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Your Next Amazing Wildlife Holiday Awaits You

By Diana Smith It is finally time for your holiday, but you have no idea where to go. Instead of going to the usual places, perhaps it’s time to get adventurous and explore what wildlife destinations have to offer. Before you go, be sure to thoroughly check what you need to bring and how you should prepare,...

Paradise on Cambodia’s Islands

By Andrew Kolasinski The boat swayed, more from the movements of the passengers than from the gentle waves of the Gulf of Thailand. In just over an hour we sighted the shores of Koh Ruessey, or Bamboo Island, one of Cambodia’s many island paradises. The captain cut back on the throttle, and steering with...

Waterfalls of Laos

By Andrew Kolasinski There was a rumbling in the air and a slight tremor in the ground a kilometer from the falls. As I got closer the rumbling became a thunderous crashing, the ground shook and the air was full of swirling mist. Khane Phapheng Falls in Laos is Southeast Asia’s largest waterfall and the...

Common Skiing Mistakes

4 Misconceptions That Won’t Help  When You Hit the Slopes This Season Common Errors to Avoid from Sought-after Instructor & Keynote Speaker As the season gets underway and skiers of all levels journey to the snow capped mountains, chances are that a great many of them will do some things that won’t help...

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta: Garden of Asia

  By Andrew Kolasinski The delta’s brown silt-laden water has a rich pungent odor. It smells like growth, like life itself. Clumps of water lilies drift down with the current. Many of the tiny islands have floating gardens in front of float homes or stilt houses. The Mekong River is the world’s 12th longest...

Is Growing Tourism Becoming Self-Destructive?

It was 4pm. I was awakened from my afternoon nap by the continuous splashing sound outside. I got up and came out at the balcony of my hotel. What a wonderful scene awaited me! The dark green mangrove forests looked even brighter and youthful with the continuous shower! As if the forest was dancing in the...

Crawfishing In The Atchafalaya Basin

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Our first experience crawfishin’ was in a pond. Venturing out to a deep water swamp on the Belle River with Jody Meche was a lot different and so were the crawfish.   It was quite a ride on the river to the area of the swamp where Jody has his traps. Traps were large and pulled...

Discovering Iquitos, The Capital Of The Amazon

By Katie Kurtessis Katie is an American expat living in Peru’s northern city of Piura, where she spends her time studying at Piura University, relaxing on Peru’s northern beaches or exploring the country’s vast interior. “Not happening,” I said. “I am not going out hiking in the jungle at night to...

Far and Away Adventures Announces Three American Safaris With Wilderness Photography Artist James Bourret

We’ve not taken part in these programs, however they look so intriguing, I wanted to pass on the information from Far Away Travel. SUN VALLEY, ID, April 6, 2011 – Known for blending river rafting with wilderness adventure and backcountry luxury, Far and Away Adventures (http://www.far-away.com/) announces...

Sweet Sanibel Island

Where in the world can you go for the one of the best shelling beaches on earth? The Hill Team loves Sanibel island in southwest Florida. We like finding these precious “Gifts from the Sea” We also enjoy the abundance of fresh sea food. The pristine sugar white sands draws me back to Sanibel when I long for...

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