Whale watching in Cabo San Lucas

What a Fluke! Whale watching in Cabo San Lucas

By Janice and George | November 24, 2018

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 | November 3, 2018

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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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 vs 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 activities- vulture feeding

Victoria Falls Activities: Watch an exciting vulture feeding!

By Janice and George | November 24, 2017

Hundreds of hungry raptors swoop in daily for the vulture feeding at Victoria Falls (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

Best walking safaris in Africa (just beware the lions!)

By Janice and George | August 9, 2017

You don’t really want to see lions on walking safaris. It’s thrilling enough being unprotected in the bush on a Norman Carr Safaris trip in Zambia!

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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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