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Croatia Land and Sea Singles Vacation
September 7th - 18th, 2021 - NEXT MONTH!
SUPERFABULICIOUS MEMBERS RECEIVE $50 ALL THIS TRIP!!
Here's a trip we've now had several times that's been a big hit so we've been asked to repeat it. You will love the ship and the itinerary. We will be cruising the Dalmatian Islands with a new island every day. One thing I really love about the style of this cruise is that the islands are not far away, all the cruising is done in the morning finished typically by early afternoon. Then the ship stays docked and we are free to explore the different islands. Dinner is not included, which I also like, since half the fun of exploring these islands is finding an interesting restaurant and integrating with the locals. You can make your way back to the ship at any time.
Thursday, September 9th - PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK
This park is INCREDIBLE!! This park is a renowned Croatian landmark. There you will be able to witness the immense beauty of lakes which constitute a National Park. Plitvice Lakes are Croatia’s first contribution to the UNESCO’s List of World Natural Heritage enlisted in 1979 and one of the Europe's most beautiful nature parks situated in the mountainous region of Lika.
Friday, September 10th- BIOGRAD
Today we will enjoy a relaxing morning in Biograd. It was first mentioned as a Croatia town in the 10th century. Once the town of coronation of Croatian kings, today is a strong and modern tourist center and the seat of the eponymous Riviera.
In the afternoon we will arrange a tour of the nearby town of Zadar including the Roman Forum from the 1st century, St. Donatus Church from the 9th century, magnificent monument of Romanesque architecture
Saturday, September 11th - BIOGRAD - SPLIT
On our way to Split we will make a stop in Trogir, a wonderful city with 2300 years of tradition. It is a town-museum in the very meaning of the world. Its rich culture developed under the influence of Greeks, Romans and Venetians. Trogir is also listed among UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage Sites and here you will visit St. Lawrence Cathedral. Split is not only an urban, cultural and traffic center of Dalmatia with road and sea connections to Dalmatia’s numerous summer resorts, but a city with 1700-year old tradition, a variety of archeological, historical and cultural monuments and the warmth of a modern Mediterranean town.
7 NIGHTS - SPLIT-DUBROVIK DALMATIAN ISLAND CRUISE
We will have the fabulous MS Rhapsody the next 7-nights. This is an exclusive charter! All 20 cabins to ourselves! You will absolutely love this! This is our 3rd Croatia cruise and it's an amazing trip. Each day we have a different stop along the Damatian Island chain. Dinners are not generally included to give us time at each stop to wander and enjoy the towns. The passages are only a few hours each morning and are very enjoyable. Then we meet our guide for a short walking tour and then set you lose to explore.
This ship is brand new and it’s luxurious atmosphere perpetuates its tradition as an exclusive yacht, with its stately and compelling lines, superior construction and comprehensive facilities for the guests. The MS Rhapsody is extra spacious with air-conditioned cabins, a pool on the stern and a jacuzzi on the deck, a comfortable salon, lounge bar, an outdoor covered sitting area as well as a sunny deck together with carefully chosen and experienced six members crew and our cruise manager will make your cruise unforgettable.
There is not enough space here to list the complete itinerary so click on this link for all the details: http://www.singlesinparadise.com/singlesvacations_croatia2021.htm
10-nights deluxe hotels, 2 Fjord Cruises, Domestic Air,
Deluxe Motor Coaches and Tours - Just $2,750*
*Does not include international air
MEMBERS OF SUPERFABULIOUS HIKING RECEIVES $50 OFF THIS TRIP!!
Here's a trip that we did back in 2013 that we've been waiting to repeat. We're not making any changes since our itinerary was amazing. If you've been wanting to visit Scandinavia here's your trip.
This 10-day trip will take us from Stockholm, Sweden to the best Fjords of Norway with plenty to see in between. We will have group air in the months to come from LAX to Stockholm, Sweden where we have the next 3-days to tour and explore.
Stockholm, one of the most beautiful capitals in the world, is built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges. The beautiful buildings, the greenery, the fresh air and the proximity to the water are distinctive traits of this city.
Then we will fly to Oslo, Norway.
Oslo is located innermost in the 100-kilometre-long Oslofjord, which is home to 40 islands. Over half of the municipality of Oslo is covered by forests and parks, making Oslo a truly green city. Oslo hosted the 1952 Winter Olympics and the 2011 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. Top attractions in Oslo include Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park, the Opera House, and the Holmenkollen Ski Jump. The scenery is breathtaking.
Now we are ready for the Fjords and here's where our trip becomes the most active as well. We will have one night in Alesund, which is a must see and one night at the Gierangerfjord, a World Heritage Site before heading to Bergen for our final 3-nights. This itinerary is very special and includes the Gierangerfjord which is a must see, World Heritage Site. We will fly from Oslo and will spend one night in Alesund named Norway’s most beautiful city.
The city of Ålesund is known for its architecture in Art Nouveau style, its surrounding fjords and the high peaks of the Sunnmøre Alps. The meeting between mountain and fjord in the Alps of Sunnmøre and in Geiranger is equally spectacular in summer and winter. There is probably nowhere else in the world with this unique combination. The snow clad mountaintops, the sharp, clear winter air, the views and the nature experience refresh both body and soul!
The next morning we will depart on our journey to the Geirangerfjord, so unique it has been included on UNESCO’s world heritage list. The deep blue Geirangerfjord is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation. This might possibly be the most beautiful place on earth. We will spend the night at the highly rated Hotel Union perched high above the fjord with incredible views (our group will all have fjord view rooms!). We have a cruise of the fjord (included) plus you might also want to take a short easy walk or summit hike offering you the most stunning views.
Now we wrap up our journey with 3 days in Bergen. Bergen is known for Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, the Fish Market, and surrounding mountains and fjords, such as the Hardangerfjord and Sognefjord.
The highlight of our stay in Bergen will definitely be the Norway in a Nutshell day. This is a full-day package tour that will have us on ferry's, trains and boating down magnificent fjords. Our fjord cruise is in the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord (UNESCO World Heritage)
Check out my photos from our last trip! https://flic.kr/s/aHsjJRsSuu
Domestic air from Stockholm to Oslo and Oslo to Alesund
10-nights double occupancy with daily breakfast
Deluxe Motor Coach
Admission fees as indicated
2 half day city tours with guide and bus
Norway in a Nutshell package
This trip is being run by Ed Reder from Singles in Paradise
Go to http://www.singlesinparadise.com for information on our company
Go to http://www.singlesinparadise.com/singlestravel_scandinavia_2021.htm to visit the webpage for this trip.
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12-days with a 9-night cruise - from $9,346*
(Super Fabulicious Members can deduct $50 off this price)
It's been 6 years since our last Antarctica trip and we've had quite a few people ask about taking a trip to visit the 7th continent so here it is.
We will be going with Quark Expeditions, a company that we went with last time that everyone raved about. They are the best in the business for this tour. We will be on their Ocean Diamond ship which has a capacity of just 189 guests. Our price reflects a 15% group discount saving you over $1,600 plus we will match you up with a roommate as always.
Here is more information on our ship and itinerary:
Day 1 — Ushuaia, Argentina
This quaint city at the southernmost tip of South America is your gateway to Antarctica.
Day 2 — Embarkation Day
You will embark in the afternoon, with a journey through the picturesque Beagle Channel.
Days 3 to 4 — Crossing the Drake Passage
Legendary for its high winds and rolling seas, you may get lucky and have surprisingly calm seas. Spend your time in the lounge or chatting with your fellow travelers.
Days 5 to 8 — Antarctic Peninsula
Icebergs are the first attractions that welcome you to Antarctica. Massive floating bergs become more common as you get closer to land and you catch your first glimpse of the Peninsula, with its grand snow-covered mountains.
Day 9 and 10— Crossing the Drake Passage
As the ship turns north, you’ll say goodbye to the penguins, as well as many of your shipmates. Spent the night in Punta Arenas hotel.
Day 11 — Disembarkation is Ushuaia
Depart for home.
DOWNLOAD THE FULL BROCHURE FOR OUR TRIP
Presentations by Quark’s Expedition Team are included as part of your voyage. Through formal illustrated presentations, as well as informal briefings, the Quark Expeditions Team will cover a range of topics including ornithology, marine biology, glaciology, geography, geology, history and the environment.
DEPOSIT OF $500
We have limited availability for a total of 25 people. Please pay your deposit by December 30th as we will have to give an update to Quark at this time. We will need an additional deposit of 20% at the end of March where your deposit will become non-refundable (although we may be able to replace you). We will hold on to your deposit until the end of March at which time we will then forward it on to Quark and you will be subject to their cancellation policy.
* Cost does not include airfare and is for a twin obstructed shared room. Upgrades are available as follows:
We only have 9 spots total for the listed price of $9,346. After those are sold you will only have the choice to upgrade cabins.
Add $500 for a shared window cabin - 8 spots available
Add $1,500 for a shared suite - 4 spots available
Add $2,500 for a single porthole suite - 2 spots available
FLIGHT ARRANGEMENTS YOU'LL NEED TO MAKE:
USA to Buenos Aires to arrive on December 8th
Buenos Aires to Ushuaia on December 9th - departing out of AEP airport.
Ushuaia to Buenos Aires on December 19th - the EZE international airport. Recommended flight time is 12 pm
Buenos Aires to your gateway in the USA on December 19th or later (flights typically depart at 9 pm or later.
Please go to our website for more information and to sign up for this trip:
May 30 - June 8, 2022
Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club (http://www.photoflytravel.com/) have invited us to a one of a kind adventure throughout the best of Spain! The Spectacular Spain Adventure is an experience exactly as it sounds and we're happy to visit again.
E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary!
Sign up at: https://photoflytravel.org/tour/spain-small-group-tours/
* 9 nights/10 days throughout Barcelona (Catalonia) and Southern Spain (Andalusia)
* Private local guides throughout
* Breakfast daily
* Welcome and Farewell Dinner Celebrations
* One Domestic Flight INCLUDED (Barcelona → Granada)
Barcelona (3 Nights)
Barcelona, the capital of the Catalonia region in Spain, is a cultural masterpiece of a city. With world class museums, a gorgeous waterfront, delicious food & wine, and vibrant night life, there is something for everyone here.
– Enjoy boutique hotel steps from the Gothic Quarter
– Guided gastronomy adventure through Boqueria Food Market
– Explore the Gothic Quarter
– Tapas lunch
– Visit Sagrada Familia
Optional Day Adventure to Montserrat & the Costa Brava
A picturesque cable car ride to the top will take us to a historic monastery.
– The Royal Basilica at Montserrat
– The Costa Brava: Follow the coastal route to admire the breath-taking sea-cliffs, coves, & quaint fishing villages
Wonders of the South, Andalucía (6 Nights): Domestic Flight included
– 6 Nights throughout Granada, Ronda, Rio Tinto, Cadiz, & Seville
Granada (2 Nights)
It’s best known for the Alhambra, a grand, sprawling hilltop fortress encompassing royal palaces, serene patios, and reflecting pools from the Nasrid dynasty.
– Alhambra Palace
– Stroll through the Alcazaba (fortress), the royal baths, and the palace of Charles the Fifth
– Generalife Gardens
– Guided walk through Albayzin and the center of Granada
National Park of Sierra Nevada and Alpujarras
The region of mountain villages known as Las Alpujarras clings to the southern flanks of the Sierra Nevada, cut by deep, sheltered valleys & gorges that run towards the Mediterranean.
– Guided hiking in the park exploring the most picturesque mountain villages
– Village road trip en route back to Granada with stops at Pampaneira, Bubion, & Capileira
El Torcal Nature Reserve
En route to Ronda we’ll stop at El Torcal Park Nature Reserve, known for it’s unusual limestone rock formations.
– Three guided options for a nature walk or hike while in the park
– Lunch with spectacular views of of the lake and mountains at the white village of Zahara de La Sierra
El Caminito del Rey
The incredible views, its fascinating history, and its undeniable spectacularity have made the excursion a must when near Malaga.
– We’ll enjoy a guided walk along the side of the gorge (literally)
Sierra de Ronda (1 Night)
The millennial city of Ronda possesses one of the most beautiful historical centers of Spain.
– Guided excursions throughout the highlights of Ronda
– Lunch in Arcos de la Frontera with spectacular views
Seville (2 Nights)
Situated on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, Seville has a rich Moorish heritage, and used to be a prosperous port that carried out trade with the Americas.
– Guided excursion throughout the highlights of Seville
– Stroll through the Jewish quarter of Santa Cruz and visit the royal Palace of Alcazar
Tarifa (1 Night)
– Costa de la Luz Cliff Walk (Andalusia Coastline)
– The southernmost point of Spain
* International Airfare is NOT included
* All Taxes, Fees, & Transfers Included
E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary of our Spain small group tours!
*For our solo travelers I will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested.
*Single Supplement: $595.00
Go here to sign up: https://photoflytravel.org/tour/spain-small-group-tours/