Begin your voyage from Vancouver, British Coloumbia then sail north for some Alaska's best locations. Known as the 'Salmon Capital of the World', Ketchikan is also the ancestral home of the Tlingit people, who have carved the world's largest collection of totem poles. Icy Strait Point offers travelers the chance to view wildlife like humpback whales, orcas, seals, eagles, and brown bears, or to explore monuments to the region's fishing heritage. You'll visit Juneau and Skagway before heading to the Hubbard Glacier. With its dramatic and massive 7-mile-wide face, and ever-changing wall of ice, the Hubbard Glacier lives long in the memory of any visitor to Alaska. Edging the Kenai Peninsula and framed by the glacier-covered Kenai Mountains that run along its southeastern spine, Seward is a rustic port town whose grand terrain will leave you breathless.
This journey reveals a rich landscape of beauty and culture. Begin your voyage in Amsterdam - a city renowned for its art museums and canals. Then you will make your way through South Holland to see the iconic windmills of the region. Then, overlook the Rhine from Germany's best-preserved medieval castle. Discover the culinary traditions of Alsace. Explore the Black Forest and visit a local workshop to see a cuckoo clock-making demonstration. You'll disembark in Basel, Switzerland where you can wander the cobblestone streets lined with fountains and colorful houses. Turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine-little wonder that the Rhine is one of Europe's best-loved rivers.
A journey of mindfulness and discovery is the perfect way to revitalize yourself and stimulate the imagination. Spa, yoga sessions, and learning meditation methods at an acclaimed spiritual retreat in Hue will contribute to a renewed sense of balance and develop a deeper focus as you observe and comprehend ancient traditions, explore fascinating natural beauty and interact with charming locals. You'll visit the capital city Hanoi and also sail around thousands of islets in Halong. This experience will forever change your sense of place in the world.
Explore the fascinating Victoria Butterfly Gardens & Insectarium and the world-renowned The Butchart Gardens on an overnight getaway to Victoria, BC! Immerse yourself in the beauty of Victoria on a narrated drive of some of the city's landmarks. Stop at the tropical Victoria Butterfly Gardens, where you'll encounter more than 70 species of tropical butterflies, insects and other creatures before heading to the famous The Butchart Gardens for 55-acres of floral splendor. You're also getting a great deal on a round-trip Victoria Clipper cruise and overnight hotel stay.