Irene Butler

Our passion for travel mushroomed during short stints of cramming in a month of activities into two week vacations. Realizing our life's journey would not be complete without expanding our horizons to the four corners of mother earth, we sold our business, dubbed ourselves the "globaltrekkers" and set off to see the world for a full year. Experiencing the marvels of over 90 countries has only intensified our craving for more. A natural progression evolved over the years - from tourist to traveler; from pre-arranged tours to wandering; from stars in hotel ratings to stars in the sky; from suitcases to backpacks; from observing to immersion in cultures. Respecting the ecology of this small planet no matter where our odysseys unfold and paying heed to local customs in dress and behaviour are our credos. Following the sun and having fun is our motto. We invite you to come with us on our travels, "exploring the globe with gentle footsteps".

India – Third Time Around

The Milieu of Mumbai One doesn’t just walk the streets of Mumbai….we find ourselves weaving through the masses, bumping shoulders with locals, besieged with vendors calling, “just take a look”, are dazzled with street-shop colour, enticed by whirling wheels to sample juice from ubiquitous sugar cane grinders; the scorching air wafts with tantalizing food scents…

Cyprus

Nicosia (Lefkosia) Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of beauty and love smiled fondly at Cyprus, the island of her birth, giving it an extraordinary beauty, a tender climate, and plenty of sunshine. Is it any wonder so many earthlings over the centuries have desired to own this Mediterranean Island? And being at the crossroads of Europe,…

Athens Greece

A forest of people move through the Acropolis entrance with it being “free admittance” Sunday. We pass through the Dionysos Theatre and up an embankment to the unmistakable arches of Herodes Atticus Odeon…and after 16 years since we have last tread on Athenian soil – it is once more before us… The Parthenon – personifying…