Are We There Yet Adventures

Stories

Latest News in Travel

G Adventures Introduces New Yacht Custom-Built for Galapagos Exploration

Adventure Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The new Reina Silvia Voyager is the tour company's 6th yacht, designed for immersive touring of the Galápagos. The 103-foot, high-end yacht sets sail in July, 2020. With 10 cabins, the...

read more

These 3 Latin American Cities Turn 500 This Year

Culture & History Central America

In 14 hundred and 92, Columbus sailed the ocean blue (as the rhyme we learned in school goes), and unwittingly unleashed a tsunami of Europeans heading west to explore the...

read more

Preserving the World's Heritage: One Cruise Line's Partnership with UNESCO

River or Ocean Cruises

There are over a thousand World Heritage Sites in 167 countries.  Places in the world of such extraordinary cultural or natural wonder, that UNESCO has dedicated itself to preserving them...

read more

Top 3 Souvenirs from Venice

Shopping Venice, Italy

Venice is not just the 'City of Canals'.  It's also always been a city of merchants, and modern Venice is a showcase for iconic Italian craftsmanship and uniquely Venetian works. ...

read more

5 Little-Known Facts about Africa's 'Big Five' Animals

Outdoor Activities Africa

'Safari'. It's a Swahili word simply meaning 'journey'. But for travel lovers, the word 'safari' ignites our imaginations of exploring vast Sub-Saharan landscapes and encountering majestic creatures in their natural environment .Africa's...

read more

There's Now an Official James Bond Museum and it's in a Very Cool Location

Sightseeing Innsbruck, Austria

You might want to pack your black-tie outfit for this trip. After more than two-dozen movies in over 50 years, the original film spy hero finally has his own interactive museum. 007...

read more

To Celebrate 125 Years of Exploring, this Expedition Cruise Line Bans Plastics

River or Ocean Cruises

Since the 19th century, Hurtigruten has been bringing travelers closer to Nature.  Its tongue-twister name is Norwegian for 'Express Route' (it might help to think: 'hurried – route'); it was founded...

read more

6 Reasons to See Sicily

Sightseeing Sicily, Italy

It's the largest island in the Mediterranean, with 14,000 years of history.Sicily is in the center of the Mediterranean Sea and has been central to several world-changing civilizations including the...

read more

Video: Get Shot Out of This World-First Bungy Catapult in New Zealand

Adventure Queenstown, New Zealand

Maybe it's been too long since you've been shot out of a cannon. Or dangled and bounced hundreds of feet above a ravine. Or had your head snapped back with 3...

read more

Video: This Hotel Has the Top Views of Edinburgh

Hotels Edinburgh, United Kingdom

There are a few important things on our check list of a great hotel: alluring architecture and design, lifestyle, dining and sipping... and if possible, an amazing view.The Balmoral Edinburgh...

read more

Video: Seabourn Chef Celebrates Quebec's Harvest: Cooking with the Chef

River or Ocean Cruises

Seabourn specializes in culinary memories. This luxury cruise line has long been famous for its tradition of 'Shopping with the Chef'. In Quebec City on a Seabourn fall colors cruise from...

read more

Video: A Canadian Veteran of DDay Explains Why You Should Visit the Juno Beach Centre

Culture & History Normandy, France

There are fewer and fewer veterans of the DDay Landing Beaches to tell their stories, but Canada's Juno Beach Centre introduced us to Jim Parks, who shared his memories of...

read more

Video: Get a Bird's-Eye View of One of the Natural Wonders of the World

Sightseeing Saint John, New Brunswick

Something amazing happens when the highest tides in the world arrive in Saint John, New Brunswick. Twice a day, tides in Canada's Bay of Fundy rise as high as 56 feet...

read more

Where's the Best Place to be on National Cake Day?

Dining Austria

If it isn't on your calendar already, get out a red pen and mark November 26. That's National Cake Day, and although we don't need any excuses to enjoy the star...

read more

6 Tips to Survive - and Enjoy - an 'Obli-cation'

Before your trip

When your 'vacation' is really an obligation, you're taking an 'obli-cation'. You've taken these trips: cross-country to the in-laws' for the holidays. A family or friend's destination wedding. The mandatory winter break or...

read more

Champagne Vending Machine at this NOLA Hotel Makes Every Day New Year's Eve

Hotels New Orleans, Louisiana

The motto of New Orleans is 'Let the Good Times Roll'. Nowhere is that more true than at the local Ritz-Carlton, which now boasts the area's first permanent champagne vending machine.This...

read more

Las Vegas Has a New Culinary Destination

Dining Las Vegas, Nevada

24 hours a day, 40,000 square feet, 400 types of wines from all 20 Italian wine regions, 2 restaurants, 3 bars, an educational chef's table, 6 food counters representing authentic...

read more

Top 6 Wellness and Fitness Cruises You Should be Booking Now

River or Ocean Cruises

Have you resolved to travel more AND be more fit and well? Why not put these life goals together on your next cruise? Cruise lines have upped their health, wellness, and fitness...

read more

Learn to Haka on the All Blacks' Rugby Team's Home Ground

Sports New Zealand

It's one of the most famous – and fearsome – pre-game rituals in the world. One that you can now learn for yourself in one of the world's most storied stadiums.Any...

read more

Top 10 Souvenirs from a Trip to Hawaii

Shopping Hawaii

You'll come home with a million sun-drenched memories of a holiday in Hawaii. Here are 10 mementos you can take with you. ANYTHING PINEAPPLEThey may be the most common symbol of Hawaii,...

read more

Think Overwater Villas are the Height of Exotic Luxury Travel? Try This UNDERwater Villa

Hotels Maldives

It puts new meaning into being immersed in the local natural beauty. The pristine waters of the Maldives are epic, surrounding one of the world's most romantic, remote and legendary tropical...

read more

5 Top Spring Flower Spectacles and Where to Find Them

Outdoor Activities Europe

If you're like me, Spring can never come too soon. And nothing says Spring like new flower blossoms. This year, treat yourself to an abundance of Spring in one of these...

read more

You Can Stay in this Spa Hotel Over Top of Iceland's Blue Lagoon

Wellness Iceland

A primeval landscape of black lava rocks covered in moss. Pools of chalky, ice-blue healing waters heated by the earth's core. Iceland's Blue Lagoon is mystical and almost surreal to see even...

read more

What Happens to Worn-Out Hotel Sheets? A Good News Story

Hotels

How many times can your hotel sheets be slept in once, then washed, and slept in again before they're too worn to use one more time? We don't know.But we...

read more

Start Your Dream Vacation

Let Us Help You

Plan your vacation!