Worth Magazine 2010 | Unique Ways to Travel
If the journey matters more than the destination, it’s time for travelers to look at inspired transportation. Here are ways to better enjoy the trip.
Mongolia by horseback: Why it’s special: In addition to an entourage of stewards, the steep price tag gets you time with an award-winning filmmaker who acts as an additional guide and the chance to be immortalized on canvas as a famous portraitist (whose patrons include Queen Elizabeth) creates your oil painting. Plus, as one of the last nomadic cultures, the reindeer people provide a glimpse into an ancient life that might soon disappear. Cost: $2 million and up, depending on the size of the group.