10 of the Best Cultural Travel Experiences

Jun 22nd, 2017 | Academy Travel

From art to architecture, music to history, certain destinations around the world offer an awe-inspiring insight into the truly great achievements of human history. Here are 10 of the best cultural travel experiences to be found.   1. The Amber Room at Catherine’s Palace, Russia Marvel at the summer palace...

Top 5 Cultural Experiences in Rome

Jun 19th, 2017 | Robert Veel

The city of Rome is one of the most enduring achievements of Western Civilisation. The vast range of historic sites, stretching from Etruscan pre-history to the 21st century, creates an unrivalled sense of historical continuity between ancient and modern society. The works of art and architecture to be found within...

How To Decide If Group Travel Is Right For You

Jun 16th, 2017 | Robert Veel

Group travel – is it right for you?   No frills or uber-luxury? Five days or five weeks? Group of five or group of 50? Once spurned for their bland ‘one size fits all’ approach, many group tours are today increasingly tailored towards specific kinds of travellers with specific interests....

A Brief History of Sri Lanka

Nov 17th, 2016 | Judy Tenzing

Our tour leader Judy Tenzing takes us through the history of one of Asia’s true hidden gems, Sri Lanka. Judy has a lifelong passion for travel and over 30 years experience as a tour leader on the sub-continent and in Asia. Judy has a degree in South Asian History and...

The Best Places to Stay in Spain

Nov 10th, 2016 | Academy Travel

Spain's magnificent heritage is surveyed on Academy Travel’s 18-day tour of Spain from south to north, through the regions of Andalusia, Castille-Leόn and Catalonia. The itinerary commences with three nights each in the southern cities of Granada, Córdoba and Seville, home to Roman and Moorish treasures. Our four days in...


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