DINNER IN THE GREAT HALL AT HOGWARTS

I had the great fortune to get tickets to the very exclusive “Christmas Dinner in the Great Hall” at Hogwarts, on the Harry Potter movie set outside of London, and I can say without hesitation that it was worth the price of flying across the pond to attend! For those

Read More »

London: Dinner at Hogwarts

This is for all the Potterheads out there: You can have Christmas dinner at Hogwarts! I had the great fortune to get tickets to the very exclusive “Christmas Dinner in the Great Hall” at Hogwarts, on the Harry Potter movie set outside of London, and I can say without hesitation

Read More »

GORILLA TREKKING IN BWINDI and BWINDI LODGE

We spent 3 nights at Bwindi Lodge to trek the famous and rare mountain gorillas.  The lodge is a 5-minute walk to the Buhoma  gate of  Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The lodge has 8 “bandas” or cottages named after various mountain gorillas.  It has a gorgeous green view

Read More »

UGANDA: An Emerging Destination

I’ve always wanted to see upclose the endangered, almost mythic mountain gorillas….those gentle giants that can only survive in one area in the world, bordered by Rwanda, Congo and Uganda.   Due to Dian Fossey and her “Gorillas in the Mist” book and the movie upon which it was based,

Read More »

City of Cool: Cape Town

The weather was spectacular while I was in Cape Town in July!  What a “winter” at 70 degrees with blue skies. Cape Town has a vibrant waterfront, a hip art scene, happening downtown area and a serious foodie and coffee scene. LOVE! It’s so unique–you have beaches on one side of

Read More »

MY TOP 50 SAFARI PICS FROM SOUTH AFRICA

We had absolutely fabulous game viewing while on safari in Kapama Reserve at Kapama Buffalo Camp, and in Sabi Sands at Chitwa Chitwa Lodge. I loved both camps!  I will post pics of them next week. But everyone wants to see animals, and when you shoot over 3,000 pics it’s

Read More »

IMAGES FROM CAPE TOWN & CAPE WINELANDS

The weather was spectacular while I was in Cape Town last month!  What a “winter” at 70 degrees with blue skies. Cape Town has  a vibrant waterfront, a hip art scene, happening downtown area and a serious foodie and coffee scene. LOVE! It’s so unique–you have beaches on one side

Read More »

My Recent Trip to Kenya with Micato Safaris: Part 1

I came back from Kenya 3 weeks ago, and have been going through over 3,000 pictures, yikes! That’s what happens when you go to Africa on safari….even non-photographers like me take zillions of pictures because you simply can’t believe what you are seeing. I traveled with Micato Safaris, a high-end safari company

Read More »

Pictures from Prague

I was in Prague in December and just loved the city!  I stayed at the opulent Alychmist Grand Hotel in Lesser Strana, which is located across the Charles Bridge and near Prague Castle,  and away from the masses of tourists in the Old Tow.  What a hotel!  If you want the feel of Old

Read More »
Luxury Travel Adventures Denise Burcksen

Hi I'm Denise

Founder of Luxury Travel Adventures

With 52 countries (and counting!) stamped in my passport, I’ve gained lots of first-hand knowledge and invaluable on-the-ground contacts—and I love putting my experience and expertise to work for my clients. 

What makes a Luxury Travel Adventures journey exceptional?

See for yourself!​

Download & Explore 3 Singular Sample Itineraries

Luxury Travel Adventures African Safari

Travel Services

I craft highly-personalized journeys that let you explore the world the way you want to, while making lifetime memories with those you love.  THIS is the essence of why we travel with those closest to us —to connect, see, feel, learn, taste, relax, experience. 

Looking for something?

What makes a Luxury Travel Adventures journey exceptional? See for yourself!

Explore 3 Singular Sample Itineraries

FREE DOWNLOAD