Exploring China’s Lijiang and Tibet

Travel can be the ultimate adventure.  Simply stepping out of your normal, everyday routine is an adventure in itself, but why stop there?  There are places in the world that offer unsurpassed beauty, ancient wonders, and truly humbling experiences, and that’s what we specialize in.  Lijiang and Tibet are not the first places that come to mind when people discuss exploration and adventure – but they offer those who thirst for what life has to offer some of the rarest, most beautiful experiences to be had – physically, culturally and even spiritually. Located in the Yunnan Province of China, Lijiang

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Do’s and Don’ts for China and Tibet

Here at NEI, we see our purpose not just as being one of the premier upscale providers of educational adventure travel around the world, but also as being a resource for our clients (and for other travelers).  We‘ve recently fielded a high volume of questions concerning travel to China and Tibet, so we thought we‘d collect our “wisdom” here, as a series of “Do’s” and “Don’ts.” China When and Where to Go (and Not Go) The best time to travel to China in the spring and fall – but be certain to avoid the first week of May and the

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Argentina: What to Know Before You Go!

Many adventurous travelers are drawn to Argentina — the land of romantic gauchos, haunting tangos, rolling pampas, towering mountains, sparkling lakes, and, of course, sophisticated Buenos Aires. Many people, however, don’t fully appreciate how huge the country is — 60% the size of Europe — or that it also offers tropical jungle in the north and Antarctica-like glaciers in Patagonia. In case you plan to visit Argentina, here are some planning tips and some Do’s and Don’ts to help you get the most out of your trip: Choose a manageable itinerary that works within your time frame. Traveling to Argentina takes

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