Category - Featured

13
Jul

Active Destination Spotlight: Peru

Peru is at the top of a lot of people’s bucket lists and it’s no surprise: from lush jungles and outdoor markets brimming with colour – not to mention the legendary Incan ruins at Machu Picchu, it’s a country that ticks a lot of boxes. And even though it’s “exotic”, there’s little jet lag for […]

11
Jun

Featured Active Destination: New Zealand

It’s a tiny country that punches way above its weight when it comes to active vacations.  New Zealand is about much more than bungee jumping (though the daredevil sport was invented there).  It’s about crystal clear fjords, stunning hikes leading to ocean vistas, swimming in natural hot tubs. The options abound in this country of […]

15
May

Active Destination Spotlight: Namibia

  Here’s a great choice for the world traveller: Namibia. Located in southwestern Africa, Namibia is just somewhat larger than Alberta but packs an enormous range of experiences within its borders. First, a little cultural background. The country was colonized by Germany and even today there are touches of German culture and architecture in the […]

15
May

Iceland Hangout

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic is upping the cool factor with their new Iceland Hangout, a uniquely immersive, highly social land and sea expedition led by Sven Lindblad, the company’s founder & president. On this innovative 5-night expedition from Reykjavik to the wild west coast of Iceland, guests will experience Iceland’s stunning coastal and inland geography, and […]

26
Feb

Spotlight on Dubai

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1XY2S5VU8U[/youtube] Dubai is located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, in the south west corner of the Arabian Gulf. It is extremely well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage, and the Emirati people are welcoming and generous in their approach to visitors. With year-round sunshine, intriguing deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious […]

25
Feb

Classical Treasures of Iberia

Do you love classical music? Then this is the vacation for you.  Join host, Bill Anderson of The New Classical FM to discover the classical roots of Iberia with Oceania Cruises. Departing October 20, 2015 this trip features a  10 day cruise throughout Spain and Portugal and includes pre and post cruise stays in Barcelona […]