adventures for the discerning traveler

Namibia 2016May 25 – June 8

Namibia 2016
May 25 – June 8

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 […]

Ethiopia 2016Sept. 24 – Oct. 12

Ethiopia 2016
Sept. 24 – Oct. 12

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 […]

Asia 2016 Bhutan: Sept. 9 – 19Nepal: Sept. 20 – Oct. 5

Asia 2016
Bhutan: Sept. 9 – 19
Nepal: Sept. 20 – Oct. 5

Small countries wedged between the powerhouses of China and India, Nepal and Bhutan each offer travelers cultural wonders and spectacular natural beauty.  Savor the enchanted architecture, art and people along […]

Vietnam 2016 (2 Trips!)February 15 – March 1 & March 7 – 22

Vietnam 2016 (2 Trips!)
February 15 – March 1 & March 7 – 22

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, […]


Recent Articles

  • What’s up in 2016?

    What’s up in 2016?

    It may strike you as premature to be thinking about 2016 with this year not quite half way over.  But, in fact, from a trip planning perspective, 2016 is right […]

  • NEPAL Two Big Quakes and Multiple Tremors: The Psychological Trauma is Harrowing.

    NEPAL Two Big Quakes and Multiple Tremors: The Psychological Trauma is Harrowing.

    Reading about the death toll and the devastation of homes and ancient temples in Nepal is heart wrenching. Equally horrific is the psychological torture the powerful quakes and ongoing tremors […]

  • Musings, April 2015

    Musings, April 2015

    Your travel dollars and conservation – a few success stories in April’s Musings (click photo for entire issue)

  • Musings, March 2015

    Musings, March 2015

    This month’s Musings highlights the historic (and sometimes provocative) events and people of Ethiopia. Click on the image for the entire issue.