Category: Small Group Discoveries

Croatia & Slovenia: Spellbinding Panoramas

Imagine the perfect trip that provides a breathtaking snapshot of Europe’s natural splendors. One day, you explore one of the world’s best-preserved medieval cities with sweeping views of the glittering sea. Later, you ferry along […]

Croatia’s Surprising Vintages and Earthy, Fresh Cuisine

Raise your glass and raise your fork to Croatia’s fertile and prolific vineyards and farms. Raise Your Glass! Many travelers think of Croatia as a smaller version of Italy, right across the Adriatic. To be […]

Take a Walk Around Dubrovnik, Literally

To understand the civilized nature of those who governed the Republic of Ragusa—as the city of Dubrovnik was known from 1358 to 1808—look no further than the city’s motto. In Latin, it read, “Non bene […]

Plitvice Lakes: Gift of a Magic Queen

Legend has it that some time long ago, the people who inhabited a dense forest in the Dinaric Mountains craved water. Their crops were drying up and they lived their days in thirst. And so […]

Oh My, Myanmar!

Myanmar is entirely unique. Not only can the country be identified as two different names but it also has some of the oldest and best-preserved sites in all of Asia. Not to mention they are […]

Bagan: City of 2,000 Temples, Pagodas & Stupas

The ancient city of Bagan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the true spiritual hub of the country with over 2,000 pagodas, stupas & temples. The city sits in the center of the country, […]

Mandalay: A Buddha’s City, A Writer’s Inspiration

It doesn’t take long to realize that Kuthodaw Pagoda is much greater than the sum of its parts. The revered fortress-like complex rests at the foot of Mandalay Hill. Its stupas gleam white in the […]

The Rich and Remarkable Culture of Inle Lake

The freshwater Inle Lake is Myanmar’s second largest lake and famous for its scenic beauty. Throughout the seasons, its depth varies wildly, from five feet in the dry season to 12 in the rainy season […]

England & Scotland: Unrivaled History & Enriching Culture

Welcome to historic lands where royalty, pageantry, tradition and culture reign supreme; England & Scotland. If visiting a country to get a feel for their culture and historic background is something you value, you will […]

Oxford University: Academic Excellence & Renowned Architecture

You may have heard of the university of Oxford, England. It is the oldest university in the United Kingdom and one of the oldest operating in the entire world, with evidence of teaching dating back […]