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
Away For A While
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
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
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
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.
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.