Harriet's Journal

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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

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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Make family memories that will last forever

Every now and then, a story comes along that makes you pause and wipe away a tear or two. This month’s Traveler Story is one of them. Eight-time traveler Pat Johnson of McKinney, Texas, shares a touching tribute to her Uncle Stanley, whose plane was long believed shot down over Belgium in WWII ...

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Good things come on small ships

Before Alan and I founded Grand Circle, I began my career as a teacher. I was always pleased to see a class roster with just the right amount of students—these small groups led to enriching conversations and interactions ...

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Celebrating our history & connections in Europe

There’s nothing I enjoy more when I’m discovering a new city—or rediscovering an old favorite—than a long stroll. Which is why I’m pleased that this month’s Harriet’s Corner spotlights Dubrovnik, where the main thoroughfare, the limestone-paved Stradun, remains charmingly geared towards pedestrians...

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