Overseas Adventure Travel articles

Campanario Hill — Bariloche, Argentina. Photos by Jean DeVinney
Waterfalls, volcanoes and mountain lakes — awed by the stunning scenery on a guided South American tour
Chefchaouen, a guide on the trip
Enjoying a warm welcome and a taste of the exotic on a guided 
Saharan odyssey
In the last three years, my husband and I booked tours with Adventures Abroad, smarTours, Vantage Deluxe World Travel, Overseas Adventure Travel, Odysseys Unlimited and Road Scholar. The tours were each in the range of roughly $3,000-$5,000 per person.
I took the “Ultimate Africa: Botswana, Zambia & Zimbabwe Safari,” April 28-May 17, 2011, with Overseas Adventure Travel, or OAT (Cambridge, MA; 800/493-6824), visiting Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta in Botswana; Kafue National Par
We visited this beautiful dzong in Bhutan.
My husband, Mike, and I will forever treasure the memories of our Jan. 10-Feb. 2, 2011, travels to Bhutan and Nepal, our most challenging trip to date. Just getting to the Kingdom of Bhutan took three days and five flights. After such an ordeal, you can only imagine how I felt when I learned my luggage was lost, and, as if that weren’t bad enough, it was eight days before I saw it again. (It was the first time in my life that I have hugged a suitcase!) Thank goodness we had done some cross-packing, so I had some things in Mike’s luggage and he had some in mine. That saved the day.
My husband, Bill, and I took a great tour to Panama, “A Continent Divided, Oceans United,” with Overseas Adventure Travel (Cambridge, MA; 800/493-6824), April 18-May 1, 2010.
I read Wanda Bahde’s article “Ultimate Africa — Going Beyond the Simple Safari in Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe” (Oct. ’10, pg.
My 19-day trip to Vietnam in June 2010 was a revelation. Naively, I expected to see the country that was depicted on television 40 years ago during the Vietnam War, but, today, the Vietnam reality is much better than my long-ago memories led me to believe it would be.
Halong Bay