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LUXURY TRAVEL NEWSLETTER - SUMMER 2013

Just Back: South Africa Honeymoon (slideshow)
The Best of Morocco (slideshow)
Just Back: Myanmar (Burma) (slideshow)
Scotland: Favorite Experiences
Coming Soon: Scandinavia Tours
Autumn Travel: Start Planning Now
Perfect Days in Sydney
On Our Blog: New Zealand, Peru

Just Back: South Africa Honeymoon (slideshow)

South Africa is an ideal honeymoon destination, as these recent Artisans of Leisure travelers (above) can attest. The newlyweds provided these photos from their trip, which was similar to our Romantic South Africa & Seychelles tour and included a luxury safari based at Singita Lebombo, private touring in and around Cape Town, gourmet food and wine experiences, and time at a romantic beach resort on an island paradise in the Indian Ocean.

“As Artisans of Leisure clients, we were treated like royalty throughout our honeymoon.”
~ J.I & S.I, New York, NY

Learn more about our luxury South Africa tours on our website, or contact one of our Africa travel specialists to start planning a customized safari tour.

The Best of Morocco (slideshow)

Morocco is highly recommended for any traveler seeking a luxurious and fascinating cultural tour.

This slideshow features our favorite destinations and experiences, including:

Just Back: Myanmar (Burma) (slideshow)

We have been experts in private travel in Myanmar (Burma) for a decade. Artisans of Leisure travel specialist Diana Dove recently toured Myanmar (Burma) to uncover the latest developments in a country that’s surging in popularity.

Diana visited awe-inspiring temples and pagodas, shopped for beautiful lacquerware, and ate delicious Burmese cuisine. She also biked through the vast temple complex of Bagan, took boat rides through the floating villages of Inle Lake, and explored markets and art galleries in Yangon. Diana was also lucky to see an elaborate initiation ceremony for a novice Buddhist monk and was amazed by artisans weaving fabric from lotus fibers at Inle Lake.

Our Essence of Burma and Cultural Highlights of Burma tours are similar to Diana’s itinerary. Contact one of our Southeast Asia travel experts to start planning a Myanmar tour.

Scotland: Favorite Experiences

Sonja Stoerr, one of our luxury travel experts, recently enjoyed a trip through Scotland similar to our Essence of Scotland tour., plus time aboard The Royal Scotsman train. We asked her to share a few of her most memorable experiences:

View our private Scotland tours and contact us to start planning.

Coming Soon: Scandinavia Tours

We are excited to announce that we are currently designing new Scandinavia tours, which will feature the best of Sweden, Denmark and Iceland.

Our Scandinavia tours will include fascinating experiences such as touring historic palaces and traditional architecture, visiting top glass factories and crafts workshops, learning about Viking heritage and Nordic mythology, touring museums such as the Nobel Museum and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, boat cruises among the islands of the Stockholm Archipelago, and sampling the latest Nordic culinary creations.

Read more about Artisans of Leisure travel expert Leah Reilley’s recent scouting trip to Scandinavia on our blog.

We currently offer private tours in Scandinavia on a request basis. Contact us for more information.

Autumn Travel: Start Planning Now

Autumn is one of the best times to visit many of our most popular destinations.

In Japan, for example, the gorgeous leaves of koyo (fall foliage) add vibrant color to temples and parks, and delicious autumnal foods appear on menus for a limited time.

In European countries such as France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, it’s a beautiful time to travel with mild weather, fewer crowds and seasonal activities such as grape harvests.

Contact us now for more great ideas for fall travel.

Perfect Days in Sydney

We love Sydney: it's a beautiful city, a dynamic cultural and culinary destination, and a place several of us at Artisans of Leisure have called home.

Our private touring in Sydney is customized to the interests of the travelers, including activities such as:

Our tours feature Sydney’s best hotels, including the beautiful Park Hyatt Sydney ( above), which recently reopened after a major renovation.

View our private Australia tours, most of which include Sydney, a gateway to the continent and a great introduction to the Australian lifestyle.

On Our Blog: New Zealand, Peru

Our luxury travel blog continues to provide valuable insight into the Artisans of Leisure style of travel in the most interesting destinations around the world.

Recent posts feature our favorite luxury lodges in New Zealand and an iconic image of Machu Picchu sent by recent travelers on a private Peru tour.

Read more at www.artisansofleisuretraveler.com.

Private touring. Only the best hotels. Our world of expertise.

Contact your preferred travel consultant or call (800) 214-8144.

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