Tequila Has it All, Except a Beach

story and photos by John and Doreen Berg When tourists in Mexico mention Tequila, numerous images spring to mind.  Certainly, one thought that is often overlooked is to consider Tequila as a multifaceted tourist destination.  The majority of tourists visiting Tequila simply tour a distillery and partake of its famous drink then immediately return to … Read more

BikeHike Adventures Debunks Five Kilimanjaro Myths

Have you ever thought you’d like to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, only to dismiss the idea as fanciful due to your age, fitness level etc?  Well … Vancouver-based BikeHike Adventures would like you to re-consider.  Read on …  To offset the various prevailing misconceptions associated with climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, BikeHike Adventures debunks five … Read more

Mysterious Timbuktu

story and photos by Yvonne Harrison I had always wanted to visit the mysterious Timbuktu, as the word alone signifies going to the ends of the earth.  But do you know where that is?   I knew getting there would be an adventure but it proved to be more of a challenge than I had … Read more

Airline News – October 2010

Porter Airlines and South African Airways (SAA) have launched a new interline agreement that will open up connection opportunities for passengers travelling between Canada and West and Southern Africa through Porter’s Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport hub and SAA’s Johannesburg, South Africa hub, via Washington, DC (Dulles). The agreement took effect 17 September with tickets … Read more