Hawaii – Hilo Grown Tour

Last week I shared a little of background about Hawaii's agritourism and the forces behind it.  I had the pleasure of learning a lot about the topic from Lani Weigert when I visited Hamakua Mushrooms.  For my last day in Hilo I would actually eat, drink and breathe agritourism on an agricultural adventure called Hilo Grown Tour. I was picked up at my hotel, the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel (more on this … [Read more...]

Guided Tour or Private Tour?

I had the chance to interview Stew this past Tuesday for my Traveler Tuesday series, I hope you enjoyed getting to know him a little better.  Stew is back with a guest post on a topic that he is passionate about (and so am I!).  I have done many guided tours, particularly with Context Travel and am a big fan.  Stew shares his opinion and experiences on … [Read more...]

Giverny for the Day – Context Travel Tour

While visiting the Orsay on our first night in Paris we paid special attention to all things Monet as we knew we were heading to Giverny a few days later on another Context Travel tour.  Giverny is a little town 45 minutes by train from Paris and the former home of the painter Claude Monet. We met our docent, Marie at the train station (Gare St-Lazare) along with another couple visiting from … [Read more...]