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Welcome to the Firebird blog! Here we're happy to share our travel expertise with you as well as our latest and most interesting findings about Europe and the rest of the world. Find answers to travel-related questions, learn more about the different destinations, cultures, and gastronomy, as well as catch up with the latest updates from Firebird Tours in the "News" section.


Oasis of The Future: UAE Travel Guide
It’s very hard to believe that only half a century ago the citizens of the United Arab Emirates lived in the middle of a huge desert and rode camels. Nowadays this unique vibrant country has become one of the leading world states! Sparkling skyscrapers, top-rated hotels, policemen moving around on Ferraris and Bentleys, gold bricks available for purchase in simple vending machines… the United Arab Emirates is a synonym to wealth and luxury.
Trans-Siberian Wonders: Extensions to Mongolia
Eager to discover a destination that is out of the ordinary? Boasting the combination of rich and many-sided heritage, eventful history, and unique traditions, this off-the-beaten-path Asian gem is certainly worth a visit.
The Inspiring Guide to Israel Vacations
Nestled on the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, the Promised Land simply enchants with its vibrant multilingual cities, majestic temples, and sacred places, the historical value of which is difficult to overestimate. In this piece, we would love to introduce you to the most outstanding Israel landmarks you definitely wouldn’t want to miss during your Israel travel.
Greece Vacation Spots: Top 5 Greek Islands
Without a doubt, there's a plethora of places to see in mainland Greece, yet the country's vast expanses are spread on over 6000 islands, making up its archipelago. For those who have a Greek island vacation in mind, we've put together a countdown of the ultimate best islands in Greece worth the time.
Peculiar Christmas Traditions in Europe
Christmas is less than a week away! Are you excited? We bet that wherever you are from, you have interesting holiday traditions, and today we would like to share the most peculiar ones from different countries in Europe. Some of them made us laugh, others made us think about our own traditions and find similarities, but overall we had a lovely time writing this piece, and we hope you will equally enjoy reading it!
Simple Guide to French Wines & Dishes
An outstanding combination of ingredients, aromatic spices, and herbs, fine wines, and cheeses… It is for sure that unique gourmet cuisine is one of the calling cards of France along with the iconic Eiffel Tower, gorgeous Versailles and sun-kissed French Riviera.
German Food: Must-Taste Dishes & Drinks
Delicious German cuisine is just as rich as the country's heritage. In this piece, we'd like to take a closer look at the delicious things to eat and drink during your Germany travel.
Columbus Day
It goes without saying that human history counts numerous conquerors and brave travelers who have made thousands of discoveries, enriching our knowledge about some remote corners of the planet. However, there’s one famous man whose name is perpetuated in the world legacy, remembered by lots of generations, and inscribed in all history books around the globe - Christopher Columbus. And today is the best day to recall the renowned traveler and his great contribution to the world’s history.
10 Things to See in Turkey
Can you name the place that combines excellent beach vacation, awe-inspiring sightseeing opportunities, world-famous health resorts, fantastic natural phenomena and a unique diversity of regions and cultures? No matter what kind of recreation you are looking for - Turkey will give you a thousand and one attractions to discover.
Best of Europe in 30 Videos
Traveling is often like a good movie, you never fully know how everything will turn out until you travel there. What we can do is give you a trailer (like every good movie has) and make you fall in love with a destination. Because once you are in awe of the city, country, or a continent that you are exploring, everything else falls into its place.
Smallest Countries in Europe
Some microstates in Europe really surprise with their sightseeing opportunities, rich history, and cultural wealth despite their small size. Actually, some of them are as little in terms of area as 0,44 sq. km (0.17 sq. mi.)! In this piece, we'd like to introduce you to the petite countries in Europe worth adding to your getaway as sometimes it's the cherry on top that adorns the entire cake, right?
Compare Firebird Tours, Gate 1 Travel, Go Ahead & Trafalgar Tours to Italy
Creating a product of great value for our clients is always our aim when we craft our tours to Europe. For this reason, we decided to compare our popular small group tour to Italy called "Italy: Venice to Amalfi Coast" with the analogous products of other tour operators offered on the market.
Vote for Firebird Tours in Travvy Awards 2020
The time for the travel industry's "Academy Awards" is here, and we need your support! The famous awards are taking place 6th year in a row and once again will honor the best companies, from travel suppliers to destinations.
Quarter in Review: April | May | June
Another quarter of the year has passed, and we meet again to evaluate what was it like to be part of Firebird the past three months. The first thing you would probably notice is the change in the design of the website, that is a good clue of what we have been up to lately! But there are plenty of other questions we should address like which tours were most popular during April, May, and June or have we managed to surpass the number of itineraries designed in the last quarter.
Quarter in Review: January | February | March
It's no April Fools joke - we're back with our long-awaited segment where we review what's been happening in our Firebird Tour offices around the globe. We are about to find out how successful our Sales Team were in crafting itineraries over the past few months. We will learn what tours topped the best-seller charts and if there were any new ones added to our list. Finally, we'll get a chance to read the review of the quarter and catch up on the travel advice shared recently. There's a lot on the agenda, so let's dive in!
Month in Review: November
It's December already, and as much as we'd have liked to go straight into the heartwarming festivities of the month, there is something we needed to take care of beforehand. Yes, as the title reveals it - we continue with our monthly tradition of reviewing travel trends and news at the end of each month.