Video: Experience Life Along the Irrawaddy River in Magical Myanmar

Travel to Southeast Asia and the mythical land of Myanmar and experience this long-hidden country in style. Cruise along the storied Irrawaddy River in luxury on an all-balcony river ship, going ashore to stroll through the markets and observe local life. Soar above the temple-dotted plains in a hot air balloon and witness a traditional boat race on tranquil Inle Lake for a complete — and authentic — Burmese experience.

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Video: Unearth the Wonders of Deeply Spiritual, Stunningly Beautiful Nepal

From its deeply spiritual people to its breathtaking terrain and time-worn temples, Nepal is a destination unlike any other. Discover its rich cultural and spiritual heritage during a luxury travel adventure, whether you choose to trek through its mountainous landscape, flightsee over Mount Everest or visit a plethora of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, among them Durbar Square. Combine a Nepal journey with travel to India for the ultimate experience.

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Video: Immerse Yourself in Budapest, Vienna and Prague

Explore the great cities of Central Europe during luxury small-group travel, enjoying a private evening cruise through Budapest on the Danube; a Chef’s Table experience in Bratislava; a tour of Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace; and a visit to the Jewish Quarter in Prague. As you revel in your surroundings, travel in luxury, learning about the region’s architectural, artistic and cultural heritage firsthand, from the foremost experts in the region.

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Video: Marvel at the Great Migration During an African Safari in Kenya and Tanzania

Witness the spectacle of the Great Migration during a luxury travel safari to Kenya and Tanzania, keeping watch for East Africa’s abundant wildlife on game drives through the region’s most stunning parks and reserves. Meet with a Maasai elder and visit a Tanzanian village for authentic insight into daily life. Then, each evening, settle in to boutique camp and luxury lodge accommodations in the heart of the action.

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Video: Explore Temples and Cultures of Southeast Asia

Get inspired with this glimpse of Images of Indochina & Angkor Wat, a revealing Luxury Small Group Journey from Abercrombie & Kent. Take in the sights and sounds of Southeast Asia: sailing magical Ha Long Bay, sharing a sunrise over Angkor Wat and exploring lively Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok. Experience the local culture with insider access to the traditions, cuisine, markets and temples that define this evocative corner of the world.

Follow along as we spend three days exploring the stunning ruins of ancient Angkor with an expert local guide, including visits to Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Absorb the mysterious beauty of Ha Long Bay, studded with soaring limestone islands, on an overnight cruise. Delve into Vietnam’s recent history, descending into the Cu Chi Tunnels near Ho Chi Minh City. Experience the vibrancy and color of café culture in Hanoi and Saigon.

You’ll also glimpse the special brand of A&K magic that makes these experiences more than just a collection of destinations — the thoughtful touches that bring our discerning guests back year after year.

 

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Video: Watch How A&K Does South Africa: From Cape Town to Kruger & Victoria Falls

View our video to see the wondrous beauty of South Africa and Victoria Falls. When you embark on a Luxury Small Group Journey with A&K, discover stunning scenery, big game and prolific wildlife amid natural habitats, as well as the rich culture that makes these destinations so bucket list-worthy. Join us for unforgettable encounters with the “Big Five” in Kruger National Park, and see the staggering plummet of Victoria Falls, all while staying in luxurious accommodations steps from the action.

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Five Sites to Celebrate with an Incredible Sundowner

Group around a campfire viewing sunset

The sundowner is a tradition that dates back to 19th-century colonial Africa, when British soldiers would cap off a hot, dusty day in the bush with a cool alcoholic beverage, usually gin, as the sun sank slowly beneath the equatorial horizon.

This cordial ritual soon became a fixture of African safaris as well and, over time, has come to be applied to libations shared at the end of a hearty day of travel in virtually any locale — especially to toast a setting of extraordinary beauty. While countless destinations may be worthy of a refreshing sundowner, here are five that rank as simply incredible.

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5 Things That Will Surprise You in China

5 Things That Will Surprise You in China

Post by Nina Kokotas Hahn, A&K Staff Writer

A&K Staff Writer Nina Kokotas Hahn returns from a recent Luxury Small Group Journey to China and shares the five most surprising things to discover from Beijing to Shanghai.

China is not an easy place to anticipate. It is at once ancient and moving at the speed of light, communist and Buddhist, enormous and unexplained. I recently returned from my 14-day luxury China tour with Abercrombie & Kent, China & the Yangtze, a Luxury Small Group Journey, and  I was most struck by the places where old and new are still magically colliding.

From Beijing to Shanghai on my small-group tour, here are five things that surprised me about China. Continue Reading ›

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