2014

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Widower honors wife by making new travel memories

Whether wandering back roads or striking up conversations with locals, Ernie Hnatiuk and his wife Joanne Rawson made some of their best memories later in life on their Grand Circle vacations. So it was in that spirit of experiencing new things that, after Joanne passed, Ernie continued on and traveled solo...

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Destinations: France

Comforting advice about what to wear on a River Cruise

Q: I am unsure of proper attire for dinner on our first River Cruise. Do men need a jacket or tie? How dressy do women get for dinner? Is there a formal night? ...

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Destinations: Russia

Butter makes cakes better in Germany

While Americans tend to get their pastry fix in the morning, Germans are just as likely to have a sweet treat—such as Kaffee und Kuchen (coffee and cake)—in the afternoon. Many of the country’s desserts are homemade and deceptively simple in appearance, but richness of flavor abounds, as German bakers are not shy about butter...

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Destinations: Hungary, Croatia, Romania

Grand Circle Foundation helps make beautiful music in Russia

From villages filled with folk crafts to cities bursting with artistic gems, Russia Revealed: Moscow to St. Petersburg offers something for everyone to discover. But it’s not only the visual arts. Just take it from 28-time traveler Jane Lehr of Shingle Springs, California...

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Destinations: Russia

Across Europe, people-to-people connections make the most impact

History teaches us so many lessons, whether they’re about ourselves or our relation to the world at large. But while what’s written in books can sometimes seem staid—a mere collection of dates and black-and-white photos ...

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Destinations: France

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