Dirndl, Pretzels and Noch ein Bier at OKTOBERFEST 2015

Oktoberfest is an annual beer festival that takes place for about a month in Munich, Germany. With millions of visitors each year, Oktoberfest has become a symbol of Bavarian culture and international revelry. This past weekend, I was lucky enough to experience the sights, sounds, and beers of the festival. Here are my takeaways from […]

Cuban Treasures, Part 2

One cannot visit this Caribbean island without gravitating towards the stylish beats of a Cuban jazz club or finding oneself enthralled by the smoothness of salsa. The nation hosts a wide variety of dance clubs, piano bars, and concert venues that capture the range of Cuban music and dances. It is almost a requirement now for […]

Islands Everyone Should Visit

1. Burano Located on the Venetian Lagoon, Burano boasts Italian charm and craftsmanship. The tiny Island is known for its streets packed with houses of every color. While these colorful homes are painted in accordance with very specific regulations, locals stick to the tale that fishermen began painting their homes in vibrant colors so that they could recognize […]

Dia de los Muertos

Halloween, for some, serves as the penultimate holiday for sweets, humor, and horror, but for Mexican culture, the two days following it hold unique significance. Considered national holidays in Mexico, November 1st and 2nd are reserved for the honoring of the deceased and celebration of life. Originally the Catholic holidays of All Saints Day and All […]

The Vampires, Vodouisants and Phantoms of New Orleans

When it comes to a ghastly good time on Halloween, New Orleans offers visitors a triple whammy. In the Big N.O., spine-tingling encounters with the undead and other creatures of the night are by no means exclusive to Halloween. The city is so steeped in tales of ghostly apparitions, vampire lairs and voodoo magic, that it’s often hard […]

Peru Travel Tips: Surviving Higher Altitudes

Most people falsely assume that Machu Picchu will be one of the highest places they’ll visit in Peru, when in fact it is a mere 7,972 feet above sea level – well under the 9,000 feet normally required to make one feel nauseous and short of breath. Cusco’s altitude, on the other hand – 11,000 […]

The Best Parisian Landmarks

The Notre Dame Cathedral The Notre Dame Cathedral is an elaborate Gothic Catholic landmark that is visited by more than 13 million people each year. It is a historic treasure and the seat of the Arch Diocese of Paris. A cathedral was first built on the River Seine during the 4th Century; construction on the […]

Albuquerque 44th International Balloon Fiesta

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta sets off its 44th anniversary on October 3rd with the tagline “Where Dreams Take Flight.” Balloonists take this tagline literally as they cover the skies with both traditional multicolored balloons and creative, dreamlike ones. Over the years balloonists have flown high in flying pigs, giant sharks, teddy bears, dragons, and even […]

An Australian Travel Experience

Recently, Tours4Fun had the opportunity to send a few of our product specialists to a travel conference in Australia. There they were able to learn about and experience the latest trends in travel. One of our specialists, Chris, was able to share the highlights of his remarkable trip with us! Larger Than Life By Chris […]

See San Francisco in a Day: Top 5 Attractions

San Francisco is a popular summer destination as a coastal city with beautiful weather and an interesting history. If you only have one day, below are five locations we’d recommend visiting to maximize your experience! 1.   Fisherman’s Wharf Be sure to take some time to walk around Fisherman’s Wharf during your visit! This neighborhood’s roots […]