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Hawai’i- Six Islands of Paradise: An Introduction

If you are like most who have never been to Hawaii, the state’s islands blend into a mass of unpronounceable vowels and indistinct images of a tropical paradise. The geography of the islands is not difficult, however, and all it takes is one trip to make visitors long to become experts. So if you have never been, or if you have only been to one island, this introduction should whet your appetite and familiarize you …

Exploring Ethiopia

I’m walking down the dusty road when a young man falls in step beside me.
“Welcome,” he says. “Would you like me to wash your feet and give you some food?” That’s an offer I’ve never had before, but I politely decline.
I’ve arrived at Lalibela, a town in Ethiopia that’s famous for ancient rock churches hewn out of solid stone. Pilgrims from across the country walk barefoot for up to a month to reach …

Ocean Friendly Whale Watching

Whales are one of the Earth’s largest mammals, the beauty of which is best seen in the open waters of the ocean. There are numerous destinations around the world where you can observe these gentle creatures swim, thrash, and play in the water. All that is needed is a quiet boat or even a motor-less sailboat to venture out to sea to experience whale watching at its best. And, with a little patience and understanding, …

Five Small Caribbean Museums with a Bigger Story

From the Bahamas to the southeastern points of the Caribbean, small museums dedicated to special interests, people or significant events can become an engaging stop even on a busy itinerary. If your own interests at home include one of these categories, then consider including one of these noteworthy, smaller museums during your own local time in the destination. While some are off the beaten track or a drive out of town, others just as often …

Three Countries Safari

This package includes 3 nights in the beautiful city of Cape Town followed by a 2 night stay in the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park at Black Rhino Game Lodge then experience the largest waterfall in the world and ending with 3 nights on safari at Ngoma Safari Lodge.

Itinerary

Day 1
Traveling

Depart from New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles (IAD) for your flight to South Africa.

Day 2
Cape Town, South Africa

On arrival

Amazing Apes Safari

Explore the highlights of Uganda while having two opportunities to track gorillas. This package is perfect as an extension to either Kenya or Tanzania.

Itinerary

Day 1
Kampala

Arrive at the airport, met and transferred to Kampala. Overnight at Kampala Serena Hotel.

Day 2
Kibale Forest National Park

Head west after breakfast through Mubende arriving in Fort Portal for lunch. Later proceed to enjoy an afternoon guided walk in the vanilla plantation, walk around the

Cuba: Cienfuegos To Havana Aboard The M/S Panorama

Step back in time to a place rooted in culture and history. Where the people are as warm and welcoming as the climate. All but closed to Americans for nearly half a century, Cuba now awaits you.

Itinerary

Day 1
Cienfuegos

Arrive in Cienfuegos, also known as the Pearl of the South, where you will be met and assisted by a member of our team. Founded by French settlers, Cienfuegos boasts a unique architecture and

Active Croatia tour from Istria to Dubrovnik

Are you an adventurer and would try anything once? This tour is created just for you. Croatia is a great destination for people who want to stay active, explore nature and like the adrenaline rush of adventure activities. For those who really want to have fun on the trip and ask for much more than regular sightseeings, this is the itinerary to consider.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Rovinj, one of the most popular and

Iceland Circumnavigation

Sail Into Summer with an Iceland Circumnavigation cruise aboard the Ocean Endeavour

The Ocean Endeavour is the perfect vessel for expedition cruising. Outfitted with twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, multiple lounges and a top deck observation room, she is purpose-built for passenger experiences in remote environments.

Launched in 1982, she has had numerous upgrades, most recently in 2016. At 137 meters in length, the Ocean Endeavour has plenty of interior and exterior space. Ample deck …

Holiday Photo Storage: Snap, Click, Send.

With almost every phone now carrying a high resolution camera, taking photos on holiday has never been easier and coupled with the aid of  the handy dandy selfie-stick , you can capture stills and video any time, any place anywhere.

But for all the good that it brings it also brings the bad, once that fateful message appears  “storage almost full.” Sure, you can start deleting photos painstakingly deciding if you want this one or …

Greek Tourism On The Rise

Travelers have been coming to Greece to discover the cradle of western civilization’s treasure chest of washed out antiquities, sun-splashed sandy beaches, and alabaster villages with panoramic vistas of the vast azure Aegean backdrop since the 1950s.

For the visitor, Greece runs the gamut from a culture dating back thousands of years to a vibrant people who share their zest for life with all those who enter its land and shores. Add in a mild …

Iceland’s Blue Lagoon: Tackling the Art of Relaxation

If you don’t know any better, Iceland may seem like little more than a layover on the way the mainland Europe. But the rewards are great for those who dare to venture beyond Reykjavik’s Keflavik airport, even if only for a few hours. The small island nation’s tourism industry may be up and coming—one gets the sense that they’re not quite ready for the onslaught of eco-tourists and adrenaline junkies who have already made landfall— …

An Amazonian Adventure

I wake up suddenly just as daylight is sneaking into my room, startled by an otherworldly noise disturbing my dreams.
At first I think the plumbing is playing up and a drain is painfully protesting. Except I’m in the jungle, where the plumbing facilities are minimal. The sound is spooky and ethereal, as if a vortex has opened to the underworld and a ghoul is calling me in. It’s the weirdest noise I’ve ever heard, …

Beyond Machu Picchu – 5 Things To Do In Peru

From unforgettable hikes to exploring the Amazon Rainforest, here are five Peruvian attractions you need to consider in addition to world-renowned Machu Picchu.

If you’re heading to Peru, you won’t want to miss one of the new Wonders of the World–Machu Picchu. You’re sure to be amazed by the remnants of the ancient Incan citadel and ponder at how advanced civilization was for the 15th century. Yet, if you are at a loss as far …