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Italians and their Pasta

If you’ve never had pasta made from scratch, you are missing out. Fresh pasta is light, with just the right amount of “toothiness” (where the term al dente comes from), and has a savory flavor all its own—it’s not just a vehicle for sauce. Homemade pasta is imperfect and not uniform, which is part of it’s attraction. Someone… Read More »

Explore the ruins of Sacsayhuaman in Cusco

What to do in Cusco

Cusco is fun to wander on foot, but it’s easy to get turned around on the winding streets and back alleys. Check with your hotel concierge for the best way to get to the places you’re interested in visiting. The sites listed below are places that we do not include in our guided city tour… Read More »

5 Things to Eat in Vietnam (and one you might not want to)

Part of being an adventurous traveler is getting out of your comfort zone, trying new things, and embracing the fact that you may not find the foods or creature comforts that you are used to. It’s hard to be completely immersed in a new culture without sampling the cuisine, and in Vietnam, you’ll want to… Read More »

6 Ways to Warm Up This Winter

After a generally pleasant October at our home office in Vermont, November came in (as it does most years) with a vengeance. The trees are bare now, snow is on the ground, and sub-freezing temperatures have settled in. We’ve pulled out our flannel shirts, bought ice melt, and found our snow scrapers. This time of year, our… Read More »

Experiencing Culture through your senses (but mostly by tasting)

I don’t usually travel to a destinations specifically to try the local cuisine, but wherever I am, I always seek out the quintessential dishes, street vendors, and iconic beverages of that region. Part of my job involves incorporating those opportunities into our trips, ensuring guests don’t miss out on Iberian ham and wine tasting in… Read More »

Hiker on top of a mountain above the clouds

New Zealand Hiking Slideshow

New Zealand: Alpine & Coastal Hiking Explore the South Island on breathtaking hikes, serene kayaking, in the rainforest, and on the coast. Interested? Contact Emily at 1-800-941-8010 or emily@boundlessjourneys.com.

6 Reasons Why It’s Time to Visit the Azores

Almost a decade ago, I first learned of the Azores in an article titled something like, “remote islands that no one knows about.” I certainly hadn’t known they existed, which, perhaps is why I was drawn to them once I could point them out on a map. The thought of a collection of volcanic islands… Read More »

There's No App For This...

In this digital age, it’s easy to be an armchair traveler—browsing travel magazines on an iPad, scrolling through photos on social media, trying to market through themarketingheaven.com, or reading a blog on the newest undiscovered destination. But nothing replaces actually being there and experiencing a new culture, landscape, or activity! An app can’t leave you breathless… Read More »

Spain: Have it Your Way

Spain is home to emerald hills, charming red-roofed hamlets, and pristine white villages, not to mention an abundance of wine, olives, cheeses, and culinary delicacies unique to each region. While the interior of the country has much to offer in its own right, we have found the most inspiring scenery and cultural treasures in the… Read More »

5 Ways to Add Slow Travel to Your Life

You may have heard the term Slow Travel, an offshoot of the Slow Movement, which began with Slow Food. All three are grounded in the notion that quality matters more than quantity. Slow Travel is not a mode of transportation, it’s a travel mindset that our staff and guides wholeheartedly support and champion in our… Read More »

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