Astronomy Northern Lights - 8 days

The great British Polar explorers Robert Falcon Scott wrote the following about the aurora: "It is impossible to witness such a beautiful phenomenon...

Countries visited: Iceland
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Peregrine Reserve
Peregrine Reserve

Italian Lakes - 8 days

In 1810, Count Francesco Melzi d'Eril built a summer residence on the banks of Lake Como. Aristocrats, artists and royalty came from far and wide to...

Countries visited: Italy
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Peregrine Reserve
Peregrine Reserve

Taste of Andalucía - 9 days

Wine, brandy, flamenco and paella ~ the four ingredients that contribute to Andalucía’s character seem like some kind of ethereal reverie. But the...

Countries visited: Spain
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Peregrine Reserve
Peregrine Reserve

Tuscan Trails - 8 days

As mankind continues its endless quest for modernity, Tuscany remains a bastion of the high culture and rural simplicity of a time now all but diminished....

Countries visited: Italy
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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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Explore Southern Italy - 10 days

Matera is known for its historical town made up of 'sassi' dwellings, which is suspected of being the first human settlement in Italy. The '...

Countries visited: Italy
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Heartland of Central Europe - 9 days

An ancient symbol of the Czech lands, Prague Castle is the most important monument and cultural icon in the country. Founded around 880, the castle is the...

Countries visited: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
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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 that it doesn...

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 Raffaele...

Countries visited: Italy
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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 metres high, the first...

Countries visited: France, Switzerland
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