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.
There’s great snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas at Santa Maria Beach, Chileno Beach and Land’s End! Here’s our guide to the 5 best snorkeling tours.
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.
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.
The less-traveled trekking route to see Mount Everest is Gokyo Ri. The views are astounding. And atop the peak, Tibetan prayer flags release countless prayers into the wind.
There are so many fun beachy things to do in Los Cabos! Here’s our beach lover’s guide to the best non-cheesy sunset cruises, water taxi rides, surfing tours and more.
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.
Elk Island National Park is one of the best places to see the northern lights in Canada. Battling mosquitoes, this intrepid photographer shoots a dazzling photo!
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.”
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).
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.
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!
Biscuit baking, bug walks and pool picnics on a safari? Family safaris? Yes, when you take the kids to South Africa’s family-friendly Thornybush Game Lodge.
Do you love to swim in beautiful natural surroundings? These surprising places to swim (Antarctica!) will surely pique your interest.