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The Ease of a European Breakaway – A Featured Staff Review

As someone who is a relatively experienced independent traveller I was unsure of how much I would enjoy an organised coach tour. I am delighted to report that my Insight European Breakaway tour was a wonderful experience.

Having an experienced and effective Tour Director at one’s disposal is invaluable. Ours was in the form of the very charismatic and energetic Gigi Bromage. Her stories, incredible general knowledge as well as her practical wisdom about how things ‘work’ in different countries helped me to quickly orientate myself and get on with enjoying wherever I found myself, rather than stressing about logistics. Incidentally, I called her the Queen of Flourishes since these just kept on coming. Flourishes are little surprises that tour directors introduce to guests at various stages on tour. My favourite was the French Macaroon.

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An Oasis in the Heart of Town – Swissôtel Dresden Am Schloss

Winner of the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® awards, the Swissôtel Dresden Am Schloss opened in the centre of Dresden’s historical old town in April 2012. Featured on Insight Vacations Christmas Markets of Germany itinerary, the new hotel’s central location to great shopping, entertainment and nearby historical sights such as the Semper Opera and Zwinger Palace make this the perfect oasis amidst the city’s bustling traditional German Christmas Pyramids and markets. Swissôtel Dresden’s historic facade houses stylishly modern interior design, with cutting-edge technology and the warmth of Swiss hospitality.

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Beautiful view of ancient Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Greece wows Insight Vacations CEO

Insight Vacations CEO John Boulding, has just completed a week’s family holiday in Greece and wants travellers to know just how amazing the destination is to visit.

“Any negatives you are hearing as far as tourism travel goes are completely misconceived. We had absolutely no issues at all. Everything worked from ATMs to paying bills by credit card, from transport to shops and restaurants, which were all busy by the way.

The Greeks, as always, were super hospitable. The politics are just that, politics and they have no influence on the tourist experience. The main thing to know is that the Greeks want you there and they really do need tourism, right now.”

– John Boulding, Insight CEO

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Meet Daniele an Insight TD for Southern Italy

Meet Insight Tour Director Daniele Nanneti, as he shares his home region of Southern Italy on the Country Roads of Southern Italy & Sicily escorted journey.

Besides the unmissable treasures of Rome, Pompeii and the Neapolitan Riviera, you also explore the unique ‘trulli’ houses of Alberobello and the Sassi di Matera, complemented by the rich Greek, Roman and Norman heritage of Sicily.