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January 2014 Blog Posts (6)

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

Speaking Deutsch in Switzerland

Eleanor and I have been trying to practice German words and phrases for our trip to Switzerland.  This morning I said "Here's a phrase you should remember "Sehr erfreut" which means "Pleased to meet you."  Eleanor said "I'm not going to remember that."   I said "I'll probably say it first.  So you just repeat what I say."  Eleanor: "I'm not going to remember the pronunciation."  Bill says to Eleanor: "Okay, just say DITTO!"  Eleanor says to Bill "What's the German word for "Ditto."  I don't…


Added by Bill Kover on January 27, 2014 at 10:08am — No Comments

It All Started With Escargot

An Untours Moment.  2010 Paris Untour.  It all started with escargot.  Admiring the food of our table mates led to a friendly international conversation.  Bistrot de la Place, Place du Marche Ste Catherine, Paris, France.  May 1, 2010.

Added by Bill Kover on January 25, 2014 at 5:07pm — 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.

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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…


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

My oh my! Which one do I buy?

My oh my!  Which one do I buy?  Michele at Buehler's store in Interlaken, Switzerland.  2004 Swiss Heartland Untour.  There was so much in that store besides Swiss Army knives that we ke pt coming back to browse.  …


Added by Bill Kover on January 9, 2014 at 10:33am — No Comments

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