Travel Video of the Week: Insane POV Mountain Biking in Chile

Red Bull

It seems like every time there’s an insane adventure video on YouTube, the folks at Red Bull are behind it. This video, in which one of their mountain bikers straps a GoPro camera to his helmet and takes off through the hills and streets of Valparaiso, Chile, is no exception. The terrain we see is one […]

Off-Season Week in Bohemia, Part 4 — Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Fountain at town center of Cesky Krumlov

This is the fourth installment in a five-part series following writer Cynthia Cunniff through her experience of touring Bohemia with Insight Vacations. Check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3, and then stay tuned for Part 5 tomorrow. If you’re in the Czech Republic, Cesky Krumlov is a must-do town. I’m grateful Insight Vacations had this magical UNESCO World Heritage site on […]

Summertime Family Fun In Whistler

On the way to Whistler

The best thing you can do while planning a Whistler visit is to give yourself plenty of time there.  We barely scratched the surface on summer family activities in the area — which made for tough decision making. The choices of fun seem endless:  biking, hiking, ziplining, eating, art, shopping, swimming, culture, music and much more. […]

Summertime Family Fun In Whistler – Explore!

Blackcomb Family Adventure Zone

Luxurious Accommodation with a Family Fun Park The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is ideally located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain and within short walking distance to the retail and restaurant filled Whistler Village.  It is a reflection of the “something for everyone” feel of Whistler itself and even has the Blackcomb Family Adventure Zone off […]

Wales: Part Two of the Mini Welsh Challenge


Continuing the journey in Wales… As last reported in Part One (Click here to read), I participated in a recent trip to the beautiful country of Wales that brought together 17 bloggers from around the globe. We split into four groups making our way from Conwy in the North to Cardiff in the South over […]

Saguenay Fjord, Quebec: An Amazing Race Challenge for Journalists

During the first sea kayaking excursion in the Fjord

As an adventurer at heart who once dreamed of writing for National Geographic and traveling all over the world discovering the planet’s hidden gems, I jumped at a recent opportunity to be one of five journalists who would participate in a friendly competition along the Saquenay Fjord in Northern Quebec. I didn’t know much – […]