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[23 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

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May 19, 2017: Wonders of Japan

The first morning of “Wonders of Japan” dawned and it was beautiful, the sun was shining over the hills, mountains and lakes of Hokkaido. Our hotel, the Windsor Hotel Lake Toya, sits atop a mountain with commanding views across both Lake Toya and the Pacific Ocean.
After a delicious breakfast where there was a choice of both traditional breakfast fare and also for the more adventurous some traditional Japanese options our excursions departed. …

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[19 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

From its deeply spiritual people to its breathtaking terrain and time-worn temples, Nepal is a destination unlike any other. Discover its rich cultural and spiritual heritage during a luxury travel adventure, whether you choose to trek through its mountainous landscape, flightsee over Mount Everest or visit a plethora of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, among them Durbar Square. Combine a Nepal journey with travel to India for the ultimate experience.
Click here for details about a Nepal travel adventure.
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[19 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

If you’re still mulling over a summer destination for your family, look no further than France. Picturesque landscapes, fascinating castles and cobblestone streets abound in the country’s medieval villages, making them a worthy addition to your bucket list. Add to that the countless activities available for all ages and interests, whether you want a hiking trip in Provence or to soak up sun at a beach on the Cote d’Azur.
Read on for inspiration planning your next holiday in France, with activities sure to be enjoyed by the whole family.
Côte d’Azur

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[7 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

Explore the great cities of Central Europe during luxury small-group travel, enjoying a private evening cruise through Budapest on the Danube; a Chef’s Table experience in Bratislava; a tour of Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace; and a visit to the Jewish Quarter in Prague. As you revel in your surroundings, travel in luxury, learning about the region’s architectural, artistic and cultural heritage firsthand, from the foremost experts in the region.
Learn more about the Splendors Budapest, Vienna and Prague
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[5 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

As told to by A&K Expedition Team Member and Antarctic History Lecturer Bob Burton
When I was the director of the museum at South Georgia, I used to weed Earnest Shackleton’s grave. When we visit Grytviken with A&K guests and come ashore, we go out to the cemetery where he’s buried and I lead a toast to “The Boss.”
Shackleton first set off with his men to cross the Antarctic from South Georgia. When his ship ‘Endurance’ sank, he managed an amazing 16-day trip on one of its rescue boats (the ‘James …