Crystal Travel & Tours Blog

Customer Success: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Friends

May 02, 2019

What’s the perfect itinerary for a girls’ night? We say it’s a bottle of wine, a few best friends and lively conversation. In 2018, Julissa and her friends added a special ingredient: planning an international adventure!

Customer Success: Fun for the Whole Family

May 01, 2019

When you have loved ones scattered around the country, staying in touch isn’t easy. Finding the time and place to get together? That’s even more difficult. Taking care of every last detail so everything falls into place? Perhaps the biggest challenge yet.

Customer Success: Tracing the Footsteps of the Past

May 01, 2019

Getting work done on your car can be a long ordeal. To pass the time, some people bring a magazine or play on their phones. Instead, Michael chose to go for a stroll. He was pleasantly surprised at what would happen next.

Customer Success: Massachusetts State Police Trip

April 30, 2019
Everyday superheroes have a tough gig. They choose to put their lives on the line and deal with some stressful situations. There comes a time when they simply need to relax and unwind. That’s where this story starts, and it’s where Crystal Travel comes in.
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10 Things to Do in the Scottish Highlands

April 18, 2019

There really is no place on earth like the Scottish Highlands. This region of the UK is a natural playground of rugged mountains, intriguing legends, compelling music and entertainment and so much more. Set foot in this culture-lover's paradise, and you won't want to leave...

The Loch Ness Monster

April 17, 2019

She’s mysterious, elusive and very real to the countless people who claim to have seen her. The Loch Ness Monster, or Nessie as she’s been nicknamed, has captivated the minds of both visitors and Scottish natives for more than 1500 years.

The Great Scottish Clans

April 16, 2019

Pride, honor, tradition – the Scottish clan system has them all. The clans' colorful history, rich customs and vibrant heritage left a deep impact on the overall culture of Scotland. Things weren't always easy - in fact, challenges were more common than not. The Scottish...

Who Were the High Kings?

March 13, 2019

 The term 'High Kings' is often used in tales of Irish history and heritage. Their role and importance paved the way for legend and mythology. This posts describes two of the most famous High Kings and what makes them stand out in Celtic culture.

4 Celtic Myths & Legends

March 13, 2019


The act of storytelling is an iconic part of Celtic culture. The lands of the druids, Celts and high kings remain compelling for many reasons. One of those is these stories which have been passed down for generations. They give us a better understanding of the people, their...

8 Places to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Ireland

March 06, 2019

St Patrick's Day is the Irish holiday celebrated around the world. His legacy is honored with shamrocks, music, parades, and of course, lots of Guinness.  Check out some of the best places to celebrate March 17th in Ireland.