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A misty village along the Li River. Photo by Harvey Thomlinson

Cruise on the Li River, China’s Artistic Masterpiece

A traveler journeys along the Li River in search of the elusive ideal of Chinese landscape beauty.
Travel in Moab

A Weekend in Moab, Utah, USA

Red-walled canyons and towering sandstone formations make this tiny town a wonderland for outdoor enthusiasts.
Scarlet Macaw. Photo by Victor Block in the Amazon

The Amazon: Remote Jungle Experience

A traveler goes off the beaten path on an eight-day voyage aboard the Motor Yacht Tucano, exploring the Rio Negro and going deep into the rain forest.
Namibia A herd of elephant at the Okaukuejo waterhole in Etosha. Photo by Emma Strumpman

Travel in Namibia: Like Walking on Mars

With its red dunes, dirt roads and eerily quiet coastal stretches, Namibia feels like another world. There’s space to breathe and to reconnect with nature.
Texas Bluebonnet Tour

Springtime in Texas: Bluebonnet Tour

Texans are crazy for bluebonnets. The Bluebonnet Festival and "Wildflower Watch" pay homage to this love affair.
Some 850 people call Churchill, Manitoba home. Photo by Janna Graber

Churchill, Manitoba: Small Arctic Town with a Big Heart

I had to come to Churchill to see the whales, but found something even better.
Penguins in Antarctica: Cruise Antartica

Antarctica: Cruising the Continent

What’s cruising without docking near a gift shop? There are no permanent human residents here but you can leave with souvenirs.
Safari in Kenya

How to Ditch the Safari Circuit and Do-It-Yourself in Kenya

Leaving buffets, fancy lodges, and vehicles with shock absorbers behind, we set off on a do-it-yourself safari.
The Badlands.

Top 10 Wildly Different Landscapes in the USA

The United States has some of the world’s most beautiful and diverse landscapes. Here's our picks for the top 10 landscapes.
Travel American Samoa

American Samoa 101: An Island Introduction

Located 2,300 miles southwest of Hawaii, these volcanic islands are remote, but worth the trip.
Kayaking in the Queen Charlotte Islands. Flickr/Anne

Land of Giants: Canada’s Queen Charlotte Islands

Kayaks and canoes provide the only access to many parts of Canada's Queen Charlotte Islands.
The windows on the front of the house let light and heat into the house.

Overnight in an Earthship: Sustainable Voyage in Taos

Earthships are not your traditional house. They are completely off the grid. Experience what it’s like to live off rain water and the energy of the sun
A whale breaches off the coast of Newfoundland. Photo by Barrett & MacKay Photo

Following the Capelin: Whale Watching in Newfoundland

Some 3,000 whales live in the waters near Newfoundland. Being up close to them is an experience to remember.
Sunset in Ko Lanta Thailand. Photo by Thai National Parks

Slow Travel on the Mekong

Accustomed to the fast life in London, a traveler learns how to enjoy taking the slow route on a journey along the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand.

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