Stories

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An update on our 2020 Croatia trip!

December 14th, 2019

Greetings from Qatar!

I'm passing through the very cool and very modern airport here in Doha, and I wanted to make a short video with an update about our trip to Croatia and Slovenia in September 2020:

For more information about the Slovenia and Croatia trip, click here.

Rebuilding The Fifties: How Havana’s Classic Cars Became Uniquely Cuban

December 13th, 2019

After the tenth classic American car in a row cruises past, you know something’s going on.

This is part of Havana’s otherwordly vibe. Yes, you know about Cuba’s turbulent history in relation to its superpower neighbour to the west - and its Communist links to another superpower on the other side of the world.

More of your questions answered!

December 7th, 2019

Greetings from Thailand!

I recently asked you a bunch of questions on our 2021 Trip Inspiration questionnaire, and thought it was appropriate to answer some of yours, including pairing people up, male/female mix, where we've been and how long we've been in the business, and more:

If you haven't done the 2021 Trip Inspiration survey, click here and you'll be entered to win a Tumi luggage case (value $1200)!

Other things mentioned in the video:

If you're looking for a travel companion, check out our Companions for the Road program here.

Webinar Replay: The Azores Q&A

December 6th, 2019

Check out the replay from our second Q&A webinar about our March 2020 trip to the Azores:

For full trip information, click here.

Or, check out one of our stories about the Azores from our talented team of writers:

The Incredible Hidden Depths Of The Azores, Birthplace Of The West

Alluring islands that put the Azores on the map

Cheers!

The Traveller’s Guide to River Cruises in Europe

December 2nd, 2019

River cruising in Europe is, simply put, one of the most enjoyable ways to explore the continent. Imagine sitting on the deck, enjoying a glass of wine, anticipating the next charming town or historical city to stop in and explore. Whether you're looking for incredible natural landscapes, history-filled towns, great wine or medieval villages, there's something for everybody on a European River Cruise.

Initial results from our 2021 Trip Inspiration questionnaire!

November 29th, 2019

Greetings from Thailand!

We've just launched our 2021 Trip Inspiration questionnaire to get your help going from wish list to trip list! I made a short video sharing some of the initial results so far:

We still have some more 2020 programs on the way, but we'll be releasing a number of 2021 programs very soon based on your feedback!

We're also putting everyone who does the questionnaire in a draw for a Tumi luggage case (value $1200). Check our latest newsletter for the link 🙂

Cheers!

Making the most of your Japan tour: A traveller’s guide

November 27th, 2019

If visiting Japan has always been your dream, 2020 is the perfect time to make it come true. Travel to Japan with Wheel & Anchor in May 2020, and soak in the rich history, culture, and traditions of the Japanese by partaking of local gastronomic delights, riding bullet trains, and visiting ancient and modern landmarks set in the most beautiful surroundings. Sign up today.

Highlights from Havana + Upcoming Webinars

November 22nd, 2019

Greetings from Havana!

We've just wrapped up our first Wheel & Anchor Weekend exploring Cuba's capital on her 500th birthday, and I made a short video with some thoughts about what really was a lovely experience.

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