City Guide: Manaus, Brazil

On February 17, 2012 By

Manaus is the only city in the Amazon so if you have dreams of exploring the world’s biggest river …

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Emeishan: A Spirtual Trek

On February 25, 2013 By

If you can picture the quintessential Chinese mountain scene painted on a rice-paper scroll, with mist-shrouded mountain peaks …

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Carnaval…Beyond Rio

On February 20, 2012 By

Some people think Carnaval is just a debaucherous four-day party in Rio de Janiero but the rest of …

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Peru’s Canyon Country

On July 26, 2012 By

Before heading to the volcanic stone-town of Arequipa, we thought we’d spend a day hiking the “nearby” Colca …

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The Next Hot Safari Spot

On October 2, 2012 By

Majete National Park is one of the greatest conservation success stories and Mkulumadzi lodge is helping write its pages to …

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Salvador: The Soul of Brazil

On March 11, 2012 By


Brazil’s deepest cultural roots lie in Salvador, the country’s original capital. Established by the Portuguese and built …

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Rio de Janeiro for Carnaval

On March 23, 2012 By

They say Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro is the ultimate party…and they aren’t lying! We spent six days in …

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Reaching the End of the World

On April 25, 2012 By

When a place is called “Tierra del Fuego” (Land of Fire), and “The southernmost city in the world,” things …

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Chill Chic Trancoso

On March 19, 2012 By

In our three-week journey down the coast of Brazil we encountered some of the most beautiful beaches I’ve …

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Okinawa Island Hopping

On June 3, 2013 By

  After getting our feet wet on Okinawa’s largest island, we navigated to the …

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