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How to get an Upgrade at the Airport

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Few things are quite so pleasurable as walking through the doors of an aircraft and turning left, especially on the first day of your holiday. And when an upgrade is courtesy of the airline, and…

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Inside The Bauer L’Hotel in Venice

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Venice, it is said, has the highest concentration of luxury hotels in the world. However, few truly capture the city’s well-developed sense of romance more ravishingly than the Bauer L’Hotel. Founded in 1880 as the…

An Interview with Insight Travel Director Chad Hartin

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Vancouver-based Chad Hartin has been leading tours across the globe for well over a decade. However, his thirst for discovery goes back much further – ever since a travel director came to his father’s beef farm…

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Where to Visit in April

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Sandwiched between the winter freeze and the hotter months of high season, April is an ideal time to plan that perfect trip, particularly across Europe and the United States. For many places, it’s the month…

Another Successful Family Vacation – Insight Staff Stories

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When it came time to decide where to go on our next family vacation, we decided that the Glories of Greece tour was what we were looking for. From Greek mythology, to ancient ruins, to…

Calling all Single Girls! – A featured Guest Post

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Unlike Cape Town, Ireland has a shortage of women. As a result, there are thousands of tall, charming and capable Irishmen (with gorgeous accents!) left wanting throughout the Emerald Isle. Matchmaking fairs are arranged annually…

From the birthplace of Marco Polo to Game of Thrones – Insight Staff Stories

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Growing up I loved learning about explorers like Marco Polo and imagined what it would be like to discover new lands. While on my Insight holiday on the Country Roads of Croatia tour, our Tour…

Cook-at-Home with Insight – Irish Soda Bread

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Irish Soda Bread Get the taste of Ireland with this fresh, no-fuss soda bread. Ingredients 250g Plain white flour 250g Plain wholemeal flour 100g Porridge oats 1 tsp Bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp Salt 25g…

Returning to Italy – Insight Staff Stories

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It had been 23 years since I last visited Italy.  My husband had never been so we decided to do the Country Roads of Puglia and The Neopolitan Riviera tour based on the regions covered…