Alaska is truly America’s last great frontier attracting nearly three million explorers, naturalists and tourists each year, with more than half of them arriving by cruise ship.
...You don’t have to look at the calendar to know it’s Fall: kids are back in school and there’s a televised football game every night of the week, while here in SW Florida, auto license plates have begun to change their colors signaling the return of snowbirds.
...if you are even thinking about traveling to Europe before October, now’s the time to act, especially with so many people descending on Europe’s capital cities of London, Paris and Rome over the next several months. Rounding out the top five 2023 world destinations are Barcelona and Tokyo.
When Christopher Columbus sailed along the east coast of a new land more than 500 years ago, he encountered natives adorned in gold and other jewelry and he dubbed the area “rich coast” – Costa Rica in Spanish. Today, Costa Rica’s riches and ecological diversity are ...
I always thought Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak soaring 19,341 feet through the clouds, was located in Kenya until we landed in Amboseli National Park. Stepping off the small plane, my first glimpse of the landscape was ...
It’s difficult preparing for your first safari no matter how much you read or study the experiences of other adventurers. You also might consider such a journey as the “trip of a lifetime” as I had ...
With an ever growing number of countries re-opening to tourists, including the United States welcoming foreign visitors again beginning this month, vacation travel finally appears to be regaining the momentum it lost during its 20-month COVID hiatus.
A year has passed since the COVID virus arrived on U.S. shores and what a year! Staying home, wearing masks and social distancing became the norm. Yet, most of us are among the fortunate despite the “cabin fever” and our pent-up desire to travel again.
You may think journeying “Down Under” is just too far to travel on vacation but, once you visit New Zealand, you’ll likely want to return. It’s simply not possible to experience everything offered by this country’s two major islands on a single visit.
When most people plan a South American vacation, they usually think about the ABC countries – Argentina, Brazil and Chile – and possibly Peru as their top choices. Unfortunately, they seldom consider Uruguay, a gem of a destination with a rich culture and history, great wine and spectacular beaches.