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7 Unexpected Things to See and Do in Italy

Since ancient times, people have been drawn to the Italian peninsula, and they return again and again for the natural and artistic masterpieces, cuisine, climate, history, and culture. Even if you’ve been to Italy a dozen times, think you’ve seen it all, and know what to expect from this beautiful country, we guarantee there is… Read More »

Interview with One of Our Bhutan Guides

Mr. Wangchuk, as his fellow Bhutanese call him, was born in Thimphu and is deeply connected with his family—returning to his ancestral village every winter to attend a ritual ceremony. He has been guiding for more than ten years and has explored many of the rural valleys and villages of Bhutan. An avid hiker, excellent… Read More »

Video: Snorkeling & Kayaking in Palau

The island nation of Palau could well be the most beautiful place you’ve never heard of, and therein lies its allure. Three major ocean currents feed this pristine archipelago in the western Pacific — making it a fertile marine garden whose turquoise waters boast quadruple the reef diversity of Caribbean waters. Check out our Palau… Read More »


What to do in Bilbao

Bilbao is a city that begs to be explored. Those looking to sightsee will be delighted by museums, architecture, and history at every turn. But, if you are feeling jet-lagged, perhaps take a cue from the locals: head out for a stroll, soak up the ambiance of the Old Quarter and Nervion River, and stop… Read More »

Everest Lodge to Lodge Trekking in the Himalayan mountains with a lake in Nepal

Best Places to Go in February and March

Planning your next vacation for early next year? Wondering what the best places to go in February and March are? Since most of us are stuck in the bleak doldrums of winter, February and March are wonderful months to travel. Not only is it a perfect time for a pick-me-up at this point in the… Read More »


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