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Traveling In Europe By Train

Have you ever decided to do something while traveling and then wondered if that was a good decision? Recently, I planned a trip for my family to travel around Europe by train. We planned on visiting four countries during our vacation. After considering the pros and cons of renting a car or... Read More>>

Witte Travel Guide: Using Your Smartphone Abroad

    [col_wrapper] [col2][/col2] [col2_last]These days, we rely on our smartphones for just about everything. They function as a computer, an MP3 player, a camera, and a GPS. We need them to make calls, send emails and text messages, update social media, take and share photos of our trips,... Read More>>

Fundraising is Key to a Great Student Tour

Fundraising is Key to a Great Student Tour As featured in the 2015-2016 issue of the NTA Student Trip Planner A tour operator has provided a great itinerary, the logistics are falling into place, and students are getting excited and encouraging their friends to sign up for the big trip. Now for the... Read More>>

Do’s & Don’ts for a Perfect Performance Tour

In early March, I had the pleasure of joining the University of South Dakota Chamber Singers during their concert tour of Germany and Austria. This was my first time traveling with a choir, and since I was primarily there to watch and learn, I compiled a list of a few things to keep in mind when... Read More>>

Give the Gift of Multi-Generational Family Vacation

Witte Travel & Tours In the News As featured in the April 2015 issue of Grand Rapids Magazine HEADQUARTERED IN GRAND RAPIDS, West Michigan’s premier travel company, Witte Travel & Tours, has been helping people explore the world since 1975. According to Karen Chircop, who co-owns the... Read More>>

Witte Travel & Tours In the News

Witte Travel & Tours In the News As featured in the November 2014 issue of Grand Rapids Magazine WHETHER YOUR TRAVEL ASPIRATIONS lean toward an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, cruising the rivers and oceans of the world, tracing ancestral roots through small European towns with your... Read More>>

Witte Travel & Tours In the News

Witte Travel & Tours In the News As featured in the November 2014 issue of Grand Rapids Magazine WHETHER YOUR TRAVEL ASPIRATIONS lean toward an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, cruising the rivers and oceans of the world, tracing ancestral roots through small European towns with your... Read More>>

Performing in Germany

Germany promises to be a top performance destination for Witte’s 2015 season and also looking ahead to 2016 and 2017. When music educators think of destinations that include opportunities to “Follow the Footsteps” of great composers, perhaps the first places that come to mind are Salzburg,... Read More>>

Highlights of a Rhine River Cruise

In late October 2014, my colleague Teri and I departed from Grand Rapids, Michigan for a Rhine river cruise with Avalon Waterways, aboard the Artistry II. River cruising is a great way to travel Europe– especially if you’re not sure where to go in Europe or what you want to see! ... Read More>>