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Meet your Travel Director: Sara Tuppen Veloso

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As part of our Meet your Travel Director series, Content Producer Rachel Gee has been catching up with Insight Vacations Travel Directors to get the lowdown on their role and what inspired them to get…

Our top 5 foodie flourishes

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“First we eat, then we do everything else,” or so said American food writer, M.F.K. Fisher. And when “everything else” involves exploring an exciting, new destination, it is only proper that the snacks correspond.

10 Facts You Should Know About Port

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The Douro Valley’s stunning landscape of undulating hills, vine-covered slopes and meandering waterways are reason enough to visit. However, the region is more than just a pretty face; it’s the epicenter of Port wine production.…

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…

Portuguese Foods

10 Must-Have Traditional Portuguese Foods to Try on Your Next Trip

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Portuguese food is all about local ingredients and big, powerful flavors. Whether you plump for the salty punch of bacalhau, the sweet custardy kick of pasteis de nata, or the pungent combination of paprika, garlic…

Where to Visit in September

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Eccentrics may love to visit the extremes upon themselves, but most of us like few things more than a temperate getaway. It’s a shame, then, that the most clement month of them all, September, falls…

New Year

New Year Celebrations Around the World

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Ushering in the New Year used to be simple. Friends had the same dates and kept the same customs. Today, however, people operate in the midst of several calendars, they’re increasingly conscious that it’s celebrated…

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Where to Visit in May

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May means different things for the two hemispheres. In the northern half, spring melts into summer, and in the southern, autumn, with all its virtues, gets into full swing. The Far East has its own…