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 …

Cuba Travel Update

Interest in Cuba travel has been increasing exponentially over the past few months. How is the country coping? How is this increasing demand — in the wake of various announcements related to the easing of US-Cuba relations — affecting the Cuba travel experience? BikeHike Adventures, a Canadian company, has been operating trips in Cuba for 4 years. Here’s a short update …

Morocco, a lesson in disconnecting to connect

It’s incredible how disconnected we can become in our everyday lives, despite our obsession with “staying connected.” How many times today have you looked around you — at home, on the metro, out for dinner — only to find everyone around fixated on the glowing screen of smart devices? The answer is rather scary, isn’t it? We were chatting about this …

The Limitations of TripAdvisor and Guidebooks

You are planning a trip to a new destination. The flight is booked. Now you are really getting excited. Because it is so new to you that you know nothing about it other than that you can’t wait to go there and experience all that it has to offer. So that gets you thinking. You better organize everything in advance so …