adventures for the discerning traveler

 
 
 
Nepal 2016 Oct. 20 – Nov. 3 & Nov. 3 – 7 (volunteer option)

Nepal 2016 Oct. 20 – Nov. 3 &
Nov. 3 – 7 (volunteer option)

    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. […]

 
Ethiopia 2016 SOLD OUTSept. 24 – Oct. 12, 2016

Ethiopia 2016 SOLD OUT
Sept. 24 – Oct. 12, 2016

It’s one of the best kept travel destination secrets – a country that can trace its roots to the 2nd millennium; is loaded with impressive archeological delights including churches hewn […]

 
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 […]

 
 
 

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    TRAVEL INSURANCE
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    Confusion often reigns when travelers try to decide whether to obtain Travel Insurance when planning a trip – and for good reason.  There are a multitude of plans available, some […]

     
     
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    Thinking of travelling independently?

      You might not expect me to advocate solo travel, given that I organize small group tours, but I absolutely do.  Small group tours have big benefits and make the […]

     
     
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    Why Masks?

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    Best Travel Advice Ever? You Decide.

    As a woman who has traveled to over 90 countries – you might assume that I have the art of travel nailed.  You would be wrong.  I grapple with some […]