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Rhonda Brooks

Rhonda Brooks About the Author: Rhonda has been in the travel business for over 25 years and specializes in leisure travel. She is a Uniworld River Cruise Specialist and recently returned from a cruise on the Danube River. Some of her favorite destinations include Europe and Hawaii. Email Rhonda: rhonda@classictravelusa.com

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Before starting our 7-day Enchanted Danube River Cruise which begins in Budapest, Hungary and ends in Passau, Germany, we spent a couple days in Budapest. Budapest is a beautiful city in the day, but even more so at night when the city is lit up. Highlights of Budapest include: Buda Castle Fisherman’s Bastion – beautiful… [Read More]

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After spending four relaxing days sipping Costa Rican mojitos by the pool at the Westin Playa Conchal in Guanacaste, we were off to Arenal. The Westin arranged a private transfer for our journey to Arenal Springs Resort. The transfer took about 4.5 hours because there was a lot of construction on the highways and roads… [Read More]

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The last time MSU was in a Rose Bowl was in 1988 and after watching MSU beat OSU in the Big Ten Championship, the plans for the Rose Bowl trip were in motion. There were five of us including my husband, daughter, and in-laws that booked the trip through Classic Travel who offered a package… [Read More]

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Although our trip to Ireland was only four days as part of a travel agent familiarization trip, we were still able to see and learn a lot about the country in a very short time. In our past trips to Europe, we have spent many hours of research ourselves beforehand planning our itinerary, but this… [Read More]

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When my daughter expressed interest in doing a study abroad program through Michigan State University, I thought it would be a great opportunity to do another family trip in Europe before she began her 4 week program in Cambridge, UK. While we had traveled in Europe before, it had always been in early spring with… [Read More]

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After having some great travel experiences with our kids in various US destinations over the years including several trips to Disney World, as the kids got older, we wanted to experience some broader travel experiences and decided to venture overseas. Our first trip abroad was a spring break trip to England when my daughter was… [Read More]