Relaxation was number one on our to-do list in the Seychelles, followed by scuba diving and visiting the national botanical gardens. And seeing the giant tortoises, of course.
As I stared out the window of the taxi moving through the night streets of Cape Town, I couldn't help but wonder who had been here before us. A long legacy of colonization and betrayal. A coming to terms with …
At Victoria Falls on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe there is a pool where you can swim right up to the edge of the precipice.
I floated on my back in the Zambezi River, fully aware that I shared the water with crocodiles. I just didn't realize how close they were.
With plentiful, healthy corals and a wide array of tropical fish species, it's easy to see why Zanzibar is on any avid diver's destination list.
I didn't know what to expect when I originally put the Musandam province of Oman on the itinerary, but it certainly wasn't fjords! Oh, how surprising the world can be.
Dolphins, dhows, and fresh scallops straight from the sea in Oman.
For many people, it's at the top of their bucket list. One of the Seven New Wonders of the World. Regularly included in "places to see before you die." Get our 11 tips for a successful visit.
I reflect on fifty years while hiking in Petra, Jordan.
You need to drive in Western Europe, if only to see outside the major cities. Places whose names you have not yet heard. Places where the trains don't stop. Places full of real people and rich heritage that can make …