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Voyage to the Arctic and Antarctic – Your bucket list destinations!

Narrow passages entombed by towering fjords. Sculptural icebergs floating on turquoise seas. Untouched icescapes dotted by lounging seals and waddling penguins. Nature in her most pristine form on a trip that reaches to the furthest points of the Earth. Voyage to the Arctic and Antarctic – Your bucket-list destinations!

Check out more on the Arctic and Antarctic, and our featured itineraries below.

Voyage to the Arctic and Antarctic – Your bucket list destinations!
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Discover the Emirates

The United Arab Emirates are so much more than just skyscrapers in Dubai. With 7 emirates, each one has its own character and attractions to offer.

This month we are featuring an itinerary that provides the perfect introduction to UAE. An 8-day trip to cover all the main highlights of the destination – Dubai’s old town and its gold and spice souqs; the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi; the picturesque East Coast with quaint fishing villages and mountains; and finally a unique desert safari experience. We also have many unique experiences that would be great to add-on to any trip to the UAE.

If you book this featured itinerary before the end of November and travel before the end of April, you will be taking advantage of an incredible promotion!

 

Discover the Emirates
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The Lesser-Known Side of Greece

Greece is more than we were taught in school, or than we have seen in photos. Exceeding all glossy picture-postcard expectations, Greece’s islands are splendidly breathtaking, with a rich variety of landscapes, cultures, villages, and colors. And beyond the islands, Mainland Greece is overflowing with natural wonders, ancient sites and archaeological marvels.

While the islands are a great destination for the summertime, mainland Greece can be visited all year-round. With Labour Day behind us, let us help you plan a trip to Greece this Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer!

The Lesser-Known Side of Greece
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Terraficionados in the Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail: “India immersion yields lessons in culture as much as business”

Today, the Ivey Global Lab international internship program, which we’ve collaborated on with the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University since 2013, was featured in the Globe and Mail as a “substantial and intensive experiential learning initiative”. Click here to read about how the program recognizes the need for graduates who can adapt to differing environments.

Terraficionados in the Globe and Mail
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Your Complete Guide to the Wildebeest Migration

East Africa is laden with remarkable concentrations of wildlife. The Serengeti, the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Ngorongoro Crater, Amboseli National Park – Each has its own treasures to offer. Here is where you will discover one of the greatest natural spectacles to be found anywhere in the world – The migrations of the wildebeest and zebras! Read on for the definitive guide on how and where to witness these migrations at any time of year. We also have two sample itineraries in Tanzania and Kenya, each which would be well suited for witnessing the migration at the right time.

An East African Safari is an unforgettable experience, and becomes even more memorable when you top it off with some R&R on Zanzibar and Pemba islands. We’ll tell you more about the sanguine bliss found on these islands of East Africa.

Your Complete Guide to the Wildebeest Migration
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The Ultimate European Destination for Foodies and Cyclists

Puglia is the sun-drenched heel of the boot of Italy that spans two seas, the Adriatic and the Ionian. With a dry Mediterranean climate perfect for wine making, spectacular white-washed villages, a rich cultural and architectural history, miles of gorgeous coastline and prices at a fraction of what you would pay in a Northern Italian city, the region is making its mark as an ultimate European foodie destination and a paradise for cyclists.
The Ultimate European Destination for Foodies and Cyclists
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The Azores – One of Europe’s Best-Kept Secrets

The archipelago of the Azores, set in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, is one of the rare places on earth where you get a combination of volcanic and thermal activities, safe and picturesque villages, unique culture and heritage, and unsurpassed marine wildlife experiences all in one destination.
The Azores – One of Europe’s Best-Kept Secrets
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Choose Your Own Adventure

Active travel is one of the best ways to fully immerse yourself in a destination: to get out there and see the vistas, to experience the unfiltered sights and sounds, to breathe in the fragrances of the place. Perhaps more importantly, active travel gets you to interact with locals, and to slow down to truly discover the beauty of the destination. It provides unique perspectives that most travelers miss. And the big reward – pumping endorphins and, when done right, some of the most sumptuous and well-earned meals you will ever enjoy!
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Pedal your way through Chile’s Wine Region and Lake District

This month we have two active adventures in Chile, which allow you to experience the diverse geography of the country on two wheels! Pedaling far from traditional tourist routes, the journeys include moderate biking on paved and unpaved roads – one through the best of Chile’s wine country, and the other through the stunning Lake District.
Pedal your way through Chile’s Wine Region and Lake District
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