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Monday, November 23, 2020

Asia & Africa

Taming the Mighty Mekong

Running 2,700 miles, the Mekong River is the longest in Southeast Asia and the 12th longest in the world, flowing from the southeastern Qinghai province in China all the way to the South China Sea just outside of Ho...

The Echoes of Distant Thunder in Vietnam

The echoes of war still resonate in Vietnam. But they’ve gradually faded as the country has rebounded from decades of conflict and now welcomes its former adversaries. Our personal journey...

A Nile River Cruise Highlights Ancient Eygpt Amidst Modern Luxury

A four-day cruise down Egypt’s Nile River on a modern air-conditioned cruise ship, stopping along the way to visit ancient temples honoring pharaohs who lived thousands of years before Christ was born, provides stark contrasts between antiquity and modern...

Charting A Course on Mother River Into The Mystique of Cambodia and Vietnam

There is no doubt I’m far from home – in sultry Cambodia, a deeply Buddhist land of time-honored tradition and ancient superstition. I’m on a 15-day river cruisetour: a perfect way to delve deep into a culture because...

Cape Town

Until you experience South Africa, it is difficult to explain its boundless charm. From the Cape to near Kruger, South Africa offers unique experiences and amazing scenery. After a 31-hour door-to-door trip, our group’s first outing was the wine...

Hong Kong: Pearl of the Orient

Hong Kong, “Asia’s World City,” is where East greets West, where culture melds into commerce and carries both globally. Hong Kong is also called the Pearl of the Orient, a natural jewel extending an invitation to explore a world...

Into the Wild

By Darcy Grimes When you think of an African safari do you imagine roaming the vast African savannahs holding your breath as you anxiously await that chance encounter with the wild? Do you assume that viewing the “Big Five” is...

Latest News

5 National Historic Sites For Your Next Southern Road Trip

By Cassandra Brooklyn National Parks get all the attention. However, there are several lesser-known historic sites, trails and protected areas...

Road Less Traveled: Fort Jefferson

By Kimberly Button On a distant island enveloped by sparkling turquoise waters, the brutally strong brick fortress known as Fort Jefferson creates quite a contrast....

Leaving Las Vegas

Seven sights worth exploring outside of Las Vegas.

New National Park

Grab a sled and make your way to southern New Mexico to get to know the nation’s 62nd national park. White Sands National Park...

The Bridge Through Paradise

By Kristy Tolley The brainstorm of oil tycoon and railroad baron Henry Flagler, the Old Seven Mile Bridge was to serve as the first land...