With borders reopening and destinations welcoming travelers back, more people want to get out and travel. If you are planning to travel to a destination you’ve never been before, don’t waste time wandering around or visiting the wrong landmarks. Instead, work with a travel company that will help plan your trip with you. One company that does just that is TRIPS by Culture Trip. Although relatively new, TRIPS by Culture Trip offers multiday, small-group adventures with itineraries combining unique places and immersive experiences. Check out some trips on offer in 2022.
On this unforgettable trip, travelers can camp under the stars in Valley of the Moon, which many Star Wars fans will recognize as a filming location for Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker. Next, stay with a local Bedouin family in Wadi Rum and learn how to make Arabic coffee, cook traditional meals, milk camels and help shepherds herd goats.
Travelers get to explore Casablanca’s diverse and historic architecture with local astrologer Astro Hamid. They will also explore dunes in the Sahara’s Erg Chebbi and spend the night in a desert camp. Travelers on this trip will stay in a Berber-style tent with a canopy of twinkling stars perfect for stargazing.
Guests won’t want to miss a trip to Mai Chau’s lush valleys, lined with rice paddies and forested mountains. During this trip, travelers cycle through rice fields to a White Thai village to experience farm life firsthand. They will also collect food for buffalos and feed them, all while learning about the history and culture of the White Thai ethnic group. Travelers then visit Hue, where they will learn about the flavors and techniques behind the local cuisine during a market visit and cooking class with Ms. Huy, a gastronomy artisan.
Half-timbered houses cluster around old churches with needle- thin spires. Grassy paths lead into thick pine forests. Jagged, sheer-sided mountains frame peaceful Alpine meadows. Welcome to the Dolomites — 18 peaks rising to more than 10,000 feet in the northern Italian Alps — designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
For the second consecutive year, Niche.com ranked The Woodlands No. 1 Best City to Live in America. Located 30 miles north of downtown Houston, the planned community sits on 28,000 tree-filled acres. A welcoming retreat from the city, the 402-room Woodlands Resort is a short drive from George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
Noble House Hotels & Resorts welcomes Inn on Fifth, located in Naples, Florida, to its portfolio of luxury and unique properties. Inn on Fifth lies in the heart of Old Naples, featuring 119 guestrooms across two buildings. The property also boasts 43 spacious suites and lies just a few minutes’ walk to a wide selection of upscale boutiques, spas, salons, art galleries, cafés and fine-dining restaurants.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
California invites visitors and locals alike to experience some of Hilton’s newest hotel openings and renovations this year. Set to debut this fall, Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton lies between Malibu, and Santa Barbara, in Oxnard, California. Following a multimillion-dollar renovation and conversion, the resort will accept reservations beginning Oct. 1.
Often known as the city of sunshine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, takes pride in its colorful history, diverse cultures, dynamic traditions and natural beauty. But even as it celebrates its heritage, Albuquerque masters the fine art of embracing the future in the present. The result: an affordable yet vibrant Southwest city that retains its soul, keeping Albuquerque fresh yet enduring.
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It’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Montreal, Canada, with us.