Europe

Clans of Scotland

The Great Clans of Scotland

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A land of majestic rolling hills, mountains and lochs, bold tartans and ringing bagpipes, Scotland captures the imagination at every turn. This country is endlessly inspiring, from its wild and windswept landscapes to its colorful…

Christmas in St Petersburg

10 Reasons to Spend Christmas in St Petersburg

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Christmas in St Petersburg evokes images of steaming banyas, frozen canals and chinking glasses of chilled vodka. Only 500 miles from the Arctic Circle, catching sight of the city’s snow-dusted onion domes accompanied by the…

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…