North America Travel Articles

A beautiful lighthouse at sunset.
Traveler on a glacier tour of Alaska.
Adventure Life
Old Sheldon Church Ruins in South Carolina.
Michael S. Nolan
Travelers interacting with the incredibly friendly California Gray Whale.
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Adventure cruising goes luxury
Small ship adventure cruising is not a new way to travel.  However, it has often been characterized by rugged, expedition-style vessels.  Upscale ships, such as Le Soleal, reflect a shift …
Canada: From Sea to Sea
Canada covers a sizeable portion of the North American continent, spanning from the Pacific to the Atlantic, and all the way up to the Arctic Ocean; it is second in size only to Russia. Canada also …
Mythical Mexico
Mexico, land of the Aztecs, Maya, and Spanish conquistadors. This beautiful country is full of myths and legends, and the mysterious stone ruins that guard them. Visit the Caribbean coast of the …
Adventure Life and the Rainforest Alliance
Working together for Sustainable Travel Adventure Life is the first US-based operator to join the Rainforest Alliance's TOPS (Tour Operators Promoting Sustainability). We have formed an alliance to …
Great Alaska
Inside Passage Alaska's southeast panhandle is a scattering of wildlife-rich islands, national forests, glacier-carved landscapes and secluded port towns rich in local culture. Travelers can …
Safety in Mexico
Mexico is a large country geographically speaking, which makes it difficult to give a simple yet accurate report about safety while traveling. Despite the recent bad press, the majority of Mexico is …
Dia de los Muertos
El Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is an important Mexican festival where it is believed dead souls return to earth. The festival takes place over three days; on October 31st the souls of …
Baja Marine Life: Magdalena Bay
Magdalena Bay is located on the southwest coast of the Baja Peninsula and protected by a series of barrier islands. This area is famous for the gray whales which arrive each year for their calving …
Beaches in Mexico
Long stretches of light golden sand, waters as blue as the clear sky and soul warming sunshine. Everyone loaves a day at the beach but with hundreds to choose from along Mexico‚Äôs vast coastline it …
Exploring Mexico's Copper Canyon & Chiapas On Foot
The landscapes of Mexico provide perfect terrain for adventure pursuits such as rafting, biking and trekking. Two areas which are particularly spectacular for trekking are Chiapas and the Copper …
The Ancient Cities of Mexico
A high point of many Mexico vacations is a visit to one of the ancient cities built by the Maya and other civilizations of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. Many ruins exist in Mexico but some have a …
Festivals of Mexico
Mexican Independence Day The importance of Independence Day for Mexicans cannot be underestimated. It is the most widely celebrated festival in Mexico every year. If your Mexico vacation …
Mexico Festivals!
Mexican Independence Day The importance of Independence Day for Mexicans cannot be underestimated. It is the most widely celebrated festival in Mexico every year. If your Mexico vacation coincides …
The Mists of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is a mythical land of mists and music. Nearly surrounded by waters, with the smell of salt water lingering in the air, Nova Scotia rises out of the sea with emerald hills and plunging …
Newfoundland and Labrador: Unique to Canada
The Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador is a culturally and geographically unique place in Canada. A cruise to the island of Newfoundland will come upon deep blue waters surrounding rocky …
North America Cruise: When to Go?
New England Beautiful fall foliage, delicious lobster dinners followed by blueberry pie, and viewing harbor seals off the bow: these are only a few of the many reasons to embark on a New England …
Historic Gold Rush Alaska Cruises on the SS Legacy
Explore a little Alaska history on the 88-passenger ship, SS Legacy Alaska's history is alive on board the small-ship, SS Legacy. Characters in Alaska's complex history like conservationist John …

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