World Class Travel: Rediscovering the Beauty of Global Destinations

by Ambassadeur Hotel

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected the travel industry worldwide, with very few people venturing out on adventures. In light of these challenging times and to reduce business expenses, we, at Ambassadeur Hotel, have temporarily suspended our travel business, World Class Travel & Tours. However, we remain committed to sharing the wonders of the world with you, even if it’s through the lens of our experienced travelers.

Exploring the Earth’s Marvels

With a deep-rooted passion for geophysics, our founder, Rebeca Darden Breeding, holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University and has dedicated her life to research and teaching in the field. While we may not be booking travel for our clients at the moment, we invite you to learn more about Rebeca and her journey on our “About Us” page.

One of the highlights of Rebeca’s extensive research is her groundbreaking article on wave propagation, which spans over 35 years of dedicated work. The findings she presents are nothing short of fascinating and shed light on the complexities of our world.

Demystifying Climate Change

In the midst of the global warming discourse, it’s essential to have a clear understanding of this critical subject. Unfortunately, misinformation often clouds the media landscape, leaving many confused. Drawing from her vast expertise as a climate scientist and former college professor, Rebeca has taken it upon herself to demystify climate change. She has created webpages explaining the topic and even offers lectures to groups. Visit our website to explore Rebeca’s insights and gain a fresh perspective on this crucial matter.

Reflecting on Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina, a catastrophic event that shook the New Orleans area and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, left an indelible mark on many lives. Our founder, Rebeca, experienced the devastation firsthand as her house was flooded by the storm surge. In her poignant review, she vividly recounts the impact of Hurricane Katrina and the lasting effects it had on her home. Join us as we acknowledge the resilience of those affected and the power of unity in times of crisis.

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Athabasca Falls in the Rocky Mountains in Canada.

Capturing the Essence of Travel Through Photography

Rebeca and her partner, Rebecca Darden Breeding, have been fortunate enough to embark on numerous adventures across the globe. With a keen eye for travel photography and a trusty Nikon camera, Rebeca captures the essence of each destination they visit. Our collection of stunning images invites you to immerse yourself in the beauty of different cultures and landscapes. Each photograph is accompanied by a detailed review, allowing you to experience these destinations vicariously through the eyes of our experienced travelers.

Unveiling Asia’s Hidden Gems

China, a land of rich history and breathtaking sights, beckons travelers with its iconic landmarks. From the majestic Great Wall and the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors to the mesmerizing palaces and temples, China offers a sensory overload of experiences. Delve into the wonders of China through our in-depth review, taking you on a virtual journey through this captivating country.

In Southeast Asia, the vibrant city of Bangkok, Thailand, dazzles visitors with its temples, shrines, and grand palaces. Dive into the heart of Thai culture as you explore the city’s bustling streets, encounter impressive Buddhas and statues, and marvel at the vibrant colors and beautiful costumes of traditional shows. Bangkok serves as a gateway to the wonders of Asia and Micronesia, offering an unforgettable adventure for travelers of all interests.

Istanbul, Turkey, a city that straddles both Europe and Asia, holds a treasure trove of historical riches. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of palaces, ancient churches, and majestic minarets. Lose yourself in the vibrant Turkish bazaars, indulge in the beauty of Turkish rugs, and delight in the leather goods that adorn the streets. Nearby Turkish ports and the Greek Isles offer further exploration opportunities that are both captivating and enchanting.

Discovering the Natural Wonders of Canada

The Canadian Rockies boast some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in North America. From the bustling city of Vancouver to the picturesque landscapes of Jasper, Banff, and Lake Louise, these majestic mountains, serene lakes, and cascading waterfalls will leave you in awe. Explore the wonders of this natural paradise, immersing yourself in the breathtaking beauty Canada has to offer.

Paradise Found in the Caribbean

The Caribbean, a haven of stunning islands, beckons with its pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and majestic mountains. Each island offers a unique blend of cultural experiences, from vibrant cities and local markets to luxurious resorts and exciting entertainment options.

St. Lucia, hailed as one of the most beautiful Caribbean islands, boasts magnificent sights such as the iconic Pitons, pristine beaches, enchanting rainforests, and captivating nature trails. Embark on an underwater adventure, exploring vibrant coral reefs while snorkeling or diving to discover the wonders that lie beneath the crystal-clear waters.

Aruba, a desert island just 17 miles off the coast of Venezuela, offers a tropical oasis with its pristine beaches, swaying palm trees, and intriguing sights. Relax and rejuvenate in one of the many beautiful resorts, basking in the sun or exploring the island’s hidden gems.

The Southern Caribbean is a treasure trove waiting to be discovered. Embark on a Southern Caribbean cruise and immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Barbados, Martinique, St. Maarten/St. Martin, and St. Thomas/St. John. Explore breathtaking beaches, marvel at beautiful scenery, and create memories to last a lifetime.

Unveiling the Charms of Europe

Set foot in Austria, a country drenched in natural beauty and charming elegance. From the imperial city of Vienna and the serene beauty of Melk and Durnstein to the enchanting Mondsee and musical Salzburg, Austria offers a symphony of architectural wonders. Delight in the intricate cathedrals, magnificent churches, grand abbeys, and opulent palaces that grace this mesmerizing country.

Prague, a city steeped in history, offers a wealth of architectural marvels. Discover the awe-inspiring Prague Castle, the majestic St. Vitus’s Cathedral, and the iconic Charles Bridge. Immerse yourself in the charm of the Old Town, marvel at the Astronomical Clock, and wander through the Jewish Quarter and its hauntingly beautiful cemetery. Prague is a city that captures the imagination and leaves an indelible mark on the heart.

England, a country teeming with history and natural beauty, offers a multitude of experiences. From the iconic landmarks of London to the stunning North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales, and Lake District, England has it all. Explore the medieval town of York, indulge in the grandeur of Buckingham Palace, and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of British culture.

France, a country synonymous with romance and culture, boasts a plethora of attractions. Embark on a journey through time as you uncover Roman ruins, explore medieval cities, and marvel at ancient amphitheaters. Paris, the City of Light, beckons with its iconic landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, Notre-Dame, and more. Let France enchant you with its exquisite beauty and unparalleled charm.

Germany, a land of enchanting landscapes and rich heritage, offers a wealth of experiences. Cruise along the rivers, visiting Walhalla Temple, Regensburg, Weltenburg, Nuremberg, and more. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of castles, the tranquility of palaces, and the serenity of cathedrals. Let the beauty of Germany captivate your soul.

Hungary, a country of captivating contrasts, boasts the fascinating city of Budapest. Explore Castle Hill, visit the majestic Royal Palace and Matthias Church, marvel at the intricacies of Parliament, and soak in the rich history and culture. Budapest, nestled on the banks of the Danube River, is a city that will leave an indelible impression on your heart.

Greece, a cradle of civilization, offers a journey through time. Follow in the footsteps of Plato, Socrates, Aristotle, and Apostle Paul as you explore ancient ruins, including the iconic Acropolis and Parthenon. Discover the splendors of scenic countryside, romantic islands, and vibrant ports. Greece invites you to indulge in its rich history and natural beauty.

Bernkastel, Germany in the morning mist.

Bernkastel, Germany in the morning mist on a river cruise.

Italy, a land of enchantment and culinary delights, beckons with its timeless beauty. Rome, the Eternal City, offers a treasure trove of cultural and historical landmarks, including the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, Spanish Steps, and more. Venture south to Pompeii, where impressive ruins tell tales of an ancient civilization. Explore Southern Italy, home to breathtaking coastal landscapes, fascinating caves, and a rich tapestry of art and history.

Latin America: A Tapestry of Culture and Nature

Heading back down the steep incline at Cape Horn, Chile to board the zodiacs.

Heading back down from the lighthouse at the summit of Cape Horn, Chile at the southern tip of South America. At the bottom, where everyone looked so small from above, we would board the zodiac boats for the trip back to the ship.

South America, a continent of astounding natural wonders, invites you to explore its treasures. Argentina, a land of passion, captivates with the vibrant city of Buenos Aires, birthplace of tango. Embark on a journey through Patagonia, where Bariloche awaits with its breathtaking landscapes and the awe-inspiring Lake District. Travel south to Ushuaia, the southernmost city on our planet, and immerse yourself in the beauty of its mountains, lakes, and Tierra del Fuego National Park.

Chile, a country of remarkable diversity, offers awe-inspiring sights to behold. Explore the southern islands, best experienced aboard a small ship, and reach the southernmost point at Cape Horn. Marvel at Wulaia Bay’s spectacular scenery and immerse yourself in its indigenous museum. Discover the beauty of Agostini Sound’s Aguila Glacier Island and witness the awe-inspiring Magdalena Island, home to thousands of penguins. Join us as we unveil the secrets of these South Islands.

Brazil’s Amazon Jungle, an oasis of natural beauty and biodiversity, promises a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Navigate its rivers, encounter the rich tapestry of the jungle, and marvel at monkeys, tropical birds, and other wildlife. Embrace the vibrancy of native cultures, witness tribal dances, and immerse yourself in a world of Brazilian music and Latin dances.

White faced monkey in Corcovado National Park.

White faced monkey in Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica, often overlooked yet brimming with natural wonders, invites you to uncover its secrets. From the rainforests to the mighty Arenal Volcano, this country showcases an abundance of wildlife, including monkeys, tropical birds, iguanas, crocodiles, turtles, and butterflies. Venture into the heart of the country, exploring the Central Valley, Arenal Volcano National Park, and Monteverde. Along the Pacific Coast, discover the wonders of Corcovado, Manuel Antonio, the Central Pacific, and Guanacaste. On the enchanting east coast, explore Tortuguero and immerse yourself in nature’s embrace.

Guatemala, a country filled with charm and ancient wonders, is a hidden gem in Central America. Delve into the captivating city of Antigua and explore its fascinating ruins. Set your sights on the beautiful mountains and soak in the rich history and cultural heritage of Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan.

In Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, a world of adventure awaits. Explore Cancun, the Mayan Riviera, and the colonial city of Merida. Dive into the mystical realm of the Mayan Ruins, immerse yourself in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, and let the warmth of Mexican hospitality embrace your soul.

Embark on a journey unlike any other in northwest Mexico, where the Copper Canyon system mesmerizes with its vastness. Four times larger than the Grand Canyon of Arizona, this breathtaking natural wonder offers a unique combination of desert landscapes and the stunning Sea of Cortez.

Exploring the Charms of the United States

Fountain and boating in Central Park.

The talented and popular Victory Belles from the World War II Museum performing great World War II era songs at the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans.

Assorted Sights brings you an array of captivating photographs from across the United States, showcasing the diverse beauty of this vast nation. From the majestic landscapes of Alaska to the enchanting allure of Florida’s Orlando, we invite you to embark on a visual journey through the wonders of America.

Immerse yourself in the tropical paradise of Hawaii, where nature’s bounty delights the senses at every turn. Explore the stunning landscapes of Kauai, the breathtaking Road to Hana in Maui, and the mesmerizing Volcano National Park on Hawaii (the Big Island).

New Orleans, a city steeped in history and brimming with culture, invites you to experience its unique charm. Explore the vibrant French Quarter, venture into the surrounding swamps and soak in the rich heritage of nearby plantations. As you savor the tantalizing flavors of Creole and Cajun cuisine, immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of Mardi Gras, the French Quarter Festival, and the Jazz and Heritage Festival.

New York City, a cultural melting pot, captivates with its iconic landmarks and vibrant energy. From the Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge to the world-renowned Broadway and the magnificent Central Park, the city that never sleeps offers a tapestry of experiences that will leave you wanting more.

Fountain and boating in Central Park.

Fountain and boating in Central Park, Manhattan, New York City, New York.

At Ambassadeur Hotel, we understand that travel goes beyond visiting new places. It is a transformative experience that shapes our understanding of the world. While the current circumstances may have temporarily suspended our travel business, we remain dedicated to sharing the wonders of the world with you. Join us as we continue to celebrate the beauty of our planet, one destination at a time.

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