Budapest, cited one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, is bisected by the River Danube. Joined by the Szechenyi Chain Bridge, is the Western hilly part of the city known as “Buda” and the Eastern flat of the city known as “Pest”. In Buda you will find such notable sites as the Castle District, Fisherman’s Bastion & Matthias Church in Trinity Square & the Liberty Statue. Across the River in Pest, you will find the world’s second largest synagogue, Dohany Street Synagogue,
Along the trade routes of East and West, the small country of Estonia has a dynamic past. Tallinn, the capital, offers a unique juxtaposition of old and new with one of the most intact medieval old towns in Europe, relics of its very recent Soviet ruled past, and a new, modern business center. Often referred to as e-Estonia, Estonia is leading the way as a digital society, and Tallinn is filled with co-working spaces and entrepreneurs. Tallinn provides a fascinating look at h
Stockholm, the capital and largest city in Sweden, combines royal palaces, world class museums, great cuisine and a well preserved Old Town. Stockholm is serviced by major airlines with non-stops from New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, to name a few. On arrival, there is an affordable public transportation option by train from the airport to the city center. While average prices for food, beverage, and accommodations in Stockholm typically fall on the higher end of the range
Ghana is one of the best destinations to engage with locals in a meaningful way. Ghanaians are a proud and intensely friendly people, always eager to show you around, get to know you, and introduce you to their rich culture. Nowhere is this more apparent than during a trip to Torgorme Village, located on the Lower Volta River. A mere 1.5 hrs outside of Accra by road, the village and its traditional way of life provides a stark contrast to the hustle and bustle of the capital.
A globalized metropolis in every sense of the word, Shanghai is an ideal destination for travelers seeking to gain an understanding of how China has been propelled to the top of the world’s economic food chain. As the city has morphed into the commercial base of the East, it has also proudly opened its arms to the global community, and invested in infrastructure that makes group travel a breeze. You can expect to find numerous 4-5* hotels that are accessible even to those wit
Iceland is a small country with a lot to offer visitors. It is filled with amazing sites such as volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, waterfalls and lava fields. The diverse scenery allows visitors to see a large variety of landscape within a short distance from the capital Reykjavik. This coupled with the ever changing weather makes Iceland a unique destination for travelers to experience. Compared to other European locations Iceland is a more expensive destination. However, a v
Colombia has 5 distinct regions which offer travelers very different experiences. The Caribbean Region in the north part of Colombia is found between the Andes Mountains and the Caribbean Sea and has a very hot climate. Cartagena is one popular destination in this region where you can find history within the walled Old Town, salsa dancing and some great island beach day trips. The Andean Region of Colombia is the most densely populated area. This is where the capital Bogota i
Norway is an adventurer’s paradise. For any Destination Partners’ program, quality and safety of services is our primary concern, and for an adventure travel program it takes on another dimension. Our in-country specialty partners in Norway are the best of the best, and I had the opportunity to experience this firsthand on a site inspection to Bergen, Norway preparing for an adventurous group of MBA clients. Bergen can be reached via connecting flights through European hubs,