Travel books are a dream when it comes to globetrotting, but sometimes the fun is finding the hidden gems off the beaten track.
Yet unless you speak the language, or know people who have visited, it can be hard to explore the authentic rather than tourist hotspots of a destination.
That’s all about to change though, thanks to your personal tour guide, Culture Trip.
With tips and tricks galore to help adventurers discover local activities and immersive experiences, they are your no1 go-to to unlock travel treasures.
TRIPS by Culture Trip pride themselves on seriously exciting itineraries, curated by travel experts and led by locals, that will leave you feeling like one of the natives.
If you are thirsty to experience extraordinary places in unexpected ways, then here’s a taster of what you might expect…
The ultimate unwind
Four days of mindful rest to disconnect from the daily grind with meditation, hiking, paddleboard, yoga, and art workshops at Rest and Recharge in the Hudson Valley.
The action adventure
Hike, bike, wine-taste and visit San Francisco’s eye-popping street art scene in Northern California from Yosemite National Park to Napa and Sonoma Valley.
The scenic escape
View alpine landscapes, red-rock deserts, sip cocktails at the hotel from The Shining and sample draft-beer in Denver during off-road adventures in Utah and Colorado.
A taste of wildlife
Explore a cloud forest, surf Pacific waves, sleep at the base of the Arenal volcano, spot sloths, hummingbirds and frogs, while devouring exquisite coffee in Costa Rica.
A European break
A cycle tour of the ancient ruins in Rome, cooking classes, hiking along the cliffs of Cinque Terre, and a Milan food tour against the backdrop of beautiful Northern Italy.
Other trips will take travellers to Iceland, Portugal, Turkey, Georgia, Jordan, Japan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Morocco, the UK, the Galapagos and more.
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