Quest for Antarctica, Remote African Coasts, and Winery Tours
A New Look for ExpeditionTrips

This summer, we launched a new website, introducing a stylish new look and exciting innovative features for our travelers! After twelve years aboard the same ship, so to speak, we decided it was time for some renovations and upgrades--and we've been incredibly thrilled with the response and enthusiasm so far!

If you've already perused the new site, you've probably noticed the additions and advanced functionality. But, in case you haven't visited in a while, we'd like to welcome you aboard!

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Circle to Circle: Bergalia Boys’ Epic Ride Ends in Antarctica

ExpeditionTrips' clients, The Bergalia Boys, successfully completed their extraordinary journey from the Arctic Circle to the Antarctic Circle earlier this year! An epic motorcycle ride encompassing 8 months, 42,000 miles, 16 countries, 31 border crossings, and funds raised for Make-A-Wish Foundation International, came to a conclusion at the world’s southernmost continent.

We caught up with the Bergalia Boys after their finale in Antarctica to learn of their adventures. From kayaking with humpback whales and snow camping to surviving the polar plunge and meeting the aquaintences of hundreds of penguins, Wade and Phil certainly made the most of their 14-day Circle Crossing expedition.

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The Market: Adventures in West Africa

Expedition Leader Susan Adie, shares one of her favorite memories from her travels through West Africa: a morning spent in a Senegalese market. With an open and curious mind, she made friends, was humbled, and learned that sometimes things appear different than they truly are—a valuable travel lesson!

Next year, in April 2013, Susan will join passengers on an extraordinary inaugural voyage along West Africa's intriguing and seldom visited coastline, from Cape Town, South Africa to Dakar, Senegal. Visiting 10 countries in 27 days, this is a rare opportunity to explore one of Africa's most vibrant regions.

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Sherry Ott Heads to Antarctica

This December, career break guru Sherry Ott will set off on the adventure of a lifetime to Antarctica (her 7th continent) alongside her 76 year-old father aboard the 126-passenger Expedition. Having successfully completed the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal together 3 years ago, Antarctica has been next on their adventure list ever since.

As a corporate runaway and co-founder of career break movement Meet, Plan, Go, travel has changed Sherry’s life. Her mission these days is to see the words “career break” listed on every resume. Later this year, she and her father will explore the White Continent and discover why Antarctica should be atop everyone's career break wish list!

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Wine Travels - Washington Wines

ExpeditionTrips Program Manager and former chef, Lorraine Chachere, has sampled wine at some of the world's most renowned wineries. Now residing in the state of Washington, she looks forward to exploring the wine valleys in her very own backyard. Eastern Washington is home to some of the Northwest's most famous wineries, many of which have received top scores from notable wine critics.

This fall, the intimate 22-passenger Safari Quest will host an exclusive series of eight-day wine and culinary sailings through Washington's stunning Columbia and Snake Rivers valleys--a remarkable way to discover this breathtaking region.

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