We are obsessed—with culture, with travel, with discovering the people and places at the heart of a destination. Now we want to share our passion, and our connections, with you. Using expert guides, well-placed insiders, and privileged access, we create transformative experiences for intimate groups of like-minded travelers.

Featured itineraries

Japan

March 9th-19th, 2020
A journey into the sublime, from crafts and cuisine to contemporary art, architecture, and design

Paris

April 23th-27th, 2020
This long weekend in Paris, featuring private visits and introductions, has been specially created for travelers with a passion for modern and contemporary design—and expert-guided insider shopping, great dining, and stylish hotels.

Tuscany

October 5th-11th, 2020
The incomparable art and architecture, food and wine, sweeping landscapes and hilltop towns of Tuscany, from Arezzo and Siena to Florence, from the Renaissance to contemporary times

Israel

November 6th-14th, 2020
A deep dive into the country’s incomparable history—and its vibrant contemporary art, food, and culture scene
Extra: 2-day visit to Wadi Rum and Petra, Jordan

Portugal

From Porto to Lisbon and beyond, an excursion into the country’s vibrant contemporary art and architecture scene, as well as Portuguese food and culture.
EXTRA: Optional 2-night extension to Evora and Alentejo

India

The vivid clashing colors, exuberant energy, maharajas, and spiritual enlightenment of India, from Mumbai in the south to Udaipur, Jaipur, Agra, and Delhi in the north

Mexico

From Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Luis Barragàn to today’s leading innovators in the worlds of art, architecture, and food, the trip will throw a spotlight on the outstanding creativity that defines and enriches this Latin American country, from Mexico City to Oaxaca

The Netherlands

Modern Dutch from the Golden Age to Now
Extra: 2-day visit to Antwerp, Belgium

Who We Are

Culturati Travel Design was founded by Nancy Novogrod, whose interest in art, architecture, food, and style reaches back to her many years as Editor in Chief of Travel + Leisure and House & Garden magazines—and to her degree in Art History. In partnership with Valerie Wilson Travel and its team of expert travel consultants, Nancy will draw upon her knowledge of the world and her global network of contacts to ensure that travelers have a seamless and uniquely rewarding experience.