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Jerry's Italy: The Lovely and Delicious Amalfi Coast

on Tue, 08/22/2017 - 15:39
Amalfi Coast on and Untour

Jerry and Deena Koffler have traveled with Untours at least 18 times, taking more than one trip in some years. Whether they find themselves Untouring in Italy or cruising on an Untours Venture, the Kofflers always have a good time and eat well. As they love good food and scenery, it is no surprise they fell in love with the Amalfi Coast. Here Jerry has captures some of their favorite sights, impressions, and tastes of the Amalfi Coast and Naples. The Kofflers have traveled to Italy many times, but Amalfi stood out. Check out Jerry's gorgeous and evocative images!

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Tuscan Table: 10 Things You Must Taste in Florence

on Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:11
Never plan a vacation when you are hungry. If you do, you will surely end up in Tuscany. On second thought, let your stomach guide you. When you consider the region’s sublime natural beauty and Florence’s countless Renaissance masterpieces, it is easy to overlook the food.
But Florence is a great place to connect with the region’s culture and history through its markets and restaurants. From some of Europe’s best fine dining to cheap eats around its global student culture, Florence has something for every budget. Many dishes evolved from scarcity, and the cucina povera of the peasants.
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Our 3 Favorite Markets in Barcelona

on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 09:36
Santa Caterina Market on a Barcelona Untour

Barcelona boasts the biggest network of municipal markets in Europe, with over 40 food markets and 6 non-food markets. The importance of the modern market in Barcelona dates back to the 19th century when the first covered markets were built. Since then, markets have come to be thought of as vital public spaces. Each market has its own story, unique architecture, and often its own specialty.

Here are a few of our favorites:

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Nomming in the Netherlands: Photo Blog of Alice and James in Holland

on Wed, 08/12/2015 - 10:01
netherlands food

Two-time Untourists, James and Alice Wootton have been generous enough to share their photos and stories from their recent Untour in the Netherlands. While Italy, Greece and France have reputations for some of the best food in Europe, often times the Netherlands is overlooked. Well look no further to see proof that there is good eating here!

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10 Perfectly British Train Trips from London

on Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:53
10 British Train Trips from London England on your Untours

10 British Train Trips from London

Although we adore London, sometimes the city is so bustling that we long for slow, small-town, English living. This is why we've compiled a list of our top 10 favorite English towns to visit by train from London. All of these can be enjoyed in a day, offering a peaceful getaway before exploring the remainder of the history, art, and culture of the English capital.

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Beyond Bérets and Baguettes: Top 11 Places to Go in France

on Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:05
Beyond Berets and Baguettes: French Untours shows you the top 11 places to see in france

There's so much to see and do in France. Here's our French Bucket List, a good place to begin.

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Seven Surely Satisfying Eats in Shoreditch and Spitalfields, London

on Mon, 08/03/2015 - 09:04
Shoreditch and Spitalfields Restaurants

Seven Surely Satisfying Eats in Shoreditch and Spitalfields. Now say that 5 times fast. Or better yet, stop talking and start eating. Here is some excellent local intelligence to get you started, enjoying the culinary scene of one of London's best neighborhoods for food.

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The Best of Greece: Towns, Archaeological Sites, Wineries and Museums

on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:10
The best of greece: towns, wineries and museums

When considering a vacation to Greece most tourists focus on the islands, and although they are gorgeous, many overlook the beauty that is mainland Greece. From Athens, Thessaloniki, and the Peloponnese, Greece is more than its islands. I’ve compiled a list of the top places to see across Greece, many of which I experienced during my 4 months there, some I have yet to conquer!

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Best of Istanbul: What to See and Where to Refuel

on Fri, 08/09/2013 - 20:09
Steve and Karen Savel at Chora Church in Istanbul, Istanbul Untour

Long-time Untourists Steve and Karen Savel recently returned from our new Istanbul Untour. This week they share a long list of their favorite sights in Istanbul. In addition to these must-see mosques, palaces, neighborhoods and museums, they give us their recommendations for good and inexpensive restaurants in the heart of the city.

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The best Austrian desserts that aren't in Vienna

on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 10:52
Inside Café Maier in Golling, Austria, just twenty minutes outside of Salzburg

Vienna is widely known for its culinary perspicacity, specifically in the dessert department. Sure, you can't think of Vienna without thinking of its schnitzel, sausages and various wursts. But, once you have its strudels, palatschinkens and knödels, you'll wonder how Vienna Fingers can get away with claiming a city with such delicious traditions.

Beyond Vienna, though, there is a multitude of options for the cake curious amongst us. And, really, who isn't at least just a bit curious?