Senior Tour Consultant Sarah E. recently returned from the first departure of Singapore & Malaysia: A Journey Through Southeast Asia. The unique blend of cultures, cuisines and sights on this tour left her in complete awe of these interesting countries. From modern cities to historic temples, here are her highlights from this exciting tour.
Nothing trumps an actual visit to Europe, where you're able to walk the cobblestone streets and soak up hundreds of years of history in each quaint village, bustling city, or expansive countryside. But when we're in between trips and longing for a taste of Europe's best treasures, these reads tide us over until our plane takes off.
We love when a good book transports us to some far-off destination, but every so often, we appreciate a reminder of what we have right in our backyard. Here, a few of our favorite American reads that stay close to home—while still transporting us to another time or era.
One of our Tour Consultants, Sarah Elwell, recently returned from our Christian Heritage Tour, where she dove in to the religious history and culture of Israel and Jordan. Here, her five favorite photos from the trip.
Cuisine is a gateway to culture. Eating like the locals instantly helps you get to know a new country better, and when it comes to those more out-of-your-comfort-zone foods, it's one of the best ways to embrace the unexpected. So we asked a few Go Ahead staff members what local specialities they were surprised to learn they really liked while traveling.
In the spirit of Valentine's Day, we've been talking about romantic destinations and traditions from all over the world—but our favorite kinds stories are the true tales we hear from our travelers every day. Here, four couples share their stories.
Go Ahead Tours’ Associate Marketing Manager, Ryan Gervais, recently traveled to Rome, Sorrento and Sicily. While in Sicily, he opted for the excursion to Mt. Etna, the world’s tallest active volcano, and found out the science behind the interesting color variations in the snow. “While climbing to a height of over 6,000 feet on our optional excursion to Mt. Etna (the tallest active volcano in Europe
Anthony of Padua is the patron saint of Portugal. Anthony Rambaud is Go Ahead’s Product Development Coordinator. Coincidence? Almost certainly, yes. But during Anthony Rambaud’s recent tour of Lisbon, Seville & Madrid, he and his fellow travelers were lucky enough to start their tour in Lisbon as the Portuguese capital celebrated its favorite son. “My fellow travelers just kept saying, ‘This festival is for you!’
Go Ahead Group Sales Manager Lauren Fagerberg was among the first travelers on our A Taste of Chile & Argentina tour, and she came back with a simple aphorism to summarize her trip: “Chile is for seafood lovers, Argentina is for beef lovers.” Really? That’s all? “No, no, these two countries are amazing, and I loved my trip. The landscapes to each country are very unique and the food in each country was an added b