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DREAMWORTHY DESTINATIONS 

 
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Bora Bora 

French Polynesia

Known for its picturesque overwater bungalows and turquoise water, Bora Bora is one of the most luxurious and romantic destinations.

KEY EXPERIENCES

  • Staying in one of the world-famous overwater bungalows

  • Experiencing a Polynesian dinner and dance on the beach

  • Hiking or exploring Mount Otemanu by ATVs

  • Snorkeling with stingrays and other marine life

  • Visiting the Tahiti Pearl Market

  • Sipping champagne on a sunset cruise

 

MAIN ATTRACTIONS

  • Bora Bora Overwater Bungalows                

  • Bora Bora Yacht Club

  • Water Activities around Bora Bora           

  •  Land Activities around Mount Otemanu

THINGS TO DO

 

Unlike other destinations with overwater bungalows, Bora Bora offers visitors a plethora of water and land activities thanks to its rugged terrain and famous mountain volcano, Mount Otemanu.  Start the day with a Polynesian breakfast delivered by an outrigger canoe, swim with the stingrays on a tour of the lagoon, ride ATVs around the base of Mount Otemanu, and watch the sunset over dinner at the famous Bora Bora Yacht club.

 

BEST TIME TO VISIT

 

Bora Bora is warm year-round with May thru October being high season. December thru March are considered the rainy months. The best months to visit are April and November when crowds are low, rain is minimal, and the sun is shining!

GETTING AROUND

 

Most of the resorts in Bora Bora offer a shuttle boat (some complimentary and some charge a fee) that runs to and from the main island multiple times a day. Private boat transfers are also available for travelers transferring to and from the airport. When booking activities, pickup and drop off at the property is often included.

 

PRACTICAL INFO

 

The currency in Bora Bora is the French Pacific Franc. US dollars may be used for direct payments at hotels, but most local restaurants and shops will only accept the local currency. Credit cards are widely accepted. The official language of Bora Bora is French, but English is spoken widely in the areas of tourism.

       

                               

TRAVEL TRIP

Use a debit card or credit card that works internationally (with zero to minimal fees) to withdraw the local currency from ATMs. This method of “exchanging” money cuts out the middleman to reduce any commissions and ensures the most up to date exchange rate.

 

Costa Rica

Adventure, Nature, and Wildlife

Known for its volcanoes, rainforests, deep sea fishing, and abundance of wildlife, Costa Rica is sure to entertain travelers of all ages! Pura Vida!

KEY EXPERIENCES

  • Hiking Arenal Volcano

  • Rejuvenating in the thermal springs

  • Ziplining through the rainforest canopy

  • Navigating the whitewater rapids

  • Viewing the countless wildlife species (hello sloths!)

 

THINGS TO DO

Costa Rica is the country of adventure! Ziplining, mountain biking, hiking, bird watching, sport fishing, canyoning, whitewater rafting, surfing, snorkeling, and wildlife encounters are just a few of the exciting activities that are offered in Costa Rica.

 

BEST TIME TO VISIT

 

Costa Rica is a year-round destination.  While the seasons are split into “wet” season (May to November) and “dry” season (December to April), the amount of rain varies by the region of the country. Depending on the area of interests, a visit during “wet” season could provide lush, green forests, gushing waterfalls, and cheaper prices!

 

GETTING AROUND

 

Due to the terrain in Costa Rica, most roads are narrow and windy making a 30-mile journey take over an hour and a half. Renting car can be expensive and stressful! Private transfers are a better option ensuring a relaxing journey with views of the magical landscape.

 

PRACTICAL INFO

 

The currency in Costa Rica is the Colon, but the US Dollar and credit cards are widely accepted. 

The official language of Costa Rica is Spanish, but many Costa Ricans speak English especially in the areas of tourism.

       

                               

TRAVEL TRIP

Costa Rica is humid. Bring breathable clothes that are quick drying to wear on excursions. With the rocky terrain and nature trails, shoes other than flipflops will be required. The dress code at even the most luxurious of properties is resort casual.

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Israel

The Holy Land

Israel holds the holiest of sites for Christians and other religions. Culturally, Israel’s history, dating back thousands of years ago, is fascinating.

KEY EXPERIENCES

  • Worship in the countless Christian churches

  • View the tomb of Jesus

  • Visit the Western Wall the holiest shrine of the Jews

  • Explore the markets in Old Jerusalem

  • Float in the Dead Sea

  • Relax on the beach in Tel Aviv

 

MAIN DESTINATIONS

Jerusalem   |   Tel Aviv   |   Tiberius   |   Nazareth   |   Dead Sea   |   Red Sea   |   Sea of Galilee

THINGS TO DO

From religious and sites to the Dead Sea, Israel is full of culture, history, and food! Enjoy a falafel sandwich in the old city of Jerusalem, visit the Holocaust museum or float in the Dead Sea. History buffs, religious pilgrims, culture lovers and adventures will thrive in Israel.

 

BEST TIME TO VISIT

 

Israel is year-round destination.  For beach lovers, the Summer is an excellent time to visit with June, July, and August being the hottest months. Spring and Fall are the perfect time to tour the country! The temperature is warm, but not uncomfortable, the crowds are less (outside of holy holidays) and the rates tend to be a bit cheaper. Temperatures in the Winter months can be cold with the Northern part of the country seeing snow on occasion, but the Winter offers visitors the unique experience of Christmas in the Holy Land.

 

 

GETTING AROUND

 

The cities in Israel are easily walkable. Wandering the streets of Jerusalem or Nazareth adds to the experience as you stumble upon hidden cafes serving coffee, tea, and a favorite dessert, kanafeh. Traveling between cities will require transportation by car.

PRACTICAL INFO

 

The currency in Israel is the Shekel, but the US Dollar and credit cards are widely accepted.  The official language of Israel is Hebrew with many Israelis speaking multiple languages fluently including English, Arabic and Russian. The main religion in Israel is Judaism with Jews observing Shabbat on Saturdays, therefore Jewish owned businesses (restaurants, shops, etc.) will be closed on Saturdays.

                               

TRAVEL TRIP

When visiting Israel, hiring a private guide is a must! Their knowledge of the historical and religious sites ensures travelers leave with an in depth understanding of the events that transpired over 2000 years ago and the importance of the sites today.
 

 

Italy

Italy offers visitors a glimpse into the past with history dating back thousands of years, world renowned art and architecture, and food and wine to delight to the senses.

KEY EXPERIENCES

  • Riding a Vespa to marvel at the Colosseum in Rome

  • Visiting the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican

  • Seeing Michelangelo’s famous David sculpture in Florence

  • Learning about the preservation of Da Vinci’s Last Supper painting in Milan

  • Driving a Ferrari in the hilly countryside of Bologna

  • Cooking fresh pasta and sipping Limoncello in Naples

  • Being serenaded in a gondola in Venice

  • Yachting in Sardinia- a designated Blue Zone

  • Making your own truffle salt in Sicily

 

MAIN DESTINATIONS

Rome   |   Vatican City   |   Milan   |   Florence   |   Venice   |   Bologna   |   Naples

THINGS TO DO

Italy is full of history, culture, churches, art, fashion, music, food and wine. From historical tours to cooking classes with Italian nonnas (grandmothers), the list of things to do in Italy is never ending! Italy has activities that will appeal to every interest!

 

BEST TIME TO VISIT

 

The best time to visit Italy is in the spring or fall when the weather is comfortable and the crowds are less, except for Easter time.  The Summer months can be hot and the high season for tourism peaks in July, August, and early September. The Winter months are fairly mild in the Southern part of the country but cold and rainy in the North.

 

 

GETTING AROUND

 

Most cities in Italy are easy to navigate without a vehicle. Walking, public transportation and ridesharing are easy and effective ways to explore the city. Traveling between the major cities in Italy is easy, fast, and reasonably priced on the highspeed train.

PRACTICAL INFO

 

The currency in Italy is the Euro. US dollars may be used for direct payments at hotels, but most local restaurants and shops will only accept the local currency. Credit cards are widely accepted. The official language of Italy is Italian, but English is spoken in the areas of tourism.

                               

TRAVEL TRIP

Venture off the beaten path to explore all that Italy has to offer. The extra planning is worth a visit to the balcony of Juliette in Verona, the 5th century mosaics in Ravenna, or San Marino, the 5th smallest country in the world, which is landlocked inside Italy.

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