Kilimanjaro: Hahn & Team Descend and Return to Arumeru River Lodge

Almost as if to make up for rain and sloppy conditions yesterday evening, today we were granted a perfect morning.

10 Fun Things to Do in Puerto Peñasco Mexico

Puerto Peñasco was a Mexican seaside destination of which we were completely unaware, which is a shame since it’s a relatively short 5.5-hour drive from our home in San Diego. Puerto Peñasco has many names, including Rocky Point and Arizona’s beach, because of its close proximity to the Arizona border. Puerto Peñasco turned out to be the perfect Mexico beach resort vacation spot for us. While there are the typical clubs for drinking…

Kilimanjaro: Hahn & Team Conquer the Barranco Wall

We woke up in clear and cold splendor down in the Barranco Valley.

6 beautiful natural phenomena you can only experience in winter

Some of nature’s most incredible sights only come out in the cold. The post 6 beautiful natural phenomena you can only experience in winter appeared first on Orbitz.

Top Things to Do with Two Days in Hanoi

Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital city, located in northern Vietnam. Hanoi is frenetic and has a reputation for its crazy traffic, mostly made up of motorbikes. It’s also known for its French architecture and mouthwatering variety of Vietnamese street food. On our Magnificent Mekong tour with Viking River Cruises, we had 48 hours in Vietnam. Even with that short amount of time, …

Wine Tourism and a 2015 Bordeaux- A good combination

Thank you Mother Nature 2015 is a very good year for the wines of Bordeaux. This is the year fruit rose to stardom and tannins and acidity realized important supporting roles. August rains and cool nights brought balance to the crop after several weeks of drought in the early summer. Location, Location, Location The Bordeaux […] Click to read the full article Wine Tourism and a 2015 Bordeaux- A good combination

Aconcagua: King & Team Rest at Base Camp

The team enjoyed a calm and warm rest day at base camp.

A First Time Hostel Experience with Israel’s Abraham Hostels

Never say never. That has always been one of my mantras. And yet, there was one thing I said I would never do. I said I would never, ever, ever stay in a hostel. Hostels are for solo travelers, super budget travelers, backpackers, and kids in their late teens or early twenties, right? We don’t fit into any of those categories. The thought of sharing a room with strangers and sleeping in…

Aconcagua: King & Team Arrive at Trek Camp 2

We had approximately nine miles to cover, mostly rolling terrain and the Vacas Valley continues to widen.

Did You Know? 3 Reasons to Choose Viking Ocean Cruises

Most people think of river cruises when they hear the Viking Cruises name. Did you know Viking has ocean cruises too? Viking only recently, in 2015, joined the ocean cruise ranks with the Viking Star, yet they are on track to be the largest small-ship ocean cruise line by 2019 and already one-third of their revenue comes from their ocean cruises. Viking has been named the world’s #1 ocean cruise line by Travel + Leisure and Cruise Critic…

Ecuador Volcanoes: Knoff & Team Ready for Cotopaxi Summit

The team loaded the bus from Chilcabamba this morning at 10:30 after a leisurely breakfast.

18 stunning places to go for the ‘gram in 2018

Take it from the grammars who know. The post 18 stunning places to go for the ‘gram in 2018 appeared first on Orbitz.

The Best Things to Do in Moosehead Lake Maine

We visited Moosehead Lake in Maine for two main reasons: hiking and fall foliage. But these aren’t the only things to do in Moosehead Lake, and fall isn’t the only season to visit. There are a number of great things to do in Moosehead Lake, most involving the great outdoors, and many can …

Aconcagua: Tucker & Team Settle into Base Camp, Prepare for Carry

It has been a nice leisurely day here at Aconcagua Base Camp.