- Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way
Join us for an 8-day or 12-day route along Ireland's ruggedly beautiful West coast. Starting from Cork city, we'll take in County Cork's scenic coastline, Kerry's rugged beauty, Clare's unique heritage, and Galway's bustling streets before finishing up in historical Dublin City. MORE INFO HERE: https://traversejourneys.com/ireland/ This trip will be led by guides intimately familiar with Ireland (one guide from Ireland), ensuring that you are provided an authentic and immersive experience throughout the journey... well beyond the tourist trail and cookie-cutter sights/routes. Come immerse yourself in the luring magic of this wee country's Western shores! INCLUDED: All accommodations in clean, comfortable and locally-run B&Bs Daily breakfast and multiple group dinners (3 total dinners on 8-day trip, 5 total dinners on 12-day trip) Transportation from Dublin or Cork airport on arrival and to Dublin, or Shannon airport on departure Ground transport between each destination in comfortable, privately rented vehicles Guided walking tour of Cork City Visit to our local community partner -- Irish Seed Savers Entry to Blarney Castle, Killarney National Park, Gleninchaquin Park, Ross Castle, and the Cliffs of Moher on 8-day trip Entry to Dunguaire Castle, and select Dublin sights on 12-day trip Roundtrip ferry crossing to Inis Mor on 12-day trip Guided walking tour of Galway City and Dublin City on 12-day trip Dedicated Irish-native guide and 2nd Traverse guide for groups of 6+ Traverse representative assisting you from booking to departure Small group experience, max 12 people If you've ever fantasized about being in a fairy tale, then this is the country for you to explore. Ireland's rugged West Coast is especially alive with rich traditions and folklore, not to mention picture perfect vistas. For further info: https://traversejourneys.com/ireland/
- LIVE Webinar! Learn all about an upcoming Online Spanish Course!
RSVP HERE TO SAVE YOUR SEAT: http://bit.ly/flcwebinar You're Invited! Join Freestyle Language Center for a LIVE 30-min webinar and learn more about their 6-week exclusively online Spanish Refresher course! Also at the LIVE Webinar: Why you can build fluency with the Spanish you already know The structure of the 6 week session (June 11th-July 23rd) How FLC's online learning community can work for you Exactly what you can expect from your course How it's been effective for past students How to get access to BONUS FLC content Grab amazing Webinar Deal and SAVE! Can't Make it? Still RSVP for More Info & Webinar Deal! RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/flcwebinar
- Women's Yoga & Surf Retreat: Costa Rica
LADIES -- join this 6-day Retreat to indulge and rejuvenate!! May 5th - 11th FOR MORE INFO: https://traversejourneys.com/costa-rica-retreat/ Enjoy the adventure of surfing with the relaxation of yoga, all in a serene setting on an idyllic beach with perfect summer temperatures. It's an invigorating experience that will leave you happy, grateful and full! Whether you wish to learn to surf, deepen your yoga practice or simply explore a new place and meet new friends on a fun adventure, this retreat is the perfect experience. Relax in a stunning, private boutique hotel -- the perfect accommodations situated a moment’s walk from a four-mile stretch of white sand beach... with perfect waves. The hotel is even complete with a gourmet restaurant attached, providing daily meals packed with fresh, local goodness. This trip is ideal for any women looking for a 'ready-to-go', adventure-filled vacation. No previous surfing or yoga experience necessary! With expert skills and patient guidance, your instructors are able to further anyone's yoga or surf journey, even if you're starting at 'zero'. You'll be surprised and amazed at what you can achieve in a few days with their confidence-boosting instruction and tips. INCLUDED: 6 nights + 5 days at La Marejada Hotel 3 gourmet meals daily + drinks (not including alcohol) Daily yoga on the beach Professional surf lessons Daily surfing Daily video coaching sessions Surf + yoga equipment always available to use Experienced instructors Airport transfer to + from Liberia Hiking + beach walks to secret tide pools Professional surf photo session Afternoon of beach arts + crafts FOR MORE INFO, and to book your spot: https://traversejourneys.com/costa-rica-retreat/
- The Art of Cuba
An 8-day cultural journey into the beauty that is Havana, Trinidad and Viñales, Cuba. We’ll peek behind the curtain on this eye-opening, beautiful exploration of the magical culture of the long-since prohibited island. We will be spending our time between the bustling capital of Havana, the well-preserved colorful colonial town of Trinidad and the lush tobacco and farm region of Viñales. Come see what's in this time capsule filled with beautiful art, food, culture and music. A carefully curated itinerary for an immersive, culturally rich experience in Cuba. November 16-23 January 8-15, 2019 April 23-30, 2019 Trip includes: 7 nights in our charming Cuban homestays in Havana and Trinidad. Daily breakfast Welcome and farewell lunch/dinner Locally guided architecture tours Havana and Trinidad city tours Tobacco farm tour and cigar rolling lesson Organic farm visit Personal translator and driver An authentic look into the lives and culture of Cuba Travel Visas (required to visit the country) Local guide + Traverse representative 24/7 Small group experience, max 14 people November photography option includes 3 street photography workshops with Dan Tom For complete trip details and registration information see here: https://traversejourneys.com/cuba/ We would love to have you along!
- Morocco Yoga & Art
Discover the magic of Marrakech, the beauty of the Sahara desert and the artisanship of the Moroccan people. We’ll do daily yoga with Angelena Stokes-Wickersham, explore the souks, get out in the desert and learn about art and culture on this 8-day adventure April 21-28, 2019. Add ons to Fes & Chefchaouen or surfing also available. Itinerary includes: 7 nights’ accommodations in boutique guesthouses & desert camping 2x daily yoga with Angelena + meditation Excursion to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah Sahara desert excursion with 2 nights all-inclusive camping complete with camel rides, permanent structure tents with real beds, stargazing, traditional music & food and an oasis trek Visit to a traditional Berber textile women’s co-op + trip contribution to their organization Marrakech souk tour and harman spa day Daily breakfast + 6 dinners + 3 lunches Transfers to/from airport Small group trip, max 12 people 1 Traverse guide and 1 local guide 24/7 + dedicated drivers Optional add-ons for Surfing or to Fes & Chefchaouen See full trip details here: https://traversejourneys.com/morocco/
- Bali Jungle & Beach Retreat
Join us in Bali for a getaway that will leave you refreshed, inspired and renewed in a setting complete with jungle, rice terraces and Balinese culture. Master workshops, guest speakers and personalized coaching complement daily yoga, fresh local cuisine, and jungle & beach excursions in beautiful Ubud. April 20-27, 2019 $3090 Includes: 7 nights’ accommodation in a private resort setting Full board healthy meals, fresh cooked and locally inspired Cultural Welcome Dinner with a local family Morning coffee & tea bar, daily health smoothie + nightly cocktail hour with 2 included drinks Daily yoga & meditation Cultural education and & picnic excursion at a nearby sacred temple One one-on-one coaching with groundbreaking therapist and author John Kim One full body massage Nightly expert presentations & guest speakers with a focus on personal & professional development River rafting excursion Full day excursion to a gorgeous beach on the southern peninsula with snorkeling, surf and SUP Early morning sunrise peak hike with Vedic meditation Visit to our local community partner learn how travel impacts locals + donation to their program Options for boot camp, private yoga sessions, and additional coaching closing Closing party with solar powered DJ’s, a specially prepared dinner program, and dancing and mingling into the evening Development workshop style retreat, max 35 attendees Airport transfers & transit for all local excursions included in the itinerary Find full registration information, pictures and detailed itinerary https://traversejourneys.com/bali/ We hope to see you on this incredible trip!
- Cycle Colombia
A 9-day cycling adventure from Medellín to Cali, through the eje cafetero of Colombia’s incredibly biodiverse, rich interior. Learn about urban renewal in the city, then get deep into culture, landscape and society while experiencing backroads, coffee, incredible local food, waterfalls and community organizations along the way. This trip makes a great add-on for our Heart of Colombia itinerary in July! We have two dates for this trip: March 23-April 1, 2019 July 20-28, 2019 TRIP INCLUDES: o 8 nights’ accommodations in boutique, centrally located hotels and farmhouse eco-cottages o Transfers from Medellín airport (arrival) and Cali airport (departure) o All ground transportation between Medellín and Cali in between cycling stretches o Full bike hire including mountain bike, helmet, mechanic, and local guide o Support vehicle with water and fruit o Medellín walking tour to learn about the history of social activism and revitalization in the city o Waterfall excursion o Organic coffee farm visit & tasting o Cali experience and cultural education o Up to 165 miles cycling on pavement and compact gravel o Daily breakfast at our accommodations o Multiple dinners and lunches using traditional ingredients and local sourcing o Visit to our local community partner to learn about social justice in Colombia + donation to their organization o Traverse representative 24/7 + local guides o Small group experience, max 12 people This trip is designed and organized by your Meetup host Ashley Blake. For complete itinerary and registration details visit: https://traversejourneys.com/cycle-colombia
- Costa Rica Immersion
Want to experience the natural beauty and unique culture of Costa Rica away from the tourist crowds and over-inundated destinations? Interested in community engagement, home stays, and/or language immersion when you travel? Do you enjoy learning about culture, history, and local life abroad? How about a few nights at a boutique hotel on a pristine white sand beach, surrounded by a friendly locals, with lux activities included like a catamaran sailing tour? If all that sounds pretty much perfect, then check out this 7-night trip, crafted to bring you a truly unique experience in the happiest country in the world!* Find out more: https://traversejourneys.com/costa-rica-immersion Community engagement with Costa Rican Humanitarian Foundation** for 3 days offers an in-depth and fulfilling experience on your travels, combined with excursions throughout the Central Valley. You'll also enjoy 3 nights of relaxation and adventure on a stunning & pristine beach named among the most beautiful beaches on earth! All of this is yours and MORE on our 'Costa Rica Immersion' trip this March (OR custom dates -- just let us know when you want to go and we'll make it happen)! Family package pricing and add-on nights available. Custom date options. Unguided pricing option for custom dates. Truly something for everyone! Pricing starts at $1495 and includes: Accommodations: 4 nights staying with local families 3 nights in a boutique hotel on the beach Transportation: All transportation -- to/from included excursions & activities, and your shuttle to Playa Grande Airport transfer from San Jose Airport on arrival Airport transfer to Liberia Airport on departure Activities: Excursion to Coffee farm with guided tour Visit to indigenous reserve with indigenous guide Catamaran Sunset Sailing tour w/meal and snorkeling included Optional add-ons for surfing lessons, guided kayak trips, and guided turtle nesting tour Guided walk around Playa Grande and to Playa Carbon beach Meals: All breakfasts throughout the trip & all meals while volunteering Additional gourmet dinner on the beach Additional: Community projects with Costa Rican Humanitarian Foundation + donation to their organization Volunteering orientation seminar and closing ceremony Traverse representative 24/7 as well as a bilingual local guide Small group experience, max 16 people FOR FULL TRIP DETAILS: https://traversejourneys.com/costa-rica-immersion *Find out why Costa Rica is the happiest country here: https://theculturetrip.com/central-america/costa-rica/articles/why-costa-rica-is-the-worlds-happiest-country/ **Learn more about Costa Rican Humanitarian Foundation here: http://crhf.org/
- Women's Yoga & Surf Retreat: Costa Rica
LADIES -- join this 6-day Retreat to indulge and rejuvenate!! JANUARY 26TH to FEBRUARY 1ST (and more 2019 dates available) Enjoy the adventure of surfing with the relaxation of yoga, all in a serene setting on an idyllic beach with perfect summer temperatures. It's an invigorating experience that will leave you happy, grateful and full! Whether you wish to learn to surf, deepen your yoga practice or simply explore a new place and meet new friends on a fun adventure, this retreat is the perfect experience. Relax in a stunning, private boutique hotel -- the perfect accommodations situated a moment’s walk from a four-mile stretch of white sand beach... with perfect waves. The hotel is even complete with a gourmet restaurant attached, providing daily meals packed with fresh, local goodness. FOR MORE INFO: https://traversejourneys.com/costa-rica-retreat/ This trip is partnered with Sister Surf & Yoga Retreat to bring you a wonderfully planned experience, ideal for any women looking for a 'ready-to-go', adventure-filled vacation. No previous surfing or yoga experience necessary! With expert skills and patient guidance, your instructors are able to further anyone's yoga or surf journey, even if you're starting at 'zero'. You'll be surprised and amazed at what you can achieve in a few days with their confidence-boosting instruction and tips. Together, the three women (who are also sisters) leading your experience will bring their expertise, passion and energy to inspire you with their love of surfing and yoga... and their true zest for life! INCLUDED: 6 nights + 5 days at La Marejada Hotel 3 gourmet meals daily + drinks (not including alcohol) Daily yoga on the beach Professional surf lessons Daily surfing Daily video coaching sessions Surf + yoga equipment always available to use Experienced instructors Airport transfer to + from Libiera Hiking + beach walks to secret tide pools Professional surf photo session Afternoon of beach arts + crafts FOR MORE INFO, and to book your spot: https://traversejourneys.com/costa-rica-retreat/
- Cycle Cambodia to Vietnam
Get on a bicycle, off the beaten track and explore Cambodia and Vietnam with us! We'll cover 300+ miles across the two countries and cycle the beautiful green canals of the Mekong Delta, explore pepper farms, fresh crab markets and ancient history. Dig deeper and scratch the surface of the Khmer ‘fast fashion’ industry while visiting local non-profits, social entrepreneurs and impact organizations. Get educated, get fit and get inspired. Chose from 2 different date sets: Nov 21-Dec 2 Dec 27-Jan 7 The adventure includes: • 11 nights boutique hotel accommodation, with A/C & private bath • Full bicycle hire, including helmets • 2 dedicated guides • 8 breakfasts & 6 dinners in social enterprise-based training restaurants + 1 cooking class • 3+ visits to our community and village NGO partners + your $200 AUD donation to the partner of your choice • Cultural education to get the best local experience in Cambodia & Vietnam • Entry to the Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh • Mekong Delta floating market tour • Airport transfers • Small group experience, max 10 This trip is offered in partnership between Traverse Journeys & Social Cycles to bring you the best local intel and professional cycling know-how. Find full registration information, pictures and detailed itinerary here (https://traversejourneys.com/cambodia-to-vietnam). We hope to see you on this incredible trip!