Author: Kathryn GerkenInternational Destination

River Cruising

How do you like to cruise? This week I learned about river cruising through the Viking Cruise Lines. They offer European river cruising as well as paddle boat cruising on the Mississippi River and a few ocean cruises on smaller vessels. I am not particularly a cruiser. I tend to get seasick. However, the great… Read more

Author: Kathryn GerkenFamily Travel Group Travel

Multi-generational Travel

There are many benefits and very few draw-backs to multi-generational travel. It can be as simple as a family reunion or as interesting as a family trip to Europe or the Caribbean. Traveling with more than one generation, gives the group different perspectives on the same area or monument. While traveling in Scotland with my… Read more

Author: Kathryn GerkenTravel Tips

Welcome

Thank you for visiting Gerken Getaways! We are ready to help you plan your next vacation. Check back often to read about destinations that I have traveled to, great destination deals and travel tips to help you get the most bang out of your buck. I am passionate about planning a trip to remember. I will… Read more