Florida’s Amelia Island is a tiny paradise

Amelia Island wasn’t always the peaceful parcel of vacation land it is today. In fact, more than 300 years of see-saw battles occurred over ownership of this 13.5-mile-long sandbar now regarded as one of Florid...

Sunny Sanya is China’s tropical treasure

HAINAN ISLAND, CHINA. I’m on the other side of the world sitting across a dinner table from Tony Le Jun Jiang, winner of the 2006 Mr. China competition and second runner-up in the 2007 Mr. World contest. He glo...

Nicaragua A new travel frontier

People wanting more from a vacation than sunshine and beaches is a growing trend that bodes well for Nicaragua, the Central American country sandwiched between Honduras and Costa Rica. Late last year, together ...

A winter break on Mexico’s Mayan Riviera

With Canadians ranking Mexico among their top three vacation spots, it's possible those travelling there this winter will be attracted by the Mayan Riviera, one of the country's more recent regions to blossom i...