Fred posts from the West African coast
Founder Fred Poe just returned from a month-long sojourn aboard the Silversea Silver Explorer which took him [...]
A cauldron of cultural cool
Allow us to introduce you to the trendiest hotel in Berlin (which just so happens to be [...]
Headed to Bangkok? Why, yes, Siam.
The Siam staycation offers a romantic, spontaneous vacation at Bangkok’s first urban luxury resort.
The package includes:
•An overnight [...]
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Ellison Poe, CTC, President
Best known for cutting-edge itineraries that lead her clients to places and experiences otherwise inaccessible to the...
Margaret Kemp, CTC, CEO
Margaret began her career in the travel business as a corporate agent right here at Poe Travel...
Fred Poe, CTC, Chairman
Fred has been relentlessly pursuing knowledge of the world ever since his first train ride at age...
Across a continent by private jet
We're over the moon (or technically over Africa) about this fabulous trip, escorted by dear Poe friend John Webley, with special guest Geoffrey Kent. Click here for details. Africa by private jet
Monkeys, mayhem & memories
Poe CEO Margaret Kemp and Mildred Cooper just returned from a trip of a lifetime to South Africa, where they dined like kings, tracked an elusive wild African cat, and were confronted with a marauding band of monkeys. (And that was just on day one.) One of their favorite stops was Tintswalo Safari Lodge. Check out their lively blog here. In the native Shangaan language, Tintswalo means “the intangible feeling of love, gratitude and peace bestowed upon someone offering you a meaningful and worthy gift.” Tintswalo Safari Lodge is located in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa on the private Manyeleti Reserve ...
Back in Black
Seadream is offering two exciting new voyages to the Black Sea: May 25-June 4, Istanbul to Istanbul and August 17-29, Istanbul to Istanbul. These are perfect trips for the seasoned cruiser in search of something new and, as always with Seadream, luxurious. Contact us for details!
Miraval, one of the world’s leading spas, is taking the Miraval experience on the road with 2013 guided tours to Peru. Miraval specialists accompany the tour, providing yoga and meditation classes, private sessions and group lectures to reflect on your extraordinary experiences. Miraval Journeys are based on the philosophy of Mindfulness: when you learn to appreciate the moment you’re in, instead of worrying about where you’re going or where you’ve been, life gets better. Peru, October 4-13, 2013 A Private 10 Day Tour of Cuzco, The Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu Traveling to Peru is a journey into a wonderland of visual, cultural, ...
The ultimate family safari in Kenya
Privately guided by Africa House June 9-20, 2013 The quality of the wildlife and the cultural experiences that you will enjoy cannot be matched on this safari, designed exclusively by Africa House Safaris and Poe Travel with the family in mind. With years of experience behind them, Africa House knows the right activities and camps, perfectly paced for an unforgettable family experience. A Children's Activity Coordinator/Professional safari guide will be with you throughout this remarkable journey. Highlights include: •A visit to Daphne Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage to see young elephants interact with handlers before they’re reintroduced to the wild. •4 nights at Lewa Downs Wildlife Conservancy ...
La dolce vita
Sicily, Malta & the Aeolian Islands: Crossroads of Civilizations with Travel Dynamics April 29-May 7, 2013 Private-style cruising aboard the all-suite, 100-guest Corinthian Featuring music performances hosted by the legendary Metropolitan Opera soprano Martina Arroyo & an Italian Culinary Program with Giuliano Hazan With its strategic location at the intersection of ancient seafaring routes, Sicily is an extraordinary repository of civilizations and their legacies. This magnificent island has attracted colonists, conquerors, and visitors since the earliest times. On this journey, you will explore Selinunte, in ancient times a progressive city, and continue to Porto Empedocle for Piazza Armerina, to explore the Imperial Roman Villa. ...
Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the centre of Ireland, Ballyfin is a place of history and romance, of tranquility and great natural beauty. The house has long been admired as the most lavish Regency mansion in Ireland, and after eight years of restoration, Ballyfin re-opened in May 2011 as a five-star country house hotel like no other. It offers the very best of Irish hospitality in the most beautiful surroundings imaginable. With only 15 rooms for the 600-acre estate, Ballyfin is the perfect place for a break from the stresses of the modern world and provides ...