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Room with a View: The 20 Best Untours Apartment Views

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January 18, 2017 by Rachelwortmann

At UnTours we’re big believers in slow travel. What is slow travel? It’s slowing down, staying among the locals, spending more than just a few days (maybe even a few weeks), and immersing yourself in the local culture and ways. With travel becoming more accessible to more people than ever before, traveling to small European…  

Our 3 Coolest Places to Stay in Europe

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November 29, 2016 by Rachelwortmann

When we say UnTours are based in apartments, that can be a little misleading. They may actually be cottages, farm houses, or any other dwelling characteristic of a unique region in Europe. To that end, here are a few of our favorites. 1. Playing Princess: in Sommersdorf, Germany For so many years I thought the…  

5 Reasons to Love Oktoberfest

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October 12, 2016 by Rachelwortmann

After experiencing my first real German Oktoberfest, I am eager to make it a personal tradition! Here are five reasons why I love Oktoberfest in Germany and recommend it highly.     1. The Food German food is absolutely brilliant, but Oktoberfest is especially filling, cheap and  delicious. I suggest mainly trying food around the…  

Just Say Bonjour! Q&A with Provence Staff Anne

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September 13, 2016 by Rachelwortmann

Ahhhh, Provence. There’s a reason why countless artists were inspired by this particular region in France, why it’s a hotbed for some of the world’s best food and wine, and why it is one of our most popular UnTours. The quaint villages are picturesque, but so full of life and culture. The locals are friendly,…  

A Parisian Secret: Musee de l’Orangeries

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July 13, 2016 by Rachelwortmann

When most people travel to Paris they have a top-10 list including the usual suspects: Musee D’Orsay, Eiffel Tower, Louvre, and maybe even Versailles. On my most recent trip to Paris I thought, I’ve been there, done that, what else can I go see?! After some online searching I came across a darling museum, the…  

Why You Shouldn’t Go to Scotland


July 6, 2016 by Rachelwortmann

Scottish cities are ugly and grey.  Especially the capital, Edinburgh, where you have to walk to (mostly free) museums with awful views like this.  Once again, this clean and green city with a park in the center of the city and a castle built on an extinct volcano. Who wants that?! No one needs to…  

An Untour for All Ages: Scotland for the Young and Young at Heart

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June 13, 2016 by Rachelwortmann

It can be difficult to find a travel destination that suits everyone’s needs: grandparents, parents, kids, and young adults. As your kids get older, their interests change and what defines a great destination shifts with it. Finding a country where the locals are warm, the museums are a plenty, but there are also quirky other…