Jenny Johnston


The North Pole brings to mind a stark land of cold, snow, and polar bears (and perhaps visions of Santa and Mrs. Claus and a group of hard-working elves). Visiting this remote region is a trip of …
Costa Rica is a tiny country unlike any other. This Central American country, about the size of Delaware, is situated between Panama and Nicaragua, enjoys a history of peace and stability, and …
Uruguay is a small country nestled between Argentina and Brazil. It boasts a beautiful coastline along the Atlantic with beaches, sand dunes, and the occasional clear blue lagoon. Most of the …
Japan The best time of year to embark on a cruise around Japan can often be decided on travelers’ weather and festival preferences. The climate in Japan falls into four distinct seasons, and each …
You’re a discerning traveler with Five Star taste. And Kruger National Park happens to be the official/unofficial wildlife capital of the world. You want to go on safari, but you want to do it …
For many reasons, Belize is a wonderful place to visit. In fact, the list of positive reasons to do so is a good deal longer for this small Central American nation than for most other, comparable …
Antarctic Wildlife Antarctica Cruises Antarctica is a continent of extremes. It holds the title of coldest, driest and windiest location on earth. Temperatures have been recorded as low as -129 …
The idea of a large southern continent first appeared in the Greek writings of both Pythagoras and Aristotle. It was believed the earth would topple if a sizable landmass did not exist to balance out …
As the world's southern-most continent, Antarctica has unique weather conditions and climate. There are a number of factors that provide it with such a cold and extreme environment. Antarctica …
The Antarctic Peninsula stretches out from the continent toward South America and is said to be one of the most unforgettable places on earth. The peninsula is outlined by jagged mountain tops and …
The Galapagos Islands are a nature lover's paradise. Isolated from the mainland for thousands of years, some of the most unusual species in the world evolved here, including giant tortoises, …
China travel, once consisting primarily of historic and cultural exploration, is now including opportunities to discover the country's incredible wildlife as well. The country's vast regions, …
China is the fourth largest country in the world (next to Canada, Russia, and the USA) and constitutes a total land area of 9.6 million square kilometers, which is slightly smaller than the United …
People: Over one hundred ethnic groups have inhabited the country of China, many assimilating into neighboring ethnicities, disappearing altogether, or merging into the more prominent Han comprised …
A China trip offers its travelers the opportunity to explore one of the world’s oldest civilizations as well as one of the world’s greatest travel destinations. The sheer enormity of …
The Chinese love food! On your China tour learn how cooking is regarded as an art. Chefs combining sight, smell, touch, and taste in their presentation are highly respected. Confucius encouraged the …
The fourth largest country in the world, filled with vast resources and various ecosystems, China has only just begun to scratch the surface of maintaining and respecting the land they inhabit. China …
Temperatures in China vary tremendously, influenced mostly by latitude and monsoon activities. From north to south, China consists of five separate temperature zones: cold-temperate, mid-temperate, …
A better understanding of the country's political policies will help enhance your travel experience in China. Following the Cultural Revolution, Chinese leaders set their eye on developing a …
Though the austere Arctic landscape is often imagined to be a cold white wasteland, the brief months of summer see the flora blossoming and the fauna emerging from their long winter dormancy. …
Why the Mediterranean? Mediterranean Europe: one of the most culturally rich and exotic destinations in the world, from the ancient stone villages and sunny beaches of Portugal to the mystical …
Guyana's name means "land of many waters." An untouched paradise, it holds some of the most extensive contiguous rainforest in the world. Along the rivers red howler monkeys and scarlet …
Untouched forests, pristine white sand beaches, crystal waters filled with reefs and diverse sea life: a South Pacific cruise offers the ultimate getaway from winters in both the northern and …
Northern Europe Cruise As in North America, the optimal time for cruising northern Europe is the extended summer months of May through September. The weather is warm, becoming hot in July and …