How We Work

From the poignant and extraordinary to the sophisticated and sublime, we curate singular travel experiences for group, corporate and chapter retreats.

What Makes Us Unique?

Profound Connections

Our relationships in destination provide unprecedented access to the pioneers behind global initiatives and cultural movements, creating a platform for networking and collaboration.

Only With MO/AD

We showcase the zeitgeist of a people and place, aligning the experience with your goals and ideals, allowing you to harness the power of shared experience.

Moments that Matter

We believe in lifetime learning. Our retreats are an immersive canvas for self-discovery — we learn as we go, and return home empowered and inspired.

Who We Are

We curate extraordinary private group retreats that make the planning and execution seamless. We handcraft experiences ranging from the sophisticated and cosmopolitan to the wild and uncharted. We are purveyors of joy and connection — expert magic-makers who believe the most profound human experiences occur during the moments of discovery and exploration.

Tailored Experiences

Step 1

We start with a few basic questions to learn more about your group or organization and understand your target budget. We’ll explore things like retreat size, destination, interests, length of trip, and the type of shared experience you’re looking for.

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Step 2

Next, we provide you with inspiration of what your custom retreat could look like—this is a deeply curated proposal with accommodation, activities, and shared experience highlights, all tailored to your group size and budget. Once your itinerary is pitch perfect, we require a 25% deposit to start confirming all of your arrangements.

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Step 3

Once your retreat is confirmed, our team takes care of all the details and supports your organization to ensure all the logistics and communications are seamlessly managed.

Let's Start Planning

The MO/AD Difference

Why it Matters

Removed from day-to-day distractions in a new and inspiring environment, MO/AD Retreats create a sense of camaraderie and trust, and a platform to grow and learn.

How We Travel

The ultimate culture and art experience? A platform for learning and increasing creativity and innovation? Tell us what you’re looking for and we’ll make your private retreat unforgettable.

Make It Yours

Empower and elevate with our curated retreats, precisely tailored to your organization’s unique needs. MO/AD Retreats are the perfect basecamp for inspiration and immersion.

People Love MO/AD Retreats

This is by far the highest rated EPIC Retreat that the chapter has put on. It was an honor and delight to work with you and your team. Simply amazing!
Trevor Dryer, Learning Officer, YPO Oregon
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.


  1. How many people are itineraries suitable for?

    Our itineraries can be tailored for groups of any size, whether it’s a small, intimate group of six or a larger team or group of 100 or more.

  2. What makes a MO/AD Retreat different?

    Our retreats capture the spirit of a culture and destination, tailored to your objectives, harnessing the potential of shared experiences. Our retreats serve as a vibrant platform for self-discovery, where we share connection and leave with growth, fun and inspiration.

  3. How does it work?

    We start by learning about your organization and goals. Our team takes care of all the details and supports to ensure all the logistics and communications are seamlessly managed. We also work with you to incorporate in your ideas for the retreat.

  4. What services are typically included?

    Our services cover the full retreat experience. We offer white glove support to you and your group, from detailed planning and day-to-day itineraries to local insights about the destination, on-site logistics, and 24/7 dedicated assistance. Our degree of curation, personalization, care, and local connections sets us apart.

  5. How far in advance should I plan a retreat?

    Preferably nine to twelve months in advance (earlier for holiday travel). We typically stay in unique, in-demand boutique and luxury hotels where advance reservations are important to secure the best accommodations possible.

  6. What activities do you offer?

    We curate your MO/AD Retreat to ensure the experiences are authentic, immersive, and included in your trip price. Our relationships unlock unprecedented access to the pioneers behind global initiatives and cultural movements.

  7. How much will it cost?

    Retreats typically include accommodations, private airport transfers, private transportation for all day trips and excursions, privately guided tours with local guides, exclusive VIP access and activities, and most meals. MO/AD Retreats typically cost $1,000 to $3,000 per person, per day, and vary by destination, time of year, number of people in your group, and types of activities you prefer.

  8. What's not included?

    MO/AD Retreats do not include roundtrip airfare to/from your destination, travel insurance, hotel incidentals, and any activities and meals not included in your itinerary.

  9. What deposits are required?

    After learning more about you, your interests, preferred style of travel, dates, and budget, we will present you with initial ideas and examples of what we can plan for you. In order to confirm your itinerary and reserve accommodations, a 25% deposit is required. The balance of your trip cost is due  120 days prior to travel.