Announcing the Winner of the Contiki & Sweeps!

0231NWZD2013Thank you to everyone who participated in the “Books Inspire Travel, Travel Inspire Books” sweepstakes, brought to you by Contiki and

For every traveler, there is a unique story yet to be written.  Whether you’re moved by Hemingway to immerse yourself in Paris, or you want to hit the road with Jack Kerouac, there are so many travel stories left to be told and inspired.

We’re happy to announce the lucky winner of a Contiki European vacation!

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Thoughtful Thursday: What to Do With Emotions – They Are Very Important!

laughterWe all have our off days and often times the only thing we can do is just feel sad or bad about it.  When things don’t go your way, it’s easy to throw our hands up and try anything we can to escape from the emotions that we are facing.  However, these emotions could actually be the catalyst for something good in your life!  It might even be the motivation to start traveling the world – so trust your emotions!

Christine Hassler explores the value of your emotions in this week’s Thoughtful Thursday.  Read on!

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Live a Legendary Life: Take The Summer Set Challenge with Contiki


For the next three weeks, Contiki is teaming up with Fearless Records’ band The Summer Set to encourage YOU to live a legendary life.  Be Brave. Be Curious.  Be Legendary – and enter for your chance to win the chance to see The Summer Set in concert!  Weekly prizes will also be awarded.

Using Instagram and Twitter, we’re challenging The Summer Set and Contiki fans to show and tell us using hashtag #LegendaryChallenge.  There will be a new challenge posted every Monday.

What’s this week’s challenge?  Find out all the details at the link below – and good luck!

Take me to The Summer Set Legendary Challenge!