Machu Picchu & the Galápagos <p>Visit the mystifying ruins at Machu Picchu then travel to the fascinating Galápagos Islands to observe abundant wildlife, including giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, and sea lions.</p>

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

15 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Cruising the Mekong River <p>Explore the trade routes of the Mekong River as you float through Cambodia and Vietnam.</p>

Cruising the Mekong River

14 days | Oct 18 - 31, 2015

Mystical India <p>Mystical and spiritual, India is a land of rich contrasts. Explore its multifaceted culture as you travel through the classic Golden Triangle and east to Varanasi, stopping in Kalakho where local Meena tribespeople invite you into their homes.</p>

Mystical India

18 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Death Valley Adventure <p>Take leisurely hikes from 1-2 miles through ancient canyons and along magnificent sand dunes. Retrace the valley’s birth millions of years ago and discover how flora and fauna have adapted to this most magnificent and extreme environment.</p>

Death Valley Adventure

6 days | Mar 15 - 20, 2015

Treasures of South Africa <p>Experience the cultural heritage, wildlife, and breathtaking landscapes of South Africa, journey aboard the famed <em>Rovos Rail</em>, and witness breathtaking Victoria Falls</p>

Treasures of South Africa

15 days | Mar 4 - 18, 2015

Exploring London and Paris: A Family Adventure <p>Explore the Tower of London and see Shakespeare’s theater; then take the “Chunnel” to Paris to visit the Eiffel Tower, join a scavenger hunt in the Louvre, and take in Versailles and Monet's Giverny.</p>

Exploring London and Paris: A Family Adventure

10 days | Multiple departures in 2015

Around the World by Private Jet 2015 <p>Exotic adventure awaits you at every turn as you journey across five continents, experiencing the world's legendary sites up close, from climbing the terraced steps of Machu Picchu to traversing the Serengeti Plain on safari.</p>

Around the World by Private Jet 2015

24 days | Oct 23 - Nov 15, 2015

The Art and Music of Berlin <p>Immerse yourself in Berlin's musical heritage, history, and artistic ambitions as you explore the city and enjoy private performances. </p>

The Art and Music of Berlin

8 days | May 2 - 9, 2015


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Marta Staudinger is the Samuel H. Kress Archivist at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC...

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Matthew Rojansky is the director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Cent...