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With a twist of adventure

Welcome! We’re Janice and George

We’re award-winning travel writers, fortunate to have visited all 7 continents. From Mexico and Hawaii to British Columbia (our home), Europe and far-flung destinations, we share our travel secrets from around the globe. Join us as we uncover hidden gems, beautiful hotels, amazing cruises and more!

The latest travel inspiration!

Why Take a River Cruise? 7 Reasons to Hop Aboard Now!

We’re riverholics. We love river cruises for many reasons. For one, river ships are small. Shore excursions are usually included too. And you get to see and do a lot ashore! Indeed, we know at least 7 irresistible reasons to take a river cruise.

Dreamy Tahiti Cruises: Windstar vs. Paul Gauguin

Cruising French Polynesia is an ideal way to visit these luscious islands. The best Tahiti cruise lines are Windstar and Paul Gauguin. Which is better? We love both, but there are some key differences. (Spoiler alert: Windstar is less expensive, but PG has true balcony cabins.)

Beach escapes

“You can shake the sand from your shoes, but not from your soul.”

~ Anonymous

Explore BC (our home)

Perfect trip itineraries

Spotlight on Mexico

21 Most Beautiful Mexico Resorts With Private Pools

Nothing spells luxury in Mexico more than a beautiful hotel with private pools. From private pool suites in Tulum to resorts in Cabo where you can gaze at the sea while sipping champagne in your own plunge pool, these resorts will wow you.

Europe, here we come!


Visit the USA

25 Unique Things to Do in San Francisco (2024)

Tops on our list of unique activities in San Francisco is bicycling across the Golden Gate Bridge. Climbing SF’s secret stairways? Listening to the Wave Organ? A love tour in a hippie van? Also very cool San Francisco experiences.

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