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What’s It Like to UnTour Ireland?

Ireland Meet The UnFluencers Travel Tips

October 2, 2023 by Alexa Steele

With its sprawling green fields, jagged coastline, mountains, lakes, and farmland, County Kerry on Ireland’s southwest Atlantic coast is an idyllic home base from which to explore the Emerald Isle. But aside from the picturesque landscapes and quaint villages, what’s it really like there? UnFluencer Mandy Haakenson took the Irish UnTour and shared some unforgettable moments…  

Reflecting on 27 Years Guiding All Things UnTours

Travel Tips

August 1, 2023 by admin

If you’re an UnTourist and have traveled with us sometime in the last three decades, your trip planning probably included at least one conversation with Brian Taussig-Lux, our president for the last 27 years. Brian recently decided it was time to retire. Here we say a fond farewell to Brian and take a look at his…  

Redefining Wanderlust: UnFluencer Rachel Heller’s Take on the Power of Slow Travel

Meet The UnFluencers Travel Tips

July 21, 2023 by Alexa Steele

As the original slow travel company, UnTours proudly introduces a new breed of travel ambassador: the UnFluencer. UnFluencers are writers, photographers and videographers who spend their lives unlocking the hidden gems in your favorite destinations and championing a better kind of travel that preserves and protects. Raised in the US, but living in the Netherlands,…  

Two UnTours Combine For One Unforgettable Scottish Adventure

Travel Tips

May 8, 2023 by Alexa Steele

Scotland is a land filled with dramatic landscapes, ancient castles, and warm-hearted people. It’s a world where you can immerse yourself in food, culture, and history while letting time slip through your fingers. With so much to see and experience, a single week simply won’t do. That’s why we highly recommend combining our Scottish Highlands…  

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…  

What is a B Corp? What Makes Untours One?

Travel Tips Untours Foundation

March 2, 2022 by Andrea Szyper

Have you seen the B logo? Perhaps on a bag of coffee, a bar of chocolate, or a box of butter? B Corps are a new breed of business, vetted for their policies and commitment to people, community, and the planet. While lots of companies like to drop the word “green” and brag about the…  

Amber’s Italy: Venice, Florence, and Rome in photos.

Travel Tips

February 7, 2022 by Untours Staff

Italian cities offer something for everyone, and its three best-known cities are each so distinct. Amber Martin, our Italian Untour Director, has shared a few of her favorite city photos from her recent travels to Italy this past November. Those who follow us on Instagram may have enjoyed her takeover, with photos from all six…  

What is Hygge? Some Inspiration from Europe

Travel Tips Trip planning

January 16, 2022 by Andrea Szyper

Hygge is a Danish word that has captured the global imagination. Though there is no exact English word equivalent, “cozy” comes close. Hygge (pronounced HOO-gah) captures a sense of warmth and comfort and hominess that feeds a feeling of contentment and well being. As omicron surges this month and much of the US is in…