10 Places to See the Last Healthy Coral Reefs

Scuba divers will testify—there’s no more jaw-dropping sight than a healthy coral reef, with its vivid colors, mazy shapes, quicksilver fish, and dreamy anemones. But a quarter of the world’s coral reefs are now...

Canyon Swing in Nepal

If you have any fear of heights whatsoever, skip this adventure and just keep moving— there’s nothing for you here. If, however, jumping off a bridge that’s 150m (500 ft.) above a raging river...

Drive Through Big Sur

Big Sur Coast Highway is a stretch of Route 1 between Los Angeles and San Francisco where nature remains untouched. Some 200 miles (320 km) north of Los Angeles along Route 1 (the Pacific...

Hiking Samaria Gorge

The Greek island of Crete is riven with gorges, but the most thrilling is Samaria, one of Europe’s longest—a 16km (10-mile) gash in the Avlimanakou and Volakias mountains, descending from a height of 1,250m...

Auckland SkyWalk

Maybe  there’s  something  in  the  water down  in  New  Zealand,  but  Kiwis  seem  to have a perverse attraction to scary, adrenaline-rush-inducing   sports   and   events. Among  these  is  the  SkyWalk,  the  latest “terrortraction” from the...

HALO Jumping – The Ultimate Skydiving Experience

If you want to get high, really high, try HALO jumping out of a DHC-3 “super otter” airplane at more than 30,000 feet (9,000m) above the earth’s surface. That’s the cruising altitude for most...

Cenote & Cave Diving – A Sacred Underworld

The  many  cenotes  (canyons  or  sinkholes) running along the Riviera Maya have quite a history. Carved out of the Yucatan Peninsula’s  limestone  surface,  their  pools  of water sustained ancient cultures including the Mayans, who...

Alberta’s Winter Essentials

Let the magic of the northern lights, the allure of world renowned ski resorts, and the beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains cast a spell on your winter holiday. Explore Winter Wonders Alberta's climate is perfect...

Safari by Horseback

Forget the idea of touring Africa by jeep. Imagine, instead, galloping on a horse alongside herds of wildebeest and zebras, cantering beside a cluster of giraffe, or trotting toward a group of buffalo or elephants....

Everglades-Catch the flip of a gator’s tail

The sight of an alligator several feet off the bow of your canoe is enough to get anyone's blood racing. Whether you find it exhilarating or frightening will likely be determined by the size...

Mexico’s Top Attractions

In Mexico, there’s so much to see and do. But instead of spending precious time travelling, staying in one place and carefully picking your excursions can give you a taste of the country’s attractions...

Kayaking Hoover Dam – Be Dammed

Hoover Dam has often been referred to as one of the engineering wonders of the world, and for good reason: Almost seven million tons of concrete rise 726 feet (218 m) from the bottom...