Stacy’s Letter – May 2019

May 17, 2019

Γειά σου, Traveler! That’s my native tongue, Greek! The pronunciation for “Hello” is YAH-soo if you ever need to say it out loud. Practice it on me the next time we talk! It can also mean bye and is used as a general greeting. You may have guessed that this month we’re taking a look…

Spotlight on Greece

May 16, 2019

No destination has the legendary and historical impact of Greece. From the birth of Western civilization itself to the legends of heroes, monsters, and gods that have shaped story-telling into the modern era, there is much to discover and experience throughout the 6,000 islands and rocky mainland that make up the nation of Greece.

Eye on Conservation – Acropolis

May 16, 2019

The Acropolis of Athens has been a landmark for thousands of years. Standing high on a hill above Greece’s capital city, this collection of monuments includes some of the most important historical and cultural masterpieces of Ancient Greece, including the famed Parthenon.    

It’s National Park Week!

April 24, 2019

Happy Humpday, Travelers! Did you know that this week is officially dedicated to honoring the incredible national park system in the United States? It’s true! Many parks offer discounted or free entry during National Park Week. To celebrate, here are 5 fast facts about the National Parks of the USA. Yellowstone National Park was the…

Stacy’s Letter – April 2019

April 19, 2019

Muraho, Travelers! That means “hello” in Kinyarwanda, the language of Rwanda. This month, we take a look at one of the hottest up-and-coming travel destinations today. Rwanda has an intense past and a truly impressive rise from the ashes of adversity. Check out our infographic about the nation of Rwanda and some of the unique…

Spotlight on Rwanda

April 19, 2019

From the allure of gorillas in lush and mysterious forests to the inspirational movement of cultural growth, Rwanda has so much to offer that it’s quickly becoming one of the most appealing destinations on the planet! Discover some of the history, both wild and human, behind this incredible nation in this infographic.

Eye on Conservation – Gorillas

April 19, 2019

Perhaps no primate has captured the imagination of humans so much as the gorilla. With their raw power, keen intelligence, and heartbreaking vulnerability. Our infographic explores the ins and outs of gorilla life and how you can get involved in ensuring that their communities remain protected.

Happy National Pet Day from Classic Escapes!

April 11, 2019

Anyone who has visited our office in NYC knows that the staff here at Classic Escapes is a pet-happy group of people. For National Pet Day 2019, we’d like to introduce you to some of our sidekicks in honor of all they do to brighten our lives! Stacy – President & CEO Pets – Raj…

Women in Conservation – Anna Merz

March 25, 2019

Unlike many of the women we’ve featured this month, Anna Merz did not start her conservation journey as a young woman. Rather, she was preparing to retire from her law career, which she was practicing in Ghana when the calling struck her. “When we went to Kenya in ’68, we saw rhinos everywhere,” she said.…

Women in Conservation – Cynthia Moss

March 22, 2019

Nationality: USA Conservation Focus: Elephants Cynthia Moss began her career in 1964, as a journalist for Newsweek, writing religion and arts pieces for the prestigious publication. It wasn’t until three years later that she took a fateful holiday to the wilds of Tanzania and fell completely in love with elephants. A visit to Lake Manyara…

Stacy’s Letter – March 2019

March 21, 2019

Howdy, Travelers! Spring has finally arrived! We hope you’re enjoying the slowly thawing temperatures, the tinkling sound of spring showers, and anticipating the gardens and wildflowers that will soon be blooming around us all. As we transition between the crisp and stark beauty of winter to the flourishing green of mid-year, the destination that we…