Any history buffs seeking an interesting destination or grandchildren of World War II veterans making a pilgrimage, National Geographic Expeditions has a lineup to reflect on the 75 years since D-Day. The tour brings travelers from London to the beaches of Normandy with a full itinerary in between.
The nine-day trip begins in London, where guests enjoy dinner in the Churchill War Rooms, breakfast the next day, a tour of London and accommodations at The Royal Horseguards before heading to Portsmouth.
While in Portsmouth, guests will be surrounded by all the intrigue and espionage of Bletchley Park, learning about the Enigma code breakers and touring the historic region. The visit also includes the D-Day Museum, a tour of Southwick House (former headquarters of Allied commanders), breakfast, lunch, dinner and accommodations at Southampton Harbour Hotel.
Guests continue to Normandy, Sainte-Mère-Église, Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach and the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial before heading to Paris for the return flight.
Meals, accommodations and expert guides are all included. Prices begin at just less than $7,000 per person, based on double occupancy. Single occupancy ranges $8,890–9,890, per person. Find more details here before planning your D-Day remembrance pilgrimage.
Along Guyana’s Rupununi River, Karanambu Lodge is an oasis of comfort and compassion in a largely wild region undisturbed by commercial tourism. Guyana is a land rich in biodiversity and Karanambu is dedicated to its conservation, operating as both an eco-tourist lodge and a charitable trust devoted to the preservation of the Rupununi, savannah and waters.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Renting a car is one of the best ways to see and familiarize yourself with a destination, but after adding extras like insurance, car seats and taxes, the price can really add up. In order to lessen the potential monetary burden of a rental car, arrive at the rental car counter armed with the tips below.