Arthur and Pauline Frommer

MARCH 2014

Darren interviewed by Arthur and Pauline Frommer

"We are so lucky today because we have in the studio Darren Humphreys who is the founder of Travel Sommelier which you've probably guessed from the name a company that takes people on wine adventures around the world ... "

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Arthur Frommer

MARCH 2014

Article written by Arthur Frommer

Here are Profiles of Three Iconoclasts in Travel, Each of Whom has Followed Their Heart to Produce Unusual Travel Discussions: Travel-writing attracts strong-willed people. To cut yourself off from familiar surroundings, to spend months ...

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Travel Sommelier is 3 years old! Out of acorns


Travel Sommelier is 3 years old! Out of acorns ...

We celebrated the 3rd anniversary of our launch date last week and in reflecting on the growth of our team and business, I realized that the reason that this has been such a rich journey from inception is down to the quality of people ...

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Signature Trips (view all)

2014 Masters Experience hosted by Wayne Player


Gorilla and Virgin Rain Forest Experience in The Congo |
Sep 2014 - 7 nights / 8 days

September 2014 sees our inaugural departure to The Congo. The remote virgin rainforest in the north of the country is home to the largest population of Lowland Gorillas on the planet, ...

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Special Offer - Six Countries Summer Special


Six Countries Summer Special

28 luxury camps, Cape Town touring and a diverse range of experiences in six spectacular African countries to mix and match – at unbeatable prices! Highly discounted rates at many of our top camps coupled with well-priced flying and road ...

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Cultural Trips (view all)

Nelson Mandela: Touch the Arc


Nelson Mandela: Touch the 'Arc'

I felt that Barack Obama delivered the most incisive and emotive words among the many tributes when he said: 'Mandela took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe toward justice'. There are authentic ways to ...

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Cycling Adventures (view all)

Gastro Safari in South Africa

Cycling Adventures | SOUTH AFRICA, Africa

Cape Cult Wines

We have arranged a series of signature cycling trips to one of the most storied wine regions in the world: The Cape Winelands in South Africa. The region lends itself to unparalleled cycling opportunites and the Cape Cult Wines ...

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Gastro Travel (view all)

Luxury Africa Safari Travel and Exclusive Wine Vacations


Gastro Safari in South Africa

South Africa is currently the best kept secret on the world food tourism circuit. Renowned for providing some of the the most consistent and spectacular wildlife viewing experiences on the African continent, the country’s reputation as a gastro ...

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Golf Tours (view all)

Golf Tour Cypress Point Experience hosted by Wayne Player

GOLF TOURS | San Francisco, USA

Cypress Point Experience hosted by Wayne Player - 5 Days

A Wayne Player Hosted Experience 2014. San Francisco GC, The Olympic Club & Cypress Point GC. A Custom Experience for Three or Four Special Guests ...

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Luxury Africa Safari Travel and Exclusive Wine Vacations


Honeymoon Heaven in South Africa

The lure of being on Safari one moment and dipping your toes in the pristine waters of an island paradise the next is simply too good to pass up AND ... the bride stays at a discounted rate! We have leveraged our best relationships in the region ...

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Long Weekends (view all)

Oregon For Oenophiles


Oregon For Oenophiles

Oregon is a pioneering state in the farm to fork movement - few things are taken as seriously as food in these picturesque surroundings, except wine that is.  The epicenter of winemaking is Yamhill county in the Willamette Valley, some ...

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Safaris (view all)

Golf Tour Cypress Point Experience hosted by Wayne Player


Zimbabwe: The New Safari of Old | 8 nights - 9 days

Embark on an 8 night - 9 day itinerary to sample the best that Zimbabwe has to offer: Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Tiger Fishing & Canoeing on the Zambezi River. Victoria Falls is the renowned Adventure Capital of Africa offering world class river rafting, zip lining, micro-lighting & bungee jumping. Hwange is ...

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Wine Cruises (view all)

Luxury Africa Safari Travel and Exclusive Wine Vacations


Wine Cruises Through Europe

Cruise through some of Europe’s premier wine regions on your deluxe river cruise vessel and enjoy unmatched opportunities to visit local vintners and sample wonderful wines. Along France’s Rhone River, indulge in the world-renowned ...

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Scheduled Trips

April 2014
- Masters Experience

May 2014
- Ladies trip to Africa

September 2014
Gorilla and Virgin Rain Forest Experience in The Congo

Client Feedback

April 2014 - Darren put together a great trip to South Africa for our 40th Anniversary. The result, a fantastic 10 day trip that exceeded all our expectations! What a trip! Thank you Travel Sommelier! - Ann & Bill Jayson

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Travel Journal

Featured property: The Olive Exclusive & The Olive Guesthouse, Windhoek, Namibia

As our clients continue to discover the wonders of Namibia more and more, many find themselves spending a night in its capital, Windhoek. Windhoek, founded by European settlers in the […]

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South African Food Facts

One of the greatest reasons for travel is the experience all the flavors another country has to offer.  No where is this more true that South Africa, where a multitude […]

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