adventures for the discerning traveler

Vietnam & Cambodia 2018January 10 – January 30

Vietnam & Cambodia 2018
January 10 – January 30

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, […]

21.	Etosha National Park in Namibia boasts some 114 mammal species including lions, cheetahs, giraffes, rhinos, zebras, elands, kudos, springbok and more.

Namibia 2018
July 11 – 26

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 […]

Uzbekistan 2018April 3 – April 16

Uzbekistan 2018
April 3 – April 16

Have you conjured up in your imagination what a Silk Road City was like during the days of Marco Polo in the 13th century? If so, it most likely includes […]

Bhutan 2018 Sept. 18 – 28Nepal 2018 Sept. 29 – Oct.13

Bhutan 2018 Sept. 18 – 28
Nepal 2018 Sept. 29 – Oct.13

The two Himalayan countries wedged between China and India may be small nations but they offer visitors an incredibly rich cultural experience and some of the most amazing natural beauty […]


Recent Articles

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    Local Cultures Can Be Mine Fields.

    Experienced travelers will do a bit of cultural research before visiting an unfamiliar foreign country so as to avoid making a social faux pas. When visiting within our own country […]

  • Travel Alerts & Tips

    Travel Alerts & Tips

    Last fall while I was travelling through Ethiopia, large-scale protests erupted in parts of the country. Although tourists were not the target, one American was killed simply because she was […]

  • This post – quite bluntly – is a promotional one. I continue to opt not to advertise my trips but to rely on word of mouth so that my small […]

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