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How We Work

We craft trips both close to home and spanning the globe, from the rugged and adventurous to the sophisticated and sublime, family escapes to multi-generational celebrations.

What Makes Us Unique?

Moments That Matter

We showcase the best of a destination and immerse you in the spirit of a place, allowing you to feel the joy that is sharing meaningful time with the people you want to travel with.

Travel For Good

We are a proud Certified Benefit Corporation and Certified Climate Neutral Business. Our mission is to use travel as a force for good in our lives and in the lives of the people and places we visit.

Intimate Access

Think of us as your well-connected, fashionable friend with access to local experts and global tastemakers, and to the people that make a place unforgettable.

Who We Are

We delight in curating experiences ranging from the sophisticated and cosmopolitan to the wild and uncharted, from the world of art and wine to the heights of adventure. Whether you are thinking of a weekend getaway with family or a monumental group celebration, we are expert magic-makers who believe the most profound human experiences occur during the moments of discovery and exploration.

Experiences Just For You

Step 1

Whether you're thinking of a weekend get-away with friends or a monumental group celebration, we design exceptional trips that weave together the very best of the people and places we visit. We'll start with a few basic questions to learn more about the type of experience you're dreaming of.

Let's Get Started

Step 2

Next we create a deeply curated, beautifully designed itinerary with accommodation, restaurant and activity recommendations. We require a non-refundable $750 deposit to create your customized itinerary, which is credited to your final trip cost. Your trip is guaranteed—and your dates secured—with a 25% non-refundable deposit.

So. Much. Yes.

Step 3

Once your trip is confirmed we can assist with everything you need—from flights and travel arrangements, to exclusive local recommendations—to enjoy the trip of a lifetime! 

Let's Start Planning

Experiences of a Lifetime

Who It's For

A romantic escape, family adventures, or a journey of history and culture. If you’re a lover of art and design, stunning scenery and really, really good food, look no further.

How We Travel

We're a proud Certified B Corporation and a Certified Climate Neutral Business. We enable travel that serves as a force for good in our lives, and the lives of the people and places we visit.

Make It Yours

The end-all-be-all of food journeys? The ultimate culture and art experience? A trek in the mountains or a leisurely family break on the beach. Tell us what you’re looking for and we’ll make your trip unforgettable.

People Love MO/AD

One of the best weeks of my life. I definitely want to do another trip with MO/AD.
Elizabeth Z.
I look forward to another trip with MO/AD. You make everything more elevated, and interesting.
Patricia H.
I enjoyed the entire experience: the destination, the curated itinerary and pace, and, of course, the wine and food.
Susan T.
Great luxury, and truly authentic street food, our trip with Modern Adventure was the best of both worlds.
Francois L.
I've been telling so many people about the trip ever since I got back. Looking forward to another one!
Royce K.

FAQs

  1. How many people are your trips suitable for?

    Our private itineraries are ideal for groups as small as six or as large as you desire—you and friends, families and multi-generational groups.

  2. Can you curate an itinerary for a larger group?

    Yes, we can help you craft an unforgettable milestone celebration, for groups as large as 40 or more.

  3. What makes a MO/AD experience different?

    Our level of curation and care. We handle everything, overseeing your experience from beginning to end, with the highest levels of ownership and responsibility. We also support you each step of the way, with comprehensive trip materials and itineraries, detailed day-by-day options, insider destination info, gear recommendations, and 24/7 dedicated support.

  4. How far in advance should I plan my trip?

    Preferably three to six months in advance. We stay in unique, in-demand boutique and luxury hotels where advance reservations are important to secure the best accommodations possible.

  5. What is typically included?

    We curate your MO/AD Private Departure to ensure the experiences are authentic and immersive, and included in your trip price. This includes all accommodations, local transport and airport transfers, private travel for all day trips and excursions, private tours with local guides and cultural experts, exclusive VIP access and activities, all breakfasts and some lunches and dinners.

  6. How much will it cost?

    MO/AD Private Departures typically cost $750 to $1,500 per person, per day, and vary by time of year, number of people in your group, types of activities you prefer including private local guides and private transfers.

  7. What's not included?

    MO/AD Private Departures do not include roundtrip airfare to/from your destination, travel insurance, transportation to your trip’s starting point, hotel incidentals (including room service, laundry service and hotel bar tabs), and any activities or meals not included in your confirmed MO/AD itinerary.

  8. What deposits are required?

    After learning more about you, your interests and preferred style of travel, as well as your preferred travel dates, we will present you with a detailed itinerary including activities, internal flights, transport and accommodations. In order to check and confirm availability for your group, there is a $750 non-refundable deposit due. This will be applied to your final trip cost.

    Your trip is guaranteed—and your dates secured—with a 25% non-refundable deposit. Many of our local partners, including our hotel and resort partners, require advance deposits to secure the best accommodations. The balance of your trip is due 30 days prior to travel.