Europe

Blenheim Palace

Why You Should Visit Britain’s Blenheim Palace

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One of England’s most impressive stately homes, Blenheim Palace was a gift from Queen Anne to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, after his victory at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704. Fought against the…

Parks in Madrid

Green Spaces & Gurgling Fountains: The Perfect Parks of Madrid

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Madrid is famous for many things, from the art of the Prado to the quality of its soccer clubs. However, not many people know that this city is also one of the greenest in the…

Spain and Portugal – A Featured Staff Review

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Oh… the things that I saw! And mmm… the things that I ate! Touring Spain and Portugal with Insight Vacations is truly the way to experience the best a destination has to offer. Our tour…

Amazing Spain and Portugal – A Featured Staff Review

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Visiting both Spain and Portugal has been on my bucket list for a while now and with limited vacation time, this short eight day regional tour was the perfect way to get an in-depth look…

Grand Cascade in Peterhof, St Petersburg

5 Unusual Facts about Russia

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From opulent Tsarist Dynasties and revolutions to ground-breaking modern technology, Russia has seen it all. Spanning all the way across Eastern Europe and northern Asia, Russia is the world’s largest country and a fascinating melting…

Christmas Markets of Poland, Prague & Germany – A Featured Staff Review

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Coming from Australia, listening to Christmas carols with lyrics containing snow, snowmen, sleigh bells, chestnuts roasting on an open fire and Jack Frost nipping at your nose are usually surreal.  I can count on one…

Explore the Vienna Christmas Markets with Insight Vacations

The Magic of Vienna, Budapest & Prague – A Featured Staff Review

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From the handpicked hotels, to the glistening Christmas Markets, to trying the delicious local cuisine – this is how I will remember our time in Eastern Europe. The Christmas Markets were stunning – colorful during…

The Chelsea Flower Show

The Chelsea Flower Show 2017: An Interview with Helen Basson and Tracy Foster

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One of the biggest horticultural events in the world, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has been pulling in the best blooms since 1913. They return in great numbers, too, with roughly 500 exhibitors entering each…

Cruising along the Coastlines of Croatia with Insight Vacations

Cruising the Croatian Coastline in Perfect Style

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The ancient art of ship building is central to Croatian culture. It’s a tradition that dates back to the beginning of time and a craft that’s been passed on from one generation to the next.…