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Across the Charles Bridge: Meet Prague’s Castle District

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July 6, 2020 by Untours Staff

Prague does not have a single city center. Contemporary Prague revolves around Wenceslas Square and historic Prague around Old Town Square. But for the best views over all of it, discover Royal Prague in the Castle District. And what a way to get there, via the Charles Bridge! Hradcany, the Castle District, is one of…  

The Best Gardens in Europe: 16 of Our Favorites

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May 28, 2019 by Andrea Szyper

As spring merges into summer, gardens in much of Europe are at their most vibrant and colorful. Whether you seek out gardens as a main sight for your day or duck into them as a respite from sightseeing in built environments, it is hard not to fall in love with these lovingly cultivated spaces. They…  

River Cruise Guide: The best towns and cities on Europe’s waterways

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June 8, 2015 by Rachelwortmann

Top Places to See on Your European River Cruise Europe is filled with rivers darting in, out and alongside some of its most famous and beautiful cities. This sometimes makes rivers better than roads in order to get to and from major European cities. Before deciding which rivers in Europe to cruise check out our…  

Untourist of the Week: Susan Shanley

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October 22, 2013 by Mtaussig

We find it particularly delightful that Susan started travelling on UnTours in the 80’s with her parents, and has continued on her own. Tomorrow, we continue celebrating the Untour habit, as it gets passed down the generations with another slideshow celebrating kids, their parents and their grandparents, on UnTours. 1. Tell us a little bit…  

Untourists of the Week: Elsa and Raymond Heald

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March 21, 2013 by Mtaussig

Ray leaving old Chapel with 15th century fresco on Wanda’s farm in Umbria. (inset is their photo of the fresco inside) 1. Tell us a little bit about your most recent Untour. It was a dream vacation: 8 days on the Variety Voyager, the sleek 73-passenger yacht that put us ashore at the fabled ports…  

Vickie Kelber, Renaissance Woman

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September 17, 2012 by Mtaussig

Vickie Kelber, our Untourist of the week has to be, pound for pound, one of the top contenders for the best photographer/writer we have among our many, many talented Untourists. She does both of them fabulously. We’re all the more lucky, then, that she takes lots of pictures and usually writes a blog that she…  

Our Untourist of the Week, Doris M! (her Untours Cafe moniker)

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July 30, 2012 by Mtaussig

This week’s Untourist of the Week, Doris Matick because of her lovely photos of Spain that you see in the slideshow below.ย  But when we asked her for her Untour impressions, she went all over the map. Which is not to say, she doesn’t love Spain.ย  Check out her wonderful blog post on UnTours Cafe,…