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Rural Vacations

Rural Vacations

Best rural vacations

Discover the Old West in Kansasvideo

Video: Cattle Towns and Cowboys, Kansas and The Old West

The larger-than-life cowboy legends of the Old West were born on the frontier plains and in the cattle towns of Kansas.
Hot air balloon ride in China

Adrift Over China: Sights From a Hot Air Balloon

Experience Yangshuo, in China’s southern province of Guangxi, from a unique vantage point – just don’t forget to look down!
Ireland’s Inishmore Island

Time Travel: Ireland’s Inishmore Island

Biking through this remote part of Ireland is like pedaling through history.

Video: Following the Santa Fe Trail through Kansas

Kansas has a rich history of travelers who once dared to tame the Kansas prairie. Follow those explorers on the Santa Fe Trail through Kansas.

Farm-Hopping in Umbria, Italy

Good food and entertaining company bring the Italian countryside to life.
Safari in Botswana

On Safari: The Wilds of Botswana

Join the safari for a dose of untamed Africa. But beware: Honking hippos may keep you from a good night’s rest.
Floating islands of Peru

Walking on Water: The Floating Islands of Peru

When you step off the boat, you won’t lose your sea legs. The “land” here is made of reeds, and island-building is a constant project.
El Comino del Santiago

The Way of St. James: El Camino de Santiago

A pilgrimage on this path can last for days, weeks or months as you trek toward Santiago de Compostela.
Through Nepal by bus

Through Nepal by Bus

You never know what to expect when you try the bus system in Nepal.
Bagrati Cathedral, Kutaisi, Georgia

Silk Road Splendor at Georgia’s Ancient Churches

Experience the country of Georgia through its historic monasteries and cathedrals.

On Safari in Maasai Mara: Through The Eyes of a Lion

This was a predator, a killer. He was a larger version of my house cat, and he was considering eating me for lunch!
An inside look at a "ringer's" life in the remote grasslands of the Australian Outback.

Ringers and Kroombit Boys: A Taste of the Australian Outback

An inside look at a "ringer's" life in the remote grasslands of the Australian Outback.
Peel Castle is recognized as the home of Moddey Dhoo, a ghostly black dog said to have scared a sentry to death.

Ghosts, Goblins and Giants: Supernatural Isle of Man

To dispel evil spirits, tie the cross with sheep’s wool. And whatever you do, make sure to bid the fairies good day.
Travel in Mali

Hidden Tribe: The Dogon of Mali

Go back in time in Western Africa as you immerse yourself into the culture of the Dogon tribe nestled in hidden mud dwellings.