Is Cuba safe?

Many of you are asking, is it still okay to travel to Cuba? YES. In fact, we had one our Vancouver management team IN CUBA last week, checking out the situation on the ground there first hand. What she reports from the ground is ALL GOOD NEWS. She just got back yesterday after 8 days in Cuba, in fact, and …

Three Unforgettable Family Travel Experiences

Only available to those with a local guide and connections, these are the sorts of family experiences that your entire family, whatever the ages and generations, is sure to treasure for a lifetime. GALAPAGOS Adventures as a Family in Darwin’s Playground photo: Swimming in the Galapagos (on a BikeHike Adventures tour) A trip to the Galapagos offers all of the …

Two Top South American Destinations

Cuzco, Peru If you are planning to visit Machu Picchu though, best hurry. Further trekking limits may soon be put in place to protect the site and limit the number of hikers able to access the site, according to our local sources. While restrictions have been in place for a while already, there is talk that more restrictions are needed …

Cuban Cuisine, A Beginner’s Guide

While Cuba’s restaurant scene is improving, no trip to Cuba is a gourmet tour. Formerly, all restaurants were owned and run by the state. However, slowly, private restaurants are beginning to emerge. It is definitely worth trying some excellent home-style cooking at one of the country’s few family-run restaurants, called paladares. In Havana, some of the paladares are so sophisticated …