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Introducing Our Dublin Office

Posted by Tom Casey on 5/9/22 12:55 PM

We are delighted to introduce our newest Trip Managers, Conor Deegan and Siobhan Sherry, who - along with Tanya Oliver - are based in Dublin. They bring a unique expertise of living and working in Ireland to help our customers plan dream vacations...

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Where to pay tribute to WWII while visiting England.

Posted by Tom Casey on 7/1/19 4:00 PM

The recent observance of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in England was a reminder of all the attractions and sites to visit that honor and educate people about World War II. Fascinating and moving exhibits and memorials can be found throughout...

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Old Sod Travel, Scandinavian-American World Tours Join the Blank Canvas Tours Family

Posted by Tom Casey on 4/22/19 9:58 AM

April 22, 2019 – Williamstown, MA – Old Sod Travel and Scandinavian American World Tours, two established luxury tour operators, are joining the Blank Canvas Tours family to now include unique and beautiful travel experiences in destinations such as...

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Visiting Northern England

Posted by Tom Casey on 11/27/18 4:00 PM

Have you ever considered a vacation in the British Isles without setting foot in Edinburgh or London? If you enjoy exploring beautiful coastlines, mountains, and lakes; visiting castles and historic attractions while eating fabulous meals, we’ve got...

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An American in Dublin

Posted by Tom Casey on 8/29/18 10:13 PM

In April I was attending a trade conference in Dublin. One of my colleagues suggested that I contact her brother in law, Keith, and see if we couldn’t arrange a time to get together for a pint or two of the “black stuff”. In the interest of...

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St. Andrews: The true “Home of Golf”

Posted by Tom Casey on 8/13/18 9:52 AM

Most Americans have heard of St. Andrews in Scotland. Located by the North Sea, the ancient town is home to St. Andrews University, where Kate Middleton met her Prince. The University and its students dominate the town during the school year....

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The Case for Northern Ireland

Posted by Tom Casey on 10/25/16 5:07 PM

For such a small coun­try, North­ern Ire­land has a lot to offer.

Yet most Amer­i­cans that travel to the island of  Ire­land never step foot in the north. Peo­ple that travel to the South of  Ire­land generally go there for the scenery, the people, the...
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