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Packing for Iceland: An Insider’s Guide

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Iceland is a tough cookie to crack when it comes to packing. You’d think it would all be about the big parkas, tough walking boots and knitted sweaters, but the reality is a little less…

Seven Reasons to Travel Solo on your next Insight Vacation

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There are pros and cons to every type of travel. You want to go with the family? Prepare for companionship but also for arguments. You’d prefer to embark on a voyage with a large group…

Follow in the Footsteps of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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24 years after the late Princess Diana made the same visit, their Royal Highnesses Prince William and his wife Catherine have made their mark on India, travelling through the cities of Mumbai, Delhi and Agra,…

13 Beautiful Reasons to Visit Iceland

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From complex vocabulary to simple slang, poetic parables to technical terms, no matter how much of a wordsmith you are, honing and sculpting your lexicon to perfection, there’s a painful truism to be acknowledged: a…

Munich Germany, Oktoberfest

Brewing the Best: The History of Bavarian Beer

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Beer is practically synonymous with Germany. Though the Teutons didn’t invent the stuff, they have (from the late Dark Ages onwards), taken it extremely seriously. So seriously, in fact, that they consider it both a…

Budapest

10 Incredible Heritage Hotels

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Blessed with a character only the passage of time can bestow, heritage hotels are invariably bastions of superlative taste. Each has its individual charms, from the grande dames of Europe to the peach-colored palaces of…

Mostar Bridge

Exploring the Balkans with Insight Vacations Tour Director Hugh McMillan

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  Hugh McMillan may have been a late starter when it came to wanderlust, having first left Australia at 22, but he’s more than made up for it since. With a decade of travel industry…

Venice

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…