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Yoga in Provence

Yoga in Provence

Eurobound Combines Wellness and Local Discoveries on French Riviera 7 Day Package from $1,499 Daily yoga classes, trips to local villages, picnic lunches and a cooking class highlight Eurobound’s newest vacation package to Provence.  The 7-day/6 night land package is designed for clients who want an intimate vacation that is at once relaxing and active. … Continue reading

Spain and Portugal the Private Way

Spain and Portugal the Private Way

Eurobound Offers Exclusive Spain, Portugal Touring with Private Car and Driver Balmy Fall, Winter Getaways on the Iberian Peninsula Why drive when you can have your own car and chauffeur? That’s the philosophy behind Eurobound’s latest private touring itineraries to the Iberian Peninsula. Eurobound has created two packages–one to Spain and another to Portugal—combining private … Continue reading

France, Spain, Italy Top Europe Sellers For Spring-Summer

France, Spain, Italy Top Europe Sellers For Spring-Summer

Business Class, Intergenerational Travel Are Strong, Reports Eurobound France, Spain, and Italy are hot sellers this spring and summer, reports Eurobound, specialists in distinctive itineraries and packages to Europe for individuals and small groups. Together, the three countries are largely responsible for Eurobound’s nearly 25% increase in 2015 dollar sales, says Brigitte Armand, President of … Continue reading

Bratislava Basics

Bratislava Basics

Bratislava is often little more than a blip, relegated to a half-day on a tour or riverboat itinerary.  But for travelers who enjoy exploring nooks and crannies, the city is worth at least a full day or two to truly appreciate. Located on the Danube, Bratislava is the largest city in the Slovak Republic, and … Continue reading

Franz Kafka and the New Jewish Cemetery

Franz Kafka and the New Jewish Cemetery

Prague’s Old Jewish Cemetery is a major tourist attraction. But to fans of Franz Kafka, the pilgrimage is to Prague’s New Jewish Cemetery, reachable by tram from the city center. I was always curious to see it, but now, unfortunately, I had a reason other than a Kafka pilgrimage. My uncle, Ctibor, died in early 2013, … Continue reading

Christchurch Memories

Christchurch Memories

Departing Mt. Cook, a Great Sights coach transported me to Christchurch.  En route I remember passing lovely hillside towns and undulating meadows dotted with numerous sheep. It’s been a couple years since my visit to Christchurch, and I’m hoping that the city has recovered from the devastating earthquake of 2011. I only stayed overnight prior … Continue reading

Mt. Cook in 24 Hours

Mt. Cook in 24 Hours

My bus came to pick me up early in the morning for the three and a half hour ride from Queenstown to Mt. Cook.  A word about the South Island’s bus service:  I couldn’t write about the South Island without mentioning the bus transportation system. Motorcoach travel is well organized, and the coaches are comfortable, … Continue reading

Te Anau to Milford Sound

Te Anau to Milford Sound

My overnight at Te Anau was at Te Anau Hotel and Villas, a comfortable resort whose rooms featured floor-to-ceiling windows looking on to Te Anau Lake, right across the street.  In contrast to bustling Queenstown, Te Anau is quiet, with a distinct laid-back feel.  There aren’t the number of attractions that Queenstown has, but it’s … Continue reading

The Glowworm Cave of Te Anau, Part II

The Glowworm Cave of Te Anau, Part II

This is the second part of our post on my visit to the Glowworm Caves of Te Anau. Read Part I here. “Te Anau”  in Maori, is actually said to mean, “the cave with a current of swirling water,” which led to the Glowworm Caves’ rediscovery in 1948. After a walk crouched down low, the … Continue reading