Los Cabos, Mexico Adventure Travel Guide

Los Cabos is well known as the municipality where the world famous tourist destination Cabo San Lucas is located, but there is much more to this area than beaches, bikinis, and blender drinks. The Gulf of California to the east is a UNESCO World Heritage site rich in underwater life, so snorkeling and diving in Los Cabos are incredible. Whale watching is also popular in Los Cabos as migratory whales spend several months a year there, and the surfing near Los Cabos is world class.

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The Algarve, Portugal Adventure Travel Guide


The Algarve


Southern coast of Portugal


The Algarve has a subtropical Mediterranean climate, which means that it’s a pretty accommodating place all year round with highs of 25 °C in the winter, and 48 °C in the summer. The temperature rarely falls below zero in the winter, and  it barely ever rains there in the summer.

The Algarve consists of 5402 square kilometers of rolling hills, small mountains, lush valleys, and some of the finest beaches in Europe.  It stretches from the Targus Valley in the north to the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. In addition to its beaches, its known for its islands, limestone caves, and 170 square kilometer Ria Formosa Lagoon nature preserve.

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Surfers Ride Record-Breaking 50-Foot Waves off the Irish Coast

Last week a group of surfers had the most intense rides of their lives on waves over 50-feet tall off the coast of Ireland, Galding reported yesterday. The waves were the biggest to recorded in Irish waters since 2005.  The surfers rode the waves far from shore, presumably over a deep-ocean reef. Although there are a few surf spots around Ireland, nobody knows where the waves actually occurred, and the surfers, not surprisingly, aren’t telling anybody–they want to keep them to themselves.

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