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  • Walk In The Footsteps of Giants

    2/25/2022 12:56:01 PM Link 0 comments | Add comment

    $2725 per person

    June 17, 2023

    9 Days | 8 Nights

    8 Night accommodations, 14 Meals

    Explore Memphis, Selma, Birmingham with a Local Specialist

    Visit Memphis, Clarkdale, Greenwood, Jackson, Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, Tuskegee and Atlanta

    Travel to the American South and immerse yourself in its music, art, food and stories, while meeting locals, exploring the sights and hearing moving first-hand stories from the Civil Rights Movement. Meet activists, visit museums, devour delicious cuisine and pay your respects on this vibrant cultural journey.

    For more information visit https://bit.ly/3rELphn or contact Tyus Tours & Travel at 866-547-5362.

  • 5 Ways to Experience Hawaiian Culture

    2/17/2022 8:31:24 AM Link 0 comments | Add comment

    With lessons in kindness, compassion, peace and responsibility, Hawaiian culture is an admirable thing. A sense of connection to the land and the things that inhabit it implores locals to live respectfully, caring for the environment and for one another. While centuries-old practices like chanting, music, hula and arts live on, honoring the islands’ past and shaping their future.

    Hawaiians take their history and culture seriously, that’s why, as tourists, it’s important that we show respect by doing the same. Luckily, there are plenty of opportunities to learn more about Hawaiian traditions through cultural experiences. Here are five ideas to get you started.

    Hula to Your Heart’s Content

    Hula shows are a popular activity in The Islands of Aloha, but why not take it one step further and fully immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture with an authentic hula lesson? From Oahu to Maui, there are several local establishments that take pride in sharing the art of hula with visitors far and wide.

    The Hawaii Hula Company is a great place to start for travelers who are ready to don a grass skirt and shake it to the music. This unique attraction makes things simple by bringing all of the hula necessities such as music, costumes and fresh flowers directly to you. Attendees will learn basic steps and hand motions as they work toward a complete hula routine accompanied by a Hawaiian song.

    For even more hula magic, add on a Lei making workshop to your hula lesson booking.

    Take a Spin at the Kihei Canoe Club

    Pioneered by early Polynesian explorers, the outrigger canoe holds a special place in Hawaiian culture. To natives, these canoes are more than simple boats, instead, they are a symbol for the struggles and triumphs that early peoples endured creating the Hawaii that we know and love today. In modern times, outrigger canoes are commonly used for fishing, traveling and recreation. There are also several canoe clubs, such as the Kihei Canoe Club, that operate in hopes of continuing local traditions and educating visitors about the outrigger canoe’s cultural significance.

    Travelers who are interested in hitting the water can sign up for the Kihei Canoe Club’s visitor paddle program where they’ll be escorted to an outer reef where sea turtles and whales are known to hang about. Pair this with a series of traditional Hawaiian chants and you’ll leave your adventure feeling more connected to the islands than ever before.

    Partake in an Authentic Luau

    Ready to party island style? Great food, awesome entertainment and 5-star hospitality—an authentic Hawaiian luau includes all of the necessary ingredients for an evening that you’ll never forget.

    The tradition of mixing food, music, dancing and stories dates back to 1819 when the famed King Kamehameha II abolished a religious rule that required men and women to eat in separate quarters. This newfound freedom resulted in a strong sense of community that can still be felt today. While luaus can be experienced throughout the islands, the most authentic of the bunch have a strong focus on culture and sharing Hawaii’s stories and history.

    In the past, Hawai’i Magazine has recommended Old Lahaina Luau, Paradise Cove and Alii Luau as their top three picks.

    Visit an Ancient Temple

    Peace, war, sacrifice, fishing, harvesting and surfing—ancient Hawaiians had a temple for just about every important aspect of early island life. However, one of the region’s most important temples is Ahu‘ena Heiau, a Big Island structure that dates back to the 1400s. In its heyday, Ahu‘ena Heiau acted as a sacred spiritual center where islanders performed sacrifices until 1813 when King Kamehameha I rebuilt the building and dedicated it to Lono, the Hawaiian god of peace and prosperity. Years later, Ahu’ena Heiau became the first capital of the Hawaiian unified kingdom during the last years of Kamehameha’s life.

    Today, local practitioners visit the temple to worship and present offerings to their gods. Ahu’ena Heiau has a certain air of sacredness around it and visitors can see the historic spot for themselves five days a week.

    Relax with a Lomilomi Massage

    If ultimate relaxation is on your island to-do list, don’t go home without indulging in a lomilomi massage. A popular massage style that’s now found around the world, lomilomi is actually a century-old technique that incorporates long, gentle movements to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. Pair this with the picture-perfect backdrop of a white sand beach and turquoise waters and you’re in for the pampering session of a lifetime.

    Interestingly, lomilomi is also very dear to Hawaiian culture as it’s said to connect one with the land (‘aina), their spirit guides (‘aumakua) and the breath of life (aloha). What’s more, lomilomi is believed to be deeply healing and is thought to be beneficial for many ailments.

    For more information visit https://bit.ly/3aS3z5t or call Tyus Tours & Travel at 866-547-5362.

  • Did You Know? Private Yacht Charters Are On the Rise

    2/7/2022 12:41:50 PM Link 0 comments | Add comment

    The ideal socially distanced travel experience.

    It's no secret that private yacht charters are on the rise. “Exclusivity, space, fresh air and the freedom to do what one wants to do when one wants to do it are among the key trends that has driven up demand,” according to a January 2022 article published in Travel + Leisure.

    A little-known secret is that offers the most exclusive, customizable charter yacht journeys of any boutique line in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean.

    Journeys that access private destinations that larger vessels cannot reach—hidden gems off the most picturesque and secluded coastlines of the region. Journeys that offer curated shoreside experiences among historic landmarks, Old Towns, and private coves and lagoons. Journeys with ample opportunity for you to relax and unwind on board, with all activities offered in the open air. Your experiences are only surpassed by the yacht’s understatedly elegant ambiance, in which you engage in as little or as much luxury as you like.

         Up to 112 guests enjoy an intimate experience, with all open-air spaces
         1 to 1 guest-to-crew ratio for thoughtful, attentive service
         Al fresco gourmet dining featuring curated menus and wine lists
         Luxurious spa services, yoga, golf, and marina sports maximized to enrich and enliven
         Personalized onboard entertainment and exclusive shoreside programs
         Spacious staterooms and suites, with superior amenities and commanding views

    Go ahead, find out more at https://bit.ly/seadreamyc or speak with our Charter Specialist today, 866-547-5362.

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