The Americas & Canada

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5 Best Scenic Drives

Having spent nine years travelling the back roads of North America as a former tour guide, I’ve come to the realisation that the USA has some of the most spectacular road trips anywhere in the world. Here are five routes that I think you’ll enjoy once you get out on the open road.

The best way to go about driving these routes is to hire a car or, better still, an RV (recreational vehicle – what we call a campervan) from a company like El Monte RV. Just remember to stay to the right hand side of the road and enjoy the journey – the memories will last forever.
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The Day that changed the World – 9/11

By Gayle Dickson It’s hard to imagine that there are still those who believe that 9/11 was all a horrible hoax,…

Ten USA Halls of Fame

By Shane Boocock There are literally hundreds of Halls of Fame in the U.S.A… spanning all 50 states. So many in fact that…

Fun Things To Do In Boston

Boston is commonly mentioned as one of the best cities in the United States to visit. Located on the accessible…

Local Guide to Craft Beer in Anaheim

Anaheim is one of the most dynamic, up-and-coming cities for craft breweries on the West Coast. The city houses almost…

Get to Know Colorado

Colorado is a four-season destination offering unparalleled adventure and recreational pursuits, a thriving arts scene, a rich cultural heritage, flavourful…

Take a Spin On One of New York’s Stunning Carousels

NYC offers carousels in all five boroughs—each with a different spin on the ride. From the aquatic-themed SeaGlass Carousel at…

Make The Most Of Colorado

If you’re planning a trip to Colorado, you’re in for a real treat. There are so many different activities to…

Palm Springs – Golf & Business

From Back Nines To Business: Planning A Corporate Golfing Trip To Palm Springs In the competitive world of modern business,…

California – The Golden State

-The Best 10 Things to do in Los Angeles- 1. Hike to the Griffith Observatory for the best views of…

House of Blues

I was lucky enough to be at this iconic venue in Downtown Disney on Halloween night last year. The whole…

Buena Park – Out of the Shadow of the Mouse!

A vacation hot spot, the lively city of Buena Park is located just 10 minutes from Disneyland and 45 minutes…

10 Best Things : Anchorage

Alaska is a big state, but Anchorage is the perfect place to explore all of Alaska’s natural wonder, wildlife and…

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know : Anchorage

1. In addition to its human residents, Anchorage is home to over 1,500 moose. The big herbivores are a common…

Northern Lights – When the sky begins to dance

When my husband was a boy growing up in Alaska’s Denali National Park, he used to be spooked by the…

Celebrating Castro’s Cuba

by David Boyce Here I am in Havana, Cuba standing next to a statuesque likeness of Ernest Hemingway, enjoying the American author’s…

Atacama Desert: Balloon flight to another planet

Located in north-west Chile and spanning 105,000 square kilometres, the Atacama Desert is a spectacular landscape of haunting beauty, likened…

Insider’s Guide: Molokai, Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines Insider’s Guide: Molokai   Born and raised on the island of Molokai, Kamyl Burrows joined Hawaiian airlines as…

Outdoor Adventure in New England

Outdoor Adventure Abounds in New England Looking for world-class outdoor adventure? Come to New England! From the mountains to the…

Insider’s Guide: Hawaii (The Big Island)

Hawaiian Airlines Insider’s Guide: Hawaii (The Big Island) Raised on Kauai, Oahu & Hawaiʻi Island, Maria Day joined Hawaiian Airlines…

Insider’s Guide: Kauai

Hawaiian Airlines Insider’s Guide: Kauai Born and raised on the island Oahu, Jaime Hightower joined Hawaiian Airlines as a flight…

Luxury in the Golden State

Enjoy The Finer Things In Life: A Luxury Trip To The Golden State With its sensational terrain in mind boggling…

Insider’s Guide: Maui, Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines Insider’s Guide: Maui   Born and raised on the island of Oahu, Gerraine Nakama joined Hawaiian Airlines as…

Make the most of The Adirondacks

The Adirondack mountains are a range that reach northeast of upstate New York and a delightful place to visit. They’re…

5 Places You Need To See In Illinois

Many travelers often forget about the state of Illinois. They remember about Chicago, of course, but the rest of the…

3 Great Camping Trips in North America

Camping is a staple holiday with stunning resorts the world over offering scenic and adventurous getaways for visitors of all…

New York City – More than Manhattan

While Manhattan holds many iconic attractions that define New York City, a short trip beyond the borough of Manhattan, will…

Fidel’s Cuba – See if before it’s too late!

With the warming relationship between Cuba and the United States and the lifting of the U.S. embargo, change will be…

The Real America

Why not try these off-the-beaten-track activities or new experiences for a unique taste of the Real America States this northern winter; or…

Music in the air on Hawaii

By Wilko van de Kamp Bruno Mars said “Hawaii is paradise. It sounds cheesy to say it, but there’s music…

Montana – 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Montana: 10 things you didn’t know 1. No sales tax, statewide Montana is one of five states that do not have…

10 Best Things – Montana

  1. Glacier National Park, Northwest Montana Glacier National Park itself is one of the largest intact ecosystems in the…

3 Most Interesting New York Neighbourhoods

New York is one of the biggest and most bustling cities on the planet. The list of sights to see…

Watering Holes of Aruba

The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba lies 15 miles north of the South American coastline, benefitting from year-round sunshine, an…

Palm Springs: The Retro Classic Is Reborn!

GROWING POOL AND MUSIC SCENE HITS THE CALIFORNIAN DESERT    One hundred miles east of Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a…

Brazil by Horseback

Uncover Brazil’s Natural Beauty By Horseback With all the hype about Brazil, not only for the World Cup, but also…

Movie Locations Tour, Los Angeles

Who:        Starline Tours, the Number One Celebrity Tour Company in Los Angeles, with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) launches the…

Saints & Souls, Maya style

Saints And Souls, Maya Style By Adrien Gallo If you’re wondering where to celebrate All Saint’s Day – November 1,…

Insider’s Guide: Honolulu

Cabin crew member Kula Barbieto has lived in Honolulu her whole life and is an expert on this diverse and…

Salvador da Bahia: The Black Rome

By Adrien Gallo Salvador de Bahia, often called simply Bahia by the locals, once capital of Portugal’s Brazilian colony, has…

Hawai‘i – Best Beaches

To celebrate the Hawaiian summer, Hawaiian Airlines asked its employees to identify the best beaches in Hawai‘i, with Kailua Beach…

Wild Bears and Ocean Giants

Globus will set out in search of grizzly bears and orca whales next year as part of an action-packed United…

The Utah town of Moab – Majestic, Outstanding, Adventuresome, Beautiful

We arrived in Moab on the hottest day of the year as the thermometer reached 107 degrees Fahrenheit – almost…

Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park, South Dakota

The Black Hills of South Dakota are famous for the gold rush days of the 1880s, the mountainside carving of…

Business Trips To Las Vegas: The Aria Resort

When you hear the words “Las Vegas” in relation to travel destinations, you probably think immediately about brightly lit casinos,…

Main Street America, Philadelphia

Experience small town America at its best throughout the Countryside of Philadelphia. Charming villages cover the landscape of Brandywine and…

Shop Until you Drop – Off … LA

Citadel Outlets, “LA’s Choice for Outlet Shopping,” has partnered with Karmel Shuttle to offer two new shopping packages for visitors…

Kluane National Park, Yukon

One of the Yukon’s great treasures Kluane National Park, is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. It contains the wonders…

Costa Rica & the Panama Canal

The close of 2013 and the beginning of 2014 introduces a new and exciting destination for Discover the World Cruising…

A silent beach for Adults Only!

Kempinski Hotel, Barbaros Bay Ever laid out on a beach to get into a good book, enjoy a siesta or…

Three New Attractions – Canada

Montreal’s new window on the Stars Montreal is already a city of stars, but it will be possible to see…

Venezuela – Where Angels Dared To Tread

by Shane Boocock For the first time visitor to Caracas, it is a bit daunting to have to sort out…

Beguiling Buenos Aires

  by Graham Reid The bronze statue in the museum towers over us. It is twice life-size and the national…

Wheelbarrow Island

  Where the Wheels Have No Name by Bob Maysmor Tripping on Brazil’s Bahia coast, and taking time out on…

5 Best Scenic Drives

by Shane Boocock Having spent nine years travelling the back roads of North America as a former tour guide, I’ve…

Touch the void

  2010 marks 25 years since Simon Yates and Joe Simpson summited Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes, the story…

Skiing Canada

  As we get ready for another busy ski and snowboarding season in New Zealand, imagine a country with a…

Seven Wonders of Central America

Central America is compact and convenient for adventurous travellers. It’s a collection of seven countries, conveniently located so that a…

Fire on the Mountain

  Liquid Gold Hawai’i by Shane Boocock Don’t throw another log on the fire, forget about the damp laundry, and…

Seaworld Orlando

Where everyone comes to play By Gary Dickson The smile on the face of the kid in the queue next…

Skiing Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is well known as a year-round resort, but it’s in winter that the ski resorts on the edge…

Riviera Maya – Magic Mexico

  by Sharon Spence-Lieb Images: Warren Lieb SACRED SITE We are 60 feet under the Earth’s surface inside a damp…

Treasures of the Sierra Nevada

An American RV Trip by Shane Boocock I’d left my mate to do some grocery shopping prior to our departure…

Flowers in My Hair

by Gary Dickson The best Grateful Dead show was New Year’s Eve 68-69 at Winterland. 5,400 people in the audience,…

Where to Swim in New York State

WATERFALLS, CRYSTAL CLEAR LAKES, SANDY BEACHES, SECLUDED COVES AND OLD FASHIONED WATERHOLES New York State features 11 beautiful vacation regions.…

70,000 Miles of Waterways

Where can you enjoy whitewater river rafting, wilderness kayaking, deep-sea fishing adventures, and some of the world’s best fly-fishing waters?…

CITY GUIDE TO SANTIAGO

CITY GUIDE TO SANTIAGO Text and images by Rob McFarland  Chile’s capital tends to get a bad rap when compared…

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