I going to visit the United States and its famous geographic places, such as the Grand Canyon. I heard that there are some helicopter tours are available during visiting the Grand Canyon. Is this ...
I'm planning on heading to Peru to visit Machu Picchu next year. I heard there are some amazing and beautiful "long way around" treks that take you up and around to Machu Picchu the long way through ...
I remember 6 years ago, discovering "The Great South American Journey" operated by Gap adventures (now G Adventures), a 5 month trip around the continent (although essentially a bunch of their smaller ...
Now I know you can visit plenty of wineries, breweries, and distilleries around the world. But my favourite alcoholic beverage is Kahlúa, a coffee liqueur from Mexico exported around the world. Does ...
If you are not from Brasil and you want to celebrate carnaval in Rio, what should you do? Do you just buy a ticket to Rio, book any hotel and just enjoy? Or is that a recipe for failure? i can imagine ...
The infamous San Pedro prison (El Penal de San Pedro) in La Paz is famous for having no security guards inside, the prisoners run it themselves. Families of the prisoners often live there too, and ...
I'm going to South Africa this month and will be in Cape Town for several days. Since one of South Africa's major wine regions is just outside of Cape Town, I'd like to spend a little bit of time ...
Photo credit: Adam Reeder Wadi Rum seems to be quite an other-worldy place from pictures I've seen. Unfortunately, it's the sort of place that I cannot see on foot and as a budget traveller, I'd ...
Cruise ships usually offer shore excursions that can be booked for an additional fee. These can be more expensive than going with a 3rd party, since the cruise line takes a cut. Is there a list of ...
On some organized tour operator's sites, I see tour prices listed with a +amount labelled as "kitty" or "trip kitty" like this one. What is a "trip kitty"?
I am interested in visiting Lake Baikal and exploring the areas around the lake. What is the best way of doing so and which nearby town should I use as my homebase? I'd expect using a boat to go ...
A friend & his wife will be visiting Thailand in the near future. They shall be spending three nights in the Northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. They believe this to be located within "wilderness ...