Why I love Tibet
“For me Tibet is a uniquely spiritual place. Those moments of peace, fleeting and precious, when everything seems to be in its proper place, just seem to come more frequently here.Despite the overpowering pace of change and a sobering political situation, underpinning everything for me are the Tibetan people, whose joy and devotion remain deeply inspiring.Tibet is a place that will likely change the way you see the...” Read More
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Mekong Delta Small Group Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh
Meet at Saigon Opera House prior to your 8am departure, and set out on your 8-hour tour from Ho Chi Minh City in an air-conditioned coach. After a 2.5-hour ride through the countryside, arrive in My Tho, a former naval base that is now a bustling port city in the Mekong Delta. As the terminus of the Mekong River, which winds through six countries from Tibet to Vietnam, this incredibly fertile region produces approximately half of Vietnam's total agricultural output, and life revolves around the the delta. Upon arrival into My Tho, board a private long-tail boat for a cruise on the Mekong River. On the boat ride, your local guide delves into the history of the region and steers you to an island with lush tropical gardens. Sample tropical fruit before continuing to another island in the Mekong Delta, where your guide will share stories of the area's cottage industry, coconut candy. Visit a coconut candy factory, where you'll hear the history of the industry and watch how this confection is made. As you continue your journey along the river, take the opportunity to stop at local villages and experience more of the traditional lifestyles, culture, and customs of the people who call the Delta their home. Purchase handcrafted souvenirs as you experience the more relaxed pace of the Delta, in stark contrast to the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City. Transfer from your boat to Xe Loi, a motorized cart that transports you to a bee farm, where you'll transition to a smaller rowing boat that allows you to get deeper into the smaller canals of the Delta. Sample local Mekong cuisine at the Diem Phuong Restaurant, where lunch is served. After lunch, once again board the air-conditioned coach for the return journey from My Tho to Ho Chi Minh City, where you'll be dropped back off at Saigon Opera House.Please note: Knees and shoulders must be covered, as the tour visits rural areas.
The Carolina Opry
The Carolina Opry has won press accolades from major media across the country: 'The man who is turning Myrtle Beach into a country music capital is Calvin Gilmore' - NBC Nightly News 'A Big Hit' - USA Today 'Calvin Gilmore is given much of the credit for getting Myrtle Beach in tune with the entertainment world' - CNN 'A hot ticket' - New York Post 'Gilmore's new country mecca: Myrtle Beach' - Hollywood Reporter This show is seasonal and only operates from January to October. Upgrade and when you purchase The Carolina Opry tickets you can add also see Good Vibrations at a discounted rate. You must attend both shows within a 14 day period.
Legends in Concert Myrtle Beach
Make your way to the Legends In Concert state-of-the-art theater located in the heart of Myrtle Beach for an incredible evening of music and dance entertainment by the best tribute artists around. Each season, a new lineup of tribute artists salute the musical greats of yesterday and today. See performers who take on the persona of celebrities like Madonna, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift, Steven Tyler and other musical legends. A smoking hot live band and electrifying dancers back the star performer for an evening of entertainment that will have you dancing in your seats.Each night, five headline performers strut their stuff in a show that runs about two hours. Top-quality lighting and audio-visual technicians bring the entire show to new heights. After the show, the performers are available for photos and autographs at no charge. Professional photographers also take photos of guests with the performers before and after the show, but you are not obligated to buy the prints. Please note: acts are subject to change without notice
Motor City Musical – A Tribute to Motown
At the GTS Theatre in Myrtle Beach, sit down at the intimate venue for your performance of 'Motor City Musical – A Tribute to Motown,' a show following one man’s dream that turned into everyone’s music. Learn about all the iconic musical talent that came out of Detroit in the 1960s and 1970s as you sing along to hits by beloved artists like Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross. Motown crushed barricades, changed lives, and had Americans across the country moving to the same beats. This musical journey takes you back to the era of Motown with dynamic performances that will keep you 'dancing in the street' for the rest of the night.
Time Warp at Carolina Opry
If you can sing along with American Pie; know which Beatle was left-handed; have ever said "groovy" and meant it; know the lyrics to the Brady Bunch theme song; or remember the birth of the Frisbee, then you're a baby boomer, and you grew up to some of the best of American popular music. And you'll love the new show at The Carolina Opry!Time Warp is a 90-minute, no intermission, virtual tour of the sixties, seventies and eighties that's full of the sights and sounds of those memorable decades. From the Righteous Brothers to Kiss, from Elvis to the Beatles, it's an evening of feel-good fun for everyone who remembers when. Upgrade and when you purchase Time Warp tickets you can add also see the The Carolina Opry at a discounted rate. You must attend both shows within a 14 day period.
Mekong Delta Discovery Small Group Guided Tour from Ho Chi Minh City
Drive for 2.5 hours and arrive at the city of My Tho by air-conditioned mini coach. A former naval base, My Tho is now a bustling port city in the Mekong Delta. The area is the final destination of the Mekong River which winds its way through Tibet, China, Burma, Laos, Cambodia and finally Vietnam.An incredibly fertile region, its prime industry is food production, producing approximately half of Vietnam's total agricultural output. Life for villagers in the area revolves around the rivers and canals that make up the delta. People are more likely to transport by river than by road.Upon arrival into My Tho you'll board a private boat and cruise along the Mekong River. Your local guide will take you to visit an island with lush tropical gardens where you'll sample tropical fruit. Continue to another island in the Mekong Delta and learn more about another cottage industry, coconut candy. Your local guide will take you to a coconut candy factory and explain the process of making this sweet.You'll also have a chance to visit local villages in the area and learn more about the traditional lifestyles, culture and customs of people who call the Delta their home. Continue by Xe Loi (motorized cart) to a bee farm where you'll transfer to a smaller rowing boat allowing you to get deeper into the smaller canals of the Delta.Sample local Mekong cuisine at the Diem Phuong Restaurant. After lunch you'll return to My Tho for the journey back to Ho Chi Minh City.