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In southern Argentina along the border with Chile lies the 3rd largest icefield in the world with over 47 glaciers, scenic views, mountain peaks, and milky blue lakes.  For hikers, adventurers, or those that just enjoy scenic views, Argentina’s Glacier National Park will leave you in awe!

Argentina’s Los Glacieres National Park is full of it – I mean ice!

In southern Argentina along the border with Chile lies the 3rd largest icefield in the world with over 47 glaciers, scenic views, mountain peaks, and milky blue lakes. For hikers, adventurers, or those that just enjoy scenic views, Argentina’s Glacier National Park will leave you in awe!

When visiting New Zealand’s South Island most international tourists head to Queenstown.  But wait!  Nearby Wanaka deserves some consideration too!

Two lakes, two lakeside towns – the dilemma!

When visiting New Zealand’s South Island most international tourists head to Queenstown. But wait! Nearby Wanaka deserves some consideration too!

Considered the ultimate road trip by National Geographic, South Africa's N2 highways along the southern Cape is known for its diverse vegetation and scenic views, rather than formal gardens and tea parties.  A couple of days in this area and you may forget about heading to Kruger!

This South African scenic route could change your definition of a garden!

Considered the ultimate road trip by National Geographic, South Africa’s N2 highways along the southern Cape is known for its diverse vegetation and scenic views, rather than formal gardens and tea parties. A couple of days in this area and you may forget about heading to Kruger!

Want to feel like a local in the land of dikes and flowers?  Then jump on and get ready to pedal!

Don’t tiptoe thru the tulips – cycle!

Want to feel like a local in the land of dikes and flowers? Then jump on and get ready to pedal!

O - the shape of your mouth as you travel Australia's Great Ocean Road.  This 150 mile stretch of road along Victoria's southern coast compels visitors to heed Simon and Garfunkel's advice -

Mother Nature makes Australia’s route B100 GREAT!

O – the shape of your mouth as you travel Australia’s Great Ocean Road. This 150 mile stretch of road along Victoria’s southern coast compels visitors to heed Simon and Garfunkel’s advice – “slow down, you move too fast.” You gotta make this excursion last!

While Africa provides amazing opportunities to see big game in the wild, Mother Nature created its own natural zoo in the collapsed cone of a volcano that 25,000 large animals call home that making game viewing even easier in a spectacular setting!

This natural zoo boasts no bars, but some amazing walls!

While Africa provides amazing opportunities to see big game in the wild, Mother Nature created its own natural zoo in the collapsed cone of a volcano that 25,000 large animals call home that making game viewing even easier in a spectacular setting!

Traveling during the summer or to warm destinations means you miss the homes of the dancing lights of the sky.  They may be elusive, but when they appear, you may feel the cold evening was worth it!

Dancing lights make these cold destinations a warm delight!

Traveling during the summer or to warm destinations means you miss the homes of the dancing lights of the sky. They may be elusive, but when they appear, you may feel the cold evening was worth it!

If you visit Australia's Great Barrier Reef, you itinerary includes a stop in Cairns.  But that stop should be longer than the time it takes to connect to your plane or boat transfer to the islands.  There is so much to see and do in the area that's the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef!

Cairns deserves more than a transit stop to get to the Great Barrier Reef!

If you visit Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, you itinerary includes a stop in Cairns. But that stop should be longer than the time it takes to connect to your plane or boat transfer to the islands. There is so much to see and do in the area that’s the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef!

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