Ever wonder how your vacation can impact climate? A three-day workshop funded by Australian Aid in collaboration with the Pacific Climate Change Science Program and Department of Environment on Pacific Climate Change has sparked debate about the role Pacific Island countries play in negotiations on climate change. The issues discussed may influence some changes in […]
Most wine lovers are familiar with lends from regions such as the South of France or the Napa Valley of California. But believe it or not, Australia’s Hunter Valley is making the wine world sit up and take notice. Only a two-hour drive from Sydney, the Hunter region is home to more than one hundred […]
Want to have the perfect family vacation to California without the headache of coming up with the itinerary? In the new California Road Trips, you can follow 12 exclusive itineraries to perfect family vacations filled with outdoor activities, entertainment, shopping and wine and dine experiences. You also can access these itineraries not just in print […]
Desiring some sun and relaxation without breaking the bank? Head to the sleepy island of the Grand Bahama, one of islands of The Bahamas. Just a short flight (20-30 minutes) from Miami. The Bahamas consists of over 700 islands – many are tiny – in the Atlantic Ocean, north of Cuba and the Dominican Republic […]
Looking to stay somewhere interesting and unconventional? Not feeling the conventional hotel alternatives like B&B, inns or homestays? Something more thrilling? Do you fancy ghosts, vampires, or werewolves? The supernatural always intrigue some thanks to the movie industry! For the ghost-seekers out there looking for a hotel, perhaps a haunted hotel would be the perfect […]
Moscow Moscow is often a mysterious and imposing city for American travelers. The city is also known to have some of the most expensive hotels in the world with average rates of $400 per night. The good news is this is offset by cheaper flights, which can be as low as $468 round-trip from New […]
The best way to get a feel for a country and its culture is through its food. So it is not surprising that culinary tours or cooking vacations are on the rise…and the locations and options are limitless. There are one-day cooking workshops, week long cooking classes and cultural tours, or even a gourmet day tour without cooking.
The island of Chiloé, in southern Chile, is a place that you probably have never heard of.
Chiloé has a cool breezy climate which is a pleasant alternative to the dry heat of Chile’s big cities.
The pristine island and its diverse ecosystem, which has remained largely free from colonialism and capitalism, attracted Charles Darwin to explore in 1834 and the island has not changed much.