We’re eating breakfast at a table topped with white linen, overlooking 3,200 acres of Ecuador’s Choco-Andean cloud forest. A colorful Choco toucan chirps in a nearby tree. “Nothing is impossible,” says our guide, Anderson, and I am inclined to believe him. Read more HERE.Continue reading “Travel Tuesday – Ecuadorian Rainforest”
Pismo Beach and its neighbor Oceano are cities on California’s Central Coast. It’s known for its wineries and many beaches. Oceano Dunes is the only place in California to camp and drive right on the beach. The name Pismo comes from the Chumash language word for tar, which was gathered from tar springs in Price Canyon near Pismo Beach. The tar was a valuable product which the Chumash Indians used … Continue reading Travel Tuesday – Pismo Beach / Oceano Dunes
Snorkeling provides one of the best opportunities to watch wildlife in the Galapagos Islands. Granted, I’ll admit I have a thing for being in the water, every time you put on a mask and snorkel you are rewarded in the Galapagos. Unlike diving it doesn’t require any special training or certification, you just need to be comfortable in the water.. Continue reading “Snorkeling the Galapagos Islands”
After years of being off limits, Cuba is open to American travelers. But questions still remain about planning a trip.
The idea of traveling to Cuba can be overwhelming. It’s different than anywhere else in the Caribbean. It’s confusing, but it’s doable. There are just some things you need to know.
Camping is a summertime must-do for many folks.
The list of things to love about enjoying the great outdoors is long, but the preparation takes a great deal of work, and the roughing it part, basically that sleeping on the ground thing, rules out camping for a number of folks.
For most folks a trip to Yellowstone National Park, is what summer vacations are made for. But winter has some perks worth considering when planning your next park adventure.
Part of the fun of traveling somewhere new is the unexpected. Even when you’ve done your research, surprises can be a good thing. Unexpected wows. That’s what I like to call them. Even if you’ve read countless travel websites and every guidebook out there, they can sneak up on you.
What do you look for when choosing a hotel for vacation? Price? Location? Choices seem to grow every day and it’s not just about the destination anymore. Hotels are cooking all sorts of ways to reel in guests.
When you go on vacation, working is typically the last thing you want to think about, but that may be a changing trend.
Summer vacation season is officially underway and cruising seems to be more popular than ever. And the debut of more new cruise ships means travelers can sail to ports around the world like never before.