Setting Sail on Pacific Wave

Setting Sail on Pacific Wave

Pacific Wave sails magnificently on charter, graciously powering up the Sir Francis Drake Channel. But what has been happening behind the scenes while you savour breakfast coffee in the sunshine on deck? After breakfast a crew member has been tidying...
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Hawaii and the Local Spas

Hawaii and the Local Spas

A Hawaiian vacation wouldn’t be complete without trying one of the amazing traditional spa therapies that Hawaii is famous for. Hawaii is well known for its gracious hospitality and caring attitude. These cultural traits help make Hawaii’s native spa t...
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Expat Advice on How to Manage Culture Shock

Expat Advice on How to Manage Culture Shock

Culture shock affects expats when they move overseas. Learning strategies for relieving culture shock allows them to focus on living life to the fullest. The physical and psychosocial symptoms of culture shock vary from person to person, as does the...
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Halloween in New Zealand – Haunted Hotels in NZ

Halloween in New Zealand – Haunted Hotels in NZ

New Zealand may be the youngest country on earth but it has its share of haunts. A hilltop castle is just one of the places that spirits are said to frequent. For a supernatural experience at Halloween, visitors to New...
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Vacation Rentals: Five Good Reasons to go Self Catering

Vacation Rentals: Five Good Reasons to go Self Catering

I have been running self catering lets ( or “vacation rentals” as Americans call them) for about ten years out here in Andalucia, Spain. Previously we lived in London and had moderately stressful jobs and limited holidays. When we went...
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Eighty-Year-Old Woman Travels the World With Just a Backpack

Eighty-Year-Old Woman Travels the World With Just a Backpack

Kaye Tobin travels nine months a year efficiently and economically, making new friends everywhere. She hopes to travel 20 years more. “I have everything I need, have ever wanted and appreciate it all,” says the octogenarian who lives in Arcata,...
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