Harriet's Journal

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Making memories in Europe to last a lifetime

I remember traveling with my girlfriends just after college—we all seemed so carefree, energetic, and ready to tackle the challenges of the world. I see the same traits in my own children today...

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Destinations: France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium

From Asia to Africa, make your trip A-plus

Alan and I recently watched a wonderfully enlightening film about South Africa’s revolutionary anti-apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela. Not only a political leader but an inspiration who taught lessons about thriving in times of struggle and the importance of diversity, this movie inspired me to consider another trip to Africa—my favorite place to travel on earth...

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Destinations: Burma, China

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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