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Whether you travel or not, chances are you’ve heard of UNESCO. But what really is UNESCO, how did it come to be and what really does it do?  Here’s a little snapshot of this important organization and the worldwide impact it’s having on people and sites across the glob...

Many Americans proudly wave their heritage flags from the United Kingdom and Ireland. It’s no wonder...not only are the cultures interesting and the people fascinating, but these diverse countrysides are beautiful and their cities eclectic.

If you haven’t been to the Un...

We would like to welcome Kara Smith as our newest member to the Pique Travel team. She will be leading the Wanderlist program, guiding our clients through a more strategic and thoughtful approach to their travel.

She comes to us with over 15 years of client development...

When their 20th wedding anniversary was drawing closer, Miki and Dave Huntington knew they wanted to celebrate in a beautiful and memorable way. Although their go-to spring break getaway usually involves a warm-weather cruise, they chose to head to the breathtaking isl...

For years I’ve had my eyes (and heart) set on traveling to India. I can’t articulate why, but it might be because the culture and customs are so vastly different than ours or maybe because its temples, mosques and sites are so beautiful. It’s all intriguing to me. I re...

February 28, 2019

Tradition and modernity share space in this Pacific Ocean island nation where ancient temples and shrines bump up against skyscrapers and pedestrian throngs. Castles and palaces whisper of history, and bullet trains shuttle travelers through spectacular landscapes to c...

January 31, 2019

If you live in a cold weather area, sunshine and beaches couldn’t sound better right now. One destination continuing to grow in popularity for a warm weather getaway is French Polynesia.

An 8-9-hour flight from California, French Polynesia is comprised of 118 islands an...

November 29, 2018

We're thankful for all the wonderful clients of Pique and the amazing experiences they've had this year! We want to share a few of their trip highlights...

Uncovering Mysteries of the Amazon

The Killingstad family headed to South America for a trip full of adventure and...

August 29, 2018

The Pacific Ocean is home to thousands of islands. However, none of them compare in unique wildlife and varied landscapes to the Galapagos Islands off Ecuador. Jim and I were fortunate to take our kids Andrew and Abby to the islands and expose them to aspects of nature...

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