Lions & Hippos & Panthers, Oh My!

Lions & Hippos & Panthers, Oh My!

If you’ve ever wanted to see a giraffe up close, touch an elephant trunk, or ride a Jeep on the savanna, South Africa is the place for you. The country also boasts great food, a diverse culture, and an unforgettable history of apartheid and the . . . read more

Oaxaca [wah-HAH-kah]

Oaxaca [wah-HAH-kah]

Flying into the small airport of Oaxaca (pronounced wah-HAH-kah), Mexico, I noticed the patchwork of farm fields covering the landscape. I travelled to Oaxaca during the warm Christmas season when the temperature averages around 81 degrees Fahrenheit. The people of Oaxaca are proud of their . . . read more

Where Heaven Meets Earth

Where Heaven Meets Earth

If you want to gain some perspective on your life, you need to spend some time in the Galilee. I spent ten days in the Galilee, exploring everything from Nazareth to Capernaum, from Tiberius to the Golan Heights. But ten days was nowhere near enough . . . read more

Deltas & Dunes: The Best of Brazil

Deltas & Dunes: The Best of Brazil

While Brazil may be best known for its crowded Copacabana shorelines and its thick Amazon jungles, these aren’t the only natural wonders the country offers. Brazil’s raw beauty pervades all the way from its southern border to its northernmost coast. And, though it is often . . . read more

European Hostels: Get Away for a While

European Hostels: Get Away for a While

Are you planning a trip to Europe, or perhaps just dreaming of one, on a budget? Or, perhaps, you just want to see a more traditional version of Europe. Here are five of the best hostels to give you that European experience you’ve been dreaming of.

Touring Europe’s Major Art: Catch the Classics

Touring Europe’s Major Art: Catch the Classics

Touring the major cities of Europe has never been easier. Here is a list of the best art in each city, so that you make sure to see all of the classics!

Walk Like an Egyptian

Walk Like an Egyptian

With this devastating war continuing, it would be easy to assume that Egypt is not a safe place to travel. While you should avoid the Sinai Peninsula, there are plenty of places in Egypt where you can safely visit that will leave you in awe.

Summiting the Inca Trail in Style

Summiting the Inca Trail in Style

How would you like to explore the most beautiful sights in Peru while enjoying seven-course meals, morning yoga sessions, and daily massages? Many tour companies travel with professional chefs, but hiking to Machu Picchu and beyond with a professional yoga instructor and masseuse is a treat now provided by Kusa Treks—a small company that offers big experiences.

Taiwan | 台灣

Taiwan | 台灣

In the shadow of the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City lies a forgotten jewel: Taiwan.

It’s More Masaya in the Philippines

It’s More Masaya in the Philippines

Known for having some of the friendliest and most hospitable people in the world, along with white sand beaches, waterfalls, and majestic bright green mountains, the Philippines should be on everyone’s travel list.