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A Transformational Travel Story

By Sarah Carty. Being diagnosed with Stage IV Ovarian cancer at twenty-four constantly reminded me of everything I could never do again. The focus was always on caution. A simple thing like stepping into a crowded room was not without its dangers. My body did not want to cooperate but my mind still sought adventure. As time went by and …

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An Escape from Modern Reality

I really did not feel like a holiday… In fact, it was the furthest thing from my mind. Celebrating any aspect of life and any kind of holiday was not on my register. “But”, my husband said, “you need to get away”. “It will be different,” he said. What could possibly be different? I just wanted to stay in my …

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Sailing treasures of Spain and Morocco

Sailing in style from Barcelona to Lisbon Damien and Violette from France had booked trips to Ireland with us on a number of occasions. Violette likes the Game of Thrones Series, one trip to Ireland was dedicated mostly to visiting filming locations. Damien enjoys cycling and mountain biking and after an accident, their plans for an active holiday were seriously …

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Ecuadorian calderas and Amazon Rainforest

Sleeping in a volcanic crater, paddling through the Amazon Rainforest! This itinerary is part of a combined Peru and Ecuador journey. This adventure can be arranged on its own or as originally planned, together with Peru. This experience has somebody in mind who is not that fit yet wants to explore the Amazon Rainforest, encounter some of its indigenous people …

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Inca ruins in Machu Picchu

This itinerary is part of a combined Ecuador and Peru journey to the Amazon forest and the ancient site of Machu Picchu showing the Peru part of the trip. We created this itinerary for one member of our clan who in the end, could not travel because of health reasons. This tour was planned with somebody in mind who is …

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A Wilderness Honeymoon from Glaciers to Rainforests and Maori Culture

Melanie and Sybil had a grand vision for their Honeymoon in New Zealand. We were privileged to create the journey together and transform into more than travel advisor and traveller: we became friends and (with a short interruption) are delighted to look after their biennial long haul adventures again. They perfectly fit the description of Authentic Experiencer“. Twenty-seven days to …

Icebergs and Humpback Whales

Canada summer trip, including Newfoundland to see Icebergs! Tanya, Peter and their two teenage kids were looking for a summer holiday with a twist! All four of them enjoy nature programs and the great outdoors; the boys have a keen interest in climate change and the environment. We helped them travel sustainably through Europe many times; this time, the family …