Escorted tours

Secrets of Italy

Secrets of Italy 2017

by Cathi Burnett-Cosgrove, May 2017 My commitment on this tour was to reveal ‘The Secrets of Italy’ to my guests. Italy is a destination that has been popular with Australian travellers for many years. Many before us have trod the soil, visited the villages and stood in awe at the relics of the Ancient World, which begs …

Discover Croatia

Join Judy Tierney in Croatia this September! 19 days | departs Tasmania 15 September Judy would like to invite you personally to join her in discovering the stunning country of Croatia. Indulge in fine Croatian fare on this leisurely paced holiday, discovering fascinating history, breathtaking experiences and relaxing on board a private seven day cruise. Click here to read more about this tour …

Lord Howe Island

by Kay Donnelly, March 2016 Lord Howe Island – just two hours flying from Sydney, and what a little gem.  World heritage listed,  it packs so much in to its 11km length and 3 km width (at the widest point). The flights to and from are operated by Qantas Link Dash8 prop jet aircraft, and …

The Splendours of Spain, Portugal & Morocco

The Splendours of Spain, Portugal and Morocco

Escorted by Judy Tierney, October 2015 What a marvellous journey this was. 17 of us headed to Barcelona first for a feast of Gaudi’s often gaudy but magnificent architecture including the astonishing Sagrada Familia cathedral. We ate truly memorable meals in restaurants from The Ramblas to the vine laden hills dropping into the achingly beautiful …

Essence of South America

Judy Tierney has just returned from escorting another of her fantastic tours, with a great group, including some of our Travelling Ladies Club members! This was a big one. Six countries in a month and so much to see and do it was not for the faint hearted. However, our intrepid group of 17 put …

Secrets of Italy & Croatia

Cathi has not long returned from her escorted tour and cruise ‘Secrets of Italy and Croatia’. Some of Cathi’s guests have shared their experiences with us: “Cathi takes care of all the little (and big) details of the tour and is always available to discuss (and solve) any problems that may arise. She thinks ahead …

Europe’s Finest escorted group tour

by Anne Bourke, June 2014 In May I was fortunate enough to escort 20 Tasmanians to Europe. For the majority of the group it was their first trip to this area of the world so the itinerary was designed around them having the opportunity to visit the areas that I feel are the highlights and …

The Celts & Vikings of Scotland and Norway

by Cathi Burnett-Cosgrove, June 2014 Many people think of group tours as a ticket to sit on a coach and watch the sights go by.  In reality this could not be further from the truth. They say, perception is stronger than reality and when it comes to group tours, I base my tours around what …