Welcome to Beyond Doorways Travel
Beyond Doorways Travel creates memorable travel experiences for friends, families and small groups. We are passionate about meaningful, uncommon, out-of-the-ordinary travel. Our niche is Italy, but we also have designed private journeys for our clients to Ireland, the U.K., the Netherlands, Switzerland, Ecuador, Colombia, New York City, the American West, and more. Browse our CURRENT TRIPS
, or choose your own destination and let us design a trip just for you.
LUCCA & the ITALIAN RIVIERA
2 Departures In 2016
From time to time, we feature properties around the globe that have struck a personal note with us or with our clients. The Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge,
in Ecuador's Yasuni National Park, deep in the Amazon jungle is a development of the indigenous Comunidad Kichwa Añangu. The Lodge's mission has been since its inception to "provide the community with sustainable employment, improve quality of life, and preserve ancestral territory."
It's no secret I love the small city of Lucca, in Tuscany's northwest corner. Last fall, I spent a week honing my Italian language skills at the Koinè Italian School there. I wish I'd had more time with my teacher, Isabella, and with other students and teachers as they explored Lucca and Tuscany. One of Tuscany's other gems, of course, is nearby Florence. Koinè staffers are generous in sharing their love of all places and things Italian. Here, they share their List of 10 Must-Have Experiences in Florence