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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. 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 "Month in Review" and "News" sections.

 

Ireland Must-Sees for First-Timers
10.07.2019
An enchanting island in terms of nature, dream country for any royal architecture lover, and a must-visit place for a "Game of Thrones" enthusiast - Ireland has a lot to offer. In this article, we'd like to introduce you to the reasons why you might want to consider Ireland as your next holiday destination.
Austria Discovery: Classical Music, Palaces & Beyond
29.04.2019
One thing's certain: there are no kangaroos in Austria! In this article, we'll introduce you to unmissable Austria destinations, answer often asked questions such as "what to do in Austria", as well as share some interesting things which are good to know when planning your Austria travel.
What is Denmark Known for?
15.04.2019
Denmark is often placed among the world's happiest and most prosperous countries. But is it a really happy smiling face that first pops in your mind when you hear the word "Denmark"? Maybe it's the Vikings? Colorful Lego bricks or houses? Could it be licorice or bikes?
Top Things to Do in Sicily
11.04.2019
Marvelous Sicily is the paradise island on the tiptoe of the Italian “boot” and one of the most unique European destinations, ready to embrace you with its shining sun and legendary Italian passion.
How to Travel to France: France Travel Advice
13.02.2019
Getting ready for your first trip to France but still have lots of questions on when to go and what to bring? Don’t worry as we’ve decided to give you a hand and prepared a bunch of useful tips in order to clear up certain aspects of your upcoming France tour.
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.
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.
Top 10 Iceland Experiences
22.11.2018
Discover volcanoes, thundering waterfalls and steaming geothermal areas. The list to fall in love with Iceland, especially its capital Reykjavik, could go on and on, but for now, we have prepared top 10, based on our destination specialists' opinion and travelers’ reviews.
Top 10 Finland Experiences
17.10.2018
Often people are tempted to book tours to Finland just for this unique opportunity - to meet real Santa Claus! But there is more to Finland than that, it is an extremely welcoming, inspiring and unique country, with hundreds of different outdoor activities, delicious food, and unspoiled nature. Here is our top 10!
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!
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.
World Tourism Day
27.09.2018
Have you ever wondered whether it was curiosity and drive for adventure that made people discover America, Siberia, the moon? Since ancient times thousands of valiant travelers left their homes and set off on long voyages in order to find new lands and to perpetuate their names in history. Are you an adventure lover striving for new emotions and valuable experience as well? If the answer is “yes”, congratulations, you have a reason for a celebration today!
FIFA World Cup 2018 | The Rush in Russia
27.06.2018
The most anticipated sports event of the year took its grandiose start and now all eyes are on Russia, which is hosting the FIFA World Cup for the first time in its history. Tours to Russia are in top demand as football fans from all over the world have gathered in the host country to support their national teams and take part in the epic celebration. Now let’s have a sneak peek at the whole crazy football rush that captured cities throughout the country.
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.
Month in Review: November
01.12.2018
It's December already, and as much as we'd have liked to go straight into the heartwarming festivities of the month, there is something we needed to take care of beforehand. Yes, as the title reveals it - we continue with our monthly tradition of reviewing travel trends and news at the end of each month.
Month in Review: October
01.11.2018
As we leave October behind it's time to have a final look over the shoulder to evaluate how successful the month has been. It's always useful to monitor the travel trends and wishes of our clients, including destinations they have booked to visit and the countries they have been already discovering during the middle of Fall, today we want to share it with you! We also use these monthly blog posts to recap on the updates we shared with you, which usually include - interesting travel reads from our blog, entertaining videos releases on our Youtube channel and most of all - new tours we published on the website. So, let's roll.
Month in Review: September
01.10.2018
We're writing this post on a gloomy Friday morning at one of our offices in Vilnius (the capital of Lithuania, which has four distinctive seasons) wishing it was summer again. But it's not, and we need to come to terms and make the most of this colorful fall. Anyway, that's what we're planning to do today! So if you're experiencing fall blues just like us, grab a cup of coffee and let's chat about traveling! Well more specifically - about which places our travelers explored this month, where they plan to go and how many itineraries we have sent already, and of course - what's new on our blog, so let's dive in!