Tag: Getaway Guru

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Alaska’s Unique Itineraries

Each year, tourists covet the alluring and rugged landscapes of Alaska. Many crave the chance to come face to face with Alaska’s wild frontier and become acquainted with its many intriguing wildlife attractions. So, no wonder that one of the most popular cruising destinations each year is Alaska. With its beautiful coastline, majestic glaciers, quaint […]

Why Take a Tour?

Touring has been around for a long time and it is becoming more popular with each passing year. Today, touring companies are re-inventing this type of travel. The most popular destinations for escorted tours are Europe, Asia and South America, but you can find options for almost every destination. Here are some reasons why you […]

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Why Fiji?

Fiji is more than meets the eye. Did you know that Fiji consists of 333 islands? Did you also know that Tom Hanks and the volleyball (aka Wilson) made a debut together in Fiji? These alone are reasons to visit Fiji, but Fiji is oh so much more. Fiji is for the love birds. Fiji is […]

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Larry’s Europe Planner

Europe is on your bucket to visit and re-visit. Follow my Europe planning suggestions and you will save time, save money, and enhance your vacation experience. When? When will you be traveling? Prices and availability of places to visit and attractions vary by season. What? What do you want to see? The first thing you […]

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Why Today We are in the Golden Age of Flying

Many harken back to the period of about 1945 to 1975 as the “Golden Age of Flying.” I say, “au contraire” – today (right now) things are much better for fliers. Here are ten reasons why: 1. It’s way faster. In the 1940s, an average intercontinental flight had at least a 12 layovers in airpots […]

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A Dozen Reasons to Book With a Travel Agent

We live in the internet age; however, a real, live, experienced travel agent you can talk to is still very useful. All of them at Columbus Travel provide services and knowledge you simply can’t find online; and in a crisis, an agent is invaluable. #1 – A travel agent is accountable. This is the real […]

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My Favorite Destination- BANGKOK

I’m often asked what my favorite place to visit is.  I always answer this question with a question, viz., “What is the purpose of the trip?”  For excitement; something exotic, but very safe; great food, world famous beaches, deluxe hotels, and a friendly and welcoming people, it’s an easy call — Thailand.  No other place […]

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The Getaway Guru’s Favorite San Francisco Eateries

Many people love San Francisco, including The Getaway Guru, and lot’s of folks know he came from the city by the bay, visits it as often as he can, and loves to eat in its myriad of great restaurants.  Here’s a list of The Guru’s favorites. SEAFOOD: Tadich Grill at 240 California Street is a […]

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