You love to travel and so do we. Travelling with friends can be a uniquely rewarding experience. We encourage you to consider some of these enriching group trips listed below.
Look for the notation “SP” below. Not only does SP stand for special, but it also indicates that Sue & Paul plan on hosting the group trip.
September 2017 – Wines of Western Europe – SP
On September 4 starting in Southampton, England, you’ll be sailing aboard the stunning Azamara Journey. Visit the world’s foremost wine region in Bordeaux, France with three days for wine tasting, strolling, biking, and dining. In the Basque area of France stay in St. Jean de Luz, where you can head to the stylish coastal resort of Biarritz or shop for fine chocolates and hams in Bayonne’s beautiful old town. In Spain, top off a day at the Gehry-designed Guggenheim—where the exterior is as dazzling as the art inside—with tapas and Spain’s famous Rioja wines. Our final destination is Portugal, where wine lovers will be eager to visit the Duoro Valley, which has grown beyond its famous port houses to become a star wine-producer with cuisine to match. Cap off your voyage off with an evening of tapas, wine and fado in Lisbon. Your cruise ends in Lisbon on September 16.
April 2018 – 7 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise on the Jewel of the Seas
You’ve been East and West, now it’s time to GO South. Our 7 Night cruise leaves from San Juan, Puerto Rico aboard the gorgeous Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas. Jewel is an RCCL Radiance class ship which debuted in 2004, with lovely dark wood throughout countered by an infusion of glass and light. She has all the features that Royal Caribbean is known for, rock climbing wall, beautiful solarium pool, extensive Adventure Ocean kids’ facility and two excellent alternative restaurants.
May 2018 – Classical Europe on the Danube – SP
A veritable showcase of the best of Central Europe, this new 2018 journey is one any culturally curious world traveler will love, featuring old-world capitals, charming towns and villages, and two nights onshore in the Czech Republic capital of Prague. This well-preserved city, with its fabled skyline of spires and turrets, is one of the most beautiful and romantic locales in all of Europe, a fitting place to conclude your enchanting adventure.
July 2018 – Mediterranean Classics – Athens to Barcelona Cruise July 2018
Cruise the blue waters of the Mediterranean aboard the stunning Oceania Riviera. This 10 night sailing begins in Athens, Greece and visits the Greek isles, Malta, Sicily, the Amalfi Coast, Corsica, Saint-Tropez and ends in Barcelona, Spain
Designed with the ultimate epicurean and travel connoisseur in mind, Riviera offers guests multiple dining venues, of which six are open-seating gourmet restaurants with no surcharge. La Reserve by Wine Spectator offers enlightening seminars, tastings, and gourmet food pairings.
September 2018 – Canada & New England Fall Color Cruise – SP
Whether you’re drawn to charming seaside towns with tidy whitewashed buildings on a central village green; narrow cobblestone lanes, where a handful of patriots once envisioned a nation of liberty for all; elegant boutiques and bistros with a splash of Parisian flair; or Mother Nature in all her radiant autumn glory, you’ll find your perfect East Coast vacation when you join us on September 22, 2018 as we cruise aboard the Holland America Line Rotterdam from Boston to Montreal.
Canada is the world’s second largest country where you’ll find both vast expanses of wilderness, as well as cutting edge cities like Montreal and Toronto. There are crystal clear lakes and beautiful beaches, imposing mountains to the west, oceans on three sides, and no shortage of ways to take advantage of the natural beauty throughout the country.
March 2019 – New Zealand and Australia (tentative) – SP
It will be winter back home, but summertime for us when we’re down under. Invigorating, exciting and delightfully refreshing, New Zealand offers spectacular landscapes, unspoiled wilderness, deep fjords, lush rainforest, steaming volcanoes and misty mountains.
~Spring 2020 – All Inclusive Beach Vacation (tentative) – SP
The only thing missing in this picture is you. You, Renewed.
~Fall 2020 – Far East – China or Vietnam (tentative) – SP
Let’s go visit the exotic, mysterious and historic far east.
~ Summer 2021 – Cruise the Baltic Sea and visit St. Petersburg, Russia (tentative) – SP
Our floating boutique hotel will be docked a couple of nights in the heart of St. Petersburg. We’ll have plenty of time to visit the great museums, summer palaces and grand monuments that make this city a must see destination.
Known for its mind-bending landscapes, much of Iceland is still taking shape before your very eyes – raw, dramatic landscapes born from volcanic eruptions and carved out by glaciers. Other parts have hardly changed since the first Viking settlers saw them more than 1,100 years ago. Highlights include the iceberg-strewn Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon and Skaftafell National Par
2022 – South Africa – Beasts and Vineyards – SP
Bring your best camera and join us as we search for the Big Five on morning and afternoon game drives. However this GetAway won’t be all safari as the South African wine country outside of Cape Town is some of the most breathtakingly beautiful in the world.