Ask 100 people what would constitute their “Best Days Ever” and you’d get 100 different answers or more! Besides the obvious choices of major life events like graduating, buying a home, getting married, the birth of children and grandchildren, travel is far and away the most common source of “Best Days Ever” experiences. What would your choices be?
One of the most travelled age groups are the 18-30somethings. These tours are specifically designed to appeal to these adventurers, taking care of the organizational details and giving the free time these travellers want.
Active holidays usually get you going and involved, whether it be exploring the world walking, biking, hiking, running, kayaking or skiing. But, they might also take the activity down a notch on a yoga escape or wellness retreat. There's no right or wrong way to be active - as Nike ™ would say "Just Do It"!
Expedition cruising gets you up close to your destination, its people and wildlife. Using much smaller ships than mainstream ocean cruises, you can sail into small spaces and get on and off the ship quickly, to maximize your time. These cruises generally aren't luxurious, but you'll be well taken care of and travel with a small group of like-minded people.
Families come in all shapes and sizes and so do family vacations! We can offer a wide variety of personalized, travel plans to fit your family perfectly, no matter if it's a laid back beach holiday or an action-packed, multi-activity tour.
Food & Wine
Learn from a local how to create their country's special dishes in a hands-on setting. Or, awaken your inner sommelier and test your palate during vineyard visits and wine tastings.
Independent programs may include some locally guided tours or may be completely un-guided, giving you maximum flexibility to "do your own thing". We can custom design most programs to give you exactly the right level of independence you are looking for.
Be awestruck by the most spectacular show on earth! We offer programs in Canada, Alaska, Iceland, Norway and Russia to see the Aurora Borealis in all its natural splendour! They're also often seen in Northern Ireland and Scotland during the winter months.
Sail the stunning fjords of Norway or the jagged coastline of British Columbia and Alaska, where whales abound. Explore the South Pacific cultures and lifestyle or cruise over the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, kept company by playful dolphins. Transit the Panama Canal or weave amongst the Galapagos Islands.
Polar Bears & Belugas
See majestic polar bears, the king of the Arctic, in their natural habitat out on the tundra in Churchill, Manitoba, in Arctic Canada, Alaska or Spitsbergen in Norway. In the summer months, travel to Churchill and Arctic Canada to see Beluga whales up close and by the hundreds along with their young calves.
Travel by rail on the ultimate Trans-Siberian Express from Russia across Siberia and Mongolia to China; the romantic Orient Express from London to Venice; through the rugged Canadian mountains on The Rocky Mountaineer; through Scotland's highlands and alongside her lochs on the Royal Scotsman; search for Northern Lights in Russia or explore Africa on Rovos Rail. We love trains!
Relax in comfort aboard your river cruise ship and watch the world go by! River cruising offers the opportunity to explore cities, towns, villages and the countryside along the way, on guided tours, walks or bicycle. Meals are taken on the ship and the small number of cabins allows for you to really get to know your fellow travellers.
Spot the Big Five and relax in luxurious safari-camp life; be awestruck by the thundering waters at Victoria Falls; sample local wines in splendid Cape Town and chill on Zanzibar’s sugar-sand beaches.
"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing", Helen Keller. To each of us, what adventure means is different. To travellers, it usually means being on the hunt for unique adventures; stepping out of our comfort zone; exploring the rarely explored; learning new ways to think, live and view the world. Unique adventures should affect us at the very core of who we are.