Journey to the Center of the Earth: Atlantic Crossing

TCS Expeditions (800.727.7477, www?.tcsexpeditions.com) will offer its own version of an Atlantic Rim journey in January. Departing from London, the Cape to Cape tour visits Madeira Island, Portugal; Burkina Faso; Namibia; Cape Town, South Africa; Rio de Janeiro; Buenos Aires; Cape Horn in Chile; Iguazú Falls in Brazil; and Panama City. Rates for the 23-day trip begin at $54,950, including flights, accommodations, meals, and tours. (The company maintains a no-tipping policy.)

Travel on the Cape to Cape trip is in a specially converted Boeing 757, which carries a maximum of 74 passengers. At most stops, expedited boarding and customs make international frontiers as painless as a casual walk from one room to the next. Once on the ground, passengers break into groups, so sites are never overwhelmed and there is never a sense of being on a large group tour. Adding to the intimacy are in-flight lectures by experts on the various destinations on the itinerary.

California’s Cal-a-Vie spa and the French winery Château Margaux make the perfect pairing…
Photo by Tim McKenn
The 26-day journey will include stops in French Polynesia, Mongolia, and Greenland…
The new all-suite hotel offers guests the chance to exercise their bodies and their minds…
The weekend experience at the famed Wisconsin golf retreat offers rare Balvenie whiskies and Gurkha...
The Hawaiian resort has also introduced a new program that offers perks to guests staying in suites…
Photo by Jamie McGregor Smith
The iconic London hotel pops the cork on its new Champagne Room…
The landmark hotel welcomes guests visiting the retrospective of the famed Spanish artists…
The hotel’s themed rooms pay tribute to music’s biggest icons…
Jackie Caradonio
A new retreat elevates Baden-Baden’s long-standing spa culture...
The city that bridges continents is a mosaic of cultural influences and cultured design...