I don’t think we’re alone when we say that when we attend a wine tasting event, we feel intimidated. I have always wanted to taste wine like a pro since watching Sideways. For years, I only drank Pinot Noir because Paul Giamatti’s character refused to drink a merlot! But I never really understood why. But now that we know how… Read More
Cultural travel can be one of the most rewarding ways to travel. Immersing culture of a destination gives you a better understanding of each place you visit.
Canada is filled with fascinating Indigenous experiences but nowhere is better than the Great Spirit Circle Trail of Manitoulin Island in Ontario. This tour takes you around the largest fresh water island in the world where the Anishinabek Peoples have traded and settled for thousands of years. The Anishinebek Nation is comprised of the Odawa, Ojibwe, and Pottawatomi peoples who have welcomed visitors… Read More
Located on Georgian Bay in Lake Huron, Manitoulin Island is the largest freshwater island in the world. There are many things to do on Manitoulin Island and here are the best ideas to help you plan your trip. Things to do on Manitoulin Island Just think of exploring 2766 km2 (1167 square miles) of pristine landscape. Part of the Niagara Escarpment, Manitoulin… Read More
Have you ever had a travel experience, or dreamt of one, that totally blows your mind? Such was the case for me back in 2006 in the highlands of Papua, Indonesia where I was to encounter something I had always dreamed of, in the remote mountains up in the clouds. Tribes of Papua Indonesia – An Unlikely Guest at a… Read More
When entering the Daintree Rainforest, of Queensland Australia, one instantly feels transported to another world of luxury. Especially when staying at Silky Oaks Lodge. One minute you are sipping an icy cold beer in the developed yet mellow beach town of Port Douglas, and the next you have entered the oldest surviving rainforest on earth. Daintree Rainforest The Daintree Rainforest… Read More
Bhutan is a tiny Buddhist country nestled between Nepal, India, and China. In an effort to preserve its unique culture and religious traditions, it has adopted a “high value-low volume” philosophy toward tourism. But since tourism is a crucial source of income, Bhutan is expanding its tourist infrastructure as quickly as it can. I’ve rounded up my best cultural experiences in… Read More