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.
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!
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!
You know Whistler is a top ski resort. You recall Whistler hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics. But you really want to know this. Whistler or Blackcomb – which is better for skiing and snowboarding?
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.
It’s been hot lately, so we’ve hit the beach! Lakes too! Here’s our beach chair report on the best beaches in Victoria, BC (Canada) – both ocean and lake – for swimming and cooling off.
Itching to swim with turtles? Love to see a magical Cirque du Soleil show? Check out these awesome things to do in Riviera Maya, Mexico (when you can tear yourself away from your fabulous resort, of course).
Nothing beats biking Stanley Park (and beyond around False Creek) on a sunny Vancouver day! Lots of beaches and parks. A public market and craft brewery too at Granville Island.
What fun! Tour the Gorge Waterway on a Victoria Harbor Ferry “pickle boat” to see the tidal falls. Learn about the daredevil divers and First Nations inhabitants too.
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?
Want to see lots of colorful fish? Santa Maria beach is one of the three best places to snorkel in Cabo San Lucas. Here’s how to visit on your own before the tour boats arrive.
With their stalactites and stalagmites, and pools of water shining an unearthly blue, Riviera Maya cenotes look like wondrous underground cathedrals. You can swim and snorkel inside many.
What do you get when you mix mountains, forests, glaciers – and families of fearless elk that stride past you REALLY close (you can almost touch them)? Jasper National Park.
Would there be bears on our Joffre Lakes hike? We had bears on the brain. Understandable, once you know we live in bear country. We once had an up-close-and-scary (but thrilling in retrospect!) encounter with four grizzlies.
Snorkeling? Scuba diving? Sign us up. Koh Tao is reputed to have some of Thailand’s best snorkeling and diving. We booked a “big boat” snorkeling day trip around the island.