A Morocco Desert Tour- Marrakech to Fez via the Desert

Taking the long way from Marrakech to Fez, spending 5 days and 4 nights traveling through the Moroccan desert to arrive in Fez, is highly recommended. The opportunity to get out of the city, see how the Berber’s live and enjoy the scenery including lush green valleys as well as magnificent sand dunes was the highlight of our Morocco trip. If you have more than 3 days in Morocco spend at least one day in the desert, longer if you … Read More

The Best Way to Explore the Amazing Amazon Rainforest

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The Amazon Rainforest is a mystical place, with more species of wildlife, than anywhere else on the planet. Many of them are still undiscovered and undocumented. The biodiversity is incredible. One of the ways to help protect the rainforest from development is to visit as a tourist. Tourism to the Amazon Rainforest brings in much needed jobs and money to the local communities and has been instrumental in stopping deforestation of this amazing biosphere. It is remote and difficult to … Read More

Relaxing at the Beach in the San Blas Islands

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on a deserted island in the middle of the Caribbean, with only 20 other people to share it with? Then look no further than the San Blas Islands in Panama. An archipelago, the San Blas Islands, are just above the northern isthmus of Panama, facing the Caribbean Sea. And less than 50 of the 378 islands and cays are inhabited! This is a guest post from Sarah, an avid … Read More

The Slow Boat to Luang Prabang – Taking the Comfortable Option

Arriving in Luang Prabang having spent two very leisurely days on what is commonly referred to as the “slow boat” meant we arrived in Luang Prabang in a very mellow mood.  This may influence my impression of both Luang Prabang and the whole slow boat experience, but honestly we really enjoyed this and highly recommend it. I should clarify, we did not take the “public” slow boat, the one many backpackers write posts about.  The over-crowded, uncomfortable experience where you … Read More

Kampot and Kep: (Cambodia) the Best Reasons Why You Should Go

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Kampot is the name of a province in Southeast Cambodia.  It is not far from the Vietnamese border.  Kep is small village on the coast within Kampot province.  You may have heard of the famous Kampot pepper (which trust me we will tell you about!) but beyond that most people would wonder why you should go to Kampot and Kep.  Should it be part of your Cambodia itinerary? Read on to discover the best reasons why you should go to … Read More

An Adventure in the Spectacular Amazon Rainforest of Peru

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An Adventure in the Spectacular Amazon Rainforest of Peru The rainforest is one of nature’s wonders, housing an astounding diversity of flora and fauna. Over 65% of the world’s plant and animal species are found in the rainforest. It is believed there are millions of species still to be discovered. In addition rainforests provide a natural air filter, removing large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. These are just a couple of the reasons why protecting this environment is … Read More

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