See the real Middle-earth with a self-drive New Zealand Tour

See the real Middle-earth with a self-drive New Zealand Tour

For those with a penchant for Lord of the Rings, there's no better place to vacation than the real Middle-earth. So for the complete fantasy experience, head south to New Zealand - home to some of the most diverse and spectacular landscapes in the world.  And if you really want to immerse yourself in Mordor or visit the shire, or recreate the Battle of Black Gate, we recommend you take a self-drive tour for a more personalized trip. 

Tribes of the Omo Valley

Tribes of the Omo Valley

Located in the far southwest of Ethiopia is the Omo Delta, one of the last great tribal regions left in the world. Visitation to the local tribes is a unique travel experience. Photographic opportunities range from documenting the daily life of the tribes, portraiture, scenic shots as well as the opportunity to enhance one's compositional skills. 

Photograph by Trevor Cole

To “B or Not to B” - That is the Question

To “B or Not to B” - That is the Question

Cruise ships transport passengers literally all around the world but can vary greatly in style, design, amenities and service. There are new ships, older ships, big ships, small ships and mid-size ships. Some offer a more intimate cruise experience, whereas some offer over- the-top onboard activities and entertainment. But one question is consistently asked… Do I really need a balcony?

Top 10 Business Travel Tips

Top 10 Business Travel Tips

For almost 50 years Julie's Travel Desk has been helping our business clients travel any place in the world or around it. Over the years, we have picked up a couple of best practices that have helped to save our clients both time and money. As it is National Small Business Week, we decided to write down our top tips and share them with the world!