Family Travel

Sep 18th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Family Travel
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CLIENT HIGHLIGHT | Enjoying the Wilds of Alaska

It’s been a dream of mine to take my son on a “boys only” fishing and outdoor adventure to Alaska. In July, that dream became a reality and I couldn’t have asked for anything better.  We started our journey with a direct flight on Delta Airlines from Minneapolis into Anchorage. We only spent one night in the […]

Sep 17th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Family Travel
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Hidden Hawaii | Linda Bendt, Pique Travel Owner

For anyone who knows us well, Hawaii holds a very special place in our hearts. For three amazing years, we lived on Oahu and basically fulfilled the role of perpetual tourists as we soaked up all the islands, traditions and culture. Few would argue that when you live someplace, you really get to know the people, ins/outs […]

Aug 21st

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Caribbean & Mexico
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All-Inclusive Resorts – More Luxurious than Ever Before

  The travel industry is under constant transformation: tours have become more unique and private, cruise lines are upgrading ships and itineraries to remain competitive, airlines have merged. One segment in particular has recently undergone some pleasantly surprising changes – the all-inclusive resort. When the all-inclusive model began, it was generally preferred by those travelers […]

Jul 26th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Arctic
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Arctic Exploration | Linda Bendt, Pique Travel Owner

Our little family of four (Jim/I and our kids Andrew, 14 and Abby, 11) just returned from one of the most fascinating and unique expeditions we could ever hope for – an Expedition Cruise in the Arctic. We started our journey by flying direct from Minneapolis to Amsterdam (less than eight hours) and then onto […]

Jun 20th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Central America
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Client Highlight | Belize Family Adventure

When we first started talking to Pique Travel about ideas for Spring Break 2017, we knew we wanted something unique. They’ve already helped us with amazing trips to Nicaragua and my recent women’s trek to summit Mount Kilimanjaro.  So needless to say, the bar was set high! After several discussions, our family of four decided […]

Jun 17th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Europe
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Off the Beaten Path in France & Italy | Liz Matassa, Pique Travel Designer

For months, my husband (second-generation Italian) and I have been planning a trip back to Italy and to southern France. We were anxious to take our 8-year-old son there to experience some of the places we love. Because we were returning to some of the places we’ve already visited (Nice and Florence in particular), I […]

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