Afternoon sunlight on water lapping gently along the yellow sand of Seven Seas Beach.

Visiting the Bustling Seaside Town of Fajardo

Fajardo is a bustling little seaside town notable for its marinas and water sports enthusiasts. It’s also an excellent seaborne transportation hub to Caribbean points east, where you can catch a ferry or sailboat to Vieques, Culebra, St. Thomas, and beyond.

Rolling hills filled with jagged rocks make this area of Ecuador resemble the Scottish highlands.

Ecuador’s El Cajas National Park

Only an hour from Cuenca by bus, El Cajas National Park is easily visited on a day trip. With dramatic open rolling land and jagged rocks, Cajas feels almost like the Scottish Highlands.

Luminous green water fills the caldera of an extinct volcano.

Lake Quilotoa and the Quilotoa Loop

The road northwest of Latacunga loops through a series of remote indigenous villages. The spectacular scenery in this region—in particular the incredible beauty of Lake Quilotoa—makes this a very popular hiking destination.

A narrow waterfall plunges off a sandstone cliff into the forest below.

Chapada dos Guimarães: Beautiful Canyons and Rugged Cliffsides

Only an hour from Cuiabá, the Chapada dos Guimarães is a stunningly beautiful mountainous region. While the tiny eponymous town is pretty—and the nexus for Brazilian New Age types—the surrounding region, with its rugged cliffs, plunging canyons, and abundant waterfalls, is the real draw.

Moon Pacific Northwest Fishing

Pacific Northwest locals Terry Rudnick and Craig Schuhmann guide novice and experienced anglers alike to the finest fishing waters in the region, from Conconully Lake in Northeastern Washington to the Oregon Coast’s Chetco River. Rudnick and Schuhmann offer thorough coverage of the lakes, reservoirs, rivers, and coasts they know best in this guide, supplying expert […]

Moon Tahoe Camping & Hiking

Seasoned camping and hiking expert Tom Stienstra extends travelers his firsthand advice on how to find the best spots in Tahoe to pitch a tent or hit the trail, from cobalt-blue Lake Tahoe’s shores to adventure-filled Desolation Wilderness. Moon Tahoe Camping & Hiking‘s in-depth coverage also offers “best-of” lists—including Best Boat-in Campgrounds, Best Self-Guided Nature […]

Moon Oregon Fishing

Lifelong angler and Oregon resident Craig Schuhmann offers thorough coverage of fishing spots all over the state, from the waters of the Columbia River Gorge to the lakes of the Cascades. Schuhmann supplies fishermen with accurate, knowledgeable information on special regulations, appropriate fishing times, the best fishing attire, and when to use which baits and […]