A journey to Iceland’s Northern Lights has an adventurer’s name written all over it. Between mid-September and mid-April, travelers throughout the world descend on this European nation to watch the Aurora Borealis dance in green and red drapes, in misty shapes across the sky.
In Dubai, you’ll revel in the city’s affordable dining, opulent shopping malls, golf courses sprung from a desert landscape, and gold haggling as a local sport. Here, the seven-star Burj Al Arab hotel sits like a giant yacht, an enduring reminder that Dubai has transformed permanently from a traditional quiet fishing village of decades ago.
If you're a fan of The Hobbit Trilogy and all things Tolkien, look no further than our guided tour of New Zealand, which served as the setting for the movies’ mythical world of Middle-earth.
AutoVenture’s specialty is guiding travelers to jewels off of the beaten path, and enriching its guests’ experiences with splendid, unexpected discoveries.
The wall may have come down in Berlin, but the divide between North and South Korea still remains. The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a wedge driven by the Korean War — separating one people, who have the same language and ethnicity.
If you weren’t in South America, speaking Spanish, you might think you were in a European city. Buenos Aires’ wide avenues, sidewalk restaurants and vast complex of city parks (Bosques de Palermo) are almost too big to appreciate in one visit. But with your AutoVenture private car and guide, you’ll get closer to the culture and enjoy the best of Buenos Aires. You’ll quickly appreciate why the Argentines revel in the richness of their grand architecture, monuments, cuisine, futból (soccer), opera and dance.
Visiting Vienna is a feast for the senses no matter what time of year you visit, from its opulent palaces, incomparable classical music, expansive gardens and gourmet dining. But visit during the holidays, and your cup will runneth over with world-famous outdoor festivals and markets.
For all the trials and travails facing the world’s tiger population, it’s gratifying to know that there are sanctuaries where they are protected and allowed to grow. Even better, there are exotic locations such as Northern India’s Ranthambhor National Park where travelers can see them in the wild.
Highway 61, from Memphis to Vicksburg, is catnip to musicians moved by the blues. Many aficionados and casual fans make pilgrimages to see where musicians from Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters, to Bessie Smith and B.B. King learned to play and sing.
Some wine aficionados relish the tasting protocol of squinting, swirling, sniffing, sipping and then spitting … while others prefer to simply pop a cork, take a hearty gulp and smack their lips. No matter what your approach is to enjoying a fine glass of wine, you will have a memorable time touring bountiful Napa Valley with AutoVenture as your guide.