Monday, February 27, 2012

Chan's World Holidays

Today's Straits Times carries an interview with Mr Anthony Chan, Managing Director of Chan Brother Travel. In the article, it is mentioned that Chan Brother will be growing its exotic and unique tourism package industry via its subsidary called Chan's World Holidays.I always enjoy travelling with Chan Brothers. In fact, the Europe tours I blogged about in this blog have been tours with Chan Brothers. Chan Brothers offer a very good experience for my wife and I as well as the rest of the tour group during our 2 weeks tour in Europe.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Travel Tour

Travel Tour: I have decided to rename this blog to Travel Tour instead of the original name: World Holidays Tour as I find the new name more meaningful. In the meantime, please visit my Travel Tour blog regularly for news on travel, holidays and more!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

NATAS Fair 2011

NATAS Fair 2011 is here again! NATAS Fair 2011 will be held from 26 to 28 Aug at the Singapore Expo. For Singaporeans who love to travel, NATAS Travel Fair is not to be missed as tour packages are often at their most attractive in this tour fair!

Friday, July 1, 2011

Paris Tour, Eiffel Tower and River Seine Cruise: Tour of France (Day 9 of Europe Tour)

After breakfast, our tour group set off for the 315km journey from DJohn to Paris. Along the coach ride, we were greeted with the lovely sights of mustard. It was already noon when we reached Paris. We settled down for lunch before proceeding for a Paris City Tour.

We got up and down the coach several times for the tour of Paris, taking photos of the beautiful buildings of Paris City and of course the Eiffel Tower. The tour of Paris was conducted mainly via a coach where a lady tour guide briefed us on the fine details of the Paris buildings and sights.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Geneva tour (Day 8 of Chan Brothers Europe Travel)

Today, our tour group was headed for Geneva for the morning instalment of our tour, which is known to be the hub for many World Organizations. From Lucerne, we travelled for 4 straight hours before reaching Geneva. We alighted from our coach and took photos at the United Nation Organization headquarters. There was a large structure of a chair which was an interesting sight. “Broken Chair” is constructed of 5.5 tons of wood and is 12 metres (39 feet) high. It symbolises opposition to land mines and cluster bombs, and acts as a reminder to politicians and others visiting Geneva.

It was another hot day and thereafter we proceeded to dine at a Thai Chinese restaurant. Thanks to the arrangement of the tour agency, throughout the tour, we had a sprinkling of Asian cuisine here and then throughout our Europe tour.

Lucerne tour: Chapel Bridge and The Lion Monument (Day 7 of Chan Brothers Europe Travel)

This morning, after a hearty breakfast (but the food fare was still as salty as ever from Italy to Switzerland), our tour group proceeded for a city tour of Lucerne. It was a walking city tour, led by our tour manager.

From Hotel Monopol where our tour group was putting up, we walked to the Chapel Bridge, just a stone’s throw away. The Chapel Bridge was the icon of Lucerne which was restored after a fire. There were swans swimming in the lake under the bridge.