California Dreaming on Contiki’s California Highlights

SFAs the temperatures drop, we can’t help but turn our eyes to the Golden State, where one can hit the ski slopes and then go visit the Pacific Ocean all in the same day.

YouTube user Alexander Leeway brings us on a fantastic journey through one of Contiki’s favorite USA tours, California Highlights!  Check out the video below and enjoy!

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Swimming with Sharks in the Galapagos

Sharks have a bad rep – with television programs like Shark Week and the success of the SyFy channel’s made-for-tv movie “Sharknadoit’s hard for any of us to get the Jaws theme song out of our head and that fear of open water.

However, sharks are overfished for their fins (ever heard of shark fin soup?) and an organization called Shark Savers is working to change the media’s negative portrayal of sharks worldwide.  Check out this amazing video shot by Art of Backpacking‘s Michael Tieso, which features his unique opportunity to dive with Celine Cousteau and count sharks on behalf of Shark Savers.  (Note: This was a special Earth Day departure of Contiki’s Galapagos trip and not a usual occurrence.)

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Where to Wednesday: Your Dream Vacation!

DancePeruContiki a tour operator for 18-35′s, which makes up proud to be members of the USTOA (United States Tour Operators Association).  You’ll find their logo on the back of every Contiki brochure.

We’re always looking for ways to promote our love for travel and get you to the destination you’ve been dreaming about – and what better way than through DANCING?!

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Where to Wednesday: London and Paris

7417EURS2013 With the city abuzz with the arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s new addition to the family, London is still a must-visit on anyone’s list.

One of the ways you can experience London with Contiki is on our 8-day London and Paris tour, which combines two  European destinations into one unforgettable tour filled with amazing sights, wonderful food, and even better company.

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