If you wish to treat your loved one to a romantic getaway, consider setting off on tours to Europe. The opportunities for city breaks to celebrate your love are endless in this region, and here are some of the most romantic European cities you can mix and match for your ideal amorous getaway.
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Can you imagine how magical it is to witness the dancing light show of nature called Aurora Borealis somewhere above the Arctic Circle in the comfort of a glass igloo? In this article we have put together handy advice for those wondering when is the best time and place to see Northern Lights and how to make this experience so unforgettable that you’ll remember it for the rest of your life!
Is it better to plan your trip in advance or jump into this process last minute? Well, everyone is different and there is no universal answer to this question, or is there? We’ve been arranging small group and private tours in Europe for over 10 years now and do have some insider information to share that might be useful for you to implement into your decision-making process. Our travel specialist Kate is helping us today to review the pros and cons of advance booking for your next vacation.
The beginning of the new year is always an important time to finalize with priorities and travel plans, to set goals and dash like the wind towards achieving new heights. Here at Firebird Tours, we kicked off 2018 with confidence, enthusiasm, and long hours of hard work. Summing up the result of our effort this past month, we have found out the following things:
After popping a few bottles of champagne and watching sky lit up with fireworks less than a month ago (or last week if Russian Old New Year celebration counts), we think it's the right time to reflect on the past year and discover what, here at Firebird Tours, we have managed to achieve. The year of 2017 was full of opportunities to improve and grow as a company, letting us spread the joy of traveling even wider. So today we look back to the year and share our reflection with you!
Europe is not the spiciest place in the world, but there are few corners that offer burning gastronomical sensations. So for the travelers that can't live without their spicy flavors, here is the list of the top 5 dishes in Europe that are a must to try for throat-searing, unforgettable experience.
So far we've taught you a few things about Russia, from the place where Dostoevsky liked to stay in Saint Petersburg and locate the main characters of his novels (more in: The Tour of the Grand Hotel Europe), to the punishment Russians had to go through if they forgot limits when drinking nation's favorite distilled spirit (more in: visiting Russian Vodka Museum).
Saint Petersburg, the second-largest city in Russia, is the cultural capital of the country, safeguarding the art and history of the nation within its numerous fascinating landmarks. This week Vera is showing you one more highlight of the city - Russian Vodka Museum. Because what better way to get to know Russians, their culture, and customs than by tasting the signature spirit, are we right?
We usually write about places that our travelers should visit or the landmarks they need to see and sometimes just in general about the joys of traveling. However, this post is about a slightly different form of joy - that comes from doing something selfless for others.