Beer Tours

Beer Tours aren’t what they used to be, today’s beer tours are focused on creating an immersive experience. Alaska Alaska has a rich history of brewing. From the explorers of the 1700s through the Gold Rush, many a thirsty Alaskan has been able to enjoy locally made beers. In 1986, Marcy and Geoff Larson reignited that […]


Intrepid Travel and the Galapagos

One of the chief concerns with travel the to the Galapagos is the impact tourism can have on this fragile ecosystem. As travel to this region has more than quadrupled in the last 20 years, it’s prudent to be concerned. The good news is that while tourism can have a negative ecological impact, it is […]


Israel: Beyond the Holy Sites

Israel offers more than pilgrimages to holy places like the Dome of the Rock and the Wailing Wall. In Jerusalem, stroll Wohl Rose Garden (better than a bouquet any day) and marvel at the nocturnal light show screened on the Tower of David’s walls. Explore Tel Aviv’s galleries and museums, or sight “sea” with a […]

Lime Salted Watermelon

Lime Salted Watermelon

Beat the heat with this summer treat, lime salted watermelon! A simple idea with big taste. Ingredients 1 tbsp flakes of sea salt 1 tbsp lime zest 1 tsp ground chiles de arbol watermelon, cut into wedges Method STIR sea salt flakes, lime zest and chiles in a small bowl. Sprinkle over watermelon wedges. From […]


Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Discover the Magic of Ubud Ubud’s magic not only lies in its charm and centuries-old spiritual and cultural richness. The discovery of hidden temples, the view from atop an active volcano or bonds re-built on the mighty Ayung River rafts are some of inspiring and memorable team building activities at Mandapa. For thousands of years, […]