Archive for the ‘Adventure Travel’ Category

Australia Delivers Authenticity

1 May 19

Author: Betsy Harter

Australia. What makes it worth the 15-hour flight? How about walking along a pristine, deserted beach; holding a soft and surprisingly heavy koala bear as he burrows into the curve of your neck; star-gazing under a wide-open sky untouched by light pollution; or sipping buttery full-flavored wine with the one you love? These are just […]

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Traveling with Family: What Are the Benefits?

27 March 19

From the beginning of a journey to long after arriving home, traveling with family can be one of the most rewarding adventures you can have together. While travel enables families to form a stronger bond, children also benefit from the new experiences it brings, and adults gain a greater appreciation for what’s around them. But […]

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Six Exotic Animals to See in Costa Rica

18 March 19

Costa Rica is home to some of the most interesting and colorful animals in Central America. These six unusual animals are well known to Costa Rica and its people, and you can meet them, too, when you visit this diverse country. White-Headed Capuchin Monkey White-Headed Capuchin Monkeys are loved by many because of their adorable […]

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Get Your Adventure On In Costa Rica With These 11 Activities

6 March 19

Planning a trip to Costa Rica, but don’t know what you want to do once you get there? Because we couldn’t narrow it down to only 10 adventurous activities, here are the top 11 things to do while you’re in this Central American paradise. 1. Hang out at the beach The beach is a great […]

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Find Your Paradise in Costa Rica

4 March 19

Author: Betsy Harter

Whatever your idea of paradise may be, you can find it in Costa Rica. Global Escapes, with our partner Delta Vacations, can help you get there! From ziplining through the rainforest, to kayaking in national parks, to traversing sky bridges in the volcano region, Costa Rica is an explorer’s paradise. Visiting two or three areas […]

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Holidays in the Land of Fire and Ice

28 October 18

Author: Betsy Harter

During the cold holiday season, there is no hotter destination than Iceland. Whether you crave activity, thrive on sightseeing, or rejuvenate by relaxation, this winter wonderland brings holiday happiness to every type of traveler. Adventures on Ice If heart-pumping activities are your idea of a memorable getaway, then Iceland has you covered. The snowy glaciers, […]

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Namaste, India!

23 August 18

Author: Betsy Harter

Some travelers like to research a new destination inside and out before they visit. Their deep understanding of the history, culture, and traditions truly allows them to enjoy their experience even more. I used to wish I were like those people. For example, I admired the couple I met in Alaska who brought along their […]

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Stay Like a Maharaja in India

22 August 18

India’s accommodations are simply spectacular. Throughout the country, former palaces have been converted into hotels (some still house the royal family), while newer properties have been built to look like palaces of yesteryear. From the decor to the cuisine to the service, these incredible properties will have you feeling like royalty throughout your stay in […]

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Expedition Travel With Lindblad-National Geographic

28 June 18

Give your family getaway a one-of-a-kind upgrade. Next time school’s out, take your kids or grandkids on an expedition and guarantee they’ll have the coolest “what I did on my vacation” story ever. Here are just some of the amazing activities they can try. Read it with them—and watch how fast they start packing their […]

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Outdoor Lovers Enjoy Myriad Travel Options

21 May 18

Author: Betsy Harter

What does relaxation mean to you? Do you unwind best at a quiet spa, or do you require an adrenaline rush to release that pent-up stress? If you are someone who bonds tightly with others when experiencing an exhilarating activity together, you are not alone. Active vacations are becoming increasingly popular for everyone from honeymoon […]

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