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 …

Stargazing at 13,796 feet

Maunakea is one of the most famous astronomical sites in the world and represents the efforts of 11 countries and 13 telescopes. Access to the top is open to visitors that are equipped with 4 x 4 vehicles or come as a part of a guided tour. Here, one is able to observe the night …

Hike and Swim to Empty Beaches

The Kalalau Trail is 11 miles (18 km) long and involves a lot of strenuous uphill hiking and is only recommended for fit and active hikers. The trail requires obtaining special permission for $20 a day. The trail at its quickest will take a day to complete, at the end of which you reach a …

Turtle Scuba Dive using a Scooter

Dive using a Dive Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) to get deeper and further in the ocean to explore more of the underwater life. To swim along these turtles, one can dive in Maui, Hawaii and use to the DPV to get to underwater  ‘Turtle Cleaning Stations’ where the turtles come lay to have the flora-fauna and …

Kayaking at the Bioluminescent Bay

Kayak through mangroves for 30 minutes to reach the Bioluminescent Bay- Los Croabas Lagoon in Fajardo, amidst the El Yunque Rainforest in Puerto Rico. Once at the lagoon, wave your hand through the water you will trigger the bioluminescent dinaflagellates (plankton) that will light up like a thousand tiny stars. The trips usually run in …