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Day of the Dead – Mexico’s Unique Celebration

Ever wondered what activities are involved for the Day of the Dead celebration held annually in Mexico? Good news! One of our fantastic group members on a recent journey to Central Mexico with us has summed up his experiences during a Central Mexico tour with us. Thank you to Dale of The Maritime Explorer for allowing us to share this interesting summary.

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Khajuraho Group of Monuments - Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

India Tours – A Land Like No Other

India is home to nearly 1.3 billion people, the second largest on Earth, and the seventh largest in terms of area. Its landscape is beautiful and varied, from the western camel routes, dusty and desolate, to the massive Himalaya Mountains in the north, the lush, tropical forests deep in India’s south, and its eastern spiritual rivers, of which the Ganges is the most well known. Our India tours explore this complex, colourful and energetic country.

Khajuraho Group of Monuments - Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

The Khajuraho Group of Monuments are various Jain, Buddhist and Hindu temples built between 950 and 1050 AD in Madhya Pradesh, and are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Japan Group Tours – Modern But With Respect For The Past

Our Japan group tours reveal a country that is a complex mix of ancient traditions, and ultra modern, where glass-clad skyscrapers might have a room full of tatami mats, ready to host a tea ceremony, accessed by a wooden door.

Bullet Train Japan Mount Fuji

The bullet train is a great way to get around Japan quickly, as it reaches speeds of up to 320 kilometres per hour! In the background you see Mount Fuji, one of Japan’s Three Holy Mountains. This dormant volcano last erupted in 1708.

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Ecuador Tours – Experience the Galapagos Islands

There’s no doubt the most popular part of our Ecuador tours are the Galapagos Islands, but they’re far from mainland Ecuador, at around 1,000 kilometres west of this South American country.

Ecuador Galapagos Islands Tortoise

The tortoises living on the Galapagos Islands are the largest species on Earth, growing up to 900+ pounds and live 100+ years!

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Jeju Island Cheju South Korea

South Korea Tours – Dynamic & Traditional

Our South Korea tours typically start in Seoul, a modern metropolis that has spilled over its 600-year-old city walls and grown to a population of 25 million. Its residents are part of a progressive Asian culture with deep respect for its past and traditions.

Jeju Island Cheju South Korea

The beautiful Jeju Island is one of South Korea’s most popular vacation spots, whether for simple vacations or for honeymooners. It is home to a dormant volcano (South Korea’s tallest mountain) and the world’s longest lava tube (Manjang Cave).

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