Sicily is a history lesson on a plate. And the best way to understand the island’s colourful history is to immerse yourself in its cuisine. Sicily is fascinating, delicious and paradoxical. It has been influenced beautifully by the parade of Phoenicians, Greeks, Normans, Moors, Romans and Spanish who have left their mark in temples, cathedrals and palaces but also in language, customs and above all, food.
This is where the sun rises first. Where Vikings landed over 1,000 years ago. This place is home to the oldest settlement and the oldest city in North America, but is the youngest province of Canada. A vast land, with a relatively small population, Newfoundland has some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet.
dates tbc This special Russian Waterways cruise offers a unique opportunity to explore Russia’s two great cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg, and to discover its lovely countryside, amazing architecture and rich cultural heritage. Our floating hotel will allow us to unpack just once, stay in the heart of each of these historic cities and pass through the canals, lakes and rivers that connect them.
dates in Sept tbc Glamour, outstanding scenery, historic sights and fabulous food… the Amalfi Coast has it all. Join us for a wonderful stay in Sorrento, the ideal base for exploring the area’s highlights – to the south is the unspoiled countryside of the peninsula, to the north is fascinating Pompeii, to the east are the super-scenic villages lining the Mediterranean and just offshore the fabled island of Capri.
Once upon a time, the stately homes of England were the exclusive privilege of royalty and landed gentry. Now, many of these spectacular homes can be visited, each with a fascinating mix of history, architecture and glamour.
dates in may tbc 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 with the Womens Travel Network. Along the way we’ll enjoy authentic Irish music and dance and plenty of time to get into the Irish spirit!
dates tba May 2021The brilliant blue of the Mediterranean, idyllic Greek islands, spectacular ancient sites, and jaw-dropping scenery; this trip to Greece has it all. This is the Greece you have dreamed about and this is the perfect trip to experience it.
Join a group of adventurous Mothers & Daughters to explore the captivating culture, ancient cities, sweeping deserts, epic mountain ranges– and warm hospitality that defines Morocco. Put work, school and other obligations of life aside to focus on sharing unique and beautiful experiences with the most important lady in your life.
dates tbc Join a group of adventurous women to explore the rich cultural mélange that defines Morocco. We’ll meet in Casablanca to see that cosmopolitan city by the sea, then spend three days exploring the medieval city of Fes. We’ll make our way south across the Atlas Mountains to the Sahara Desert where we ride camels as the Bedouin do and sleep under a million stars.
dates tbc On this exceptional journey, we will whisk you beyond the whirl of people in Africa’s largest city to uncover its history. We’ll explore Cairo’s grand 19th century boulevards, discover ancient mosques, Coptic churches and 10th century palaces, stroll in the medieval walled city of the Mamluks and dive into the famous Khan El Khalili souk. We’ll ride camels in the shadow of the pyramids and marvel at the Great Sphinx of Giza.
Birthplace of the classic safari, Kenya is home to some of the best game viewing and most famous reserves on the continent. Africa’s ‘Big Five’ (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard) will be in our sights as we travel overland in our pop-top safari vehicles accompanied by our safari guides. With a maximum of six participants per vehicle, we’ll each have a window seat to enjoy the best possible views of wildlife and take the best photos!
dates tbc Endowed with a varied topography and a diverse set of habitats, Uganda is a yet understated country that happens to provide one of the best opportunities for up-close and memorable wildlife encounters that we’ve ever experienced. Perhaps the country’s greatest attraction is its more than dozen species of primate, many of which we will see. These include Red-tailed Monkeys, Olive Baboons, Blue Monkeys and the ornate Guereza Colobus.