There are many, many reasons to visit Asia, which are not limited to seeing amazing wildlife in their natural habitat, tasting unique cuisine and exploring everything from bustling cities to tranquil beaches to gorgeous countrysides. Asia is also known for it’s world-class shopping that caters to all types of interests and budgets. From Bangkok’s bargain […]
Date 07/21/2014 Categories Travel Blog, Africa & The Middle East, Kenya
The words “wonder” and “awesome” have become so overused that everything can be described with these adjectives – and nothing quite lives up. For intrepid travelers, though, the Great Migration reminds us just how wondrous and awe-inspiring nature is – and how it can render even the most jaded speechless. […]
Kenyan officials recently passed aggressive legislation, the Wildlife Bill and Policy, which will boost conservation efforts, streamline wildlife management, and create tougher laws and consequences for poaching. Over the past 15 years, scores of landowners have volunteered over 6 million acres to conservation efforts, building a refuge for endangered animals. […]
Test your knowledge of world geography, food and culture in our latest travel quiz, “What’s Your Travel IQ?” Whether you’re a frequent flyer or a travel amateur, you’re bound to find some great inspiration for your next vacation. Take our quiz and begin planning your next trip!
Soccer is more than a game to billions of people around the world; it is a source of immense national pride. In South Africa, soccer was introduced to the colonies by their conquerors. African players, and their fans, took the sport as their own, driven to beat the Europeans at […]
Date 06/27/2014 Categories Travel Blog
The eyes of the world are on Brazil. As football’s biggest event plays out, and 32 teams from around the world battle to claim the title of World Cup champions, over 3 billion people will tune in. Several lucky millions have the opportunity to see the action in person. After […]
Date Categories Infographics, Asia & The Orient, China including Hong Kong & Taiwan
Today, rather than discussing a travel destination, I will talk about a popular animal within a destination. The giant panda, which the Chinese refer to as “daxiongmao,” or large bear cat, can weigh up to 220 pounds. Where Wild Pandas Live Pandas inhabit several few mountain ranges in central China, […]
If an ardent sun worshipper and beach lover were to design the ideal destination, chances are it would look much like Costa Rica! This gorgeous Central American nation is blessed with tranquil neighbors: the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. For visitors, this means a wide array of beaches, from […]
Date 06/11/2014 Categories Travel Blog, Travel Quizzes
It’s not always easy to pick a destination to visit. That’s why we created this travel quiz to help you figure out where your next beach vacation should be!
Bhutan is a land of incredible diversity – and beauty. Dramatic glacial mountain peaks, rugged alpine shrub, and subtropical forests create ideal habitats for thriving wildlife populations. But to be sure that man doesn’t tread too heavily on nature, the Bhutanese government has always been proactive, and progressive, in its […]