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Often overshadowed by its smaller, but louder southern neighbour (the USA), Canada enjoyed the spotlight over 2017 as it celebrated its 150th birthday.
Amazingly diverse, with 50 states and over 320 million people, the USA is a captivating travel destination whatever the season. But it's particularly enticing in autumn - or fall as they call it over there.
Ninety-nine years have passed since Collette’s very first tour took a group of travellers on a three-week holiday from Boston to Florida – each paid US$61.50 for the experience!
There were around 16 million of them when the Spanish conquistadors arrived in 1528. Now Peru and the surrounding areas are spotted with everlasting monuments to the Incan masterful architecture and civilization.
From the infectious and improvised beat of jazz to the soul-rending howl of the blues, music has long shaped the American experience.
We all have a subconscious notion of tour groups, perpetuated by those classic 90s movies where tedious bus rides and institutionalised lunches are the modus operandi.
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