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Australia Bushfires 2020
Posted on January 14th, 2020 in Australia & New Zealand, Uncategorized
Helping Australia For the past month, wildfires have devastated large areas of the Australian bush. Our hearts go out for the people and animals that live in one of our favorite travel destinations. Australia is a huge continent, and by the maps and articles shown online and on the television, it can appear as if […]
Learn to Cook Like a Local
Posted on January 10th, 2020 in Alaska, Eastern USA, Europe, Africa & Asia, Southern USA, Western & Midwestern USA
As with all Holiday Vacations getaways, we include several meals in your tour price, typically featuring the regional flavors of the places we visit. However some of our included meals elevate the experience into an illuminative, educational adventure – from a history lesson on dining in this area of the world, to hands-on workshops in […]
Casual for a Cause
Posted on January 7th, 2020 in Caring & Sharing, Our Stories
A Continued Tradition to Raise Money for Local Non-Profits One of the many ways Holiday Vacations employees raise money for local charities every year is through our Casual for a Cause program. Once a month, employees may choose to donate $5.00 towards that month’s cause and enjoy the benefit of being able to dress […]
Sustainable Tourism in Alaska
Posted on December 19th, 2019 in Alaska
The Alaska Travel Industry Association, abbreviated as ATIA, is the state’s leading organization for travel-related enterprises and their supporters. At its most recent conference in Anchorage last October, and with all eyes on Alaska’s nearing 2020 tour season, we noticed the conference had a major emphasis on the topic of overtourism. (ATIA uses the term […]
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Tour days tend to be shorter in length, at a relaxed pace, and include lots of unscheduled time for leisure. Expect standing and walking for extended periods of time on flat surfaces, mostly low altitudes, and consistent temperatures.
Tour days usually move at a leisurely pace. Some days’ scheduled activities last longer than others. Expect standing and walking for long periods of time on occasionally uneven terrain. You may experience changes in altitude or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a consistent pace, and may include long travel days. Expect standing and walking for long periods of time on uneven surfaces. Some destinations may have changes in altitude and/or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a brisk pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on uneven surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.
Tour days are long, move at a vigorous pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on rough surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.