Step into a trip less travelled - Inspired by a post from Financial Times

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Step into a trip less travelled - Inspired by a post from Financial Times
Plan for the first quarter of 2024 with highlights around the globe.

Financial Times brings you an exclusive glimpse into the cultural and adventure highlights of 2024. From a self-drive adventure in Chile's Aysén region to the unveiling of Gerhard Richter's Alpine-inspired works in St Moritz, the coming months promise a rich tapestry of experiences.


Chilean Self-Drive Adventure
Ideal for January and February, Journey Latin America offers a two-week trip exploring Aysén's wild landscapes, including the Carretera Austral, Chiloé Island, and Alerce Andino National Park. Priced at £4,630 per person, it covers accommodation, flights, car hire, and excursions.

Ski Hideaways in the Dolomites
Sky Alps' new direct flight from London to Bolzano opens up the western Dolomites. Notable accommodations include My Arbor, a "tree hotel," and Forestis, a ski and spa retreat with a penthouse featuring a private outdoor pool.

Gerhard Richter in St Moritz
Featuring over 70 paintings, photographs, and sculptures inspired by the Alpine landscape, this exhibition runs until April 13 across three institutions in the Engadin valley, including Hauser & Wirth St Moritz and the Nietzsche-Haus.

Caspar David Friedrich in Germany
2024 marks the 250th anniversary of the artist's birth, celebrated with three exhibitions across Hamburg, Berlin, and Dresden. ACE Cultural Tours plans a Friedrich-themed tour in September.


Grand Egyptian Museum, Cairo
After over two decades of work in progress, the Grand Egyptian Museum has geared its launch by end February. This exhibit will showcase over 100,000 artifacts, including 5,000 from Tutankhamun's tomb. A seven-night Classic Egypt tour will be available with Abercrombie & Kent.

Turkey in Winter
Embark on a eight-day cultural tour to Istanbul and Cappadocia led by British travel writer Jeremy Seal and Cappadocian archaeologist Yunus Özdemir. The trip includes visits to historic sites and the Sadberk Hanım Museum.

Clover Stroud in Marrakech
Bestselling memoirist Clover Stroud teaches a writing masterclass in Marrakech from February 25 to March 1, offering creative inspiration and practical advice on publishing. The course costs from £3,935 per person.

Contemporary Art in Karnataka
The Hampi Art Labs, opening in February near the ancient temple complexes of Hampi, will provide exhibition space, studios, workshops, and artist accommodation. Greaves India offers a tailor-made itinerary featuring Hyderabad, Hampi, and Goa.


Impressionism in Paris
Running from March 26 to July 14, the Musée d'Orsay commemorates the 150th anniversary of the exhibition that launched Impressionism with the virtual reality experience "Tonight with the Impressionists, Paris 1874."

Walking and Wildlife in Tanzania
Nomad launches a light-touch expeditionary mobile camp in the Gol Mountains, offering a unique walking safari experience. Priced at £3,795 per person for three nights, based on four people sharing.

Embrace the diverse cultural and adventure offerings of 2024, curated by Financial Times. For more details, visit [FT Article].

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