Current Programming 

Adventure Programs

Shelly Bartosek

OFF THE BEATEN PATH! An adventure program, North Yorkshire, UK

SOLD OUT

MAY 24 – 31, 2024

A custom, uniquely curated, small group travel program — brought to you by Dr. Jerry Dimaria and Dr. Shelly Bartosek, your dedicated travel guides and drivers!!

$2500 pp, 8 days/7 nights. A non-refundable deposit of $500, paid by December 1, is required to reserve a place on this tour. 

Don’t delay booking your once-in-a-lifetime adventure with us!

Your Trip Includes

   Two guides/drivers with local knowledge

·         Transportation via luxury minibusses in the country

·         6 nights’ accommodations at a private home, rented exclusively

·.        1-night accommodations at a London Heathrow Hilton Hotel

    OFF THE BEATEN PATH program participants will receive

·         Admission to all group activities

·         All breakfasts, 2 picnic lunches, and 2 dinners

Tentative Itinerary
Day 1 – Arrive London Heathrow drive to Yorkshire Dales
Day 2 – Explore Castle
Day 3 – Whitby and Fish and Chips
Day 4 – Hike the Yorkshire Dales
Day 5 – Visit York
Day 6 – Free day
Day 7 – Travel back to London/Explore London
Day 8 – Fly home

All activities are subject to possible change based on weather and local conditions.

 

SPECIAL OFFERS: Bring a Friend AND/OR Combine York and Wales programs!

***Double Occupancy Special Offer — $250 discount per person! Bring a partner, friend, or loved one (AND be willing to share rooming accommodations) and we will provide a $250 discount for each person!

***Two Times the Adventure Special Offer — $250 discount per person! Join us for for both 2024 OFF THE BEATEN TRACK programs — North Yorkshire Program May 24-31 AND Wales Program May 31-June 7 — and we will offer you a $250 discount!

Our style of travel has been carefully woven into each uniquely curated small group adventure. We are committed to traveling off the beaten track.

Our style of travel has been carefully woven into each uniquely curated small group adventure.   We are committed to traveling off the beaten track. 

 

  • Uniquely curated group travel experience.
  • Our tours are for adventurous individuals who enjoy the unique
  • We, as guides, like to talk, so ask us questions before, during, and after the trip!
  • You should be able to walk for extended periods and be in at least average physical health (Note- the ADA is not a British thing).
  • Our accommodations are chosen for their location and exclusive opportunities to engage with the culture as a local.
  • We will feed you breakfast each day and include a few lunches and dinners together as a group included in the program cost. We want you also to have the option to explore your own, including your culinary tastes.
  • The weather is always there; as the brits say, “there is no such thing as bad weather, only poor choice of clothing!”  If you have questions about your packing list, ask us!
  • We do require you to have travel and health insurance.
  • We like to do the unexpected, our adventures are off the beaten path.  Be open to looking beyond the usual in order to find the exceptional.

Whether small town or larger, there are places where the tourists congregate, and travelers and tour groups always include; this is your opportunity to experience more, with your guides clearing the path!

All activities are subject to possible change based on weather and local conditions. 

 

Please contact me directly for additional details at shellybartosek@gmail.com or via FaceBook messenger.

Shelly Bartosek

OFF THE BEATEN PATH! An adventure program, Wales, UK

SOLD OUT

MAY 31 – June 7, 2024

A custom, uniquely curated, small group travel program — brought to you by Dr. Jerry Dimaria and Dr. Shelly Bartosek, your dedicated travel guides and drivers!!

$2500 pp, 8 days/7 nights. A non-refundable deposit of $500, paid by December 1, 2023, is required to reserve a place on this tour.

Don’t delay booking your once-in-a-lifetime adventure with us!

Your Trip Includes

   Two guides/drivers with local knowledge

·         Transportation via luxury minibusses in the country

·         6 nights’ accommodations at a private home, rented exclusively

·.        1-night accommodations at a London Heathrow Hilton Hotel

    OFF THE BEATEN PATH program participants will receive

·         Admission to all group activities

·         All breakfasts, 2 picnic lunches, and 2 dinners

Tentative Itinerary
Tentative Itinerary:
Day 1– Arrive London Heathrow drive to Wales
Day 2 – Explore Castle
Day 3 – Hike in Snowdonia
Day 4 – Welsh Winery Tour
Day 5 – Explore canyoning
Day 6 – Free day
Day 7 – Travel back to London/Explore London
Day 8 – Fly home
All activities are subject to possible change based on weather and local conditions.
SPECIAL OFFERS: Bring a Friend AND/OR Combine York and Wales programs!

***Double Occupancy Special Offer — $250 discount per person! Bring a partner, friend, or loved one (AND be willing to share rooming accommodations) and we will provide a $250 discount for each person!

***Two Times the Adventure Special Offer — $250 discount per person! Join us for for both 2024 OFF THE BEATEN TRACK programs — North Yorkshire Program May 24-31 AND Wales Program May 31-June 7 — and we will offer you a $250 discount!

Our style of travel has been carefully woven into each uniquely curated small group adventure. We are committed to traveling off the beaten track.

Our style of travel has been carefully woven into each uniquely curated small group adventure.   We are committed to traveling off the beaten track. 

 

  • Uniquely curated group travel experience.
  • Our tours are for adventurous individuals who enjoy the unique
  • We, as guides, like to talk, so ask us questions before, during, and after the trip!
  • You should be able to walk for extended periods and be in at least average physical health (Note- the ADA is not a British thing).
  • Our accommodations are chosen for their location and exclusive opportunities to engage with the culture as a local.
  • We will feed you breakfast each day and include a few lunches and dinners together as a group included in the program cost. We want you also to have the option to explore your own, including your culinary tastes.
  • The weather is always there; as the brits say, “there is no such thing as bad weather, only poor choice of clothing!”  If you have questions about your packing list, ask us!
  • We do require you to have travel and health insurance.
  • We like to do the unexpected, our adventures are off the beaten path.  Be open to looking beyond the usual in order to find the exceptional.

Whether small town or larger, there are places where the tourists congregate, and travelers and tour groups always include; this is your opportunity to experience more, with your guides clearing the path!

All activities are subject to possible change based on weather and local conditions. 

 

Please contact me directly for additional details at shellybartosek@gmail.com or via FaceBook messenger.

Shelly Bartosek

OFF THE BEATEN PATH! An adventure program in Bonaire

March 21 – 28, 2024

Join us as we explore this amazing island. Known adventure, thanks to its wild, desert landscape and spectacular coral reef that sits just offshore. In fact, the reef has been designated a national park and is known for heaping handfuls of dive sites, making Bonaire one of the best diving destinations in the Caribbean.

$2600 pp, 8 days/7 nights. A non-refundable deposit of $500, paid by November 1, 2024, is required to reserve a place on this tour.

SAVE THE DATE!

Your Trip Includes

   Two guides/drivers with local knowledge

·         Transportation via luxury minibusses in the country

·         7 nights’ accommodations at a private home, rented exclusively

OFF THE BEATEN PATH program participants will receive

·         Admission to all group activities

·         All breakfasts, 2 picnic lunches, and 2 dinners

Tentative Itinerary

TBD

All activities are subject to possible change based on weather and local conditions.

Our style of travel has been carefully woven into each uniquely curated small group adventure. We are committed to traveling off the beaten track.

Our style of travel has been carefully woven into each uniquely curated small group adventure.   We are committed to traveling off the beaten track. 

 

  • Uniquely curated group travel experience.
  • Our tours are for adventurous individuals who enjoy the unique
  • We, as guides, like to talk, so ask us questions before, during, and after the trip!
  • You should be able to walk for extended periods and be in at least average physical health (Note- the ADA is not a British thing).
  • Our accommodations are chosen for their location and exclusive opportunities to engage with the culture as a local.
  • We will feed you breakfast each day and include a few lunches and dinners together as a group included in the program cost. We want you also to have the option to explore your own, including your culinary tastes.
  • The weather is always there; as the brits say, “there is no such thing as bad weather, only poor choice of clothing!”  If you have questions about your packing list, ask us!
  • We do require you to have travel and health insurance.
  • We like to do the unexpected, our adventures are off the beaten path.  Be open to looking beyond the usual in order to find the exceptional.

Whether small town or larger, there are places where the tourists congregate, and travelers and tour groups always include; this is your opportunity to experience more, with your guides clearing the path!

All activities are subject to possible change based on weather and local conditions. 

 

Please contact me directly for additional details at shellybartosek@gmail.com or via FaceBook messenger.

Shelly Bartosek

OFF THE BEATEN PATH! An adventure program in Northumbria

July 2025

More details coming soon…

$2600 pp, 8 days/7 nights. A non-refundable deposit of $500, paid by November 1, 2024, is required to reserve a place on this tour.

SAVE THE DATE!

Your Trip Includes

   Two guides/drivers with local knowledge

·         Transportation via luxury minibusses in the country

·         7 nights’ accommodations at a private home, rented exclusively

OFF THE BEATEN PATH program participants will receive

·         Admission to all group activities

·         All breakfasts, 2 picnic lunches, and 2 dinners

Tentative Itinerary

TBD

All activities are subject to possible change based on weather and local conditions.

Our style of travel has been carefully woven into each uniquely curated small group adventure. We are committed to traveling off the beaten track.

Our style of travel has been carefully woven into each uniquely curated small group adventure.   We are committed to traveling off the beaten track. 

 

  • Uniquely curated group travel experience.
  • Our tours are for adventurous individuals who enjoy the unique
  • We, as guides, like to talk, so ask us questions before, during, and after the trip!
  • You should be able to walk for extended periods and be in at least average physical health (Note- the ADA is not a British thing).
  • Our accommodations are chosen for their location and exclusive opportunities to engage with the culture as a local.
  • We will feed you breakfast each day and include a few lunches and dinners together as a group included in the program cost. We want you also to have the option to explore your own, including your culinary tastes.
  • The weather is always there; as the brits say, “there is no such thing as bad weather, only poor choice of clothing!”  If you have questions about your packing list, ask us!
  • We do require you to have travel and health insurance.
  • We like to do the unexpected, our adventures are off the beaten path.  Be open to looking beyond the usual in order to find the exceptional.

Whether small town or larger, there are places where the tourists congregate, and travelers and tour groups always include; this is your opportunity to experience more, with your guides clearing the path!

All activities are subject to possible change based on weather and local conditions. 

 

Please contact me directly for additional details at shellybartosek@gmail.com or via FaceBook messenger.

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