Travel Tip Tuesday: Explore a Local Cafe

cafesCountries around the world each have their own unique coffee culture – Vietnam has their condensed milk and espresso concoction, ca phe sua da;  Turkey likes their coffee strong and sweet; and we can’t forget Italy, home to the quintessential cup of cappuccino.  Skipping over the Starbucks that is bound to pop up around the world and ducking into a local cafe or coffeeshop to immerse oneself with the local vibe and culture is an absolute must on any trip (be sure to ask your tour manager for tips on your next Contiki!)


Check out this episode of Wanderlust: Central Europe as FAWN Network’s Rachel Talbott spends her last day in Vienna on Contiki’s Berlin, Prague, plus Vienna tour visiting a landmark cafe and soaking in the local culture (not to mention trying the apple streudel!)

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Enter Contiki’s “Words to Live By” Contest


wordstoliveby2_01We all have words that inspire us and guide our lives – whether it is a quote from your favorite book, author, or even something inspiring that a friend said to you.  We always love hearing what words inspire you, so now it’s your turn to inspire Contiki!

We will choose one to feature as our Facebook cover image!  In addition, Contiki will print the winning words on t-shirts and send it out to the top 10 entries.

Click here to start!

Announcing the Second Winner of Contiki’s Instagram #ContikiReef Contest!

999remo999Congratulations to @999remo999 for submitting this fantastic Instagram photo and tagging it with #ContikiReef!  You are the lucky winner of a travel bag filled with all sorts of travel goods for your next trip, courtesy of Contiki, Air New Zealand, and Tourism Queensland.

There such a peaceful quality to this photo – the great unknown is out there and you are reaching out for it – no regrets!

Thank you to everyone who entered the #ContikiReef Instagram contest!  We hope you join us for a contest in the future!

Stay tuned for the winner announcement of the “DJ Getaway to the Great Barrier Reef” contest! Get your entry in before we pick the winner!

Please note: You MUST be a resident of the United States to enter.


Thoughtful Thursday: This Should Come As a Relief

0580EURS2013There are days when you feel stuck in a rut.  Are you living life to its fullest potential?  Are you making every moment count?  Well you shouldn’t fret – you are so much more than what you do.

This week’s Thoughtful Thursday explores how doing work you love by no means defines you.  So whether you work a 9-to-5, travel the world for a living, or you’re still trying to figure it out – your path to success is out there!  Check it out.

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