Browsing: Historical Travel

After flying into Frankfurt join us for an adventure on board our second grand lady the MS Johann Strauss. Embark in Mainz before sailing to beautiful, historic Rudesheim brimming with romantic, cobbled lanes and wine taverns. Further downstream is another gem with its own vineyards and Roman remnants, Boppard. After sailing the Rhine Gorge we spend a full day exploring stunning Koblenz at the confluence of the Rhine & Mosel rivers before sailing to the …

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Compete with your fellow travellers as you cook a traditional Irish meal with a local chef. Scenic guided bike ride in Phoenix Park where the President of Ireland has lived since 1750. Immerse yourself in country life as you watch a farmer work with his highly skilled dogs to control a flock of sheep. Cruise to Spike Island to see a fort where 2,300 prisoners were held in Victorian times and enjoy a personalized picnic…
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On an Inspiring Journey we will take you off the beaten track with immersive experiences in a boutique small group setting. You’ll travel in luxury coaches or 4WD vehicles and stay in boutique retreats, lodges and resorts with gourmet cuisine to match. We offer the perfect balance of freedom from the stress of vacation planning, with the flexibility to shape your journey with a choice of optional experiences. You’ll share your vacation with a small …

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In the morning, your ship will stop in the medieval town Viviers, which is the starting point for one last spectacular destination: the Gorges de l’ Ardèche. The ‘Grand Canyon of Europe’ attracts both nature lovers and sports enthusiasts. The unforgettable and unparalleled landscape, which was carved by the small Ardèche River over millions of years, can be enjoyed from various vantage points. After lunch and after the guests who took part in the excursion …

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Walk with us along the Cornish coast – the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain- and discover a piece of heaven. Located on a peninsula in the far west of Great Britain, Cornwall’s magnificent coastline extends for nearly 300 miles. Discover countless spectacular beaches, towering cliffs, sweeping bays, turquoise seas, tiny Cornish fishing villages, bustling harbors, smuggler’s coves, beautiful moorland and lush green countryside.

The Southwest Coastal Path in Cornwall provides quiet and scenic …

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This air-inclusive package includes a 3 night stay in Cape Town at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel followed by 3 nights at Thornybush Waterside Lodge. Overnight at Peermont D’oreale Grande before spending 5 nights at the all-inclusive 4 star Tamassa Resort in Mauritius.

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Day 1
TRAVELING

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

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CAPE TOWN

On arrival at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport, board

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Travel to where the Cascade and Olympic Mountains meet the sea, forming the stunning Puget Sound and San Juan Islands archipelago. Cruise the clear blue waters to picturesque historic seaside towns such as La Conner where you can partake in a traditional smoked salmon tasting. As you journey through the San Juan Islands you will witness abundant wildlife including whales, eagles, and seals. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the region on our customized shore excursions …

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This locally escorted tour is the perfect introduction to the highlights of this fascinating country. The tour covers the major tourist destinations all unique in their own individual ways.

Imperial Beijing is full of historical treasures. Start with the world’s largest public square, Tian An Men Square after which experience a return to the days of the Imperial Dynasties by visiting the Forbidden City, also known as the ImperialPalace. The Hutongs of old Beijing with …

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A showcase tour of Britain and Ireland awaits you. Discover fascinating and historically rich attractions while traveling across alluring countryside. Two-night stays in five of the overnight cities allow for a comprehensive focus on the many highlights of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.

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Day 1
Overnight flight to Great Britain

Refer to “Preparing for your Departure” in your Trip Documents for easy check-in procedures. Take time to relax on your transatlantic flight with the

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In the north and west of Scotland lie the Highlands with their moody mountains, Celtic mists and legends, heather-clad hills, sparkling lochs, and a unique mixture of scenic splendor and profound tranquility.

And off-shore lie the Hebrides, a myriad of magical islands which beckon you ever-westward to follow the arc of the setting sun as it slides unhurriedly into the Atlantic.

In addition to 5 scenic and fully guided hikes and expert talks focusing on …

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Visit Osaka – Kyoto – Toyohashi – Mt.Fuji – Yokohama – Tokyo on a fully guided tour with inter-city transportation/guides/admissions included.

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Day 1
USA/Canada – Osaka, Japan

Departure.

Day 2
Welcome to Osaka, Japan

Welcome to Japan! Upon arrival at Osaka Kansai Airport, a tour representative will meet you at the airport and escort you to check into your hotel. Please note that while we are doing our best to accommodate early arrivals, hotel

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Explore Italy’s most beautiful cities and soak up its regional culture, history and cuisine on this journey of discovery. Enjoy a pizza and gelato class in Rome and a mask making class in Venice. Save $200 if you book by February 15, 2018!

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Day 1
Depature

Embark on your exciting journey of discovery with your family to Italy!

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Rome

Welcome to Italy!

Our driver will be waiting to welcome you as one

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Greece is the perfect destination for family travel. Visit the mythological islands of Santorini and Crete, the lands of muses, gods and goddesses. Learn about the historical sites, enjoy a Greek dance class, cook with a local Greek Yia Yia (grandmother), and experience vibrant Greek community and culture! Includes most meals.

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Day 1
Departure Day

Depart from your home city enroute to Athens, Greece!

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Arrive in Athens

Yiasou and welcome to Greece!

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The first in a new series of modern riverboats, American Song will elevate the standard for U.S. river cruising. With a capacity of 184 guests, this new ship has all the modern design features that today’s traveler has come to expect, including the contemporary styling; the largest staterooms in the industry, each with a private balcony; and a grand four-story atrium. Discover the future of U.S. riverboat design.

Embrace your inner pioneer as you travel …

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