We're always on a quest to uncover itineraries that inspire, that travel through your soul.  Here's a roundup of journeys we find particularly interesting this week- as always, contact us at info@theexplorateurportfolio.com for more information and special VIP extras!

MOROCCO: Wine & Gastronomy Experience. Moroccan wines, who knew?  A fascinating tour through Morocco's imperial cities, including visits to local wineries, meals at world famous restaurants, cooking classes where you'll learn the secrets to traditional dishes, souk visits and more whilst staying in  collection of some of the country's most decadent Riads.  Be sure to use our negotiating tips from last week's post!   9 days/8 nights departing in May.

SPAIN: Epicurean Adventure Through The Moorish Lands.  Begin with an indulgent visit to a Moorish luxury bath to get you relaxed and prepared for the culinary adventures head.  This tour takes you through Seville, complete with a Flamenco lesson and divine tour along the Sierra Morena Mountains to discover the  most delectable Iberico ham and the most difficult-to-find signature olive oils.  Add in a private Sherry tasting, an exclusive private paintings collection viewing, cheese tour, ranch adventure and 4x4 Canyoneering  in the Sierra Nevadas for Spain jaunt you will be bragging about for life.  All the while, being chauffeured around in a luxury vehicle by your private driver guide.  11 days/10 nights, various dates in 2014 and 2015.

EGYPT: Sun Festival.  Immerse yourself in Egyptian culture and learn more about this country's fascinating history with scholar guides who will take you on unforgettable tours of the Pyramids, mosques, museums and temples. Enjoy some of Cairo's best eateries along with a dinner cruise along the Nile.  Then, embark upon the journey to Abu Simble on 21 October, which is one of only two days per year where the sun reaches the statue of King Ramses II, a rare feat of architectural precision which coincides with his birthday.  Top this off with a beautiful few days in Luxor to soak up the sun and to soak in all of the amazing things you will have seen and learned.  8 days/7 nights departing 17 Oct.