hippos at san diego zoo

My weekend break itinerary for San Diego

If you’re running out of days off at work and a weekend is all the time you can spend in San Diego, having plans is a must! Whether it’s a long weekend with a holiday, a little time away from the kids, a trip with the whole family or a spontaneous getaway, make sure your

Chesapeake Bay Bridge tunnel

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel – Tourist review

Spanning the Chesapeake Bay from Delmarva Peninsula to Virginia Beach, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (which turns 50 in 2014) has been called one of the world’s engineering marvels. The 23-mile span offers more than a connection between Virginia Beach and the Eastern Shore. This article will explore the bridge-tunnel’s history, and provide facts and lore

Overland holidays in Alaska

Top 10 Things To Do in Alaska on an Overland Adventure

Overlanding is all about taking the road less traveled. Allowing your journey to leave the normal tourist haunts and activities, taking you out of your comfort zone. This can be achieved by hopping on an all-purpose vehicle that is kitted out to be self-sufficient for multiple days. This can lead to amazing camping spots and

Diamond Head in Hawaii

Best photography locations in hawaii

Vacations are all about relaxing and enjoying time away from work. But with the emergence of the digital age and Facebook, a vacation isn’t a vacation unless you bring pictures back to share with everyone. Gone are the days when photo ops on vacations were simply meant for family albums and reunions. A few things

Mountain climbing in America: Our top 3 peaks

This photo, taken at Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island in Bar Harbor, Maine, is one of my life’s most significant pictures, because it captures the last moments in which I was not yet an outdoor enthusiast, but luckily on the verge of becoming one. There I am in my “mobile living room,” packing