Kayak Info: Liz Weston: I travel-hacked a college tour and saved $3,000

It’s easy to let travel rewards — points, miles, free hotel nights, companion passes  — pile up and go unusedBy LIZ WESTON of NerdWalletFebruary 3, 2020, 1:25 PM5 min read Amtrak’s “buy one, get one” spring sale got me started. My teenage daughter and I had used a similar two-for-one deal last year to take…

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Spring break spots that are blissfully free of spring breakers, from Barbados to Portland

Spring break spots that are blissfully free of spring breakers, from Barbados to Portland

CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideSpring break is not just for college students – it’s also a time when families, couples, friends and even honeymooners travel. The tricky part is to find enjoyable places where spring breakers don’t take over a destination with rowdiness, partying and antics.There are a variety of destinations that beckon fun and tranquil…

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Find the right Caribbean island, from luxurious St. Barths to budget-friendly Puerto Rico

Find the right Caribbean island, from luxurious St. Barths to budget-friendly Puerto Rico

CLOSEThe Caribbean is so much more than surreal turquoise water and idyllic beaches that keep people around the world coming back for more. There are thriving cultures rooted in complex histories of conquest and victory, an evolving culinary scene deeply tied to indigenous flavors and modern twists, historical landmarks with stories behind its walls, and…

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Pure Watersports announces the availability of Hobie’s new H-Rail product for the Hobie Mirage Outback kayaks.

The H-Rail Bolt On Kit (PN 84626104) allows you to add two long, raised sections of H-Rail alongside the seat of your 2019 or newer Hobie Outback. These longer, raised sections of H-Rail serve as a great assist when moving to and from a standing position and yield tons of extra H-Rail mounting space. The […]

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Kayak Info: Search on for missing kayak with Polish man, Thai companion

Rescue teams in Thailand are searching for a Polish man and a Thai woman who went missing when the kayak they were paddling carried them away from shore into the open seaDecember 9, 2019, 10:18 AM1 min read Rescue teams in southern Thailand were searching Monday for a Polish man and a Thai woman who…

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Machu Picchu Is Coming To Quest Via National Geographic Explore VR

Machu Picchu Is Coming To Quest Via National Geographic Explore VR

An all-new adventure is making its way to the National Geographic Explore VR app; Machu Picchu.This Oculus Studios-published app was released at the launch of Quest back in May. Developed by Force Field VR, the interactive experience takes you to extreme places on the planet. Its first experience, for example, takes you on an expedition…

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Kayak Tips: Panama Canal Cruise Unlike Any Other

Kayak Tips: Panama Canal Cruise Unlike Any Other

MIAMI, Oct. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On a cruise through the ingenious 105-year-old Panama Canal, you may find yourself wondering how far the human mind can go in its quest to find solutions. As your ship slowly traverses the 50-mile manmade shortcut through the jungle between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, howler monkeys screech in the…

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Kayak Tips: Polarising choices: Should you visit the Arctic or Antarctica?

Kayak Tips: Polarising choices: Should you visit the Arctic or Antarctica?

As concern for the fates of both the Arctic and the Antarctic increases and reports emerge about the speed of change at both poles, there’s a sense among some travellers that there’s no time to waste in seeing these white wildernesses.  So, if an expedition cruise to either region is on your bucket list, how…

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Kayak Tips: Road tripping Thailand: Weekend getaways to beat the crowds

Kayak Tips: Road tripping Thailand: Weekend getaways to beat the crowds

BANGKOK – Thailand’s southern beaches lure travellers with their turquoise water and dramatic limestone cliffs, but there’s more to explore in the Southeast Asian country that’s one of the world’s most popular destinations.For a Thai road less travelled, try one of these getaways outside Bangkok, far from the overly Instagrammed backpacker hotspots or the party…

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Kayak Tips: Vietnam readies for first ever kayak race in the northern highlands – VnExpress International

Kayak Tips: Vietnam readies for first ever kayak race in the northern highlands – VnExpress International

By Lan Huong  &nbspOctober 23, 2019 | 11:32 am GMT+7 A snap of a racing test of the Mien River Paddle Cup 2019. The competition will take place at the same time as the Ha Giang province’s buckwheat flower festival. Photo courtesy of Vietnam Suprace. An 18 kilometer kayaking race on the Mien River next…

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