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Everything You Need to Know about Sky Safaris

What is a sky safari? When you hear the phrase “sky safari,” your mind may wander to scenes of Meryl Streep and Robert Redford soaring above the Masai Mara in a single prop plane in Out Of Africa. That image is partly true—you’ll still witness the majesty of destinations such as Kenya and Tanzania, but… Read More »

Bergen, Norway

What to do in Bergen and Aalesund

These two lovely Norwegian cities offer so much to visitors who want to spend an extra day exploring independently. Bergen Our Norway: Western Fjords Adventure meets in Bergen, but we don’t spend much time here. We recommend arriving a day or two before the tour to recover from jetlag and spend some time getting to… Read More »

Wildlife Guide to Palau

Palau is a world unto itself. Although located just outside of the official “Coral Triangle” (an area of pristine marine habitat covering around 2.3 million square miles between the Philippines, Timor, and Papua New Guinea), it has four times the reef diversity of the Caribbean. While there are more than 1,500 species of fish and more… Read More »

Puglia Slideshow

Italy: Discovering Puglia This region, on the heel of Italy’s boot, is a place where the union of art, food, and nature has been celebrated for years. Interested? Contact Deborah at 1-800-941-8010 or [email protected].

5 Things to Know for Your First Small-Group Tour

So, you’ve never been on a small-group tour? Neither had I until I started working in the travel industry. Most of my traveling was done post-college, solo, and with a big backpack. While I had a lot of fun, saw some amazing sites, and had life-changing experiences, I won’t return to that way of traveling.… Read More »


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