ADVENTURE

victoria falls activities- vulture feeding

Victoria Falls Activities: Watch an exciting vulture feeding!

By Janice and George

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

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

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

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

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

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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papagayo peninsula

Costa Rica’s secret Papagayo Peninsula (and a golf buggy ride by moonlight)

By Janice and George

Tootling around Costa Rica’s secret Papagayo Peninsula in a golf buggy by moonlight, we’re struck by its wild beauty. It boasts 31+ pristine beaches, but few people!

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Birds of Costa Rica

Flying high with the beautiful birds of Costa Rica

By Janice and George

The quetzal may be the most beautiful of the birds of Costa Rica. But dive-bombing pelicans, shy toucans and mangrove hawks are amazing to see too.

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Flam Railway

Norway’s Flam Railway: One of the world’s most beautiful train rides

By Janice and George

Our heads spin dizzily on the Flam Railway, rated one of “the world’s most incredible train journeys,” as we take in postcard-worthy views of storybook houses, tumbling waterfalls and craggy mountains.

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Zhangjiajie Avatar mountains visit

4-day Zhangjiajie Avatar mountains experience for luxury lovers

By Agness Walewinder

Our guest contributor has lived in China off and on since 2011. She shares her travel tips for visiting the fairytale Zhangjiajie “Avatar mountains” in luxury.

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Whistler river of golden dreams

Paddling Whistler’s River of Golden Dreams

By Janice and George

Isn’t the River of Golden Dreams a dreamy name? Well, this river in Whistler really is like its name. And the summer is perfect for paddling a canoe or kayak down it.

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egyptian feluccas

Egyptian feluccas – a romantic way to sail the Nile?

By Janice and George

Traditional wooden sailboats dating back to the days of the pharaohs, Egyptian feluccas aren’t comfy for multi-day cruises along the Nile. But they’re a must for a half-day sail in Aswan!

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Harbour Ferries Victoria

Explore the Gorge on a fun pickle boat with Victoria Harbour Ferry

By Janice and George

What fun! Tour the Gorge Waterway on a Victoria Harbor Ferry “pickle boat.” See the tidal falls and learn about the daredevil divers.

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Chilko Experience

Chilko Experience: Luxury in British Columbia’s wilderness

By Janice and George

Think of pristine wilderness with awesome grizzly bear viewing, fishing, ATVs, rafting, horseback riding and more. Now add the luxury Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort. Nice, eh?

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