Travel Together. Explore on Your Own.
With 22 years of experience at Country Walkers, Tricia Dowhan has seen pretty much everything—from Moroccan sunrises to Latvian nightlife. Still, the travel director (and creator of countless unforgettable itineraries) is abuzz with excitement when she describes our new Flex-Guided tours.
Strolling ‘Hand-in-Trunk’ in Botswana
What does it feel like to stroll through African bush with an elephant by your side? Country Walkers Travel Manager and safari veteran Kat Bacevicius recently returned from our Botswana & Zambia Safari: Victoria Falls to the Okavango Delta tour where she got to find out.
4 Travel Tips for Empty Nesters
You’ve waved goodbye and shed some tears—now it’s time to revel in your newfound independence! As an empty nester, you can leave behind the days of kid-centric vacations and start ticking places off your personal bucket list.
From Pizzoccheri to Scialatielli and All Points in Between
The varying shapes, colors, and textures of pasta found on the Italian peninsula and islands are reflective of the long cultural and culinary traditions of Italy’s disparate regions, each of which come alive on restaurant tables throughout your Country Walkers itinerary.
Chile Wine Country & The Coast: An Elemental Exploration of Climate, Culture, and Culinary Arts
From almost any street in Santiago, the wind-etched spires of Andean peaks are visible, rising up to almost impossible heights beyond the city limits.
Leaving No Trace on the South West Coast Path
Often called one of the world’s greatest walks, England’s South West Coast Path weaves its way along the Cornish Coastline, telling a story of the region’s geology and history through its many heritage sites, nature preserves, and stunning natural scenery.
Memorable Moments from Flex-Guided Adventures
What makes a Flex-Guided Adventure special? It’s the best of both worlds: enjoying a group of like-minded traveling companions, and having a few opportunities for discovery entirely on your own.
Mauro’s Top Tips for Independent Exploration on the Amalfi Coast
Country Walkers Flex-Guided Adventures have some built in time for independent discovery, when travelers can break away from the group and explore on their own. Not sure what you want to see or do? That’s what our guides are for!
Barolo, Truffles, and Local Characters: Alessandro’s Favorite Things in Piedmont
Alessandro Pini is a veteran Country Walkers guide. He’s been with us since 1999, making him uniquely qualified to tell us what makes our Piedmont Walking Adventure special.
Top Romantic Walking and Hiking Tours
Looking to go beyond flowers and chocolate? Give your love the gift of travel! Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, planning a second honeymoon, or simply hoping to get away with your significant other, we have the perfect romantic getaway for you.
3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Best Experienced on Foot
UNESCO World Heritage sites are among the world's most remarkable places to visit on any vacation—and quite a few of them feature prominently on the itineraries of Guided Walking Adventures from Country Walkers. All three of the locations detailed below provide ample opportunities to flex your feet and get a real feel for a region’s natural beauty, history, and culture.
Music Lovers, Listen Up: 3 Underrated Music Capitals
Experiencing other cultures is one of the major reasons why we take the time to travel. It can liberate us from preconceived notions, broaden our perspectives and, in the best cases, help make us into better people. Music represents one facet of how a culture expresses its identity, and Country Walkers travelers with a nuanced ear should be sure to catch the local sounds in these three cities.