What can you get on a cultural vacation? Adventure. Hiking. History. Sailing.

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George Bernard Shaw once said “I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.


Are you looking for inspiration in a vacation to places where you can experience the beauty of spots in the world’s most preserved locales?

Are you looking for a vacation that takes you to different regions on the globe where you can feel good about yourself?

A trip that makes you feel you are contributing to another culture while you gain new insights into another part of the world includes the following:

You get to see a preserved part of the world that is outside the mainstream traffic.

You feel good because you are spending dollars to support a place on our planet where return on future trips and know that future generations will get to witness it, too.


If you agree with these comments, then you’re seeking cultural ecotourism.

Suggestions on where to find your cultural vacation:

National Geographic Expeditions1st BSTB Helps Break Ground at Local School


nationalgeograpicexpeditions is part of National Geographic’s explorer tradition that seeks to discover unknown, extraordinary places that offer encounters with new cultures. With 40 choices there’s something for every interest and type of cultural experience in wonderfully preserved places on the globe.

For example, there are trips that offer:

Adventure trips to the eastern Himalayas to the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan

Privatejets traveling around the world

Phototours to Columbia

Culturaltours  and historical tours to Eastern Cuba

Hiking in Italy’s Dolomite Mountains


Sailing aboard a square-rigged yacht along  the rocky coastlines of Turkey and Greece.

Responsible Travel

Culturaltours consists of 1,444 unique tours offered by Responsible Travel. Tours that give a sense of place through a countries history and traditions with choices such as:  sailing slowly down the Ganges, cycling around the townships of Cape Town, following the footsteps of history along the Silk Road, or riding elephants and visiting remote hill tribes in Thailand.

Newfoundland CapeRaces

caperace is a 6-10 day self-guided trip planned and organized to fit your personal travel style where you can immerse yourself in Newfoundland’s nature and culture.


Thanks for stopping by

Happy Exploring.



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Judy Kundert

Judy Kundert, a recipient of the Marquis Who’s Who Excellence in Authorship award, loves storytelling, from folk and fairy tales to classics for elementary school children. She authors award-winning middle-grade novels designed to inspire and intrigue children. After she left her career as a United Airlines stewardess, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola University, Chicago and a Master of Arts from DePaul University, Chicago. Most recently, she completed a master’s Certificate in Public Relations and Marketing from the University of Denver. For fun, she likes reading (usually three or four books at a time), watching movies from the oldies to the current films, traveling, biking, and hiking in vast Colorado outdoors with her husband. Learn more at www.judykundert.com.You can find me at the foot of the Colorado Rocky Mountains hiking, biking

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