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European Travel

A group of five is traveling to Europe. I am a part of this group. I have let two of the travelers do almost all the planning. This will be a first for me. I am usually the one who does the planning. It should be a new experience. Speaking of new experiences our group will be using the Rail Europe... Read More>>

How To Answer Group Travel Questions Like a Pro

Every group has that one person, the one who needs to know every detail and every planned time. How do you answer their questions when you don’t yet know the answer or don’t want to share that... Read More>>

Croatia: 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About

Of the 22 countries that I’ve visited (so far), Croatia ranks among my favorites. And although European vacationers have been coming here for a long time, Croatia has recently become an increasingly popular travel destination among American travelers. But there’s much more to this amazing... Read More>>

Luther’s Legacy

Experience the Heritage of the Lutheran Faith A Lutheran heritage tour gives believers an opportunity to enrich their spiritual lives in unexpected ways. Walk in Luther’s humble footsteps across Germany. You can see the house in Eisleben where he was born to the cell in the... Read More>>

Planning a Safe and Independent Trip Overseas

I found a love of travel when I joined Witte Travel & Tours. Before then, I never thought much of traveling and now 16 years later, I have just completed my first independent adventure overseas. And you know what? I will travel overseas alone again in a heartbeat. Do I like to travel with... Read More>>

Flying Over the Holidays – Can I Bring That on a Plane?

Are you flying over the holidays? Are you bringing your signature Thanksgiving dish to share? Do you know if your dish is allowed on a plane? Flying over the holidays is stressful. It can seem hard to keep up with changing flight regulations. But flying over the holidays doesn’t need to be... Read More>>

Me and Martin Luther

I recently returned from a quick tour of LutherCountry  to visit the places in Germany where Martin Luther lived and worked. Though I’ve been to Germany a half a dozen times, all of my previous trips were to the west (Rhine River valley) or to the south (Bavaria). Here in the Lutherlands,... Read More>>

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>>

Using Your Credit Card Abroad

Are you planning to travel abroad, and unsure if your credit card will work overseas? With Canada, Europe, and much of Asia already using “chip and PIN” credit cards, here’s what you need to know before your next trip. In the summer of 2014, I joined two friends on a cycling trip across... Read More>>