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Bhutan custom tours to Tashichho Dzong

A Guide to Bhutanese Festivals

The chance to attend a Bhutanese festival (tshechu) is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity few outside the kingdom have. From the moment you enter the dzong courtyard, the energy is palpable as you find your place among locals dressed in their finest ghos and kiras, attending for both the religious merit and to join in the joyful… Read More »

Norway Slideshow

Norway: Western Fjord Adventures Discover the fjords and mountains of this dramatic region. Interested? Contact Deborah at 1-800-941-8010 or Deborah@boundlessjourneys.com.

Video: Vietnam Cultural Explorer

Perhaps best known for the endangered mountain gorillas found on the jungle-clad slopes of the Virunga Mountains, coming this close! to the largest primates on earth and witnessing their natural behaviors in their protected habitat will perhaps be the most unforgettable experience of your life. Check out the full itinerary.

Dolomites Slideshow

Italy: The Dolomites Traverse Travel across three of the famed Ladin Valleys on foot—Val Gardena, Alta Badia, and Cortina d’Ampezzo—and through some of the Dolomites’ most spectacular scenery. Interested? Contact Michelle at 1-800-941-8010 or Michelle@boundlessjourneys.com.

8 Must Do's in Bhutan

Bhutan is one of our favorite destinations. Almost half of our Vermont-based staff have been there and explored this remote country with our incredible team of guides – perhaps the best guides in the world for their boundless enthusiasm for their country and culture, and most importantly, the generosity they display in sharing Bhutan with… Read More »

Video: Norway's Western Fjords

Norway is a land of legendary and breathtaking scenery that is impossible to explore in a hurried way—hiking trails and cable cars wend up steep fjord slopes, small watercraft slowly recede down narrow channels or around sharp bends, and serpentine roads follow irregular shorelines aided by ferries, bridges, and tunnels. And then there’s the Norwegian people—passionate about the outdoors (in all weather),… 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 Deborah@boundlessjourneys.com.

6 Tips for Using a Vacation to Reset

The internet is awash with articles about vacation days that go unused each year and how work stress and constant connectivity may be detrimental to our mental health. According to this drug rehab in the Los Angeles area, people used to take vacations without checking office email late at night and friends and family had… Read More »

Croatia's Dalmatian Coast Slideshow

Croatia: Dalmatian Coast Kayaking & Hiking Kayak in the warm waters of the Adriatic, then hike in the mountains above them. Interested? Contact Deborah at 1-800-941-8010 or Deborah@boundlessjourneys.com.

Tanzania's Ngorongoro Crater

What it's like to be on Safari

We truly love and appreciate when guests share they journeys with us, either while they are traveling or when they return home. In this case, one of our guests regaled us with her daily emails while on our Tanzania: Great Migration Safari. Below is her account of her adventure in Africa (edited for length). PRE-TOUR… Read More »


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