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Around the World in 600 days

This guy spent 3 years traveling over 125,000 miles across 36 countries and compiled all the video he took into a short and sweet 3 minute video.

Check it out on our blog!

Added by Untours on June 9, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

A beautiful timelapse of Paris

You may or may not know that I am simply in love with timelapse videos of my favorite travel destinations. I actually didn't know I was until I came across this one last year. Since then, I've been consuming them at an alarming rate. I thought you may be interested in seeing them as well, so I'll be sharing as many as I can find with you. I hope you enjoy them.

Since I love Paris so much, I thought it was a…

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Added by Untours on May 15, 2014 at 9:48am — No Comments

Hopper: A new tool to save you hundreds on airfare

Recently, through some back channels (i.e. my boss and a little daily called the New York Times), I came across a website called Hopper, which may just make traveling easier on my wallet and daily planner.

Hopper collects some very in-depth travel data to help figure out round-trip pricing from your city to some of the more popular…

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Added by Untours on May 5, 2014 at 10:11am — No Comments

40 years of Untours

We're turning 40 years old next year and are collecting memories from clients, staff, family and friends of Untours over the coming months to celebrate the occasion.

Do you have any you'd like to share?

Get the full story here!

Added by Untours on April 21, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Untourists of the Week: Lloyd and Mary

Untourists of the Week Lloyd and Mary give some love to Frutigen and the Swiss Oberland Untour.

For the full story, click here.

Added by Untours on April 8, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments

This week's Untourists of the Week: The Crums

Untourists of the Week Barbara and Russell share their thoughts on their Umbria, Salzburg and Ticino Untours, with a nice comparison of tours, DIY and Untours.

Get the full story here.

Added by Untours on March 26, 2014 at 9:05am — No Comments

This week's Untourists of the Week: The Brenners

Diane and Lawrence Brenner tell us about their first three weeks of Untours: Florence, Paris and Leiden.

Did we mention that those were all in one month!?

Get the full story here.

Added by Untours on March 19, 2014 at 9:15am — No Comments

And the Unny winners are..

Check out the list of Unny Award winners! One of our regions won 4 of the 12 categories.

Let us know how you feel about the winners!

Here are the winners.

Added by Untours on March 3, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments

The inaugural Unny Awards

Go ahead and vote at the inaugural Unny Awards. It's like the Oscars for Untours regions.

Vote right here!

Added by Untours on February 23, 2014 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Untourists of the Week: Elaine & Cecilia Hruska

Twin sister Untourists Elaine and Cecilia on Untours:
"For many years, we have chosen to go with Untours. We like the feel of being on our own and staying in one place at a family home to really get to know the city"

Get the whole story here.

Added by Untours on February 11, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments

From the Untours Blog

Untours Foundation Manager, Elizabeth Killough, introduces the world to her new teammate, Shannon Davidson.

"Shannon was a gift to me from my board, which saw better than I that I was drowning in work after Hal retired. Shannon was hired to be my amazing colleague, which she is indeed! A film editor by training, Shannon worked on several of Ken Burns’ film projects. You can see some of her handiwork through our lovely new website, which she designed."

Check out the full post…

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Added by Untours on February 7, 2014 at 9:42am — No Comments

Untourists of the Week: Monica & Pete Petersen

In the words of the Petersens...

Every detail is taken care of for you. The staff, both in Media and at your destination, is top-notch and are to be commended for all their support. The Dream Book and travel suggestions and supplements are wonderful so you can really plan your trip. You can do as much as you like or as little. But the options to "Live like a Local" are there for you, just as Hal Taussig imagined it would be.

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Added by Untours on January 28, 2014 at 10:11am — No Comments

This week's Untourist of the Week: Helen Behrens

In the words of Helen:

Untourist of the Week, Helen Behrens: My husband's mother came from Switzerland and our first trip there was with her. There are still some relatives over there. We fell in love with the country and kept going back.

Check out the full story right here.

Added by Untours on January 21, 2014 at 10:43am — No Comments

Untourists of the Week: Eileen & Carl Evers

Here's a snippet of this weeks' Untourist of the Week post...

1. Tell us a little bit about your most recent Untour.

Carl and I and two dear friends had a marvelous experience in April in Leiden, the Netherlands. We loved the country and our Untours guides for the week. As was our experience with our last Untours to…

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Added by Untours on January 14, 2014 at 11:21am — No Comments

Monday Memories: Erika

Good morning, Untours Café!

We've just posted the newest installment of our Monday Memories blog series.

This week, Untourist Pete Haggart shares his memory of visiting this longest running movie theater in the world.

Check out the full post right here.

Added by Untours on November 11, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Calling all travel memories!

Calling all travel memories! Send us an old travel pic and a short story behind it to get featured in our Monday Memories blog series.

Click here to submit yours!

Added by Untours on November 1, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Monday Memories: Lost and Found in Andalusia

Here is this week's installment of Monday Memories on our blog: Lost and Found in Andalusia.

Untourist Laura Morris shares the time she got lost (and found!) in Andalusia this past spring.

Read the full story here!

Added by Untours on October 21, 2013 at 8:59am — No Comments

Monday Memories: The Warm Gingerbread House

Hey there!

In case you're keeping track, here is our second installment of Monday Memories from an Untourist. And we'll have another one next week.

Here's a quick overview...

Vickie and George share a bit about the apartment owners—who have since become dear friends—that made their first Untour unforgettable.…

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Added by Untours on October 7, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Newest installment of Monday Memories

Hey Untourists!

Here is our newest installment of our new Monday Memories series on the Untours Blog. Click here to read it!

For a bit more explanation about what Monday Memories is all about, click here.

We'd love to see some of your memories…

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Added by Untours on September 23, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments

From the Untours Blog

In today's Foundation Friday piece, we get to learn more about Kate Wendland Duncan—former Untours staffer, current Untours Foundation board member, rock star for life.

Click here for the full post.


Added by Untours on August 23, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments

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