Explore Patagonia

Enjoy the magnitude of the extraordinary Torres del Paine National Park in central Patagonia by staying at Hotel Salto Chico. The travel company explora Patagonia offers various packages for stays at one of the only lodges within this UNESCO preserve. The 49 room lodge offers various views, from almost every corner in the lodge.So much …

Hot Air Ballooning Over Cappadocia

A trip to Turkey isn’t complete without a stop in Cappadocia. The most famous attraction of the region is the hot air balloon tour, which is constantly ranked in the top 3 hot air balloon rides in the world. This trip like most other hot air balloon rides starts in the wee hours with a …

Biking Atop Ancient Chinese City Walls

While Xi’an is known by most for its terra-cotta warriors excavation display; bicycling on the Xi’an City Wall offers visitors a refreshing change of being being to enjoy city panoramas like they did in the past instead of going to the top of a high rise. The City Wall encircles the rectangular city of Xi’an …

Bush Plane Flights Over the Serengeti and Masai Mara

Most travelers visiting Kenya and Tanzania choose to drive between lodges and game parks in an attempt to maximize their game viewing time. This choice of transport not only takes longer but often results in 4+ hours of bumpy off road travel. I recommend taking flights between different game viewing sights. These flights offer an …

Northern Lights Viewing While Relaxing in Hot Springs

Drive 60 miles northeast of Fairbanks, Alaska to arrive at Chena Hot Springs Resort for a completely different resort experience. This resort features most amennities that other chain brand establishments offer but the experience is something unique all together. The resort has a different schedule of activites based on the season. When I visited during …

Live Life King Size

You have the opportunity to dine on a 101 person dinner table, spend the night in a palace 2,000 ft above sea level overlooking the city of Hyderabad, and sip afternoon tea in a Jade Room at the Taj Falaknuma Palace. A stay here can be pricey but is an once in a lifetime experience. …

Dinghy Boating in the Glacier Bay

Jokulsarlon is the largest glacial lake in Iceland and is located on the borders of Vatnajokull National Park which is around an hour away from the city of Hofn. You will pass this lake while driving on Route 1 from Hofn to Skaftafell, which I recommend for a great drive and a chance to see …

Crawl Through Lava Tubes

Spend a few hours away from the Icelandic capital getting down on all fours to crawl through lava tubes and caves. This 3 hour trip will showcase extraordinary colors and lava formations in the light of your helmets spotlight. What you will see are beautiful creations created when the surface lava hardened and the fluid …

Speedboat Under the Largest Waterfall

No, not Niagara! Experience the wrath of Iguassu Falls in their fullest by speedboating under them in Argentina or Brazil (you visit both or either side of the waterfall). Rated as one of the worlds largest and most breath taking waterfalls, Iguassu spans across three countries -Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina. There are various walking trails …

SeaBob-ing in the Indian Ocean

Love Jet-Skis, but want to be closer to the action? Well SeaBobs are your chance to do just that (popularized by James Bond). SeaBobs are available for rent at various Maldives hotels; I was able to experience the joys of using one at the W Retreat and Spa, Maldives. Just like a jet-ski, users can …