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The Many Sights, Sounds and Peoples of the African Continent

Sights, re-creation A voyage along the coasts of the African continent will allow you to retrace the path of early Dutch, British, German, and Portuguese explorers. From early tribal traditions to colonial influences, you will experience a variety of cultures in countries such as Mozambique, Madagascar, Senegal, and Mauritius.

South Africa boasts stunning mountainous terrain, while at the other end of the spectrum, the desert landscape of Namibia will leave you speechless. Food connoisseurs will want to visit "Spice Island", the tropical archipelago of Zanzibar off the coast of Tanzania, for its much valued bounty of treasured spices including cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

So Many Things to See and Experience in Asia

Bustling, energetic Hong Kong is a center for fashion, food, banking, and trade in Asia Don’t miss Phuket, the largest of Thailand’s islands and one known for its gorgeous panoramas and cultural attractions. With its centuries-old cultural icons, including a vibrant Jewish community with seven synagogues that dates back to the 12th century, and St. Francis Church constructed by the Portuguese in 1503, Cochin (or Kochi) in the Indian state of Kerala has earned the nickname “Queen of the Arabian Sea”. In Jordan, be sure to allocate time for UNESCO World Heritage City Petra, which was carved from rose-colored rock, earning it the moniker “Rose City”.

The diversity of the world is yours to experience – from lush jungles to vibrant cities, from historic landmarks to breathtaking panoramas – when you visit the globe on a luxury cruise

Explore the Mediterranean

It is commonly thought that modern civilization began along the shores of Southern Europe – from the start of science and democracy to viticulture and art. The “Old World” is indeed a place rich in history.

You will not want to leave once you've discovered the loveliness of the Greek Islands and Santorini, worshipped the sun on the sandy beaches of Italy and Spain, and seen up close the historical attractions of Jerusalem and Greece. Ancient Rome is still evident in the city’s Pantheon and Colosseum, and the dramatic St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City is a must-see. Lovers of architectural design will enjoy a stop in Barcelona to see Antoni Gaudi’s unforgettable work.

Wine and food lovers will welcome the opportunity to stop in some of the world’s top wine-producing regions: Port in Portugal, Chianti in Italy, and Provence in France. ` On the Adriatic coast, visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Dubrovnik, the historic city surrounded by ancient stone walls.

Tours for Every Hobby and Every Interest

Your bucket list may be chock-a-block with thrilling escapades from trekking up Peru’s Inca Trail, surfing the waves in Costa Rica, to horseback riding through the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, or running with the bulls in Pamplona. Some more adventure tours out there include an Air Combat experience, along the lines of Top Gun, in San Diego, or a fast Ferrari drive along the curvy coast of the French Riviera. If any or all of these adrenaline-charged activities impress you, consider making adventure travel part of your next vacation.

Exploring the World’s National Parks
You can visit a number of the world’s greatest national parks on a tour especially planned for those interested in seeing first hand the many wonders of the world. Here you’ll find some of the world’s most widely known national parks.
The Galapagos Islands

One of the world’s most visited UNESCO sites, and also Ecuador’s earliest park, is an island chain known as the Galapagos Islands.

On this island chain you will come face to face with giant tortoises and small penguins, some of the island’s most famous residents.

Machu Picchu
Deemed one of the world’s most important archaeological sites on earth, Machu Picchu is a mesmerizing Incan fortress found high in the Andes Mountains.

It is visible evidence of the urbanized Inca Empire at the height of its power and achievement.

In 1903 when President Theodore Roosevelt initially came across the amazing geology and flora of Yellowstone, he proclaimed the site as “absolutely unique in the world”. He deemed national parks to be the best way to protect nature and turn them into a common social asset to benefit all generations to follow.

Serengeti National Park
Across the ocean you will come across the renowned Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and Kruger National Park in South Africa, both famed for their wildlife and fauna.

There you will discover wide-open vistas unlike any other, and also hear the occasional roar of a lion trying to find food.

Great Barrier Reef
A definite must on anyone’s bucket list ought to include the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park located off the northeast shores of Australia, home to the world’s largest coral reef system.

Fiordland National Park
Close by is the Fiordland National Park in New Zealand, awash with fjords so magnificent that they put Norway's famed natural wonders to shame.
Special Interest Tours Galore

These days, more people than ever are deciding to go on specialty tours.

Today, there are all kinds of specialty tours on offer to satisfy anyone with a special interest.

For the Wine Lover in all of Us
No matter where you fall on the wine connoisseur spectrum, there's a place for you in wine country.

A wine tasting tour is tailored to those who hope to know the intricacies that go into making a fine wine. With all the choices on the marketplace for wine tasting tours, there is certainly one for you whether in Napa Valley, or the Stellenbosch Wine Route in South Africa, or the most famous regions of France such as Bordeaux or Champagne to name just a few.

For the Food Lover

There are many destinations for food lovers who want tickle their taste buds.

Culinary tours are a fantastic way for the gourmand to get a taste for local ingredients and artisan products as well as to learn the history and culture of the region, and especially how these affected the evolution of local cuisine. On some of the top-notch tours, you may even meet a star chef or get lessons from a Michelin-starred maestro.

For All the Yoga Lovers
Sounds illustration Yoga tours are also getting to be a hot new trend in travel. Breathing exercises and meditation help to bolster and balance the body and mind according to this ancient practice. Elegant and charming destinations where you can really let go and slow down are ideal for these types of tours.

Calling All Nature Lovers!

Eco-tours take visitors to vulnerable and relatively undisturbed natural areas where they can bask the peaceful beauty of unspoiled landscapes.

Visiting protected natural areas is just one aspect of eco-tourism, the other is to present nature-lovers with an understanding of how essential it is to protect the natural resources we have Some of the other aspects introduced on this type of tour entail informing visitors on the need to conserve natural habitats and how to better the well-being of the local people.

Touring Destinations

Another popular type of vacation is woman only tours. The aim of woman only tours is to provide female travelers of all types a risk-free way to visit the many beautiful places in the world.

Sharing experiences of the places you’ve visited or the adventures you’ve been on is great when you can chat to other travel companions who are just as happy to share their experiences with you.

For All the Spiritual Seekers

Where can you go to learn about your faith and also reconnect with your your spiritual side? Faith-based tours offer a special way to reshape your religious viewpoints and also leave you with a restored sense of faith.

Whatever type of tour speaks to you, there is no doubting that you’ll have lots to keep you occupied.

Explore North, South, and Central America and the Caribbean

Sailing through the Caribbean and the Americas means experiencing the vast differences in culture, lifestyle, and natural wonders of each country. The Caribbean is a collection of islands from Aruba and Antigua to St. Martin and Puerto Rico, each of which has a unique culture, lifestyle, and language left from the early inhabitants who landed from France, Spain, Britain, The Netherlands, and Africa; but the famous Caribbean relaxed vibe is common to all. Central America, the group of countries found between North and South America, has its own unique history and breathtaking landscapes.

From the remains of ancient civilizations including the Aztec, Maya, and Olmec to the verdant jungles of Costa Rica, there is something for everyone. Sail through the Panama Canal and find out exactly how it functions. In North and South America you will find many fantastic sights as well as spectacular beauty. In Canada, discover Quebec City and enjoy its French influences, or travel back in time to the 11th-century Viking settlement of L’Anse aux Meadows.

Discover the natural beauty of Alaska’s glaciers when you travel along the west coast of the U.S.A, or go to the East Coast instead, if you like more cosmopolitan cities.

Going Down South
Continuing southward, travelers will find mysterious ruins, a broad diversity of cultures and peoples, and world music we all recognize.

Go to Brazil and the vibrant beach city of Rio de Janeiro or visit the rain forests of the Amazon River. In Chile, stop in the city of Valparaiso, with its colorfully built houses climbing the sheer hillsides, or if you prefer stunning natural landscapes, visit the country’s breathtaking fjords and massifs. In Buenos Aires you can learn to dance the Tango, or merely take in a live show.

Keep going south all the way to Antarctica to enjoy the gorgeous snow-filled landscape.

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