“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber

South Tyrol


United States



Exploring South Tyrol | 24 June – 1 July, 2017

Exploring South Tyrol:  Meran and the Dolomites South Tyrol is a land of contrasts.  It is filled with alpine mountains and meadows and also palm trees, vineyards and castles. German, Italian and Ladin are spoken here.  Pasta is eaten as frequently as the local dumplings called Knödel. Once a part of Austria, the region has […]

16 Nov 16 OVATravel

Hello from Ingrid and Heidi!

We stepped into this profession through our father Emanuel Fenz who started the EUROPEAN CULTURAL HISTORY PROGRAMS with Eastern Michigan University. As daughters of a history professor and university professor who developed travel study programs for students, we grew up accompanying and eventually guiding study tours through Europe and the Middle East and we have […]

07 Aug 16 OVATravel