Category: Travel Tips

Curious Facts about Greece

When we think of Greece, we quickly picture the Acropolis perched upon its rocky outcropping overlooking the city below. Or the azure domes of the Greek Islands hovering over whitewashed buildings. These sweeping views stir […]

Croatia’s Surprising Vintages and Earthy, Fresh Cuisine

Raise Your Glass! Many travelers think of Croatia as a smaller version of Italy, right across the Adriatic Sea. To be sure, this makes for similarly dreamy landscapes. It also means that the climate and […]

10 Things You’ll Only Experience in Morocco

What makes a destination special? The things you won’t experience anywhere else. When you come to Morocco with Discovery Tours, an array of surprising and singular delights await. Discover tree-climbing goats nimbly navigating the branches […]

Staying Healthy While Traveling

While no inoculations are required, vaccination against yellow fever is recommended, especially if traveling outside of major cities like Cartagena. For the latest health requirements and recommendations, please visit Centers for Disease Control and also […]

Thailand Book & Film Recommendations

Many of our guests enjoy reading about their destination – either in advance of their trip or while traveling – as a way of adding context to their visit. Whether reading a traditional guide book, […]

International Entry & Visa Requirements for U.S. Passport Holders

BRAZIL – Visa required.* Contact the Brazilian Embassy at 3006 Whitehaven Street, NW Washington DC 20008-3634. Phone (202) 238-2700. Website: http://washington.itamaraty.gov.br/en-us/. Note that those living outside of this region must contact the consulate of their […]

Central Europe Book Recommendations

Many of our guests enjoy reading about their destination – either in advance of their trip or while traveling – as a way of adding context to their visit. Whether reading a traditional guide book, […]

Bon Appétit!

When you think of French cuisine, you might imagine elegantly trimmed plates with tiny portions served by white-gloved stuffy waiters. That image comes to mind quickly thanks to the haute cuisine movement (literally, “high cooking”) […]

All Roads Lead Here: The Must-See Wonders of Ancient Rome

Standing outside the Roman Coliseum, you can almost hear the echoes of ancient crowds roaring through the ages. The mammoth amphitheater is one of the empire’s many architectural achievements whose remains lend an unparalleled historic […]

Scandinavia Climate & Clothing

Denmark – The winters are not particularly cold, and the summers are cool. Autumn is the wettest season and spring is the driest. Spring and Fall: 32°F–61°F; Summer: 52°F–69°F; Winter: 28°F–39°F. Because of the country’s […]