Bojnice Castle Slovakia Eastern Europe travel

Eastern Europe Travel – Off Europe’s Beaten Path

Eastern Europe travel should be at the top of your destination list if you’re looking for quaint villages, a rich history, interesting culture and, to top it all off, beautiful scenery.

Bojnice Castle Slovakia Eastern Europe travel

Bojnice Castle, located in Bojnice, Slovakia, is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful castles in Europe, and dates back to the 12th century.

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Adventures Abroad Tour Leader Jonathan Hodgson balloon bagan myanmar

Ten Questions for a Tour Leader: Jonathan Hodgson

Adventures Abroad Tour Leader Jonathan Hodgson balloon bagan myanmar

Jonathan floats above the temples of Bagan, Myanmar in a hot air balloon.

As far as expert tour leaders go, Jonathan Hodgson is at the top of his game. Those who have travelled with him before, or regularly as some of our clients do, comment about the endless kindness he exudes and wealth of knowledge he extends.  Continue reading

Convento de San Francisco de Asis tower Trinidad Cuba

Cuba Guided Tours – Cultural, Historical, Interpersonal Adventure

This large Caribbean island, sixteenth largest on Earth, and the largest in the Caribbean, our Cuba guided tours explore a country blessed with beautiful beaches, friendly people and interesting colonial architecture. Due to western sanctions, much of Cuba’s vehicle fleet seems frozen in the 1950s.

Convento de San Francisco de Asis tower Trinidad Cuba guided tours

The tower and Museo de la Lucha contra Banditos at Convento de San Francisco de Asis is a popular stop for visitors to Trinidad, Cuba.

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Dome of the Rock Temple Mount Jerusalem Israel

Israel Group Tours – Exploring the Holy Land

On our Israel group tours, travellers will have a chance to delve into the multi-layered history of this complex country. Discovering this land, with many religions considering Jerusalem as their holiest city, necessitates a slower pace to be able to understand how everyday life here is closely intertwined with religion.

Dome of the Rock Temple Mount Jerusalem Israel

The Dome of the Rock, with its distinctive golden dome, is and Islamic shrine located in Jerusalem’s old city, atop the Temple Mount and was finished construction in 691 AD.

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Pura Ulun Danu temple

Southeast Asia Tours – Tropical Climate & Fascinating Cultures

Our Southeast Asia tours are popular with people seeking exotic escapes to tropical regions where they’ll experience diverse cultures.

Our Southeast Asia tours are full of temples such as Pura Ulun Danu temple

Located in Lovina, Bali, Indonesia on Bratan Lake, the beautiful Pura Ulun Danu temple is also referred to as the Floating Temple. The construction of this Hindu water temple dates back to the 17th century.

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Best Museums In Spain – The Four You Must See

Each year, millions of visitors flock to Spain’s impressive portfolio of galleries. For good reason. Once the strongest empire in the world, Spain’s influence once extended from Peru to the Philippines, Cuba to Ceylon, across the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Europe. With such a wide reach, it is no wonder that an abundant wealth of arts and culture came under its control.

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Valparaiso Chile street art graffiti girl

An Introduction to Street Art in South America

As a matter of artistic expression, it’s hard to not enjoy the colourful street art that has begun to take over the cities of South America. What possibly started as a political protest and was once thought of as a burden, many Latin American cities have embraced the murals and dedicated districts for the artists to create.  No longer just a tag of a name or graffiti of something illegible here is a list of a few cities with an incredible array of expression that is hard not to admire.

Valparaiso Chile street art graffiti

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Why Oman should be on your travel wish list.

It’s hard not to get lost in the noise that hums around a certain region. In the Arabian Gulf, that noise often exudes from certain cosmopolitan cities with attractions such building the world’s tallest buildings, malls with indoor ski slopes, and where architecture takes on forms that only the most creative can imagine.

Oman travel valley

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Uluru Ayers Rock Australia Outback

An Introduction to Australia’s Outback

Australia’s outback is a curious place. Any length of a walk along the fiery red earth will stain your toes a copper orange. People will warn you that beyond your line of sight are fearsome creatures such as spiders, snakes, dingoes, and crocodiles hiding in the bushes in some remote landscape. In my few weeks of exploring, no fearsome creatures were met, unless you count the kangaroos and wallabies with an affinity for darting in front of cars.

Uluru Ayers Rock Australia Outback

Uluru is also known as Ayers Rock, and is probably Australia’s most recognized landmark. It is 3.6 kilometres long and 1.9 kilometres wide.

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