Churchill Wild

best bed: Churchill Wild’s Seal River Heritage Lodge, Churchill (ish), Manitoba, Canada

Luxury comes in many forms… possibly the greatest luxury is access to the truly exceptional and very remote. This is where Churchill Wild shines. Seal River Lodge is the result of a dream. Mike Reimer had been working with his…

The Corinthian Canal

Crazy Cool Corinthian Canal

Sailors tells tales of mythic experiences…crossing the Atlantic, rounding Drake’s passage, circumnavigating the world. Worthy adventures all.  My sailing bucket list is less extreme, topped by crossing the Corinthian Canal. Yesterday I channeled my inner Ulysses, sailing from one side…

Bisate Lodge, Rwanda

best bed: Bisate Lodge, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Not quite hidden on 42 acres, Bisates’ recognizable, inspirational luxury huts are scattered up the mountainside overlooking Mt. Bisoke. Bilbo Baggins would have felt right at home in any of these 6 oh so comfortable, everything you need individual suites.…

Churchill Wild Canadian Safari

Why is Churchill Wild so expensive?

Mostly because it is so far… and this is what makes it so very special. The town of Churchill is remote…you cannot get here by road. Everyone and everything are either flown in or comes by train…a long two-days from…

The Endeavor II

best bed: Lindblad/National Geographic Endeavor II, Galapagos, Ecuador

Let’s face it you are not traveling on Lindblad for the ship. The biggest draw of their expeditions are the naturalists. They are knowledgeable, informed and fun. But I review places to sleep…this moving base camp is a surprisingly wonderful…

the spa at Nyungwe House

best bed: Nyungwe House, Gisakura, Rwanda

Nyungwe House ticks so many of my top boxes…adventurous, luxurious and remote! This charming hotel is located in the middle of a working tea plantation in the middle of the mountains of Rwanda. Picking tea is very specific and very…

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