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Art Après Ski

Aspen, Colorado USA

The Aspen Art Museum presents the newest and most important evolutions in international contemporary art. Immersive activities and community happenings engage audiences in thought-provoking experiences of art, culture and society.

Ski Cool

Aspen, Colorado USA

Nicknamed the Million Dollar Cowboy, old west sophistication is found at the newly revamped Hotel Jerome, a landmark Aspen hotel. There’s no need to pack ski gear, a ski valet is on hand to kit out your snow adventures – and an outdoor heated pool and serene spa await you on your return from the slopes. And it’s eco-friendly to boot.

The Real Downtown Abbey

Highclere Castle, United Kingdom

A visit to Highclere Castle, the backdrop of the popular British TV series Downtown Abbey is one of England's key experiences. The Carnarvon family has lived at Highclere since 1679, and their spectacular Victorian Castle is set amidst 1000 acres of gardens and parkland. Get lost in time when staying onsite at the newly opened London Lodge, the formal entry to Highclere Park.

Mayan Mystique Mexico

Chichén Itzá, Mexico

Equinox Festivals - March 21 and September 22, 2015 | Witness one of the world’s great mysteries and 7 Wonders of the World at an ancient Mayan pyramid - Chichén Itzá. Twice a year mysterious Mayan astronomy plays a game of light and shadow, creating the appearance of a serpent winding its way down the pyramid, and connecting with the giant snake head sculpture at the base of the temple. The Equinox event is one of the most dramatic displays of Mayan astronomical knowledge encoded into architecture of any Mayan site. Stay within the majestic Mayan site at the multi-award winning green resort and spa, Hacienda Chichen.

Kyoto Cherry Blossom Festival

Kyoto, Japan

From March to May Kyoto’s zen gardens and temples are transformed into visual fairy floss during the annual Sakura Festival, commonly known as the cherry blossom season. Japanese believe that the tree blooming symbolizes the transience of life and is a reminder that time is precious. Arrive to your resort on a private boat ride to a picturesque retreat, beside a river in Arashiyama, the most beautiful hideaway in Kyoto.

Game of Thrones Medieval City

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Croatia provides the setting for King's Landing in the hit HBO series, Game of Thrones. The medieval walled city dating to the 7th century is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stay nearby on a tiny islet at the new Aman Sveti Stefan – a former residence of a Croatian Queen. Once a fortified village dating to the 15th century, the island of Sveti Stefan offers a uniquely atmospheric setting of cobbled lanes, quaint courtyards and remarkable sea views.

Uncover Cuba's Past & Present | Explorers Club Trip


Explorers Club Trip | April 22-29, 2015 | Space Limited | Although just 90 miles from Key West, Havana feels light-years away. Here, life spills out onto the streets in a celebration of the everyday: musicians practice their rifts in the open air, dancers catch the tune of the breeze and twirl to the impromptu beats, families gather, and artists see the building walls as their canvases. Jump in! On this Explorers Club Trip to Cuba you’ll plunge deeply into a culture that is rich and infectious, and you’re invited to share it!

Penguin Quest | Explorers Club Trip

New Zealand

Explorers Club Trip | November 2015 | Space Limited | Uncover the secret life of New Zealand’s penguins with penguin expert, TED Speaker, award-winning author Dyan deNapoli. From the largest colony of the smallest penguins in the world to the protected habitat of their endangered relatives, deNapoli will lead you over bluffs, to volcano rims, and out to sea to bring you face-to-face with these unforgettable creatures.

Unlocking Persia | Explorers Club Trip


Explorers Club Trip | September 25-October 7 | Space Limited | The remnants of Persia’s great empire are staggering. Feel the weight of history as you walk the ancient promenades of Achaemenid’s capital at Persepolis. Experience the intoxicating beauty of quiet mosques and sublime gardens. On this Explorers Club Trip you’ll discover Iran’s famed UNESCO World Heritage sites and uncover hidden gems. A utopia of ancient history and stunning architecture awaits.

Discover America's Serengeti | Explorers Club Trip

Montana, USA

Explorers Club Trip | June 27 - July 2 | Space Very Limited | Join Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs—renowned author, National Geographic Expert, and daughter of the iconic author of Undaunted Courage, Stephen Ambrose—on a discovery of the legendary Lewis & Clark Trail and a visit to one of the greatest conservation projects of our time, the American Prairie Reserve. Stephenie’s colorful stories and knowledge of the area will give you an insider’s perspective on this rare national treasure.

Whale Shark Migration

Ningaloo Reef, Australia

Swim with whale sharks, the biggest fish in the world. These gentle giants are not actually sharks, but rather fish with gills with no need to surface for air. The opportunity to observe them while snorkeling or scuba diving on the pristine Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia is a life changing event. Sleep on the beach where the outback meets the reef at Sal Salis, a remote luxury beachside safari camp nestled in the Cape Range National Park.

Goodwood Glamour

Chichester, United Kingdom

The Goodwood Revival is the world’s most popular historic motor race meeting, held at one of the grandest historic estates, and the only event of its kind to be staged in a time capsule of the 1940s-1960s. It’s a stylish and glamorous extravaganza of cool cars, fabulous fashion and vintage fun. Go glamping onsite at the Goodwood Estate, or stay in a nearby castle.