Zicasso in the News

To commemorate Miguel de Cervantes' 400-year anniversary of his death and to celebrate the 401-year anniversary of the completion of his most famous work, Don Quixote, Zicasso has specially handcrafted a tribute tour that blurs the line between poetry and fantasy in modern day Spain.

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Smithsonian

Date Published 

6.20.2016

Game of Thrones fans can now take the ultimate fan trip. Head to Spain for a 12-day GOT-inspired tour, where you will roam the streets of Braavos, Dorne, and other show highlights. 

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Travel + Leisure

Date Published 

6.17.2016

Another Zicasso tour, the Game of Thrones: A Unique Tour of Croatia, leads fans through various Game of Thrones filming locations in Croatia, with a day and a half devoted to the ancient city of Dubrovnik, the primary site of King’s Landing exterior shots for seasons two through five.

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Mental Floss

Date Published 

6.5.2016

The Miguel de Cervantes 400-Year Tribute Tour is a spellbinding trip that lets you experience Spain’s Golden Age like the writer himself did. Over the course of eight days, you’ll visit the most important places in Cervantes’s life.

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UrbanDaddy

Date Published 

5.26.2016

For the ultimate Game of Thrones fan, luxury travel service Zicasso has released its newest Game of Thrones Season 6 Tour. The package includes a stay in a 10th century castle, a private hot air balloon ride, a paella culinary class, and more.

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Elle Decor

Date Published 

5.10.2016

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes, the renowned Spanish writer and author of the enduringly popular “Don Quixote. On this Spain tour, a Cervantes expert provides background on the author and his works and takes travelers to the convent where he is buried. 

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New York Times

Date Published 

5.6.2016

The Miguel de Cervantes 400-Year Tribute Tour starts in Madrid — where Cervantes’ tomb was discovered last year — and visits the places that inspired his epic novel and Quixote’s quest to become a knight... Dine on manchego and wine, sleep in medieval paradores (Spain’s version of a luxury hotel), tour vineyards, and joust windmills at your peril.

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Travel + Leisure

Date Published 

4.30.2016

Zicasso offers an immersive Game of Thrones tour of Spain and a unique 7-day Game of Thrones trip through Croatia, providing an in-depth experience to the best filming locations. The tour also includes falconry lessons.

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GQ

Date Published 

4.19.2016

Zicasso is offering a 12-day Game of Thrones Spain Tour of Season 6, which combines Thrones sites with other Spanish attractions while spending time in Barcelona, Costa Brava, Tortosa, Almeria, Granada, and Seville.

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Chicago Tribune

Date Published 

4.14.2016

As Game of Thrones returns to HBO for its sixth season on April 24, luxury travel service Zicasso has put together an epic 12-day Game of Thrones Season 6 Spain Tour of the hit show's gorgeous locations in Spain, which serves as the real-life setting for the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos. Thrones fanatics will likely go nuts for the way it "seamlessly blends several of the ongoing storylines with thrilling displays of Spanish culture and heritage," Zicasso promises.

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Maxim

Date Published 

4.4.2016

Experts at transforming fantasy into reality, Zicasso has put together a tour that spans three countries – England, Iceland and Ireland. The 10-day private tour, ​“The Tour Awakens” in a Continent Far, Far Away, takes you into another world, filled with resistance fighters, dark lords, troopers and a neverending search for Luke Skywalker. 

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About Travel

Date Published 

4.1.2016

"Downton Abbey is coming to a close this Sunday, but fans have the chance to relive the show with the new Tribute to Downton Abbey Tour, a 9-day private trip through England and Scotland showcasing some of the most recognizable filming locations of the series."

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New York Times

Date Published 

3.9.2016

"The Zicasso travel agency offers a lavish, 10-day Game of Thrones Tour of Spain and Morocco, with the Spanish portion taking up the first half of the trip. It goes through Seville and Osuna, where the tropical fictional kingdom of Dorne and the slavers’ city of Meereen are filmed, respectively, and also journeys through Spain’s oldest city, Càdiz."

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Fortune

Date Published 

3.8.2016

Downton Abbey—the record-breaking Masterpiece series-turned-pop culture phenomenon—will bid a final (and undoubtedly very proper) farewell on PBS. As viewers prepare for life without the Crawley clan and their lovable staff of servants, online luxury travel company Zicasso is keeping the Grantham spirit alive with a “Tribute to Downton Abbey Tour."

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Mental Floss

Date Published 

3.2.2016

You've tasted a few great Japanese whiskies by now, and you understand the fuss. But to really deepen your knowledge, go and experience the terroir for yourself. On a 12-day tour of Japan's top sake makers, distillers, brewers, learn how a new generation of distillers has managed to rise to the top of the international game.

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Bloomberg

Date Published 

2.5.2016

With the new “Spirits of Japan Tour," travelers get a firsthand look at some of the country’s top [spirit] producers. The 12-day itinerary includes tours of sake breweries that date as far back as the 1600s; visits to two of Osaka’s leading beer breweries, a visit to Suntory Yamazaki Distillery, home of the #1 single malt whiskey in the world, dinner at the three-Michelin-star Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo, and much more.

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New York Times

Date Published 

10.4.2015

"Travelers who opt for this tour spend 12 days haunting Japan’s finest sake makers, distilleries, breweries, and restaurants, all while exploring some of the country’s most beautiful sites."

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Travel + Leisure

Date Published 

10.2.2015

"Toast Japan's culinary and distillery prowess with a private 12-Day tour offered by Zicasso."

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Los Angeles Times

Date Published 

10.1.2015

It's the height of summer, but "winter is coming" to Spain. Fans are flocking to Game of Thrones-themed tours of Spain, and they're also looking for plot parallels in real-life Spanish politics.

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NPR

Date Published 

6.15.2015

Zicasso introduces a new luxury tour inspired by HBO's epic hit series 'Game of Thrones,' taking travelers on an immersive 8-day journey through filming locations of Season 5, including three registered UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Forbes

Date Published 

4.6.2015

"Game of Thrones fans can travel just like their favorite characters from the show...and have fun doing it. Fans have begun taking pilgrimages to international locations where the show is shot. And where the Game of Thrones cast and crew spent last year filming Season 5..."

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Yahoo Travel

Date Published 

4.5.2015

"With most of the upcoming series shot in southern Spain, which stands in for the world of Dorne on the imaginary continent of Westeros, travel referral service Zicasso is looking to attract all die-hard fans with a luxury tour of some of the country's most historical, and most beautiful, cities."

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Daily Mail

Date Published 

4.2.2015

Inspired by the hit series, 'Game of Thrones,' Zicasso is offering new Spain tours highlighting the filming locations of Season 5.

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Conde Nast Traveler

Date Published 

4.1.2015

“For the first time, fans of ‘Game of Thrones’ will get to experience the filming locations in Spain — a country that is so rich in its history of epic battles and dueling kingdoms. Fantasy truly meets reality on this unique Spanish journey!” said Steve Yu, Director or Marketing and Business Development at Zicasso, a luxury travel company that specializes in customizing, life-enriching experiences.

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About Travel

Date Published 

3.31.2015

Zicasso is offer a fully-customizable eight-day culinary adventure that features seven five-course dining experiences at Michelin-rated restaurants totaling 12 Michelin stars...

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MSN

Date Published 

10.25.2014

The Ultimate "Lord of the Rings" Tour: A 60th Anniversary Celebration is a private 11-day customizable luxury package from Zicasso...

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Chicago Tribune

Date Published 

9.16.2014

An 11-day trip that’s meant to indulge every Lord of the Rings fantasy for fans of the J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy, with visits to The Shire, Rivendell, and Peter Jackson’s production studio and home base in Wellington, Miramar.

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Yahoo! News

Date Published 

8.12.2014

Travelers can explore Croatian filming locations on their own, or partner with numerous tourism organizations, which have recently begun offering "Game of Thrones"-themed tours. Consider Zicasso's "Game of Thrones: A Unique Tour of Croatia," a 7-day tour of Croatia. 

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Smithsonian

Date Published 

4.10.2014

“We think there’s a wonderful trend of fans of TV shows and series … to really immerse themselves in the history and culture of their favorite shows, ” said Brian Tan, founder and CEO of Zicasso Travel, a luxury travel company that recently launched a weeklong guided tour of the show’s key filming locations in Croatia.

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NBC NEWS TODAY

Date Published 

4.5.2014

Zicasso's tour includes a stop at Krka National Park, with its spectacular waterfalls, and concludes in the walled city of Dubrovnik on the Adriatic Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the current setting of King’s Landing.

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Today

Date Published 

4.4.2014

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