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Taste of Norway

There’s a quiet culinary uprising catching on in Norway; a new-found pride and a change in attitude towards food traditions. This has given rise to the production of local and organic produce which people in the know claim is the result of their climatic conditions and landscape. To find out what makes fjord food so distinctive, I sought the advice from food producers, chefs, artisan bakers and farmers.

From Cheese…

Following a brief ferry trip …

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, …

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.

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Traveling

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

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Cape Town, South Africa

On arrival

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.

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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

French Canada and The Great Lakes

Enjoy the best of the borderlands between Canada and the USA. Survey two of the most European cities in North America, the French Canadian ports of Montreal and Quebec, then the Ontario metropolis of Toronto. We’ll transit the Welland Canal, and take in the majesty of Niagara Falls, and take in the blossoming renaissance of Cleveland and Detroit.

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Montréal, Québec

Upon your arrival to Victory II settle into your outside stateroom before

New Zealand – Food, Wine and Scenic Highlights

New Zealand – a gourmet’s paradise! A land of plenty, a land of fresh, rich foods with distinct characteristics! This journey takes you on a drive through regions accounting for more than 80% of New Zealand’s wine production. Combined with the farmers’ markets, eateries and artisan food producers you’ll encounter along the way, the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail offers New Zealand’s most memorable wine and food experiences.

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Depart USA

This evening

Lower Danube Waltz

Tour Vienna’s main attractions, before enjoying a guided tour of Budapest. Sail to the Hungarian-Croatian border and join a Croatian family for lunch, whilst Belgrade reveals Serbia’s hidden gems.

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Day 1

Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music, embark your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship and where you will be welcomed by your Captain and crew.

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Vienna

Today, you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a

The Witches of Navarra, Spain

Hidden in the Baztan Valley near the southwestern French border and a few miles away from the pristine shores of the Bay of Biscay, sits a little village with a big secret. Removed from the bustle of the Basque Country’s San Sebastian and the glitz of Biarritz, Zugarramurdi is a tranquil town where not too much has happened in the last four-hundred years.

This lush area of Navarra is an ideal blend of French, Spanish …

Argentina: The City, The Wines and The Water Falls

Admire street art, stunning architecture and Tango in one of South America’s most beautiful metropolitan cities. Immerse yourself in an Estancia in the Pampas region with Gauchos and horses. Enjoy culinary masterpieces, vineyards and adventures in one of the most scenic wine regions on the planet. Experience the magic of the jungle and one of the world’s greatest wonders, Iguazu Falls.

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Buenos Aires

Upon arrival at the airport, transfer to Recoleta Grand

Peru Getaway with Belmond

With Peru’s countless archaeological sites, cathedrals, temples and museums, combined with the luxury accommodations that Belmond is known for, this is a can’t miss opportunity for couples, families or individuals who have yet to experience Peru and all it has to offer, and want to do it in style!

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Arrival in Lima, The City of Kings

Arrival in Lima, the “City of Kings” famous for its Spanish Colonial architecture, extraordinary museums and

The Best Downunder Snowbird Vacation

This air-inclusive snowbird escape takes you to the Bay of Plenty in New Zealand or to Queensland, Australia’s Sunshine State. Staying on either the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast, enjoy a full month of relaxation, play and discovery. Or perhaps consider our most recent addition to the program – Ettalong Beach in New South Wales, just over an hour north of Sydney.

The Gold Coast is famous for its long, white sand beaches, world class …

Visit Zagreb and sail to Dubrovnik

Find out and explore all the secrets and secluded spots of Adriatic Sea. With long seacoast and 1244 islands, Croatian Adriatic sea is a true experience for all seafarers. With the unique combination of sailing, city visits, beautiful beaches, local walks, vineyards and romantic dinners, this sample Croatia tour will introduce you to the true charm of the Adriatic and give the best of land and sea Croatia has to offer. Visit Korcula, the island …

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.

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Arrival in Rovinj, one of the most popular and