Armchiar Explorer

Like pioneers and astronauts, there is a gut feeling deep down in all of us to embark into the unknown, to explore exotic destinations and to take spiritual journeys that help us gain unique perspectives about our world and ourselves. It’s one of the main reasons we vacation today, whether alone or with friends and family. 


As travel professionals, we use our worldwide connections with local experts and tour operators — along with our own personal experiences in far-off lands — to design safe and satisfying adventures that fulfill this internal need while showcasing some of the world’s most incredible cultures and destinations. We help you to the top of the mountain or to that remote island, so you can gain a new sense of your place in this world.


That's why we vacation — Contact our expert advisors today to embark on your life-changing adventure.

This Week's Travel Inspiration
Chile: One Trail to Bind them All


Chile: One Trail to Bind them All


From the waterfalls of Alerce Andino in the north to the fjords of Yendegaia at the southern tip, with volcanoes, rainforests, glaciers and the soaring peaks of the Andes in between—the full spectrum of Chile’s significant wonders are on full display along its new Route of Parks.


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Spend Summer on Top of the World

Spend Summer
on Top of the World


The secret is out: the Swiss Alps are a fantastic summer destination. Whether you’re searching for outdoor adventure or solitude, glamorous nightlife or charming villages, you’ll find it in Switzerland in one of the world’s most dramatic mountain ranges.

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5 Unique Thrills in New Zealand

New Zealand Experiences
That Can’t Be Missed


New Zealand offers the chance to explore a mix of cosmopolitan cities and off-the-beaten-path locales in just one visit. To get you started, here are five must-see, must-do and must-taste experiences when visiting New Zealand.

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Spotlight on New Zealand


Spotlight on New Zealand  


With nonstop flights from gateways around the world, it’s never been easier to connect to New Zealand from North America. Choose from New Zealand itineraries for nature lovers, foodies, adventurers, romantics, cultural explorers and active travelers, or tailor-make your own ultimate New Zealand vacation.


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This is Why YOU Vacation


This is Why YOU Vacation


Last week, we asked you to post your favorite vacation photos on Instagram. After a great response, here are some of our personal favorites! To see your amazing personal photos in next week’s email, keep adding more vacation pics on Instagram, including a comment explaining why you love to travel and tagging your post with #WhyWeVacation. Let’s see what you’ve got!


Look out for another installment of Armchair Explorer next week!

And feel free to contact our agency about any travel questions you have.

Until next time …

Bill Bryson quote
We’re here to ensure your vacation exceeds all expectations.