Browsing Category North America

Climbing the formidable Acatenango volcano

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Guest traveller Lucy Menadue spent her childhood dreaming of a life filled with adventure and watching in awe at the amazing places Getaway would take her. More than 20 years have passed since those days of dreaming and in this short story she takes us on her own adventure of a lifetime to the volcanoes of Guatemala. This story is one of the ...

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Discovering the city that Oprah made famous

Monday, September 10, 2018

Journeys To Come's team member Jack Walden had been dreaming of visiting Chicago for longer than he can remember. First, it was the land of Oprah. Next it was the backdrop for the doctors and nurses of County General Hospital on "ER". Then the Obamas helped give it a little bit of attention. And most ...

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Catriona ASPEN


Thursday, September 1, 2016

When a friend started working in Aspen many moons ago, I begged my Getaway boss to film a story there and I officially fell in love... The vastness of the slopes, the celeb spotting, the apres ski life, what's not to love?! I think sharing it with a local has helped me see another side too. ...

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Monmouth Plantation long

Louisiana and Mississippi

Thursday, July 7, 2016

There’s something mysterious and romantic about America’s South. My Scenic Tours journey around the eastern side of the country took me and my fellow travellers to the extremes of New York, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, on to Tennessee and now into Mississippi and Louisiana. Natchez, on the banks of the Mississippi River, was established by French colonists in ...

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Gettysburg and Washington DC

Gettysburg and Washington DC

Thursday, June 23, 2016

My latest Scenic Tours adventure began in New York City and ventured to Lancaster, Pennsylvania where there was a special visit with Amish communities. Still in Pennsylvania, Gettysburg, the next stop was in great contrast... The Battle of Gettysburg is the most well-known battle in American history and formed the United States as we know it today. It's only ...

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NYC & Pennsylvania with Scenic Tours

Monday, June 20, 2016

I joined a Scenic Tours ‘Historic Trails & Southern Belles’ journey to parts of the eastern and southern states of America. As with all Scenic tours, it offered diversity - we found ourselves venturing into places off the usual tourist track and meeting interesting locals, all in luxury and comfort. It began smack dab in the middle of ...

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