ADVENTURE

Hiking Table Mountain

Guide to hiking Table Mountain, Cape Town

By Anna Timbrook

Several hiking trails scale Table Mountain in Cape Town. The shortest is Platteklip Gorge. Skeleton Gorge and 12 Apostles are more scenic routes, but longer. Here’s our hiking guide!

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Big 5 safari in South Africa

A Big 5 Safari in Sabi Sands Game Reserve

By Janice and George

The lions are bullet-fast hunting the impala. On our amazing Big 5 safari in Sabi Sands, we see animals galore. But other places in Africa are famous for spotting the Big 5 too.

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things to do in Kauai

12 Cool things to do in Kauai (besides beaching)

By Janice and George

Kauai has blossomed big time in recent years. So what are the best things to do in Kauai today? Check out these fun Kauai activities and fab restaurants!

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Things to do in Parksville: Rathtrevor Beach

9 Crazy fun things to do in Parksville & Qualicum Beach

By Janice and George

Rathtrevor Beach is great. But there are other super fun things to do in Parksville and Qualicum Beach too. Explore Horne Lake Caves. See the goats on the roof in Coombs. And more!

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biking Stanley Park

Biking Stanley Park and 5 best Stanley Park bike rentals

By Janice and George

Nothing beats biking Stanley Park (and around False Creek) on a sunny Vancouver day! Lots of beaches and parks. A public market and craft brewery too at Granville Island.

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Victoria BC gardens

It’s blooming at these top 5 Victoria, BC, Gardens

By Janice and George

Dubbed the “City of Gardens,” Victoria blooms with colorful flowers and show-stopping gardens. Even in November, hanging baskets of pansies brighten the city’s picturesque Inner Harbor.

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arenal hanging bridges - sloth

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

By Janice and George

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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Hunting lionfish in the Caribbean (eating them too!)

Hunting Lionfish in the Caribbean (Eating Them Too!)

By Janice and George

Hunting lionfish while scuba diving in the Caribbean wasn’t planned. But it turns out there’s a lionfish invasion, and they need to be eliminated. What about eating lionfish? Very yummy.

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Beaches in Cabo San Lucas

5 Best Beaches in Cabo San Lucas

By Janice and George

Sure, Medano Beach is the most popular. But you’ll want to check out these other great beaches in Cabo San Lucas too! All but one are swimmable beaches.

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Whistler vs Blackcomb

Whistler or Blackcomb: Which has better skiing?

By Janice and George

You know Whistler is one of the world’s best ski resorts. But what you really want to know is – which mountain is better for skiing and snowboarding? Whistler or Blackcomb?

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Whale watching in Cabo San Lucas

What a Fluke! Whale watching in Cabo San Lucas

By Janice and George

Each winter, thousands of whales migrate to the Baja waters. Go whale watching in Cabo San Lucas to see them breaching and showing off their tale flukes!

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La Palma hiking

La Palma hiking: An awesome day at Caldera de Taburiente

By Janice and George

Some of the best hiking in the Canary Islands is on La Palma at Caldera de Taburiente. Here’s our how-to guide to hiking the crater on your own.

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things to do in the Riviera Maya

Totally awesome things to do in Riviera Maya

By Janice and George

Itching to swim with turtles? Love to see a magical Cirque du Soleil show? Check out these awesome things to do in Riviera Maya, Mexico (when you can tear yourself away from your fabulous resort, of course).

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levada walks

Take a hike! Levada walks on Madeira

By Janice and George

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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