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Our 3 Coolest Places to Stay in Europe

Amalfi Coast Castle Germany Italy Tuscany

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…  

My Paris Journal: Part 2

France Paris

November 7, 2016 by Special Guest

Father Tom Lumpkin is a tireless advocate for the poor in Detroit. He is a quiet community hero, and was a perfect choice for our UnTours Giveaway. Read about his good works here. He and his sister traveled to Paris with us this year on a free Untour, our small thank you for a man who…  

Top 7 Things to Do in London


October 15, 2015 by Rachelwortmann

London is the largest city in Europe, and in my opinion, the best city in the world. With the perfect collision of old and new, London has an intriguing history and is filled with charm. Living in London I often overhear tourists’ conversations on the Tube (the underground transportation system) regarding their experiences. Be it…  

Best of the Peloponnese: Top 10 Sights of Nafplio and Classical Greece

Greece Nafplio

February 24, 2015 by Cathrinbaumbach

The Nafplio Untour in Greece is one of my favorites. It’s the perfect example of what our founder Hal Taussig had in mind when he came up with the Untour concept. The town is big enough to offer interesting museums and sights, a vibrant restaurant scene, lovely waterfront walks, two beaches and enchanting alleys. Yet…  

Top 10 Tips for Family Travel

Family travel Travel Tips

November 13, 2014 by Andrea Szyper

Multigenerational travel is endlessly rewarding for kids and their travel companions. Rather than simply seeing a place, you are sharing an experience and making family memories that will outlive you. Sharing a special place with young ones not only enriches them, but it can help you discover new dimensions of a place you think you…  

Cruise Q&A with Dee

Cruises Ventures

September 18, 2014 by Andrea Szyper

Dee McConnell just celebrated her 20th anniversary with UnTours, and over those decades, she has worn many hats here. She is our air specialist and works hard to find and ticket good airfares, monitor schedule changes, and help out in the occasional crisis. I’ve always admired her chutzpah, never more so than when I’ve watched…  

The Abusivi Americani

Italy Tuscany

April 1, 2014 by Nickfortunatus

Photo by Conan cc As fair warning, you should sit down while reading this. It may be quite shocking, though I think it’s important for you to read. Police escorted two Untourists from our Le Chiuse apartment this morning in Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy. This is the first time in the near 40-year history of UnTours…  

Plnnr: Trip planning made easy

Trip planning

February 3, 2014 by Nickfortunatus

Photo by Samrat Mondal cc Every now and then, I get a chance to take a look at a travel app out there. As I’m an iPhone guy, I typically experience most of my travel apps through my phone: AirBnb, TripTracker, Hipmunk, Google Field Trip (review upcoming on this). It’s just so easy to find…  

Untourists of the Week: Gale & Rick Shipley


September 17, 2013 by Mtaussig

Today, Gale and Rick will tell you the story of their Venice Untour…and tomorrow we’ll let their pictures do the talking.   1. Tell us a little bit about your most recent Untour.   We had a great time in Venice! The Rezzonico apartment was lovely and the location could not have been better.  …