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  • Worldwide Quest - Blog
    assortment of characters Slow Boats to China by Gavin Young The tale of a seven month journey on twenty three vessels that took the author from Piraeus to Canton in the 1970s While dated in parts the account distils the people places smells and history of his travels in a very engaging fashion Skyfaring A Journey with a Pilot by Mark Vanhoenacker The author who flies 747s for British Airways touches points as seemingly different at Joni Mitchell Mach 1 T S Eliot and tailwinds in his hymn to the business of guiding vessels between blue parted cities Istanbul by Orhan Pamuk The Istanbul native and Nobel Prize winning author presents a breathtaking portrait of the city starting from his extended family out to the whole of the Ottoman Empire On the Map Why the World Looks the Way it Does by Simon Garfield Not just about maps this book touches on how people have travelled and explored over the ages The author examines how in the internet age we have become the map with the world pivoting around us Franklin s Lost Ship by John Geiger and Alana Mitchell An illustrated account of the challenging search for the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror in the summer of 2014 The story weaves together the historical mystery and the modern adventure A must of any of our Canada s Northwest Passage expeditioners The Best Travel Writing Volume 9 by Tim Cahill The latest annual collection of great stories guaranteed to ignite your wanderlust Feeling inspired To view a list of Worldwide Quest s destinations click here Recent Articles Lynette Husum on Why would you ever want to go to India Hotels in South India You May Never Want to Leave Quest will be at the Festival of Birds From Vegas to

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  • Worldwide Quest - Myanmar
    2017 15 days Alumni Expeditions Tanzania with UBC alumnus Greg Sharam Feb 06 17 2017 12 days Quest Nature Tours Galapagos Islands Darwin s Enchanted Isles Feb 17 Feb 08 18 2017 10 days Quest Nature Tours Best of Cuba Feb 17 Feb 08 23 2017 16 days Cultural Explorations South India Exquisite Temples Landscapes Feb 08 21 2017 14 days Literary Adventures South India Temples Traders Tamarind Feb 11 20 2017 10 days Quest Nature Tours Costa Rica the Panama Canal Feb 15 25 2017 11 days Quest Nature Tours Tanzania Safari The Great Serengeti Migration Feb 20 Mar 04 2017 13 days Quest Nature Tours Monarchs of Mexico Feb 20 26 2017 7 days Quest Nature Tours Cuba s East Feb 25 Mar 11 2017 15 days Culinary Culinary Vietnam Mar 01 14 2017 14 days Cultural Explorations Classic Ethiopia Mar 01 13 2017 13 days Quest Nature Tours Belize Tikal Mar 02 13 2017 12 days Quest Nature Tours Trinidad Tobago A Tropical Birding Hotspot Mar 03 12 2017 10 days Womens Travel Network Costa Rica Mar 05 14 2017 10 days Mindful Journeys A Mindful Journey to Peru Mar 25 Apr 05 2017 12 days Quest Nature Tours Taiwan The Beautiful Island Apr 13 25 2017 13 days Cultural Explorations A Cuba Experience Behind the Scenes Apr 16 27 2017 12 days Alumni Expeditions WWII Canadian Battlefields Paris to Berlin Apr 30 May 12 2017 13 days Cultural Explorations Great Houses of England May 01 09 2017 9 days Literary Adventures The Ferrante Phenomenon in Naples Ischia May 08 17 2017 10 days Alumni Expeditions Taiwan Art and Culture Traditional Contemporary May 13 20 2017 8 days Mindful Journeys Portugal Spain A Mindful Journey May 14 24 2017 11 days Quest Nature Tours Central Europe May 25 Jun 04 2017 11 days Cultural Explorations Mongolia Steppes Deserts Dinosaurs May 25 Jun 04 2017 11 days Cultural Explorations Mongolia May 27 Jun 09 2017 14 days Literary Adventures Kraków City Of Literature Jun 07 15 2017 9 days Cultural Explorations Peru Jun 08 18 2017 11 days Literary Adventures The Caminho Português de Santiago Jun 14 25 2017 12 days Quest Nature Tours Newfoundland Labrador Jun 25 Jul 07 2017 13 days Quest Nature Tours Iceland Land of Fire Ice 17 Jun 28 Jul 08 2017 11 days Quest Nature Tours Scotland Wildlife of the Highlands the Islands Jul 09 19 2017 11 days Quest Nature Tours South Africa The Best of the Cape 17 Aug 29 Sep 16 2017 19 days Cultural Explorations Tuscany 17 Sep 16 24 2017 9 days Literary Adventures Jewish Montreal Its Mid Century Literary Legacy Sep 22 27 2017 6 days Cultural Explorations Japan South Korea with UBC Prof Henry Yu Oct 01 18 2017 18 days Cultural Explorations Croatia Oct 04 15 2017 12 days Cultural Explorations Siena Florence with Assoc Prof Michael Treschow Oct 14 23 2017 10 days Cultural Explorations Amalfi Coast Oct 15 24 2017 10 days

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  • Worldwide Quest - 2016
    Explorations Australia Feb 05 19 2017 15 days Alumni Expeditions Tanzania with UBC alumnus Greg Sharam Feb 06 17 2017 12 days Quest Nature Tours Galapagos Islands Darwin s Enchanted Isles Feb 17 Feb 08 18 2017 10 days Quest Nature Tours Best of Cuba Feb 17 Feb 08 23 2017 16 days Cultural Explorations South India Exquisite Temples Landscapes Feb 08 21 2017 14 days Literary Adventures South India Temples Traders Tamarind Feb 11 20 2017 10 days Quest Nature Tours Costa Rica the Panama Canal Feb 15 25 2017 11 days Quest Nature Tours Tanzania Safari The Great Serengeti Migration Feb 20 Mar 04 2017 13 days Quest Nature Tours Monarchs of Mexico Feb 20 26 2017 7 days Quest Nature Tours Cuba s East Feb 25 Mar 11 2017 15 days Culinary Culinary Vietnam Mar 01 14 2017 14 days Cultural Explorations Classic Ethiopia Mar 01 13 2017 13 days Quest Nature Tours Belize Tikal Mar 02 13 2017 12 days Quest Nature Tours Trinidad Tobago A Tropical Birding Hotspot Mar 03 12 2017 10 days Womens Travel Network Costa Rica Mar 05 14 2017 10 days Mindful Journeys A Mindful Journey to Peru Mar 25 Apr 05 2017 12 days Quest Nature Tours Taiwan The Beautiful Island Apr 13 25 2017 13 days Cultural Explorations A Cuba Experience Behind the Scenes Apr 16 27 2017 12 days Alumni Expeditions WWII Canadian Battlefields Paris to Berlin Apr 30 May 12 2017 13 days Cultural Explorations Great Houses of England May 01 09 2017 9 days Literary Adventures The Ferrante Phenomenon in Naples Ischia May 08 17 2017 10 days Alumni Expeditions Taiwan Art and Culture Traditional Contemporary May 13 20 2017 8 days Mindful Journeys Portugal Spain A Mindful Journey May 14 24 2017 11 days Quest Nature Tours Central Europe May 25 Jun 04 2017 11 days Cultural Explorations Mongolia Steppes Deserts Dinosaurs May 25 Jun 04 2017 11 days Cultural Explorations Mongolia May 27 Jun 09 2017 14 days Literary Adventures Kraków City Of Literature Jun 07 15 2017 9 days Cultural Explorations Peru Jun 08 18 2017 11 days Literary Adventures The Caminho Português de Santiago Jun 14 25 2017 12 days Quest Nature Tours Newfoundland Labrador Jun 25 Jul 07 2017 13 days Quest Nature Tours Iceland Land of Fire Ice 17 Jun 28 Jul 08 2017 11 days Quest Nature Tours Scotland Wildlife of the Highlands the Islands Jul 09 19 2017 11 days Quest Nature Tours South Africa The Best of the Cape 17 Aug 29 Sep 16 2017 19 days Cultural Explorations Tuscany 17 Sep 16 24 2017 9 days Literary Adventures Jewish Montreal Its Mid Century Literary Legacy Sep 22 27 2017 6 days Cultural Explorations Japan South Korea with UBC Prof Henry Yu Oct 01 18 2017 18 days Cultural Explorations Croatia Oct 04 15 2017 12 days Cultural Explorations Siena Florence with Assoc Prof Michael Treschow Oct 14 23 2017 10 days Cultural Explorations Amalfi Coast Oct

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  • Worldwide Quest - Antarctica
    goes on Picture whales surfacing just off from your Zodiac while penguins slide and waddle across the snow imagine going to shore on a land being ever crushed by a relentless layer of ice thousands of feet thick Perhaps your life changing memory will be watching icebergs calving and passing through narrow channels bordered by some of the highest mountains you have ever seen With vistas like nowhere else on Earth and wildlife wholly unafraid of humans you will be left buzzing with wonder and awe long after your expedition has concluded Snapshot Good To Know Signature Moments Antarctica is the only continent with no indigenous populations Of the 17 known species of penguins only four breed on the Antarctic continent Antarctica is actually a desert but holds about 70 of the world s fresh water in ice form of course The lowest ever temperature recorded on the continent and on earth was 89 6 C 129 28 F There is no time zone on Antarctica scientists will generally go by their home country s time Snapshot Good To Know Signature Moments Soaking in the hot spring at Deception Island Humpback whales bubble net feeding around your Zodiac Camping overnight on the continent Making the intrepid ascent at Danco Island Private Journey Ultimate Antarctica Falklands Jan 17 28 2017 12 days Quest Nature Tours Antarctica the Falklands South Georgia Safari Nov 21 Dec 09 2017 18 days Private Journey Falkland Islands South Georgia Antarctica 19 days Private Journey Antarctic Peninsula Adventure 10 days Private Journey Ultimate Antarctica Amongst Emperors Kings 12 days Private Journey Antarctica Peninsula Explorer Falklands 11 days Questions Ready to book Call 1 800 387 1483 or email us Visit us at 491 King Street East Toronto Ontario Canada M5A 1L9 View Map TICO Reg 2667946 Sign

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  • Worldwide Quest - Arctic
    Pilot and Bowhead Whales as well as the curious Narwhal forge a living in the frigid waters Amazingly buttercups and Arctic Poppies cling to life on land The Arctic has challenged many an explorer resulting in numerous historic sites marking the expeditions of Barrow Franklin Parry and Larsen among others Between sites marvel at the pack ice and the seabird colonies that number into the millions Finally visit remote villages where Inuit people endure by maintaining a unique relationship with the land and sea Awe inspiring sites are the norm here and under the endless summer daylight you can experience it all Snapshot Good To Know Signature Moments Male walruses can weigh up to two tons Many experts now believe that the Arctic will be ice free in the near future some say as soon as 15 years The mystery of the Franklin Expedition continues to intrigue Grey whales migrate 12 500 miles from the Arctic to Mexico and back every year Eight countries extend into the Arctic Greenland Iceland Norway Sweden Finland Russia Canada and the USA Alaska Snapshot Good To Know Signature Moments Following Canada s Northwest Passage Delving in to the mystery of Franklin s expedition Hiking in search of Muskox on Victoria Island Expedition Cruise Baffin Island Jewel of the High Arctic Aug 01 13 2016 13 days Private Journey Baffin Island West Greenland Adventure Aug 02 12 2016 11 days Expedition Cruise Northwest Passage with the RCGS Aug 12 20 2016 9 days Expedition Cruise Northwest Passage Finding Franklin Aug 20 28 2016 9 days Expedition Cruise Across the Top of the World The Quest for the NWP Aug 27 Sep 09 2016 14 days Questions Ready to book Call 1 800 387 1483 or email us Visit us at 491 King Street East Toronto

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  • Worldwide Quest - Argentina
    home of a wine lover s paradise in Mendoza s valleys Coastal capital city Buenos Aires brims with vivacity and offers reminders of a tumultuous past As a contrast to the cosmopolitan experience some of the world s most magnificent wild spaces inspire awe and bring about a sense of solitude The big skies jagged peaks shimmering glaciers and magnificent waterfalls of Patagonia provide photographic fodder Mount Fitz Roy dramatically explodes skyward Also not to be missed are the painted deserts of the Andes and the white tipped mountains in the Lake District Finally there s the wildlife legions of penguins in the cool south condors foxes pumas eagles and falcons to name but a precious few In Argentina everything is exuberant Join us and become part of that energy Snapshot Good To Know Signature Moments Argentine gaucho cowboy culture is alive and well Argentines eat around 60kg of beef per person per year The Argentine city of Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world The world famous Tango was invented here The Perito Moreno Glacier is the third largest reserve of fresh water in the world and one of only three glaciers in Patagonia that are growing and not shrinking Snapshot Good To Know Signature Moments BBQing asado at our favourite estancia Tasting at the wineries of Mendoza with our man Jorge Taking a tango lesson at a San Telmo salon Staying at the only hotel with a view of Iguazu Falls Cultural Explorations Chile Argentina with the Winnipeg Art Gallery Nov 12 29 2016 18 days Quest Nature Tours Patagonia Photo Tour Dec 01 12 2016 12 days Private Journey Argentinian Red Buenos Aires Mendoza Salta 10 days Private Journey Patagonia Walking 8 days Questions Ready to book Call 1 800 387 1483 or email us Visit

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  • Worldwide Quest - Australia
    sites Indeed the 2000 kilometre long Great Barrier Reef is worthy of a visit to Australia all on its own Moving inland from the beaches and the surf however is a land rife with intriguing paradox the population is relatively small yet the island is a behemoth much of the land is arid and seemingly harsh yet biodiversity is through the roof There are more reptiles over 700 species than any other country on Earth bird species exceed 800 and rates of endemism are remarkably high across all life forms This is all largely attributable to the great variety of distinct ecoregions that span temperate tropical and sub tropical forest and grassland lowland desert and montane highland Snapshot Good To Know Signature Moments 40 of the population are immigrants or children of immigrants 25 were born overseas Australians from Queensland are called banana benders Kangaroo means I don t understand what you re saying in one Aboriginal language Snapshot Good To Know Signature Moments Hike in the Blue Mountains Experience remote Ayers Rock Snorkel over the Great Barrier Reef Cultural Explorations Australia Feb 05 19 2017 15 days Questions Ready to book Call 1 800 387 1483 or email us

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  • Worldwide Quest - Austria
    rolling countryside is a diverse array of villages and market towns that when visited make one feel as though they have stepped right back into Medieval times Nature highlights include sweeping wildflower filled meadows and the Neusiedler See steppe lake where impressive congregations of waterfowl and shorebirds abound Not to be forgotten is the Fairy tale folklore and fine European cuisine of one of central Europe s pre eminent destinations Snapshot Good To Know Signature Moments Coffee shops originated in Vienna The oldest coffee shop still in use is Café Frauenhuber in Vienna where Mozart is said to have performed Vienna is known as the City of Music as composers such as Schubert Mozart Haydn Beethoven von Suppé Mahler and Brahms were born here Vienna has the oldest zoo in the world founded in 1752 62 of Austria is covered by the Austrian Alps Snapshot Good To Know Signature Moments Tasting Kletzennudeln a local specialty consisting of sweet noodles with a dried pear and soft cheese filling Photographing Medieval and Baroque structures in Vienna Quest Nature Tours Central Europe May 25 Jun 04 2017 11 days Questions Ready to book Call 1 800 387 1483 or email us Visit us

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