching of a sea turtle and wandering through the jungle will make you understand there is nothing more priceless in this world than travel. Expect real activities that captivate inquisitive minds; bake a pastry in a Parisian boulangerie, visit with local children at a Masai Mara school or take a Zodiac ride in Antarctica with a genuine marine biologist.

The whole family can enjoy mastering a few phrases of the regional language and share in the cuisine.

Whether one is looking to enjoy a luxurious and relaxing setting or seeking to uncover far-away places, the options are endless.
A short list of some of the places to visit is listed below:
Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia

For an over-the-top wonderland for all ages, visit the Indonesian hotel, Nihi Sumba; called one of the best international hotels.

This spectacular place features amazing panorama and one-of-a-kind activities such as private surfing, horse back riding, an open air Land Rover Safari, and a spa located under a waterfall.

Cruise the Italian Riviera

What could be better than cruising the Italian Riviera on a luxury yacht? Here you will be able to do everything: shopping, sightseeing, swimming or water skiing - or if your goal is to escape from the world, relaxing with a nice glass of wine.

Start off in Naples, head on over to the Blue Grotto in Capri and Positano and end your trip on the volcanic island of Stromboli.

The Ranch at Rock Creek, Montana

Maybe your ideal trip is going fishing, trekking or horse back riding.

Yet, you still desire falling into a plush bed with 1000 thread-count sheets at the end of your day. If so, then go to the Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana. This ranch gives you luxurious cabins and the most divine spa treatments.

African Safari

If your dream is to get your kids off their phones and to re-connect to the natural world, then a safari is for you.

No one, not even your hard to please teen, will be left uninspired by the sublime beauty of the African plains or the incredible wildlife.

Iceland

Iceland has rapidly become the place to go to and for very good reasons. It is a remarkably spectacular destination and only a short flight from the east coast.

And it is the perfect place for you and your kids in that it offers luxury and adventure. And that's not all, the images your kids will post online will wow all their buddies at home.

Patagonia

San Carlos de Bariloche in Patagonia is one other spot if you are looking to escape the summer heat and experience the wonder of this small town set in the foothills of the Andes Mountains. Bariloche, as it is known regionally, is only a 2-hour flight from the city of Buenos Aires.

Costa del Sol, Marbella

Is your young one the next Roger Federer? And do you want to lounge in the sun with a margarita? Then Puente Romano Beach Resort in Marbella is your spot.

Bermuda

If you want excellent weather all-year, then go to Bermuda – and it is a convenient trip from the east coast of the United States. The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, or "The Pink Palace" as it is named by the local people, is a great place for all ages. However you slice it, the very best family trips become legendary, evoking stories for years to come.