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Best Camping and Hiking Spots in Big Sur California

Best Camping and Hiking Spots in Big Sur California

If you are planning a camping  and hiking trip out West, there are very few destinations as stunning as Big Sur in northern California. Located along Scenic Highway One, about 150 miles south of San Francisco, Big Sur is one of Northern California’s most popular destinations for hiking, camping and a variety of other outdoor […]

March 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
Power Up A Snowcat And Take It For A Spin At Crested Butte Colorado

Power Up A Snowcat And Take It For A Spin At Crested Butte Colorado

Have you loved big brawny machines since childhood and always wished you could climb behind the wheel and power it up?  Well the folks at Crested Butte Colorado understand completely and are ready to make your big hauling dreams come true with their Snowcat Driving Experience. Started in March 2009, the Snowcat Experience teams vacationers […]

December 11, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Elderhostel Becomes Exploritas.com

Elderhostel Becomes Exploritas.com

After 35 years of offering exceptional education adventures to the 55+ market, Elderhostels is taking on a new persona and becoming Exploritas.  The not-for-profit educational tour company took a close look at their name and realized they no longer were exclusive to the senior market, and they rarely stayed in hostels.  Their new name more […]

October 15, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More
America's #1 Bike Tour Company Introduces Walking Tours

America's #1 Bike Tour Company Introduces Walking Tours

Long considered the premier bike touring company based in the USA, Vermont Bike Tours has recently announced the addition of top quality walking tours. VBT has been named one of the top three adventure tour companies on Earth for the past three years by the National Geographic Society, and has been offering quality tours for […]

September 28, 2009 | By | Reply More
Lodge-To-Lodge Kayak Adventure in Stunning Belize

Lodge-To-Lodge Kayak Adventure in Stunning Belize

Picture yourself gliding through aquamarine waters, hovering over dramatic coral heads; pausing to watch a giant manta ray swoop by.  Island Expeditions of Belize will have you experiencing Sea Kayaking (Paddling & Sailing), Snorkeling, Fishing, Birding, Photography, and Natural History Interpretation as you paddle from one idyllic cay to the next. Hundreds of picturesque cays […]

August 18, 2009 | By | 3 Replies More
Teach The Whole Family To Sail On Your Next Vacation

Teach The Whole Family To Sail On Your Next Vacation

To impart the love of sailing and the thrill of skimming across sparkling aqua waters in a tropical paradise is a magnificent gift to share with every member of your family. Some sports are best learned in childhood – swimming, sailing, skating skiing….. here is one of the world’s best places to introduce your family […]

July 29, 2009 | By | Reply More
Best African Safari Destinations – 5 Top Game Reserves

Best African Safari Destinations – 5 Top Game Reserves

Many people dream of traveling to Africa to experience a world far different from what we know in our day to day lives. But the continent is a huge place, and thinking of where to start on your journey can be a daunting task. If seeing big game on safari is a lifelong dream of […]

June 22, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Embrace nature, whirl into the wild; find joy being among the tress, streams and wildflowers!  This summer put yourself in the capable hands of Appalachian Mountain Club to recharge your spirit and put a smile on every family member’s face. I’ve just returned from my second hiking experience with the AMC in the White Mountains […]

June 15, 2009 | By | Reply More
Calling All Campers, Hikers and Sportsman – Learn to Cook In The Wild

Calling All Campers, Hikers and Sportsman – Learn to Cook In The Wild

Do you love the smell of a crackling camp fire, and the camaraderie of folks gathered around to watch the flames dance as food slowly roasts on a spit?  Do you love to barbecue, add your special sauces, and feed the whole neighborhood?  Do the fragrant aromas of freshly baked sourdough bread send you into […]

April 28, 2009 | By | Reply More
The Out Islands of the Bahamas Are Heavenly In Spring

The Out Islands of the Bahamas Are Heavenly In Spring

It’s been a long cold winter and you haven’t had a good dose of sunshine and sand between your toes in a long time. Spring breezes may have you itching to dig in the garden, but for me, Spring brings yearnings for crystal clear waters lapping on endless miles of pristine beaches. Yes my friends, May and […]

April 21, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the National Parks

Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the National Parks

Lots of folks find themselves with more time than money this year – and are still hoping for an inspiring summer vacation. It may be the perfect time to volunteer for a restoration project in one of the country’s national parks.  Coordinated by the Department of Agriculture, there are plenty of restoration and conservation projects […]

April 8, 2009 | By | Reply More
Cruise Aboard The Restored Luxury Yacht, Grace

Cruise Aboard The Restored Luxury Yacht, Grace

Just the word “Grace” conjures elegance, distinction and beauty as exemplified by Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco. Today you can relive some of the royal majesty of those by-gone days aboard the newly restored 145-foot motor yacht Grace.   Originally gifted to Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly as a wedding gift by billionaire Aristotle Onassis, […]

January 26, 2009 | By | Reply More
Find Your Inner-Self on a Surfboard!

Find Your Inner-Self on a Surfboard!

We’ve found a terrific and unique Costa Rican adventure designed especially for women that combines the peacefulness of yoga with the exhilaration of surfing in a gorgeous beachfront setting.  Dive into the waves, dive into the rainforest, dive into luxurious villas , dive into your inner rhythms, and emerge with a new outlook on life. […]

December 16, 2008 | By | Reply More
So You've Always Wanted to be a "Survivor" – Well, Here's Your Big Chance!

So You've Always Wanted to be a "Survivor" – Well, Here's Your Big Chance!

The daydream of surviving on a gorgeous desert island looms large in most of our imaginations.  Let’s face it, that’s why Survivor, Robinson Crusoe and the current CDW Computer TV commercials are such an enormous success.  But while the TV networks tempt us with scripted tropical adventures, the possibility of participating in such a complete […]

November 5, 2008 | By | Reply More
The World's #1 Ski Resort Gets Even Better!

The World's #1 Ski Resort Gets Even Better!

If you’ve never been to Whistler-Blackcomb in British Columbia, you’ve been missing a a lot!  In fact, it’s one of my favorite places in the world for heart stopping scenery, friendly folks, top restaurants and bars, great shopping and non-stop fun.  It’s no mistake that Whistler-Blackcomb has been voted the world’s #1 favorite ski resort […]

October 29, 2008 | By | Reply More
Online Travel Auctions That Benefit Charities

Online Travel Auctions That Benefit Charities

Travel well while doing good! We all know about Priceline, Hotwire and Luxury Link, where you bid for travel arrangements, but here’s a different angle on these traditional travel auctions.  Several online  auction sites offer top notch travel experiences for the benefit of charity. It sort of reminds me of attending a local charity auction […]

September 21, 2008 | By | Reply More
Not Enough Excitement In Your Life? – Go Chase A Tornado!

Not Enough Excitement In Your Life? – Go Chase A Tornado!

OK, so I’m reading a travel industry article about a tour company offering Storm Chasing Adventure Tours for “ordinary people looking for an adrenaline rush” – and I’m thinking… ARE YOUR KIDDING ME – these people have GOT to be out of their minds! I’m freaked out just watching these huge destructive storms on TV, […]

July 10, 2008 | By | Reply More
Six Unique Undersea Hotels

Six Unique Undersea Hotels

If you’ve ever dreamed of residing under the sea among the brilliantly colored sea life, your opportunity is at hand. We’ve found wonderful underwater hotels that offer the exhilarating experience of sleeping among the fish. In the best of circumstances a lodging is a destination in and of itself. This is absolutely true of these […]

January 7, 2008 | By | Reply More
Compare Ski Resorts Worldwide With Ease

Compare Ski Resorts Worldwide With Ease

It’s going to be a spectacular winter for skiing! (Well, in the United States anyway.) Your biggest challenge will be trying to decide between snow packed vertical runs and powdery lanes all the way from California to Maine. We’ve found a super website that makes choosing the right mountain a cinch. On The Snow has […]

December 23, 2007 | By | 1 Reply More
Find Your Adventure Activities in Hawaii

Find Your Adventure Activities in Hawaii

Envisioning your long awaited vacation to Hawaii paints a different picture for each of us. While I imagine wonderful beach walks followed by leisurely stops to sample local cuisine, sipping a tropical cocktail while listening to the sweet strum of a ukulele, others may yearn to swish through canyons at lightening speeds while sightseeing in […]

August 16, 2007 | By | 1 Reply More