Blog Posts

May 27, 2010

Remember the ash cloud from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano?

…Well, so do Gayle Botti and her grandson, en route to Egypt. Thanks to luck, good humor, and our included trip cancellation insurance this story has a happy ending! Gayle is a travel agent at Let’s Travel in Santa Monica CA. Her specialty is ‘unusual trips’ – and this was no exception. Her letter follows…

May 25, 2010

Portugal – The Top Ten Reasons to take your Family

Did you know Portugal used to rule the world? Now it’s a sleepy little country off the beaten path which frankly makes its vast history even more fascinating. Here are the reasons we think this was one of the coolest places we’ve ever been: 10: The climate is perfect. Summers along coastal Portugal are warm…

May 7, 2010

Dogs, Puppies, and Us

Thomson Family Adventures is a dog friendly office. Henry, Benson, and Jessie hang out there on a regular basis, and other dogs like Hank visit on occasion. Having the dogs with us is comforting and reassuring in so many ways. Mostly we slave on the computers and phones through the work day while the dogs…

May 3, 2010

World’s Expo: Shanghai

Our China Adventure just got even better for 2010! Enjoy our breathtaking Great Wall, Guilin, and Giant Pandas tour this summer and have the opportunity to stay on and visit the 2010 World Expo. So once you’ve explored history with a walk on the Great Wall, visited the terra cotta warriors, and perhaps hugged a…