Shrouded in mystery and magic, Bhutan is last great Himalayan kingdom. A land of deep valleys and dzong (fortresses) perched on precarious peaks, it is one of the most isolated and least developed nations in the world. Join us as we set out on an adventure through the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, the only country in the world that measures its progress in terms of happiness. Explore timeless mountain villages, spectacular fortresses, and ornate shrines as you travel across this bastion of Buddhist culture, and meet local people from different walks of life to gain insights into the secrets of Bhutan’s wellbeing.
Greece is blessed with beautiful and iconic landscape set against the deep, sparkling blue of the Mediterranean, one of the world's great cuisines and some of the most fun-loving people on Earth. Take in Greece’s highlights as we explore the country’s ancient past and vibrant present. Starting in Athens and the world-famous Acropolis, on to vibrant and exciting Mykonos, walk among the white-washed homes of Santorini and finally to the island of Crete where you can explore its capital, Heraklion, and enjoy its world-famous diet of seafood and cheese.
Blessed with some of the most gorgeous countryside in Europe, if not the world (not to mention perhaps the best wine around), Burgundy is a place everyone should explore at least once. Two great French passions, wine and food, come together here in a particularly enticing way. The best way to experience it is from the deck of our private ambling river barge with a fabulous group of women.
Turkey is home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations and is the meeting place of the Eastern and Western worlds. Join us on a journey to this fascinating land between not only Europe and Asia but also between yesterday and today. To finish relax on a 7 day cruise on a private traditional Turkish Gullet.
This 4-day French vacation showcases Paris, with a day trip to nearby Giverny and Versailles. Your trip to Paris unveils the most popular city on the planet, known as the City of Light. Paris has beguiled globetrotters for centuries, attracting them with its gorgeous 18th-century architecture, vibrant museum culture, and unparalleled arts and culinary scene.
The largest island of the Svalbard archipelago, Spitsbergen is known as the “wildlife capital of the Arctic,” and on this unforgettable 12-day voyage, you will discover why. This journey has been designed to maximize time on the west and northern/southern tips of the island, providing you optimal chances to witness the remarkable array of creatures who call this spectacular yet forbidding environment home—including whales, walruses, Svalbard reindeer, seabirds by the thousands, and that most iconic of Arctic residents, the polar bear.
Get a taste for Italian life in Sorrento, located just around the corner from the Amalfi Coast. Replete with gorgeous scenery and all the fantastic food and drink you’d expect, you’ll unwind on an organic lemon farm and learn how the famous limoncello liquor is made. Extend your stay! Make it a Grand Tour by combining this tour with our Tuscany Cooking School.
It might be small but England packs a lot of scenery and history into its pint-sized shores. With a story that stretches back more than 5000 years (and likely long before), England is a place where the past is a constant presence, ruined castles perch on lonely hilltops, medieval cathedrals compete with regal palaces and improbably ostentatious stately homes pop up with bewildering regularity.
Experience Tuscany and learn the basics of Tuscan cooking, stroll the narrow cobblestone streets of the medieval villages, shop at the city markets, cook with the local women, listen as the church bells ring, wander the gardens as you sip Vin Santo wine while you discover each view is better than the last. Extend your stay! Make it a Grand Tour by combining this tour with our Sorrento Local Living Tour
Known for it's dramatic scenery of mountains and valleys, rolling hills, green fields and forests, and rugged coastline, Scotland may not always be sunny but your will surely receive a warm welcome. Join us as we explore castles, look for Nessie and taste the famous whisky.
Ireland packs a wallop into its small size; with its ever-changing scenery, ancient castles, small villages, charming pubs interesting crafts, it’s a fabulous place to explore. We begin with a good look at Dublin to see the elegant squares with those famous doors, the great buildings and exciting vibe of the city. Then we’re off exploring to see some of the best historic sites; Blarney Castle and the pilgrimage site of Conmacnoise and scenic places including the delightful small towns of Kinsale and Connemara and the scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry, the soaring cliffs of Moher and the otherworldly Burren. Along the way we’ll enjoy authentic Irish music and dance and plenty of time to get into the Irish spirit!
The magic and delight of this beautiful land, with its spectacular scenery, vibrant culture, castles and coastlines has made Ireland a favourite of the women of the Women’s Travel club. Join us on this exclusive journey around the Emerald Isle. This delightful tour will highlight the best that this stunning country has to offer, including Northern Ireland.