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Scandinavian Natural Wonders: Best Places to Visit in Scandinavia

updated at 05/20/2019 in Scandinavia
The magic and beauty of Scandinavia will take your breath away! Norway, Finland, Iceland and Sweden are all home to some of the most breathtaking natural scenery in the world. Each country has its own unique way of delivering that ‘wow’ factor you’re looking for   Iceland’s Blue Lagoon   Reykjanes Peninsula is known for its lava fields, rugged landscapes...

Video: What Happens on a Visit to the Juno Beach Centre?

updated at 05/19/2019 in Normandy
Veterans, their families, anyone interested in history, or the sacrifices of ordinary young men on an extraordinary moment for the world, all Canadians as well as citizens of all the nations who fought or were affected by these momentous times... all should make a pilgrimage to the Juno Beach Centre and the other DDay sites along the Normandy coast.Many things...

Video: Germany's Most Romantic Christmas Market

updated at 05/18/2019 in Germany
A night time market in the grounds of a castle. Fires and torches and twinkling lights, the smell of evergreen boughs, the best German Christmas culinary treats and artisans selling authentic German arts and crafts, Christmas decorations and cozy winter woolens. Whether you're the person who always knows exactly how many days it is until Christmas, or the 'Bah, Humbug'...

Travelling with Glasses: What to DO

updated at 05/18/2019 in Anywhere
Packing isn’t easy for anyone, but those of us who wear glasses or contact lenses have a few extra special concerns. Clearly, it’s of the utmost importance to be able to see while on holiday, but how do we protect our delicate eyewear from damage while travelling? We completely understand your eyewear woes, so we thought we’d create a quick...

Video: Normandy WW2 Landing Beaches

updated at 05/17/2019 in Normandy
It may not be the most joyful travel experience you have in Northern France, but for families of veterans, and any grateful citizen, a visit to the World War 2 Landing Beaches in Normandy creates a lifetime of memories.BestTrip.TV journeyed to the shores on a stormy English Channel to remember the brave souls from the UK, the US, and Canada...

Travel Photography: Looking Beyond the Landmarks

updated at 05/16/2019 in Anywhere
Travel photography is a lot of fun, and taking good photos is really important if you want to capture the look and feel of a destination. It’s not quite enough to simply snap a photo without paying attention to whether or not you’re truly capturing more than just an image. You want your photo to convey the sensations of the...

What's your Favorite Experience at the Juno Beach Centre?

updated at 05/16/2019 in Normandy
Everyone experiences travel differently, and this may be most true of historic sites. Standing on the spot where history was made is a profound experience that transcends any amount of studying, reading, watching documentaries or films. When you are actually there, the sights, sounds, perspective and your historic imagination all combine for a more meaningful understanding of moments that changed...

Why You Should Travel to Europe in the Off Season

updated at 05/15/2019 in Europe
There are many ways to make winter extraordinary, but travelling surely tops the list for most. Whether immersing in the holiday season, travelling Europe in the off-season, or being whisked away to a tropical paradise, when travelling with Collette, you get more of what makes guided travel so special. The holiday season is a whimsical time of year and travelling...


Traveling with a Group to the Juno Beach Centre

updated at 05/12/2019 in Normandy
Hopefully, you've already decided that it's time to book a trip to Canada's Juno Beach Centre in Normandy, France. Now you have to decide how you're going to visit. We can help with that. You can travel independently, or visit the Centre as part of a guided tour from London or Paris, or even as part of a stunning Seine...