adventures for the discerning traveler

Vietnam & Cambodia 2017February 1-21

Vietnam & Cambodia 2017
February 1-21

Vietnam – it’s a land of vivid colors, ancient traditions, incredible history, stunning pagodas, towering mountains, teeming markets and welcoming people. Not a country to be visited in a week, […]

Namibia 2017July 12 – 27

Namibia 2017
July 12 – 27

Namibia is a vast country, even by African standards, covering an area approximately twice the size of California and somewhat bigger than Texas, but with a population of a mere […]

Bhutan 2017Sept. 29 – Oct. 8

Bhutan 2017
Sept. 29 – Oct. 8

Known as the land of the Thunder Dragon, the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan is a land of enchanting monasteries, snow-capped majestic mountains and delightfully friendly people. Culturally rich and determined […]

NEPAL 2017Oct. 8 – Oct. 22

NEPAL 2017
Oct. 8 – Oct. 22

    A small country wedged between the powerhouses of China and India, Nepal is a cultural gem renowned for its pervasive spirituality, as well as its natural mountainous beauty. […]


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