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A Champagne Fantasy Come True

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As you may know, I love travel, live for chocolate and adore wine.When I can bring these things together, then it's nirvana for Jana!My next favorite thing is cooking this kind of experience up into a special event to share with our loyal RTT customers. So, I journeyed into France to scout out a very special idea I've had for quite some time, and b...

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COVID Travel Tips & Resources

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Before you take to the skies, book flights for family, hit the open road or start planning your next vacation, be sure you are in the know.  Travel in current times is not what it used to be and the savvy traveler has to be informed and ready for the new normal; additional documentation, fluctuating flight schedules, varied reopening times, co...

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Obtaining QR Codes for EU Digital COVID Certificate

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The new EU Digital Certificate, was introduced in Jul 2021, and is now available in all 27 EU countries.  This system provides digital proof that a person has either been vaccinated against COVID-19 or recently recovered from COVID-19. This free, safe and secure service is available to and U.S. military ID / DoD ID card holders.  As of Se...

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The German Beer Underground!

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Just like enjoying new foods, experiencing the beer, wine or spirits of a new place provides an opportunity to further explore the unique heritage and culture of a region.  If beer is your "go to" beverage, living in Germany provides you with some exceptional advantages and opportunities to take your love of suds to a whole new level!  Th...

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Cheesy Romance with Swiss Fondue

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Has it been a while since you have traveled?  Has date night become difficult or disappeared altogether?  RTTtravel has put together a creative solution to help you bring some cheesy romance from the beautiful alpine valleys of Switzerland into your kitchen and melt your loved one's heart!  If you can cut an apple, grate some cheese ...

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RTT Is On The Road Again!

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Our recent tours over the July 4th weekend proved to be extremely positive experiences for everyone. We were thrilled to see that all our customers, vendors and staff worked together to ensure that the new protocols were respected which was a critical element in the decision to go ahead with more tours. Starting mid-July RTT will be resuming our po...

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Summer Fest Season in Europe

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There are numerous things that make living in Europe so unique and one of them most definitely is the start of "Summer Fest Season" or as we call it; Summer in Europe. It is a magical time; the days are getting longer, evenings become milder and where ever you go the sweetness of summer lies in the air. We dust off our fest tables and chairs, brush...

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Explore the Sweet Side of Switzerland

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Imagine you are surrounded by panoramic alpine views in all directions, with quaint villages neatly tucked in the narrow valleys between endless mountain ranges and sparkling lakes. The Swiss people, still following the same traditions and going about their work as they had 100 years ago. This is quintessential Switzerland, and when you visit, you ...

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Easter Markets & Easter Egg Madness

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Easter marks the joyful arrival of spring when the gentle breeze carries the scent of newly blooming flowers and the cheerful song of birds returning home. After the long grey winter, the warm sun returns, coaxing an explosion of life, growth, and color and warmly tickles our pales faces. Everywhere we turn branches are bursting with buds and adorn...

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Epic Austrian Food Fest

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Imagine a quaint alpine village, quietly passing the warm months between the ski seasons that bring an invasion of skiiers to the Tyrolean Mountain Region every winter.Now, the valley is flush with rich green grass, the lakes are shimmering with glacial melt water and the snow bare mountain peaks are bathed in sunshine. If you are getting that peac...

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50 Shades of Moo

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Jana Marshall's Alpine Adventure -  Without a doubt one of the most beautiful events in southern Germany and Austria is the "homecoming of the cattle" which is celebrated in many valleys in fall. For centuries the local farmers proudly walk their ornately decorated cattle from the mountain pastures where they had been grazing all summer down t...

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What can you get from a 3 day trip to Paris?

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A customer experience written by Jonathan Guzman - Paris is amazingly beautiful and has so many sites to see, It's impossible to see it all in one day or even a weekend. I spent a 3 day weekend in Paris with Horizon Tours and saw several key sites like the Louvre, Chateau de Versailles, and the Eiffel Tower and it was just a preview of what Paris h...

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Rhine A'Flame - Lights, Magic & Memories!

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If you have ever wanted to see a whole river bathed in firelight and color, Rhine A'flame is an experience not to be missed. Even if you have already experienced the natural beauty of the Rhine by day, seeing the castles aglow in Bengal fire is an entirely different dose of magic.  The stunning pyrotechnics have been drawing visitors by the hu...

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Return to Egypt

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Like many people, my travel bucket list had long included a trip to Egypt. As a travel writer, I'm lucky to have been to many places on my bucket list, but not the land of the Pharoahs. I finally got to cross Egypt off the list earlier this year with a cruise on the Nile arranged by Uniworld, a boutique river cruise company that also handled pre- a...

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Arctic Adventure Staff Scouting Trip

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What a rare opportunity to go to a place many people either only dreams of or read about. I was extremely fortunate to be traveling to this amazing place along with my RTT colleague, Isabell Lettenmaier. The trip began with an easy drive to Frankfurt Hahn where we boarded the plane for Arvidsjaur, Sweden; a mere three hour flight. The plane was roo...

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Why We Love Working With Military Groups

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Getting to work with military groups who are coming to Ramstein TDY and plan their custom private tour is a really special part of our job here at RTT. It's exciting when you get to be a part of helping not one, but a group of people check some things off their bucket list! We recently got a last minute request to plan a custom trip for a group of ...

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Preview of 2018 Tours

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 We've gotten loads of requests for information about our 2018 Tour program and finally have some information to share!   Our tour calendar has been updated with all the Horizon Tours overnight trips for the year.We are starting to update the RTT tours that depart between now and April 2018We have a preview guide to give you all the ...

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Mini, Me & RTT Travel Fair

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Mark Your Calendar for this Special Event7 & 8 December 2017 • 11:00-17:00KMC Mall, Ramstein Join us for a special two-day event loaded with fun, prizes and travel information! Get a preview of the 2018 RTT & Horizon tour programs along with a chance to talk with travel experts. Enter to win over €2000 in prizes we'll be giving away during ...

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Military History Buff, Extraordinaire!

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There are certain times of the year that evoke special interest and pride in our military history; Veteran's Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day, to name a few. RTT takes great pride in putting together tours that offer a focus on both US military history as well as the events and sites that are specific to the World Wars and Germany. We were re...

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Making Tour Reservations - Don't Miss The Bus

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In order to make sure your tour reservation goes smoothly, please be consider the following things: Booking well in advance will increase a tours chance of meeting minimum participation and being confirmed.Planning ahead will ensure the tour is not sold out when you want to make a reservation.If you tour is departing within 1 business day you will ...

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