Japan’s Secret Island
Lying in the shadow of Japan’s three larger islands is Shikoku, where artistic traditions have endured for centuries
Of the country’s more than 6,000 volcanic islands scattered across the Pacific, four main islands form the heart of Japan. Your journey will naturally whisk you to the international gateway cities of Tokyo or Osaka on the largest main island of Honshu. Perhaps you may also venture to the skiing mecca of Hokkaido to the very north or the history-rich island of Kyushu to the very south. Then there is Shikoku, the smallest and least populated of the four. Accessible by plane, ferry or bus, this tiny destination appears quiet on the surface but is teeming with artisans…
A Taste of Taiwan
ultimate dining adventure guide
Culinary enthusiasts have long had Taiwan on their radar, inspired by the island destination’s bounty of fresh ingredients and rich heritage. Join the ranks of in-the-know experts as you follow our dining guide that transports you from tea-house traditions to a Michelin-starred meal at reasonable prices.
A Taste of Taiwan
Fu Hang Dou Jiang soy milk
You’ll feel like one of the locals from your very first meal of the day. Simply pick up a hot fried cruller ( you tiao), dip it in a cup of steaming soy milk ( dou jiang) and enjoy. One of our favorite places for a traditional Taiwanese breakfast is Fu Hang Dou Jiang in the Zhongzheng district of Taipei — just get there early to beat the queues. While the soy milk…
Spend 5 Nights in Paradise
Travel Impressions makes it a breeze to relax, explore and be inspired by Los Cabos, Mexico
A true oasis where crashing blue waters meet the desert, Los Cabos, Mexico, is a spectacular place to escape. It’s long been a destination for jet setters seeking laid-back luxury, effortlessly connecting the relaxing beaches and exciting nightlife of Cabo San Lucas with the artistic enclave of San José del Cabo. Add in the ease of staying for five nights at the all-inclusive, adult-only RIU Palace Baja California, and you get a vacation that you’ll remember for a lifetime.
Find Your Adventures
You might get lost in the expansive view from the patio of RIU Palace Baja California, but there’s so much else to explore. Let us arrange your excursions to see the oft-photographed El…
How Far in Advance Should You Buy an Air Ticket?
It’s a question with an answer that keeps changing as airlines alter their fare algorithms and revenue management systems. But now Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) in collaboration with Egencia, a
Two Minnesota Travel Agencies Merge, Seek Further Acquisitions
Consolidation in the travel industry continues with a merger between two of Minnesota’s oldest travel agencies: Minneapolis-based Schilling Travel and Coon Rapids-based Riverdale Travel. Here’s the latest.
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As a travel agency owner, I can understand that you may think of me as biased, but I truly believe that using a travel agency for your travel makes a lot of sense. Let me tell you why
The top reasons are we can save you time and money. Anyone who has researched a vacation online can tell you it takes a lot of time and there is always some conflicting information. Take Travel Advisors website, for example: You find a hotel. There are glowing reviews from some. And others tell you it was the worst experience of their lives. Or perhaps you think you are on a website, and give out your credit card information to a spoofed website only looking like one you trust. Or you book with one of the…