12 Day Grand Tour & Retreat    |   September 27th – October 8th, 2018

It's simple really,

Have you ever wanted to escape work, family, or everything familiar and immerse yourself in a new world of ideas, culture, beauty, and nature?

Have you ever wanted to travel, explore, and learn, with pen in one hand and coffee in another?

Have you ever wanted to pursue new ideas into exotic lands and fire up your imagination?

Do you enjoy piazzas, nature, history, and relaxed contemplation?

Are you looking for a journey of self-discovery exploring ideas from East and West? ​

If you answered yes to these questions, then this is the tour for you.
This tour is ideal for the refined traveler who wants
an educational journey of a lifetime.


It is 12 days long packed with lectures, site visits, solitary meditations, nature hikes, and stimulating discussions.

On our journey you will learn something that is often neglected by the modern educational system and which I wish to share with you.

It is in a sense an inner calling that requires opening a deeper connection with the soul, the spirit and the wellsprings of creativity that transcend the impoverished limits of logic, reason, and rationality; something not conveyed in most university degrees. 


Wandering through picturesque medieval towns and contemplating the majesty of nature leads one to reflect upon the inner landscape of one’s own soul.

Our whole mission is to take you on a journey that is also a personal one so that YOU can grow and have the space to question and push the boundaries with like-minded people.​​

“All journeys have secret destinations
of which the traveler is unaware.”

—Martin Buber—

« What Our Clients Have to Say »

This trip is the ultimate Italian experience, as I got to visit all of the major landmarks as a wanderer and not as a regular tourist, indulging the great architecture with the most delicious food and along great company. A truly memorable experience. 

Elio Moussa 

I could use many words to describe my experience on my trip to Italy with Mr.Samir Mahmoud, but I'd like to begin with describing the experience as one where intellect meets enjoyment. I recall how every day felt so enriching in feeding my adoration for architecture yet simultaneously creating such memorable moments with both colleagues and our progressively knowledgable professor.  A trip where you can expect to learn the unexpected in the most unpredictable of ways! A trip undoubtedly worth repeating. 
Reem Nassour

This tour of Italy was one of the best trips I've ever taken,so much so, that every trip I've taken since just seems to pale in comparison. The 12 day journey across Italy effortlessly blended art, history, and leisure to create a trip that was as fun as it was enlightening. We were guided to landmarks off the beaten track, and were given the chance to experience some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, all while being treated to incredibly informative lectures. There is no tour I would recommend more.

Meriam Soltan

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