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Firebird Blog

 

Welcome to the Firebird blog! Here we're happy to share our travel expertise with you as well as our latest and most interesting findings about Europe and the rest of the world. Find answers to travel-related questions, learn more about the different destinations, cultures, and gastronomy, as well as catch up with the latest updates from Firebird Tours in the "News" section.

 

Italy's Charming Cinque Terre Towns
16.11.2019
Breathtakingly nestled atop the sides of cliffs, Italy's Cinque Terre has won the affection of thousands of travelers from all over the world. On this page, we're happy to share information about each of the five villages, answer the often asked questions, as well as give handy tips for making your Cinque Terre vacation even more complete!
Flamboyant East | Jordan Travel Guide
07.11.2019
The charming Kingdom of Jordan is, indeed, a collected edition of unique historic heritage, spiced up by extraterrestrial, almost cosmic landscapes, the warm sea, and outstanding recreational resorts. Crave to become the main character of this oriental fairytale? In this piece, we’ve put together everything you need to know about Jordan travel and the country’s main attractions.
Why Visit Northern Ireland
25.10.2019
If you look at Great Britain's map, Northern Ireland probably won't be the first UK region you notice. Isolated from the rest of the country, this beauty shares the island (and partly the name) with its more in-the-public-eye neighbor, the enchanting country of Ireland, guilty of stealing Northern Ireland's thunder.
Oasis of The Future: UAE Travel Guide
17.10.2019
It’s very hard to believe that only half a century ago the citizens of the United Arab Emirates lived in the middle of a huge desert and rode camels. Nowadays this unique vibrant country has become one of the leading world states! Sparkling skyscrapers, top-rated hotels, policemen moving around on Ferraris and Bentleys, gold bricks available for purchase in simple vending machines… the United Arab Emirates is a synonym to wealth and luxury.
Peculiar Christmas Traditions in Europe
19.12.2018
Christmas is less than a week away! Are you excited? We bet that wherever you are from, you have interesting holiday traditions, and today we would like to share the most peculiar ones from different countries in Europe. Some of them made us laugh, others made us think about our own traditions and find similarities, but overall we had a lovely time writing this piece, and we hope you will equally enjoy reading it!
Simple Guide to French Wines & Dishes
07.12.2018
An outstanding combination of ingredients, aromatic spices, and herbs, fine wines, and cheeses… It is for sure that unique gourmet cuisine is one of the calling cards of France along with the iconic Eiffel Tower, gorgeous Versailles and sun-kissed French Riviera.
German Food: Must-Taste Dishes & Drinks
24.11.2018
Delicious German cuisine is just as rich as the country's heritage. In this piece, we'd like to take a closer look at the delicious things to eat and drink during your Germany travel.
Columbus Day
08.10.2018
It goes without saying that human history counts numerous conquerors and brave travelers who have made thousands of discoveries, enriching our knowledge about some remote corners of the planet. However, there’s one famous man whose name is perpetuated in the world legacy, remembered by lots of generations, and inscribed in all history books around the globe - Christopher Columbus. And today is the best day to recall the renowned traveler and his great contribution to the world’s history.
10 Things to See in Turkey
05.09.2019
Can you name the place that combines excellent beach vacation, awe-inspiring sightseeing opportunities, world-famous health resorts, fantastic natural phenomena and a unique diversity of regions and cultures? No matter what kind of recreation you are looking for - Turkey will give you a thousand and one attractions to discover.
Best of Europe in 30 Videos
14.08.2019
Traveling is often like a good movie, you never fully know how everything will turn out until you travel there. What we can do is give you a trailer (like every good movie has) and make you fall in love with a destination. Because once you are in awe of the city, country, or a continent that you are exploring, everything else falls into its place.
Smallest Countries in Europe
04.07.2019
Some microstates in Europe really surprise with their sightseeing opportunities, rich history, and cultural wealth despite their small size. Actually, some of them are as little in terms of area as 0,44 sq. km (0.17 sq. mi.)! In this piece, we'd like to introduce you to the petite countries in Europe worth adding to your getaway as sometimes it's the cherry on top that adorns the entire cake, right?
Compare Firebird Tours, Gate 1 Travel, Go Ahead & Trafalgar Tours to Italy
09.12.2018
Creating a product of great value for our clients is always our aim when we craft our tours to Europe. For this reason, we decided to compare our popular small group tour to Italy called "Italy: Venice to Amalfi Coast" with the analogous products of other tour operators offered on the market.
Quarter in Review: July | August | September
01.10.2019
After reflecting on the ups and downs of the last several months, we're happy to say that July, August, and September have brought an abundance of new ideas, new goals to achieve, and new destinations for you to explore!
Vote for Firebird Tours in Travvy Awards 2020
18.09.2019
The time for the travel industry's "Academy Awards" is here, and we need your support! The famous awards are taking place 6th year in a row and once again will honor the best companies, from travel suppliers to destinations.
Quarter in Review: April | May | June
01.07.2019
Another quarter of the year has passed, and we meet again to evaluate what was it like to be part of Firebird the past three months. The first thing you would probably notice is the change in the design of the website, that is a good clue of what we have been up to lately! But there are plenty of other questions we should address like which tours were most popular during April, May, and June or have we managed to surpass the number of itineraries designed in the last quarter.
Quarter in Review: January | February | March
01.04.2019
It's no April Fools joke - we're back with our long-awaited segment where we review what's been happening in our Firebird Tour offices around the globe. We are about to find out how successful our Sales Team were in crafting itineraries over the past few months. We will learn what tours topped the best-seller charts and if there were any new ones added to our list. Finally, we'll get a chance to read the review of the quarter and catch up on the travel advice shared recently. There's a lot on the agenda, so let's dive in!