Celebrate Summer
(All Winter Long…)

Summer may have “officially” started on June 21st, but for most of us, the next few days mark the start of summer holidays, when we gather with friends and family, stake umbrellas at the beach, or linger under twinkling lights clinking glasses on the patio.

And though summer always seems to fade faster than we’d like, these rituals—and the celebrations they encourage—need not. We haven’t figured out an endless summer, per se, but we can help you dive into the turquoise waters of Hawaii’s Kohala Coast, meander along the iconic Mekong, or indulge in the delicious taste of asado (the traditional Chilean barbecue) so that you can keep the spirit of summer alive, no matter what the calendar says.

Scroll down to see some of our favourite winter escapes, or use our Tripfinder to explore our full portfolio.

Vietnam & Cambodia Family Adventure

Ride through Vietnam’s verdant rice paddies, then delve into the vibrant culture of Cambodia, where the whole family would marvel at ancient Angkor Wat. Not only the kids will adore the cuisine of this delectable corner of Asia, they’ll love the jungle scenery, crossing bamboo bridges, and cooking up a storm during cooking class. (Price is inclusive of $410 internal flights.)

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Vietnam Biking

Roll past friendly villagers, rice paddies and cruise up the Perfume River. Feel the rush of our favourite city, Hoi An, and savour the mind-blowing Viet fusion cuisine made by our local friends. Our incredible guides have been working with us for decades and have real chops. What more could you want? How about three nights at the riverside Anantara Hoi An Resort? Sleep on it. (Price is inclusive of $170 internal flights.)

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Sri Lanka Biking

Our trip designers put their creative stamp on this diverse biking adventure. From the bustling port city of Negombo, to the Cultural Triangle, with truly remarkable hotels (including two ancestral estates and an eco-lodge on stilts), this is the very best of Sri Lanka. We visit World Heritage sites, sacred cities, lush plantations, rushing waterfalls and magical Galle, a perfectly preserved colonial town.

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Bhutan Cultural Journey

Gross National Happiness is an official development goal in Bhutan. We haven’t seen the numbers, but we’re pretty confident they’ve hit their annual targets. Set against the backdrop of sacred mountains, this isolated kingdom offers an entirely unique travel experience. Granted permission to be among the mere 14,000 visitors permitted each year, we make the most of it. Wander the incredible mountainscapes, where the lamas and monks greet us, sip tea with us, and then bless our journey in an elaborate (not to mention highly musical) prayer ceremony. There’s more where that came from, but sadly, we’ve hit our space limit. Fortunately, Bhutan’s wonders know none.

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Chile Wine Country Biking

Want sumptuous meals, world-class wines, old-world charm and zero jet lag? Bienvenido a Chile. Here, quiet roads through the countryside open up into epic ocean views along the spectacular coast. Picnics, barrel tastings and a cooking demo form one of the country’s top chefs reveal a culinary culture worth savouring. And the futuristic Vina Vik inspires all kinds of awe.

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Hawaii Active Expedition

Hawaii’s aptly named ‘Big Island’ is a surprising refuge; an incredible history and miles of open road invite you to discover its storied landscapes. In Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, witness lava spew from an active volcano and spend a night basking in its red glow just beyond Kīlauea Halemau’mau Crater. Then, swim beneath sky-high waterfalls, float above playful manta rays and explore sacred lands in Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau Park. To locals, the Big Island is known as the real Hawaii—come see it for yourself.

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Laos Biking

A notoriously relaxed country and people, the Laotians have taught even us a thing or two about the art of slowing down. An emerging travel destination, Laos is the home of a UNESCO-protected city, colonial architecture, a Buddhist legacy, and miles and miles of Mekong-side riding. By means of bike, boat and your two feet, uncover the temples and monuments of its capital city, gaze at the largest and widest waterfalls in the world and witness the monks’ morning prayer.

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Myanmar Biking

It is the quiet mystique of Myanmar that proves so compelling. Here is a nation that, for many, feels largely undiscovered and yet is one of the gems of Southeast Asia—and one of the most extraordinary trips in B&R’s long history. From biking the lush countryside, to strolling through ancient villages and spectacular temples, we take in Myanmar at a pace that reflects the gentle character of the country and reveals a land that will forever live in your imagination. Any decision to travel here must be carefully considered—but we think it’s the right thing to do. The Burmese people embrace us and encourage us to return.

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Rajasthan Walking

Experience the hustle of India’s vibrant capital city, Delhi, before heading out to the rural lands of Rajasthan, where the city gives way to vast unrelenting deserts and abnormally green lush landscapes. Immerse yourself in the omnipresent colours and smells, maneuver an elephant traffic jam and explore the opulent palaces and forts where we will be staying. This is India—a land of people that conquer and create today, as much as they did centuries ago.

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Panama Family Adventure

With water sports, jungle critters, fun on the beach and perhaps, most important, some of the most delicious chocolate in the world, Panama is a family-friendly destination that keeps the kids entertained and the parents blissfully immersed in a tropical paradise. As the country turns its focus on becoming a world leader in outdoor and active adventure, you had to know it wouldn’t be too long before went to experience it for ourselves. We’ll show you on our findings on this journey that rambles through the streets of Panama City, hikes through cloud forests and pampers on a pristine private island.

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