Hippo in Lake Naivasha

Welcome to Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley

By Derek Cullen

Stretching for more than six thousand kilometers from Mozambique to Syria in the Middle East, the Great Rift Valley is home to thousands of tribes and some of the most stunning landscapes anywhere in the world.   Read more

Africa Experiences
Rafting on the Martha Brae River

Six unique Jamaican experiences that are off the beaten path

By Richard Edwards

The island of Jamaica is a popular travel destination, in large part because of the abundant all-inclusive resorts on the island—a hospitality concept that Jamaica is credited with.    Read more

Caribbean and Atlantic Off the Beaten Path History
Nepal

Is Nepal the ultimate cultural experience in Southeast Asia?

By Derek Cullen

Nepal is one of the few countries in the world which can feel unspoiled by the effects of tourism. Immense and majestic in every way, it is also here that you will find the infamous Mount Everest but make no mistake; this isolated pocket in the mountains is popular for … Read more   Read more

Asia Experiences
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Traveling when pregnant: 7 things to consider

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

Travelling when you’re pregnant can be a rewarding and relaxing experience. But many mums-to-be worry about the logistics and risks of going away when they’re carrying a baby.   Read more

The World Family Travel Insights
Voralberg, Austria

The Tastes of Vorarlberg

By Sam Treacy

Vorarlberg is probably the least touristy area in all of Austria, and yet is filled with surprises, wonderful experiences and stunning beauty.   Read more

Europe Study or Teach Abroad Food & Drink
Entering the Siksika reservation. Photo: Tonya Fitzpatrick

Exploring the Unique Culture at Siksika Nation

By Sam Treacy

Before Europeans landed on North America, the continent was filled with a plethora of different native groups, with one of these being the Blackfoot Confederacy.   Read more

Canada Off the Beaten Path History
Vietnam

Local experiences in Vietnam and doing something different

By Derek Cullen

Many years have passed since the infamous war that divided Vietnam, but the scars are still evident: for the variety of food, busy cities, and rolling landscapes are a distinct contrast to dark times in Vietnam such as the Chu Chi tunnels or the War Remnant Museum in Ho Chi … Read more   Read more

Asia Off the Beaten Path
British Methodist Episcopal Church - Salem Chapel

St. Catharine’s, Ontario: Experiencing the Impact of Harriet Tubman

By Breana Johnson

As the small congregation of the Salem Chapel streams into the church dressed to the nines and illuminated with bright smiles for all passersby, our Caribbean little league team gathers around a bust of Harriet Tubman.   Read more

Canada Off the Beaten Path History
Middle Kingdom. Photo taken by Ji Dong

Traveling in China – under the skin of the culture

By Jon Geldart

Travelling by train in China is not as difficult as you might first think, though buying tickets can be a fraught affair with the many booths and total lack of any language other than Chinese which can confront you.   Read more

Asia Off the Beaten Path Rail & Road Travel
Cows on Goa beach

Goa: It’s Not All About The Hippies

By Ivanka Yurchenko

Today Goa is mostly popular due to Arambol, its world-known hippie enclave that’s becoming more and more touristic with each passing year.   Read more

India Experiences Food & Drink
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5 Things That Will Make You Fall in Love with Vilnius

By Ivanka Yurchenko

This old Lithuanian city is adored by thousands of people who have visited it at least once. Locals love Vilnius even more and are ready to share the most quirky and unusual places where you can explore modern art or have an amazing picnic.   Read more

Europe Experiences
Parc tete dor in Lyon, France

5 Popular Attractions To Check Out While In Lyon, France

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

Lyon, France – it’s the second biggest city in France, situated between Paris and Marseille.  Although it’s regarded as the gastronomy capital of the country, there are fewer restaurants than attractions for tourists to see.   Read more

France Architecture The Arts
Viewing the Burundi landscape from two angles

A Trip to Burundi

By Breana Johnson

Ask any average Westerner, and they likely won’t be able to point out Burundi on the map. Although this tiny country is virtually ignored when it comes to East African tourism, that’s no reason why it shouldn’t be on your travel bucket list.   Read more

Africa Off the Beaten Path Food & Drink
Grand Canyon

Seeing the Grand Canyon from different angles

By Jackie Jones

The Grand Canyon National Park is a location that just the name alone sends feelings of awe through any traveler.   Read more

United States Adventure
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Eco-tourism in Barbados

By R. Hoyal

Life in the modern world is often a high stress and fast paced wild ride and sometimes, we all just want to get away from it all and go to some tropical island and get there fast and take it slow. When that need takes hold of you, there is … Read more   Read more

Caribbean and Atlantic Eco-tourism Sustainability