2014

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Ten new trips illuminate 21 countries

There’s nothing Grand Circle Foundation likes more than helping to preserve the unique character of a region or country to which we travel. The reward is the smile on the faces of countless travelers, and helping to preserve the inextricable connection landmarks have to a region’s history—as in the case of Kinderdijk’s windmills ...

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What’s Old World is new with Grand Circle in 2015

To me, visiting the fascinating locations of Old-World Europe offers me new and exciting discoveries every time. It’s just one of the many reasons why I’m excited Grand Circle is offering new trips that highlight some of my favorite European destinations ...

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Dates, prices & details for our new Corinthian trips, and praise for treasured favorites

Q: I know that tipping for porters, bus drivers and local tour guides is now included in the tour price for our upcoming Romance of the Rhine & Mosel cruise. I would like to solicit your guidelines for tipping a Program Director and for the crew on a river cruise ...

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Discovering the true essence of the Elbe River

Although my husband Bob and I had planned our Romance of the Rhine & Mosel River Cruise months earlier, it seems I only really started to think about the many destinations that were awaiting us—Belgium , the Netherlands , Germany , France , Switzerland,—until about four weeks before the start of the cruise ...

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Destinations: Germany, Russia

Raise a glass to wine-merchant sauce

Some regions are particularly renowned for their food and some even have signature dishes named for them. Both statements are true for Bordeaux, France, home to many of the dishes for which the country is renowned, including Sauce Bordelaise (“sauce from Bordeaux”) ...

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Destinations: France

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