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Taking The Four Pass Tour In Switzerland

Switzerland Travel Tips

January 19, 2023 by Special Guest

UnTourist Jerry Nolan shares with us his memories of The Four Pass Tour in Meiringen, Switzerland.  Many years ago when Sandy and I were making our first forays into Switzerland under the care of UnTours (which turned into a multi year love affair with the country and the company) we noted ads for something called “The Three…  

Parisian Passion: A First Impression

France Paris Prague

December 14, 2021 by Special Guest

Our UnTours Foundation Co-CEO Jonathan Coleman recently returned from his first Untour trip, and his first time ever visiting Switzerland and France. Here he shares his first impression of Paris. I arrived in Paris on a train from Basel by way of Strasbourg. For the last leg of the trip, I had the bad luck…  

Eating Switzerland: An Alumni Guide to Swiss Food

Beer Cheeses Food and Drink Heartland Oberland Restaurants Switzerland Travel Tips

November 5, 2021 by Special Guest

This post comes to us from Swiss UnoTur alumnus Jerry Nolan. Because my wife Sandy and I went to Switzerland summer after summer for many years before age and circumstance grounded us, I often find myself pining over memories of Swiss food. We always traveled with UnTours, that estimable travel company founded on the idea…  

From the Archives: Untourists in Portugal & Spain on 9/11

Andalusia Portugal Spain

September 9, 2021 by Special Guest

Recently our colleague Joao, from Sintra, Portugal, was cleaning out some old paperwork and stumbled upon a thank you note from Untourists whom he had hosted during the tragic events of 9/11, back in 2001. Joao hosted the first iteration of our Sintra Untour back then (which was simply the Portugal Untour, as we had…  

Claudia’s City: A Singular View of Vienna

Austria Vienna

June 7, 2021 by Special Guest

Our colleague Claudia Prieler recently shared these gorgeous shots of her beloved Vienna, a city of sophistication, royal architecture, and sublime beauty. Claudia, our Vienna Untour host, is connected to the city’s storied arts and culture. A sought-after professional photographer, Claudia’s work appears to capture something beneath the surface of this music and art capital she…  

Sketching the Castle: Memories of Bavaria

Castle Germany

May 24, 2021 by Special Guest

As we dig through some of our archives, we occasionally unearth a gem or two. We recently found these beautiful sketches and watercolors, created by Untourist Kenneth Gantz on an Untour to Bavaria a few years ago. He shared them with us and his host Manfred on the Castle Untour in Germany, where he stayed…