We love a good travel book for its ability to immediately transport us to different years and places--without us having to leave the comfort of our couch. Here, some of our staffers' favorite Asian reads.
As part of our must-see in 2014 round-up, our head of Tour Development Lael Kassis looks at three tours that visit countries that have shaped how we view the world and deserve a spot on any curious traveler’s list.
Vickie Vogel and her husband David have a very special role in our “Share the Discovery” theme this month—they are our cover models! (Check out the photo here) After selecting the image, it was a pleasant surprise to learn from our Tour Consultants that the Vogels are incredibly well-traveled and all-around awesome people. Here, Vickie shares her thoughts on sharing the discovery (and also poses in a tort
Go Ahead Director of Product Development, Lael Kassis recently returned home from Go Ahead’s Grand Tour of India. Below, Lael shares his thoughts about India’s incredibly varied and delicious cuisine. Read Lael’s previous post on India here. For a food lover like me, India is paradise. The strong and delicious tastes and smells of Indian food left me wanting to try everything. After two weeks in India, I was no
Go Ahead Director of Product Development, Lael Kassis recently returned home from Go Ahead’s Grand Tour of India. Here, he shares some of his thoughts about this extraordinary destination and why traveling in India is such a one-of-a-kind opportunity. One of my favorite memories while traveling in India was seeing all the kites in the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The winter months can be blustery in Northern India and
Go Ahead Graphic Designer Christine Patronick recently returned from a tour of India, and the photographs she brought home blew us away. She spoke of “a complete feeling of being swept up in another world, so different from the one I live in back home,” but we thought we’d let her imagery speak for itself. What are your favorite scenes from India? Leave a comment and let us know!
Our previous recipes focused on the flavors of Spain, France, Ireland and Italy; for our next installment, we take you to the Indian subcontinent. Nihari is a spicy meat stew first created in the palaces of northern India. Traditionally, nihari slow-cooks overnight, but this recipe speeds things up a bit. Like most recipes, you’re free to substitute ingredients as you please, but there are two parts of our niha