Nature & Wildlife

Cuba architecture
Cuba the promised land
Everything you need to know, now that everyone is going. In the past year Cuba has become one of the hottest destinations from the US. But not all travel restrictions have been lifted, and the Trump administration...

A tented retreat at Capella Ubud
Glamping, Bali style
Capella Ubud is luxury camping seriously redefined. In Bali, so what more could you ask for? When asked to write this piece, my response was, I think understandably enough: “What!! You know my idea of...

Camp Shenanigans - Image April O'Hare Photography
Adult summer camps in America
Need a dose of nostalgia? There are adult summer camps for that. As a woman in her mid-30s, I can say, without a doubt, that one experience truly shaped me and made me who I am today: the eight summers...

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The world's worst beaches
There are few things better than a day at the beach. Not spending a day at these is one. The world is as full of beautiful beaches according to endless lists of The World’s Best Beaches. Finding a wonderful...

Pier House Musha Cay Bahamas
Fantasy Islands - The world's best islands you can rent
The best private islands in the world to rent, what they’ll cost you, and what to look out for in the fine print. Is your royal honeymoon coming up? Planning a casual birthday party for all your closest...

Scott's Hut, Ross Island, Antarctica- Image The Antarctic Heritage Trust
The world's least visited museum
It will cost you nearly USD$28,000 dollars to see, and it’s not easy to get to. Because it’s in Antarctica On the north shore of Ross Island, Antarctica, sits Mt. Erebus, the second highest volcano...

Old Town Fort Collins - Image credit Richard Haro
A weekend in Fort Collins
Fort Collins is the fourth largest city in Colorado but out-of-state visitors often overlook this college town just an hour north of Denver. It might not have the mountain appeal of Aspen or Telluride,...

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Why you should visit Guanajuato, Mexico
It’s Valentine’s Day and shiny, heart-shaped balloons look out of place against Guanajuato’s traditional architecture. On first sight, I instantly recognise this as a city that doesn’t need extra...

Puerto Escondido - Image Credit Nicole Leigh West
Mexico's Affordable Paradise: Oaxaca Coast
Flaming sunsets, swaying hammocks and azure seas don’t often come with an affordable holiday price tag. Head to Mexico’s Oaxaca coast though, and you’ll find charming beach towns with unique personalities...
Last UpdatedJune 25, 2019
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Goa, India fishing boat
India's Goa fisherman
Shortly before dawn, long before the tourists in nearby hotels and hostels have staked their claim on Goa’s white sandy beaches; three men launch a simple wooden boat into the gentle surf and silently...
Last UpdatedMay 20, 2019
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Bahamas
Getting Active in the Bahamas
Sure, the Bahamas conjures up images of doing nothing more taxing than sipping on tropical drinks under a palm tree on a talcum-powder white sand beach. But, they’re also an active vacationer’s paradise,...

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The Galapagos: An Island Adventure Halfway Around the World
Don’t bother bringing your binoculars to the Galapagos.  These pristine islands 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador are no long-distance wildlife-watching trip.  On the contrary, the animals you’ll...
Last UpdatedApril 22, 2019
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