ADVENTURE

levada walks

Take a hike! Levada walks on Madeira

By Janice and George | July 30, 2018

More than 200 historic “levadas” or water channels criss-cross Madeira, and levada walks are one of the best things to do on this Portuguese island.

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snorkeling in cabo san lucas

An insider guide to the best snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas and tours

By Janice and George | July 18, 2018

There’s great snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas at Santa Maria Beach, Chileno Beach and Land’s End! Here’s our guide to the six best snorkeling tours.

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scuba diving Cabo San Lucas

Scuba Diving in Cabo San Lucas: An underwater world of wonders

By Janice and George | July 11, 2018

Jacques Cousteau called the Sea of Cortez “the world’s richest sea.” Go scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas and you’ll see turtles, rays and 900 species of fish! If you’re lucky, you might spot a shark too.

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best beaches in victoria bc for swimming

7 Best beaches in Victoria, BC, for swimming in summer

By Janice and George | June 7, 2018

Pssst… Wanna know the top swimming holes and lakes in Victoria? Here’s our beach chair report on the 7 best beaches in Victoria, BC.

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Los Cabos beaches

Best Los Cabos beaches, surfing tours and water activities

By Janice and George | March 14, 2018

One of the best Los Cabos beaches for swimming? Medano Beach. Here’s our beach lover’s guide to the best beaches, non-cheesy sunset cruises, surfing tours and more.

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Swim with whale sharks La Paz

Swim with whale sharks in La Paz, Mexico

By Janice and George | February 26, 2018

The moment we first saw a massive whale shark glide slowly by? Wondrous. You can swim with whale sharks in La Paz, a 2-hour drive from Cabo.

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chobe safari - elephants

Chobe Safari: You won’t believe all the animals in the Land of the Giants!

By Janice and George | January 13, 2018

Want to see elephants galore and an awe-inspiring abundance of wildlife? Go on safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana – the “Land of the Giants.”

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whistler or blackcomb

Whistler or Blackcomb: Which has better skiing?

By Janice and George | December 23, 2017

You know Whistler is a top ski resort. But what you really want to know is – which mountain is better for skiing and snowboarding? Whistler or Blackcomb?

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victoria falls adventures - vulture feeding

Victoria Falls Adventures: Watching an exciting vulture feeding

By Janice and George | November 24, 2017

Hundreds of hungry raptors swoop in for the vulture feeding at Victoria Falls (aka the “Vulture Culture” experience at Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls Safari Lodge).

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things to do in Mozambique

Unique things to do in Mozambique on a luxury beach holiday

By Janice and George | November 8, 2017

Snorkeling with wild dolphins. Haunting colonial ruins. Millionaire hideaways. Northern Mozambique is as far off-the-grid as you can get. And perfect for a post-safari idyll.

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walking safaris

Step out on one of the best Africa walking safaris (beware the lions!)

By Janice and George | August 9, 2017

You don’t really want to see lions on a walking safari in Zambia (just small critters). Being exposed out in the bush with Norman Carr Safaris is thrilling enough.

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surprising places to swim

7 surprising places to swim (and why you should dive in)

By Agness Walewinder | July 26, 2017

Do you love to swim in beautiful natural surroundings? These surprising places to swim (Antarctica!) will surely pique your interest.

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arenal hanging bridges - sloth

Oh my! See snakes, sloths and spiders at Arenal Hanging Bridges

By Janice and George | April 2, 2017

Sure, Costa Rica’s Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park has 15 swinging and fixed bridges in the forest. But the snakes, sloths and spiders are the real fun.

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photos of the canadian rockies

Rocky Mountain High! 20 stunning photos of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise

By Janice and George | March 5, 2017

Talk about a Rocky Mountain high. These 20 stunning photos of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise will make you want to pack up and visit now!

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