Slovenia & Croatia - 8 days

Caves and waterfalls abound in Plitvice Lakes National Park, but it’s the 16 interlinked lakes flowing between Mala Kapela Mountain and Pljesevica...

Countries visited: Croatia, Italy, Slovenia
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The Best of Turkey - 22 days

Turkish Delight was invented over 230 years ago by confectioner, Bekir Effendi, at his shop in the Bahcekapi district of Istanbul. Its popularity quickly...

Countries visited: Turkey
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Icons of France - 9 days

 

"You can't escape the past in Paris, and yet what's so wonderful about it is that the past and present intermingle so intangibly...

Countries visited: France
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Secrets of Italy - 10 days

 

It has been said that the first Margherita pizza was created in Naples in 1889 and named after the visiting Queen Margherita of Savoy. Chef...

Countries visited: Italy
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Celtic Villages & Islands - 15 days

The traditions of Celtic culture run deep. Spanning from mythological fairies and banshees to ceremonies, festivals and rituals – passing through the...

Countries visited: Ireland, United Kingdom
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Scotland's Western Wanderer - 8 days

Scotland has long been known for it's history and culture, but it is also a land of amazing scenery.  From purple heather covered mountains to a...

Countries visited: United Kingdom
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Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia - 17 days

"The mountains sing. Their hoary peaks, in their snow-white fur hats, carry on a conversation among themselves. They are laconic witnesses of time long...

Countries visited: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
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Walking in the French & Swiss Alps - 8 days

 

As imposing on the landscape as an exclamation point at the end of a sentence, the Matterhorn is impossible to ignore. Some 4478...

Countries visited: France, Switzerland
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Classical Turkey & the Greek Islands - 21 days

Istanbul’s Blue Mosque (aka Sultan Ahmed Mosque) provides a true glimpse into classical Turkey. Built between 1609 and 1616 during...

Countries visited: Greece, Turkey
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Highlights of Greece - 8 days

 

To keep their gods happy, the ancient Greeks built elaborate temples to honour them.  Popular gods like Apollo had many temples built in...

Countries visited: Greece
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