Category: Small Group Discoveries

An Intimate Glimpse of Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi was one of India’s most seminal figures. Discovery Tours small groups learn more about him during a visit to the Gandhi Memorial Museum in Madurai, one of five museums throughout the country dedicated […]

How India’s Spices Changed the World

As you explore the city of Kochi, consider this: The “Queen of the Arabian Sea,” as the port city is known, has been exporting spices for 5,000 years. For the majority of this time, the […]

Spiritual Southern India

Soaring Temples, Colonial-Flavored Cities and Welcoming People When most travelers think of India, they imagine the Mughal fortresses and sweeping cityscapes of the north: Delhi’s colossal monuments and palaces, Agra’s Taj Mahal, the cultural centers […]

From Fertile Ground to Savory Plate, Featuring a Delicious Dumpling Recipe

Cuisine of Southeast Asia is a thrilling amalgam of ingredients grown in this fertile corner of the globe. Rice, noodles, seafood, and lots of fresh fruit and vegetables form the basis of most any menu. During Discovery Tours’ Gems of Southeast […]

8 Things You Didn’t Know about Southeast Asia

Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam hold many exotic and fascinating secrets, and you’ll learn a lot of them during our Gems of Southeast Asia itinerary. But we think some of them are so fascinating and […]

A Tale of Two Southeast Asian Cities

Over centuries, grand and sprawling kingdoms rose and fell throughout Southeast Asia. Borders shifted. Alliances crumbled and formed. So it is remarkable that some of the region’s most spectacular ancient cities still survive; the voices […]

Water Worlds

The Fertile Nations of Southeast Asia Are Fed by Rivers, Lakes, and Seas Peering out your plane’s window as you descend to land into any Southeast Asian country, you see it immediately. One simple fact […]

Our Tuxedoed Feathered Friend

It is a rare privilege to see the Magellan penguin, as you will on Tuckers Islets during the cruise portion of your South American Glaciers, Forests & Lakes itinerary with Discovery Tours. These adorable flightless birds are classified as “Near Threatened” […]

Buenos Aires on the Rise!

The cultural capital of Argentina is one of the most beautiful cities on earth. Spread out along the banks of the Rio de Plata, Buenos Aires is a vibrant patchwork of inviting barrios, green parks, […]

Into Patagonia!

There’s more to its sheer magnificence than meets the eye For those who think that the world has run out of wild, unspoiled places, there’s Patagonia. Here, massive walls of granite huddle around emerald-green valleys. […]