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Zegrahm Expeditions Travel Resources
Welcome to the Zegrahm Expeditions resources page! Here you will find inspiration for your next adventure and information from your last adventure, produced by our field leaders, Seattle office staff, and contributing writers. From blog posts and field reports (daily recaps of a past expeditions with images) to photo galleries and videos, explore your world from our perspective.
CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF CUBA:
Zegrahm and Noble Caledonia April 17-30, 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Today was a busy day as people arrived in Havana from all over the world. We enjoyed a great welcome dinner at the Iberostar Parque Central Hotel and then headed to bed, excited for our circumnavigation to begin.
If you want to get an overview of a destination’s traditions, cultural festivals are often a great place to start.
Whether it’s art, dance, food and wine, music, or religion you’re most interested in, festivals offer a great chance to mingle with the locals and get a taste of the region’s culture in the process. Check out our guide to 10 of the world’s best cultural festivals, from South America and the South Pacific to Africa, Asia, and Europe:...
In 2017, our sister company, Travcoa, moved their headquarters from Los Angeles to the Zegrahm office in Seattle. We are thrilled to collaborate with them on an outstanding lineup of expeditions that offer luxurious accommodations and immersive cultural experiences in some of the world’s most exotic locations.
Many years ago, Travcoa created the most generous and flexible travel dining plan imaginable: dine wherever you wish, and we’ll pick up the bill! Zegrahm keeps this tradition...
Are you a cultural traveler? Always interested in history, art, architecture, music, and, of course, food?
There’s no better way to delve into a place than through its culture and cuisine. Here are our top 10 foodie travel destinations for cultural connoisseurs:
Alaska is known for its deep history and majestic landscapes. The state’s cultural history includes indigenous Alaskans (229 tribes, including the...
A look into the rich culture of Japan and South Korea
If you have any interest in culture or history, Japan is a truly fascinating destination to visit. This island nation holds on tightly to its ancient traditions, yet still manages to keep up (and often lead the way) with modern advances in technology and fashion.
From its vibrant cities to its sacred shrines and temples, Japan harmoniously blends the old with the new....
New and Unique Trips Around The World
Unlike other tour operators, Zegrahm’s calendar of expeditions changes from year to year. 2019 is no different, with 15 brand-new itineraries that have been carefully curated to immerse you in the culture and natural history of each exotic destination.
We recently caught up with Director of Planning, Jon Nicholson, to find out more about the trip planning process and the exciting new expedition lineup....
Sicily really has everything. You could easily spend months exploring Italy’s largest island, hiking its mountains and volcanoes, exploring beaches and smaller outlying islands. But there would still be plenty left to discover in the layers of history and culture that make Sicily what it is today– a diverse, culturally-rich destination.
Because of Sicily’s position on the edge of the Italian map, only few tourists ever make it this far. Those who do usually only visit...
Monday, February 26, 2018
Cairns, Australia / Rabaul, Papua New Guinea / Embark Caledonian Sky
After a good night’s sleep in Cairns we flew to Kokopo airport, Rabaul. Splendid views of the Torres Strait below marked the northern edge of Australia and the southern coastline of Papua New Guinea. Upon arrival we stopped to visit a Japanese barge tunnel, part of over 300 miles of tunnels laboriously cut into the...
Located in the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Bengal is the largest bay in the world. It encompasses approximately 839,000 square miles, and is bordered by India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.
Nearly a dozen different rivers feed into the bay, including the mighty Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna. The expansive delta created by these rivers is a diverse marine ecosystem that includes the...