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Top 5 Tips for Planning Your Trip to Istanbul

Istanbul is quite possibly the perfect combination of dynamic city life and cultural immersion!  Its stunning architecture, warm residents, significant antiquities and sites, world-class shopping and food (oh the food!) should put it near the top of a traveler’s bucket list. Istanbul is vibrant and bustling, without being frantic. Peaceful, but not sleepy. Romantic, but… Read More >

Brownell’s Top 10 Pre & Post Cruise Hotels

Read below for the Brownell Travel Advisors’ top picks for pre- and post- cruise hotels. Whether you are preparing for your departure or returning to land, these properties are Port Perfect and sure to leave a lasting impression before or after your next cruise!       Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Puerto Rico – One of… Read More >

Adventures in Greece and Turkey

Bowden Sarrett, leisure travel advisor recently visited Greece and Turkey. Nurdan’s United Travel provided fabulous guides for Bowden and her mother while in Turkey. See her photos below for exciting highlights of her trip.   Punto is a fabulous rug/carpet store in Istanbul where Nurdan’s guide Esin (pictured) took us for a lesson about how they are… Read More >

Azamara Cruise in the Holy Land: May 2011

Laura Clark is a leisure travel advisor for Brownell. Read below for her account of a 10 day cruise of the Holy Land aboard the Azamara Quest. I flew into Tel Aviv, direct on Delta from Atlanta and taxied to the Intercontinental David. The hotel had a great lobby and is within walking distance to… Read More >

Italy, Croatia, Greece, and Turkey Travels

Sally May and her girls took an exciting trip this August to Europe. August 16-17, 2010: The beginning of our adventure. We headed over seas via Swiss Airways in a brand new jet—complete with USB plug-ins at the seat back that actually charged your electronics! After a not so brief layover in Zurich, we were… Read More >