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Bay in Vancouver

Few cities can compare to Vancouver on a beautiful sunny day, with its gleaming skyscrapers framed by rugged mountains and sparkling sea. As if the surrounding natural beauty weren’t already enough to merit a visit, the city is diverse and cosmopolitan, with a thriving food scene, stylish boutiques, chic hotels, and a robust arts community. Vancouver has something for everyone,…

Torre Colpatria of Colombia

If your only reference points for Colombia are Pablo Escobar, drug trafficking, and the Farc guerrilla conflict, it is time you took a fresh look at the country. While Colombia still has its share of struggles, cities have been revitalized, safety has improved, and tourism has revived in recent years. Additionally, the dollar remains strong against the Colombian peso, keeping…

Exploring Cambridge, England

Located about 60 miles from London, Cambridge makes for an excellent day trip and is a worthy travel destination in its own right. Spend a short time there and you’ll quickly discover why it is considered one of the loveliest towns in England. Cambridge is chock full of exquisite architecture, lush gardens, and postcard-perfect streets, and exudes a youthful energy…

Yoga gurus practicing on water

On your next vacation, why not combine your passion for travel and yoga? Schools and retreats across the world offer training programs to students who wish to become instructors. It’s a chance to embark on a yoga journey to the destination you’ve been dying to cross off your bucket list, and maybe jumpstart a new career—or at least a cool…

World Travelers and Experts’ 2016 Travel Predictions

Each year, we see trends in health, fitness and fashion splashed across magazines and runways. But those aren’t the only industries with trends. The travel industry is constantly emerging with new trends, whether it’s where people are flocking to for vacations or how they’re traveling and vacationing. And 2016 is no different. This year, there are several travel trends that…

[caption id="attachment_13010" align="aligncenter" width="710"]Susan Eckert with a male silverback gorilla on a gorilla trek in Uganda. Susan Eckert with a male silverback gorilla on a gorilla trek in Uganda.[/caption]

“Lions on the runway!” a voice yelled over the speakers on Susan Eckert’s plane. She was finally about to land in Kenya for her African Safari adventure. But, when the plane approached the airstrip, they saw them – lions lying on the airstrip. As the pilot pulled the plane back up, he told her and the 16 others on the plane that the lions loved to lie on the warm sand of the runway.

For as long as she can remember, Eckert was fascinated with Africa. It was something about the exotic animals and the people there – she wanted to go to Africa.


When it comes to adventure travel, the possibilities are just about endless. And while there are places that should definitely be on any thrill-seeker’s bucket list, there’s nothing wrong with adding a few new ones. According to the National Geographic’s “Ultimate Adventure Bucket List,” here are some of the lesser-known places you’ll definitely want to check out: The Kokoda Trail,…


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