Abercrombie & Kent
Specializing in luxury vacations, Abercrombie & Kent offers small-group and independent vacation packages to more than 100 countries on all seven continents.
Those who like active vacations should take a look at this online travel agency, which specializes in adventure vacations: safaris, hiking or cycling tours, overland expeditions, tall-ship sailing, and more. Also offers family adventures designed with kids in mind.
If you’re looking for vacation ideas, check out this site. It’s packed with insider information and tips on destinations, interest guides, and travel photos and articles. Offers blogs and newsletters.
Golf Vacation Insider
When you register with your email address, this site sends you free reports on any of the dozens of different golf courses. The site provides daily tips for those considering a golf vacation, and there’s a free newsletter.
Avid golfers eager to spend their vacation on the links should take a look at this site, which can help you put together a golf vacation package.
Gordons Guide: Adventure & Active Travel
Want to spend your next vacation chasing tornadoes or diving with sharks? How about a dog-sledding, archeological, or wagon-train vacation? Gordons Guide finds dozens of exciting, offbeat, educational vacations and compiles them for you here. Also lists resorts, spas, and retreats.
The International Kitchen
Have you ever returned home wishing you could re-create the wonderful food you enjoyed on vacation? If so, you might be interested in a trip that combines fun, travel, and cooking lessons. Travel to Italy, France, Spain/Portugal, Morocco, Mexico/the Caribbean and learn to cook the local specialties.
If your idea of fun is shussing down powdery white slopes, this travel agency can help you plan your vacation. Get information about resorts (including some videos), talk with other skiers in the forums, play with the cool interactive 3D maps of top ski spots, and book online.
Consult this directory’s “Getaway Spas” to find a relaxing or energizing spa vacation in hundreds of locations around the world.
This site lists vacations that make a difference, ranging from 1–4 weeks. Causes for which you can volunteer are sorted into these categories: Animal Welfare, Children’s Issues, Community Development, Health & Safety, and Poverty. Choose a cause, and the site offers links so you can find out more.