New tour spotlight: Iceland, Northern Highlights

Travel + Leisure magazine named Iceland one of the fastest-growing travel destinations in the world in November. And with its fascinating history, awe-inspiring natural sites, and relaxing spots for taking a dip, it’s no wonder why. Our Iceland: Northern Highlights tour takes you through all of these destinations and more, with an emphasis on the Read More …

‘Tis the Season! Recipes from around the world

Most of the Explorica staff is staying home for the holidays this year, but that doesn’t mean our celebrations won’t have an international flair. Here are some tasty recipes from around the world for you to share with family and friends this season. Starter: Lohikeitto (salmon soup) Finland | Shared by Bryan Ouellette, International Program Read More …

New tour spotlight: Chinese Language Immersion in Beijing

Accelerate your students’ Chinese with an unforgettable trip to the Northern Capital. This 12-day tour is an incredible opportunity for your students to walk through the Forbidden City, take a march down the Great Wall, learn some Tai Chi, and much more—all while they become more fluent and confident in Chinese. As part of our Read More …

Da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” just sold for $450M. Here’s where you can find his other 21 paintings.

On Wednesday, November 15, a private collector paid a whopping $450.3 million for Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi,” a 15th-16th-century painting depicting Christ with one hand raised and the other holding a crystal sphere. The record-breaking sale means that the painting is the most expensive of all time. It also means the painting will remain, Read More …