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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

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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Gokyo Ri trek

Blessed by prayer flags on a Gokyo Ri trek

By Navit and Gary Wilson

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.

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Things to do in Los Cabos

8 fun things to do in Los Cabos for beach lovers

By Janice and George

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.

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Swim with whale sharks La Paz

Swim with whale sharks in La Paz, Mexico

By Janice and George

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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Northern Lights in Alberta

Chasing northern lights photos in Alberta

By Jon Reaves

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!

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Elephants on a Chobe safari

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

By Janice and George

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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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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family safaris in Thornybush

Family safaris at Thornybush Game Lodge

By Janice and George

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.

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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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hiking trails in Whistler - Joffre Lake hike

Hiking the Joffre Lakes trail: But, umm, are there bears?

By Janice and George

Would there be bears on our Joffre Lakes hike? We had bears on the brain. Understandable, once you know we live in bear country. And we once had an encounter with four grizzlies.

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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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