adventure travel

Our list of articles tagged with "adventure travel."

October 22, 2014

Hiking in Bhutan

One of the most popular activities that we arrange in Bhutan is private hiking excursions, including day hikes, shorter hikes and scenic walks, and overnight treks. This is a great way to experience the beautiful Himalayan scenery, visit local villages, meet the people, and learn about Bhutanese traditions and beliefs. Artisans of Leisure arrange hikes […]

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March 27, 2013

Song Saa: a Private Island Retreat in Cambodia

Song Saa is a great option for travelers wanting a Southeast Asian island retreat that’s off the beaten path. Cambodia’s first (and only) luxury island resort sits on a pair of private islands in the Gulf of Thailand among beautiful, untouched nature. In addition to relaxing on the beach and in the spa, Song Saa […]

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February 22, 2013

Kenya & Tanzania: Insight and recommendations from our Africa safari experts

We recently returned from an extensive safari tour through Kenya and Tanzania. We covered quite a lot of Kenya: Nairobi, Amboseli, Maasai Mara, Ol Pejeta, Lewa, Meru, Samburu, Shaba, Loisaba, Mathews Mountain Range, and the southern coast. In Tanzania, we stayed in Tarangire, Ngorongoro, northern and southern Serengeti, and Singita Grumeti Reserves.  It was quite a trip! […]

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November 19, 2012

An interview with our newest luxury travel expert: Elizabeth Mandel

Meet Elizabeth Mandel, the newest luxury travel specialist at Artisans of Leisure. She’s an intrepid traveler (she honeymooned in Tibet!), an accomplished film producer and director, a mother of three daughters, a foodie, and a great member of our team.  In addition to being passionate about cultural travel, she is also an expert on culinary travel, […]

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November 9, 2012

Beyond Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat in Cambodia is a spectacular temple that should be on every cultural traveler’s must-see list. However, many travelers don’t realize that Angkor Wat is just one part of the vast ruins of the ancient Khmer civilization. Covering 77 square miles of the jungle and plains around the town of Siem Reap, the Angkor […]

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September 21, 2012

Flying in a Hot-air Balloon over Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia is one of the most unusual and atmospheric destinations in Turkey. A rural region in Central Anatolia, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site of ancient underground cities, fresco-filled cave churches and fantastical rock formations. In addition to excellent cultural touring, Cappadocia’s dramatic landscapes and sunny climate make it one of the best places in […]

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November 19, 2009

Private touring in the Atacama Desert, Chile

Touring the Atacama Desert with your own private local guide is the best way to experience this spectacular region in northern Chile and its many attractions. Private touring allows travelers to visit Atacama highlights such as the Valley of the Moon without the crowds. We arrange exclusive activities such as a private breakfast while watching […]

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