Situated in the northeast of the country and famously the landing site of the Pilgrims, New England is a region comprising six American states. It is known for its quaint villages, lush forests, rugged coastline and rich history. The most popular time to travel here is during the autumn, when the forests are ablaze with deep golden, amber and red hues. However, this is a rewarding destination year-round, where visitors can enjoy white sand beaches, expansive lakes, soaring mountains, delicious seafood and landmark lighthouses. Explore the ‘home of witchcraft’ at Salem, hike through the scenic Acadia National Park, take a whale-watching cruise, see the magnificent mansions in Newport or catch
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"The whole organisation worked incredibly well and we had a most informative and enjoyable visit. Yoshie Matsumoto must be the most outstanding guide in Japan. She was absolutely superb and added a great deal to our enjoyment.
"There were so many [inspirational moments]: the houseboat in Alleppey, the first sight of Kochi harbour at dusk, the Chola temples. An all-round excellent mix.
Dr Andrew Macfarlane"
"All your arrangements worked well and we had a wonderful few days in Istanbul.
"Registan Square in Samarkand - The sight was so extraordinarily beautiful it took our breath away, and we all stood silent for several minutes, just taking in the scene. I think this site is one of the wonders of the world.
Dr. Eva Simmons"
"I am writing to say how much we enjoyed our trip to India...You were right in saying that we had a busy itinerary but we really enjoyed the whole experience. We appreciated your efforts in planning our journey and were particularly pleased with the choice of rooms and hotels you had arranged for us to stay in.
"Visiting Petra - it was every bit as stunning as expected.
Mrs Stella Maxwell/"
"Every day I thought 'it couldn't get better than this' - but it did.
Mrs Jane Knight"
"[The most inspirational moment was] when we finally arrived at the childhood home of my mother at Katerri Falls, south of Ooty in the beautiful Nilgri Hills tea plantation country. We now understand why she missed Southern India so much when she returned to England in the 1930s.
Mrs Charmian Bourne"
"We had a fantastic time in Jordan. Our visits to the sites were thrilling, our hotels comfortable and our care at the hands of the local agents was both courteous and professional.
"On Wadi Rum I felt that I was either on the moon or on a filmset. The views and the feeling of space and wilderness were wonderful.
Mrs Anita Bird"
"The arrival in St Petersburg was more beautiful than we expected and was so different to Moscow.
Mr Stanley Wood"
"The guide was the most impressive of all. She always responded to our individual needs and made the journey and tour very comfortable and enjoyable. She was a guide, a singer, a dancer, and above all a friend.
Dr Muhammad Rahman"
"We have had many holidays in different parts of the world, but this certainly ranks among the best. Thank you once again for your help and patience in organising it.
Mr and Mrs A Sherwood"
"Just wanted to let you know that we had the most fabulous holiday in Brazil and much of it was down to your careful planning and attention to detail.