Category - Active Travel


India 2012

Arriving in India was a great experience. The Lufthansa flight was on time, and I was fortunate enough to have paid to travel in business class, so I was almost the first one off the plane. LH business was great, an almost flat bed, great service and wonderful food. Anyway, at the top of the […]


Amazing Dubai

Emirates airlines launched new daily direct service from Seattle to Dubai on March 01 so I took advantage of the 14 hour & 50 minute non-stop flight.   The flight departed at 5:30PM so I had plenty of time to drive the 2 ½ hour route from Vancouver the day of departure. There are plenty of […]


The Amazing Race Season 19 – September 25

Sunday September 25th, Season 19 of the Amazing Race started off! This reality series features teams of 2 racing around the world! This season there are a few interesting players including a team of Olypmic Snowboarders as well as a father/son of Laurence and Zac Sunderland, Zac being the youngest person to sail around the […]


Jodi Fox wins Virtuoso VAST AWARD for 2011 top sales!

Congratulations to Jodi Fox of our Vision 2000 Calgary office was announced the 2011 winner for TOP SALES for VAST – Virtuoso Adventure and Specialty Travel. THere are over 25 participating adventure suppliers and over 500 advisors signed up for the Vast Advisor Program


explora Atacama, Hotel de Larache

This region offers a number of comfortable and luxury accommodations, but I really think explora does it the best. The lodge is wonderfully designed with different areas – the area where you meet with your guides, information and areas showcasing education on Atacama, dining, large comfortable living area and the bar, and an AMAZING pool […]


explora Atacama (Northern Chile)

The explora Atacama lodge is located in Northern Chile, in the oasis town of San Pedro de Atacama. To get hear we flew into Calama, and then an hour drive or so. The Atacama desert is the highest/driest desert in the world – but there is a plethora of things to do here! The region […]