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[4 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

On a recent luxury journey through Morocco, A&K staff writer Bennett Neuhauser found a culture in the midst of transition buoyed by a tradition of inner beauty.
From the crenellated ramparts of its iconic kasbahs to the pastel colors of its desert landscapes, Morocco outwardly plays to certain expectations – a Muslim country with Moorish architecture, an arid land where herds of sheep roam painted hills, Berber men sipping coffee in cafés, women walking on roadsides in scarves and djellabas – all overlaid with the enduring influences of mid-20th-century French rule.
Yet, …

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[30 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

Staff writer Dan Wiencek travelled on A&K’s China, Tibet & the Yangtze. Here, he shares his account of one memorable day in a land little touched by modernity.
We set out on our first full day in Tibet eager but somewhat shaky. Being at 12,000 feet above sea level, our bodies were making do with 40% less oxygen than we were accustomed to, and even with the previous afternoon and night to acclimatize, my pulse was racing and my head stinging; climbing the three steps into the coach too quickly left …

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[27 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

As we announce our 2017 expedition, take a look back at our first pioneering voyage across the Northwest Passage.
On August 20, 2015, 186 guests set out on A&K’s The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea, an adventure that soon proved to be one of the most unforgettable luxury expedition cruises ever led by Abercrombie & Kent.
This was somewhat anticipated: Where most cruises turn around halfway through the Northwest Passage, A&K transited the entire length of this historic route with its outstanding Expedition Team on an exclusively chartered, 23-day …