The Republic of Nicaragua is a multi-ethnic country commonly referred to as “the land of lakes and volcanos.” Being one of the poorest countries in America, with 48% of the population living below the poverty line, it’s no surprise that Nicaragua has a colorful history of political unrest, dictatorship, and fiscal crisis. Today approximately ⅕ of Nicaragua is a protected area; either through national parks, nature reserves or biological reserves. In spite of its past turmoil, the country has risen from the ashes and is slowly becoming a popular tourist destination.
Nestled in the midwestern part of Manitoba, Riding Mountain National Park is a great place to experience and view bison.
Travel the world for long enough and it becomes evident that golden sunsets look different in every place you go.
How-to convert and build a sprinter van into the ultimate adventure sport RV complete with a scuba diving equipment locker and tank storage.
Trying out Stream2Sea's reef-safe sunscreen, lip balm and neck buff in the middle of a Canadian winter.
Canada is home to some of the most pristine and untouched underwater environments on the planet and with that in mind here is a sneak peek at underwater Canada in stunning photographs.
Spending the day walking the streets of Barcelona offers the perfect opportunity to see, feel and learn the local history and architecture in a single day.
Did you know southern France has free roaming Barbary Macaques? Meet, touch and learn all about this endangered species at the Forêt des Singes in Rocamadour.
Famed for its caves, Slovenia's Karst region has some of the most unique underground systems in all of the Balkan countries. Join us as we venture into the heart of the Skocjanske James UNESCO cave.
If you are an adrenaline junkie, who wants to avoid the crowds while traveling in Portugal, head to the Arrábida region of this country and try coasteering, an extreme sport that combines swimming, climbing, and cliff jumping.
Trying to windsurf for the first time is no easy feat but a good place to start is on Spain's Mar Menor a sheltered lagoon well-known for watersports.
Use this list during your vacation to take yourself to the top 5 most important sites on Zakynthos island!
Take to the water and sail around Santorini, one of Greece's most beautiful volcanic islands.
While traveling Greece, don't miss out on Athen's Panathenaic Stadium, a world-renown sports complex that hosted the first modern-day Olympic games.
The tip of Cape Sounion, Greece was the picture perfect spot for our half day adventure and swim with Poseidon, the mighty god of the sea.
A few interesting facts about the country of Switzerland that I found out during our visit.
Looking for some fun in the snow? Flaine, France is the perfect place to hit the slopes on your winter vacation.
If you are a food lover take a pit stop at some of these tasteful restaurants around the Netherlands.
What better way to indulge in a little dairy goodness than in the Netherlands historic city of Gouda!
What better way to welcome the New Year than with a plunge into the cold lake waters of northern Ontario.
Kick your gaming up a notch by visiting the Diefenbunker, the world's largest escape room in Carp, Ontario.
On vacation in Granada, Nicaragua and wondering what to do? Check out the best 9 things to do around the city.
Step by step we ascended Mombacho's 4,400 feet in the hot sun and hiked the crater trail giving ourselves heat exhaustion in the process.
Recklessly sliding down the Cerro Negro volcano on a piece of plastic is not an activity for the fainthearted.
The wild Pacific waves of San Juan del Sur are a hit with the surfers. Read about our weekend at Nicaragua's most popular surfing destination.
The city of Masaya has tours galore looking to show off their active volcano, colourful markets and exquisite pottery.
Its never easy crossing from one country to another let alone between countries with only one official border crossing.
The Miravalles Volcano Tour gave us a the best overview of some of Costa Rica's highlighted activities.
Figuring out the best way to get around Costa Rica's with their different means of transportation.
La Fortuna is a small city with a big personality. This tourist hot spot has some unique outdoor places that are a must-see.
The cloud forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica are home to some interesting jungle creatures.
Find out about the different species of poisonous snakes in Costa Rica with the help of this field guide.
Traveling from Canada to Costa Rica for an extended honeymoon is not without its mishaps.
Iceland's natural beauty is overwhelming, specifically around Mývatn. Check out the top 5 places to hike in this region.
Take a dip in the Blue Lagoon and the Mývatn Nature Baths, two of Iceland's best geothermal hot springs.
Iceland's pristine beauty is world renowned and after having visited 8 different waterfalls around the country we now understand why.
The Fossatún troll gardens is a neat spot to check out and learn about Icelandic fables and superstitions.
Find out about the different grocery stores in Iceland and the best way to go about purchasing food.
Getting stuck happens! Read about how we rescued a stuck car from Iceland's black sand beaches.
A small and affordable camping caravan, we never thought we'd be exploring Iceland in this throwback 70's mobile.
Discovering Europe's most isolated country is a lot easier than most people think.
Discover how to properly and efficiently haggle your way to low prices while shopping in Cuba.
Check out this list for the top things to see and do while traveling to Paris.
Explore the Catacombs of Paris - one of the creepiest tourist sites in France.
Paris is full of people in all different shapes and sizes, discover which ones to avoid while on vacation.
While in Belgium, the city of Bruges is worth a trip both for the view and to sample local delicacies.
You haven't truly explored Amsterdam until you have been to the Red Light District - a place leaving nothing to the imagination.
From wooden stump to tourist shops window, learn all about the fabrication of dutch clogs.