Writers’ Expeditions

Extraordinary Expeditions 2017:

The Dracula Expedition - Writers' Expeditions

The Dracula Expedition 2017: We’ve made the reservations–you just need to pack a costume and your inner child (or demon) for this howling Halloween party across Romania. Our seven-day (small group) expedition includes dining on October 31st in the chambers where real-life Dracula, Vlad Drăculea (known as Vlad the Impaler), was born in 1431. We’ll be sleeping that night, across the street, in an inn of similar vintage, inside the (UNESCO) medieval walled city of Sighisoara. We were the first to ever host a dinner party in the room where Dracula was born, last Halloween, and our group didn’t even make it through cocktails before we were regaling each other with spine tingling experiences from our lives. We’ll also be guests at the ultimate costume party at Bran Castle (known as Dracula’s castle, built circa 1377) which was owned by Vlad’s grandfather (Mircea the Old) and was attacked by Vlad in 1460….  (SEE full itinerary and prices by clicking here) 

Vodka steamed shrimp prepared on Halong Bay cruise. (Photo by Kirsten Koza, Writers' Expeditions)

Eat Your Way Across Vietnam (March 2017): (SOLD OUT and Completed) we can bring 8-12 adventurous foodies with us on a 11-day eat your way across Vietnam expedition—a gastronomy and photography escapade by speedboat, motorbikes (pillion or driving), cyclos/rickshaws, sampan boats, vintage Vespas, overnight cruise boat (Chinese junk), basket boats, airplanes, etc. Yes, “etc.” because we’re hoping someone will ride a water buffalo at some point.

This tour will take you to Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Mekong Delta, Hue (Forbidden City), Red Beach, Hoi An (for full moon festival), Danang, Hanoi, Ninh Binh, and Halong Bay. We’ll be staying at boutique and spa hotels and in UNESCO world heritage sites, while on this food adventure that screams “Anthony Bourdain, Jamie Oliver, and Top Gear dudes, eat your freaking hearts out!” Click here for full itinerary and prices.

 2018′s expeditions soon to be announced.