Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino, Vancouver Island

Out on Vancouver Island's Long Beach

Vancouver Island’s Tofino is the place to enjoy nature, surf, kayak, see marine mammals, and get spoiled by the best restaurants. As is the Relais & Chateaux Wickaninnish Inn with its Ancient Cedars Spa. To me it’s California laid-back, from its friendly staff to the earth tones in the décor of the rooms. Natural cedar carvings by Pacific coast artist […]

Wya Point Resort on Ucluelet, Vancouver Island

Wya Point Surf lesson

Owned by the Pacific Northwestern Ucluelet tribe, Wya Point Resort is a slice of heaven situated on unspoiled Wya Beach in southwestern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. After an hour-long beautiful and exciting Orca Air flight, I arrived in Tofino, on the west coast of the island. We rented a car from the tiny airport and drove […]

Pet-Friendly Travel: Stowe, Vermont

Snowshoeing in the Wedding Meadow

Pet-Friendly Travel is Georgie Jet’s ongoing series exploring the best pet-friendly inns and resorts around with tips for things to do with your best friend along the way. “I travel with Baci, a well-traveled and well-trained Chocolate Lab. Thankfully, I can leave her alone in a hotel room and she is quiet and well-behaved. She might find a comfy club […]

Murphys: Hidden Gem in California

Sunset at Villa Vallecito Vineyards

Nothing excites me more when traveling than finding an off-the-beaten path gem. When I can say a destination and get a response from others like, “where is that?!” I’m in… Murphys, California proved to be that and more. The picturesque village in Calaveras County, 2.5 hours drive from San Francisco off Highway 4 East, offers […]

Photo Montage: Lower Zambezi and Victoria Falls, Zambia

Michaela distracted this local from bath time.

Story and Images by: Michaela Guzy, Found of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. Chiawa Camp, Lower Zambezi National Park:  Eight large platform tents with enclosed bathrooms (shower and a footed tub).  Each tent had a deck and outdoor shower.  Charging stations in room and mosquito nets over the beds.  No wifi.  Very good food and wine selection.  A small […]

Sabuk, Laikipia North, North Central Kenya

Sabuk- pana dancers w children

Guide & ranger at Sabuk took Michaela Guzy to visit the local Samburu village. Written by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. For the soft core adventure traveler, i.e. me, Sabuk, in Laikipia North, was the most daring place I’ve slept yet in Kenya.  The view from my room was unbelievable, partly because it was missing the entire wall […]

The Iditarod – Anchorage, Alaska 2012

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I arrived in Anchorage via Alaska Air (my new favorite airline!) on March 2, 2012, on the eve of the ceremonial start of the Iditarod. I knew a bit about the race, but I was about to find myself surrounded by mushers, some whose legendary family members had won in the past, some with very […]

Israel: Not Just a Place to Pray… A Place to Play

Sunrise at Masada

Regardless of whom I told that I was going to Israel, one thing was consistent – everyone had a reaction. Some expressed fear over going to a place where political tensions are ongoing. Others were overjoyed with sentiments that ranged from “I could feel the spirituality under my feet with every step,” to “Israel changed […]