Continental Drifters Blog
You’ve heard of rolling clothes instead of folding them to save space in your bag. You probably also know about shoving belts and socks into your shoes when you travel, but you can never hear too many good ideas when it comes to packing light. These are our Top 10 best packing tips…
Clinging to the rocks on Canada’s west coast, The Wickaninnish Inn is one of the most beautiful and exclusive resorts in the country.
Located in stormy Tofino BC, the inn has just 75 rooms, and each one has a stunning ocean view. Though it can be stormy in winter, that’s precisely the lure for some; storm watching from the comfort of your room — or even your soaker tub — is mesmerizing.
Travelling often means spontaneous meals out at great restaurants, or grabbing a quick bite on the go. But savvy travellers know that making a plan to eat and drink well while on a trip can make a long journey feel more comfortable. Packing these gadgets in your carry-on or checked bag ensures your morning cup of coffee wakes you up right. Having the right equipment may also allow you to have a relaxing cocktail in your room after a long day — without paying hotel markup.
We’d driven down the dirt road under cover of darkness. It was bumpy, rutted and after a couple of miles we realized there was no shade, no water, no shelter. It was late, so...
Palm Springs is a draw all its own. But for regular visitors, going through the same routine may feel a little stale. Why not mix things up with a day trip on your next stay in the Palm Springs area?
Palm Springs is a destination rich with culture, arts and amazing outdoor experiences. But this one is a new one for me. I’ve contracted the services of Stout Adventure to guide us through the desert, since I’ve never hiked in this kind of extreme environment. I’m unfamiliar with the route, terrain and what to expect, and I don’t want to end up like Aron Ralston.
We planned a 16-day road trip to visit some of the most amazing national parks in the US; the ones that have explosive potential! Plus we tossed in a stop in Napa and San Francisco. Check out our itinerary.
Against the parched Andean earth, flecks of brilliant white. Drawing closer, there are hundreds–thousands– of what look from afar like smooth,white pebbles here. But this sun-whitened debris is not at all what it seems; across this vast plain the remains of and unknown number of humans lie scattered in the open. This is the historic Chauchilla Cemetery in Peru’s Nazca region.
This blog was first published on my original blog, ErinLYYC.com At first glance, it seems like a rather plain and unassuming home; low roof line, with a clipped row of hedges and some desert...
How cool is this idea? Charming teardropped-shaped cabins for rent at some national parks. Here’s what they’re like and how you get one.