The Great Blue Hole of Belize

Belize has the world's second longest coral reef - with an extraordinary natural feature. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth and sometimes is referred to as 'the mother of all caves'. read more


With flights departing Vancouver VIA Taipei, Taiwan with EVA Airlines, I was able to spend some time with a stopover to Taipei. At first I wasn’t sure if I would enjoy this city, but I was wrong. I found this city to be wonderful. My stay at the Howard Plaza Hotel had views of this bustling metropolis city with skyscraper... read more


I recently explored the island of Cebu, Philippines, with Silk Holidays tours for destination training. Not always known as a beach destination, I discovered that the Islands are home to white sandy beaches, turquoise water and a scuba/snorkelers paradise. During certain times of the year, scuba divers converge to the islands of the Philippines to take in swimming with Whale... read more

Top New Cruise Ships of 2016

New ships boast the latest innovations at sea in accommodations, restaurants, entertainment, design, facilities, services, and technology. You won't want to miss these newest ships!     A trailblazer in river cruising, Viking Cruises launches its second ocean-going cruise ship, the Viking Sea, in 2016. The 930-passenger capacity cruise ship features an infinity pool that extends off the back of... read more

Put a little history in your mouth with Brazil's national dish Feijoada

Brazil's hosting of the Olympics has created a surge of interest in travel to South America's largest country. You probably know Brazil is crazy about soccer. You might also know her samba dance and music. But you might not be aware that Brazil is also popular for her most prized food - Feijoada Brasileira. National Dish of Brazil Feijoada is a... read more

Walnut Grove Business Association annual golf tournament

Walnut Grove Travel would like to thank all that played in this years Walnut Grove Business Association annual golf tournament. Also a big thanks to Winston from Sandals Resorts in coming out and co-sponsoring the Hole-in one challenge for a chance to win a trip for two to a Sandals Resort. read more

El Dorado Royale, A gourmet Inclusive Vacation

I recently spent two weeks at this resort, and it was fabulous.first, no wristbands, no towel cards, service that was impeccable and the food! Other than an option for breakfast there are no buffets at this resort. The dining options were incredible, and the culinary series is amazing. Visiting chefs focus on exquisite meals, often reflecting local cuisine.Canadian Beef WeekEl... read more

The sporty side of Cape Town

From biking, abseiling and diving to kitesurfing and running: Cape Town offers many active outdoor pursuits. Professional trail runner Ryan Sandes shows the active side of South Africa’s laidback Mother City.“Trail running is a form of meditation for me. It allows me to escape reality.”Ryan Sanders Ryan Sandes specialises in breaking records. While most people consider a marathon quite the... read more

10 engagement ring trends

1. Bows Intricate bows add just enough flash to an engagement ring without being too tacky. 2. Customized and Meaningful Having an engravement is always in style. The sky's the limit now with some available style consisting of ring elements with built in storage for a short poem. WOW!!3. Metal Prongs Metal prongs which hold the diamond in the setting... read more