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    11 Best Romantic Getaways

    When was the last time you and yours escaped on a romantic getaway? Just imagine… you and your sweetheart watching the sun set over the red sand dunes of the Sahara; or sipping a glass of Bordeaux in the vineyards of Bordeaux itself; or following a scenic waterside path to the famed coastal resort of Portofino. If you’re ready for some quality time with your dearest, here are 11 of the best romantic destinations…<br> <br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/quebec/" target="_blank"><b>Quebec and Charlevoix</b></a><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/quebec/" target="_blank">Québec City</a> might seem equally at home on the Dordogne River as the St. Lawrence. The farmland may even remind you of Normandy. The most startling discovery, though, is that the rich European past thrives so near to home.<br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/quebec/" target="_blank"><img alt="Quebec" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oVIp" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a> <br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/costa-rica-tours/" target="_blank"><b>Costa Rica</b></a><br>You expect paradise to be beautiful. But who knew it was so much fun? If you’re looking for a little thrill mixed with romance, <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/costa-rica-tours/" target="_blank">Costa Rica</a> blends adventure and nature like nowhere else.<br><img alt="Costa Rica" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oVNu" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img>  <br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/bordeaux/" target="_blank"><b>Bordeaux and the Dordogne Valley</b></a><br>Everything we love best about <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/bordeaux/" target="_blank">France </a>is abundant in the scenic southwest: Great wine. Great history. Great culture. And the lifestyle? Think of yourself at one of the loveliest inns we’ve ever discovered, strolling by your 13th-century millpond before dining on a country stew and crème brûlée by candlelight.<br><a href="https://www.classsicjourneys.com/bordeaux/" target="_blank"><img alt="Bordeaux and the Dordogne Valley" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oVJ4" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br> <br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/greece/" target="_blank"><b>The Greek Isles</b></a><br>Ahhh the <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/greece/" target="_blank">Greek Isles</a>... Walk amid vineyards and olive groves. Have a “pinch-yourself” moment waking to a view filled by the glimmering sea. Take a gondola down to the water’s edge for a boat trip out into the crater of the volcano.  Yes, this could be real life!<br><img alt="Greece" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oVNQ" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img> <br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/tuscany/" target="_blank"><b>Tuscany and the Cinque Terre</b></a><br>Picture the two of you wine-tasting on the grounds of a castle, traversing the streets of<a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/tuscany/" target="_blank"> towering hill towns</a> and jumping to the head of the line to see Michelangelo’s David.<br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/tuscany/" target="_blank"><img alt="Tuscany and the Cinque Terre" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oVJE" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/amalfi/" target="_blank"><b>Amalfi Coast and Capri</b></a><br>Unlike most visitors, you’ll see <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/amalfi/" target="_blank">Amalfi </a>in the best way. You’ll walk seaside trails past magnificent villas, enjoy authentic dinners after the day-trippers leave, peer into the caldera of Mount Vesuvius and so much more.<br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/amalfi/" target="_blank"><img alt="Amalfi" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oVJO" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/morocco/" target="_blank"><b>Morocco</b></a><br>Join the Blue Men on a camel safari to the 1,000-foot sand dunes of Merzouga, experience your own private luxury encampment in the vast <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/morocco/" target="_blank">Sahara</a>, stroll footpaths through lush oasis fields, and wonder the vibrant alleys of Fes Medina.<br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/morocco/" target="_blank"><img alt="Morocco" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oVJT" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/portugal/" target="_blank"><b>Portugal</b></a><br>Get some much-needed R &amp; R in regal <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/portugal/" target="_blank">Portugal</a>, where you’ll feel like royalty. Taste Port at a family-owned Douro Valley vineyard, walk the dramatic Atlantic coast from Cabo da Roca and luxuriate in some of Portugal’s most historic hotels.<br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/portugal/" target="_blank"><img alt="Portugal" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oVJY" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/barcelona/" target="_blank"><b>Barcelona and the Costa Brava</b></a><br>When we asked our guides how to describe <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/barcelona/" target="_blank">Catalonia </a>to you, they said: “Tell them we are Tuscany, only better.” The chic avenues of Barcelona…a dip in the Mediterranean at a private resort on the Costa Brava…the Moorish-accented culture. And did we mention the vivid flavors of Catalan cuisine?<br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/barcelona/" target="_blank"><img alt="Barcelona and the Costa Brava" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oVJd" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/napa/" target="_blank"><b>Napa and Sonoma</b></a><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/napa/" target="_blank">Napa and Sonoma</a> are so much greater than the grape. These Northern California valleys are among the most beautiful places in America. This is country where you spend a morning strolling in sunny hills that might as well be in Tuscany. But just over the next crest, you’ll find yourself in a quiet redwood grove…or walking the Pacific headlands where the surf is thunderous and views are thrilling.<br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/napa/" target="_blank"><img alt="Napa and Sonoma" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oVJi" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/istria/" target="_blank"><b>Croatia&#39;s Istrian Peninsula</b></a><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/istria/" target="_blank">The Istrian Peninsula</a> gives us goosebumps. It&#39;s that giddy kind of rush you get when you find someplace so authentic that you can’t believe it’s you standing there. On this triangle of paradise that dips into the Adriatic just east of Venice, the scenery is so insanely perfect that you don’t want the walks to end. Think vineyards rolling into olive groves sweeping to the Adriatic.<br><img alt="Croatia" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y3r4&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oW8R" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img><br> 

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    7 of The Best Shoes for Travel

    <p>While your favorite pair of trainers might be fine for an evening stroll around the neighborhood, they may not be the best choice for walking the slopes of the majestic Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica, or hiking along the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru. Fret not, we’ve enlisted our friends, and footwear experts, over at <a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/" target="_blank">Road Runner Sports</a> to help us round up the best shoes to go along with seven of our favorite, and most popular, tours.<br> </p> <p><b>1. The Brook’s Cascadia 12 –</b> Perfect for meandering through slot canyons in <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/bryce-tours/" target="_blank">Bryce, Grand Canyon &amp; Zion</a>. (<a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/12296/mens-brooks-cascadia-12/?cc=362&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Men</a> | <a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/12297/womens-brooks-cascadia-12/?cc=496&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Women</a>)<br><br><a href="http://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/12297/womens-brooks-cascadia-12/?cc=496&amp;utm_source=classicjourneysdium=blog" target="_blank"><img alt="Brooks Cascadia 12 shoe" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y4jW&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oZJr" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a></p> <p><b>2. The Adidas Ultra Boost – </b>You will stay comfortable and stylish while exploring the bustling streets of Tokyo in <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/japan-tours/" target="_blank">Japan</a>. (<a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/12545/mens-adidas-ultra-boost/?cc=101&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Men</a> | <a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/12554/womens-adidas-ultra-boost/?cc=451&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Women</a>)<br><br><a href="http://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/12554/womens-adidas-ultra-boost/?cc=451&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank"><img alt="Adidas Ultra Boost" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y4jW&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oZK1" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a></p> <p><b>3. The Salomon Speedcross 4</b> – When you’re ziplining through the <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/costa-rica-tours/" target="_blank">Costa Rican rainforest</a>, this shoe will keep you comfortable wet or dry. (<a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/09278/mens-salomon-speedcross-4/?cc=010&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Men</a> | <a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/09280/womens-salomon-speedcross-4/?cc=411&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Women</a>)<br><br><a href="http://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/09280/womens-salomon-speedcross-4/?cc=411&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank"><img alt="Salomon Speedcross 4" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y4jW&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oZK6" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a></p> <p><b>4. The New Balance Fresh Foam Gobi v.2 –</b> With superior support and shock absorption, truffle hunting in the forest of <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/istria/" target="_blank">Croatia</a> will be a dream. (<a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/16681/mens-new-balance-fresh-foam-gobi-v2/?cc=500&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Men</a> | <a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/16682/womens-new-balance-fresh-foam-gobi-v2/?cc=776&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Women</a>)<br><br><a href="http://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/16682/womens-new-balance-fresh-foam-gobi-v2/?cc=776&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank"><img alt="New Balance Fresh Foam Gobi v.2" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y4jW&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oZKB" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a></p> <p>5. <b>The Nike Air Zoom Terra Kiger 4 –</b> Lightweight, with a sticky rubber outsole means exploring the ruins of Machu Picchu in <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/peru-tours/" target="_blank">Peru</a> has never been easier. (<a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/14999/mens-nike-air-zoom-terra-kiger-4/?cc=208&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Men</a> | <a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/15000/womens-nike-air-zoom-terra-kiger-4/?cc=003&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Women</a>)<br><br><a href="http://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/15000/womens-nike-air-zoom-terra-kiger-4/?cc=003&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank"><img alt="Nike Air Zoom Terra Kiger 4" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y4jW&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oZKa" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a></p> <p>6. <b>The Timberland FlyRoam Go Collection –</b> Stylish, outdoorsy, and perfect for walking among vineyards in <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/portugal-tours/" target="_blank">Portugal</a> before wine tasting and a picnic of local specialties. (<a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/19443/mens-timberland-flyroam-go-chukka/?cc=301&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Men</a> | <a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/19458/womens-timberland-flyroam-go-knit/?cc=680&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Women</a>)<br><br><a href="http://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/19458/womens-timberland-flyroam-go-knit/?cc=680&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank"><img alt="Timberland FlyRoam Go" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y4jW&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oZKp" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a></p> <p><b>7. The Merrell Moab 2 Ventilator –</b> Ventilated and rugged, these shoes will have no problem handling the terrain when you’re riding a camel through the Saharan Desert in <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/morocco-tours/" target="_blank">Morocco</a>. (<a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/13982/mens-merrell-moab-2-ventilator/?cc=200&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Men</a> | <a href="https://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/13986/womens-merrell-moab-2-ventilator/?cc=020&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank">For Women</a>)<br><br><a href="http://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/products/13986/womens-merrell-moab-2-ventilator/?cc=020&amp;utm_source=classicjourneys&amp;utm_medium=blog" target="_blank"><img alt="Merrell Moab 2 Ventilator" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001Y4jW&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000oZLi" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a></p>

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    Top 10 Destinations for 2019

    <p>You have travel in your blood. And so, you know that the anticipation is a big part of the fun. With the announcement of Classic Journeys <a href="http://cl.S7.exct.net/?qs=4a925b30984d919c4c7b77a82d679a4f10f0e7893fd87126f3246a62454234509f5e3e5bd71b4af5e5280c380cf8e9f651bb1d176c52a6b2" target="_blank">2019 departure dates</a>, you can begin dreaming now... and to help, we&#39;ve rounded up the 10 most sought-after destinations in 2019. So the question is... where to next?<br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/costa-rica-tours/" target="_blank"><b>#10 COSTA RICA </b></a><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/costa-rica-tours" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001bnBg&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000jdtc" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/costa-rica-tours/" target="_blank">Costa Rica </a>blends adventure and nature like nowhere else. A quarter of the country is protected paradise for everything from anteaters to orchids. The best part is how easy and exciting it is. You don’t just look at the cloud forest canopy. You stroll through it on suspended bridges or glide through on a zip line. You can high-five a monkey from a kayak or slalom down a colorful tropical jungle river by raft. <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/costa-rica-tours/" target="_blank">Click here</a> to learn more. <br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/japan-tours/" target="_blank"><b><u>#9 JAPAN </u></b></a><br><a href="http://www.classicjourneys.com/japan-tours" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001bnBg&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000jdth" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/japan-tours/" target="_blank">Japan </a>is a land where ancient tradition and modernity blend and blur into an unforgettable and utterly unique cultural experience. Our itinerary begins in the clamor of Tokyo, slips into the serene forest of Hakone in the shadow of Mount Fuji, and culminates in sophisticated, historic Kyoto. <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/japan-tours/" target="_blank">Click here</a> to learn more. <br><br><b><u><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/bryce-tours/" target="_blank">#8 BRYCE, GRAND CANYON &amp; ZIO</a></u></b><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/bryce-tours/" target="_blank"><b><u>N</u></b></a><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/bryce-tours" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001bnBg&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000jdtr" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br>Three of America’s most spectacular—and coolest—national parks without a single are-we-there-yet moment? You can do it on our <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/grandcanyonfamily/" target="_blank"><u>Family </u></a>and <u><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/grandcanyon/" target="_blank">Multisport</a></u> trips to Bryce, Grand Canyon &amp; Zion. We take care of all of the logistics. Mountain bikes? Check. Mule rides into Bryce Canyon? Check. Timing visits perfectly to canyon rims for sunset, hiking through waterfalls, and great inns with swimming pools? Absolutely! <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/bryce-tours/" target="_blank"> Click here</a> to learn more. <br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/norway/" target="_blank"><b><u>#7 NORWAY</u></b></a><br><a href="http://www.classicjourneys.com/norway" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001bnBg&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000jdtw" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br>There is no finer place to celebrate summer than the fjords of <a href="http://www.classicjourneys.com/norway/" target="_blank">Norway</a>. Whether you’re cruising the bright blue waters...walking on glaciers that carved the mind-boggling fjords...or exploring remote villages that cling to the shores, you will gain a wonderful sense of how climate and topography influence history, culture and daily life. <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/norway/" target="_blank">Click here</a> to learn more. <br><br><u><b><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/peru-tours/" target="_blank">#6 PERU </a></b></u><br><a href="http://www.classicjourneys.com/peru-tours" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001bnBg&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000jdu1" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/peru-tours/" target="_blank">Machu Picchu</a> is actually in a jungle. Travel by foot along the Inca Trail to the lost city, you approach from above. And the stupendous blocks of stone in its walls are so finely carved that you could barely slip a piece of paper between them. Believe us, Machu Picchu retains the ability to startle and inspire you no matter how many years you’ve thought about visiting. Plus you&#39;ll have leisurely exposure to the rest of the country as you&#39;re immersed into Peru&#39;s conquistador-tinged history, indestructible Inca architecture and spectacular geography. <br><br><b><u><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/tuscany-tours/" target="_blank">#5 TUSCANY &amp; THE CINQUE TERRE</a></u></b><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/tuscany-tours" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001bnBg&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000jduB" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br>Florence, a decadent stay in a Chianti villa, and scenic walks among the seaside villages of <a href="http://cl.S7.exct.net/?qs=a8c7e161f2a3469aed5c12e5e2d25d547ae7447393379bdb27069a802daa405b212aff3bd6f67a2300cee52d65aed0bbed6903f8edf81864" target="_blank">the Cinque Terre</a>. Italy doesn&#39;t get better than this! <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/tuscany-tours/" target="_blank">Click here</a> to learn more. <br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/morocco-tours/" target="_blank"><b><u>#4 MOROCCO</u></b></a><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/morocco-tours" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001bnBg&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000jduG" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br>Oasis walks, overnight in a luxury Sahara encampment, palace hotels, the exotic <a href="http://www.classicjourneys.com/morocco-tours/" target="_blank"><u>Medina of Fés</u></a> and much more. It&#39;s an all-time guest favorite trip. <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/morocco-tours/" target="_blank">Click here</a> to learn more. <br><br><u><b><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/galapagos-tours/" target="_blank">#3 GALÁPAGOS </a></b></u><br><a href="http://www.classicjourneys.com/galapagos-tours" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001bnBg&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000jduf" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br>Get a real feel for how it is to have giant tortoises and blue-footed boobies outside your back door. Naturalist-guides will lead you to <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/galapagos-tours/" target="_blank">extraordinary wildlife experiences</a>, minus the flocks of tourists. You’ll have abundant chances to walk, kayak and snorkel up-close to marine iguanas, Galápagos penguins and other creatures found nowhere else on earth.<br><br><b><u><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/iceland-tours/" target="_blank">#2 ICELAND</a></u></b><br><a href="http://www.classicjourneys.com/iceland-tours" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001bnBg&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000jduk" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br>We love traveling to <a href="http://www.classicjourneys.com/iceland-tours/" target="_blank">Iceland </a>because it’s still a land of chaotic, supremely beautiful nature. Whether you’re marveling at an endless colony of cartoonish puffins or watching the clouds turn shades of sherbet at sunset, you’ll experience this place with remarkable intensity. <a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/iceland-tours/" target="_blank">Click here</a> to learn more. <br><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/portugal/" target="_blank"><b><u>#1 PORTUGAL</u></b></a><br><a href="http://www.classicjourneys.com/portugal" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src="/servlet/rtaImage?eid=a2Y50000001bnBg&amp;feoid=00N50000008QRzC&amp;refid=0EM50000000jdup" style="height: 355px; width: 500px;"></img></a><br><a href="https://www.classicjourneys.com/portugal/" target="_blank">Portugal </a>also has more hours of sunshine a year than any other European country, perfect for exploring. So, we taste the country’s treasured port wines on walks in the mountainous vineyards where they’re born. On a glorious coastal trail, you’ll face the churning surf that Henry the Navigator conquered to explore Africa and the New World. And we’ll come face to face with the Portuguese people from salt-panners to winemakers. </p>

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