Japan is a mix of east and west. Modern conveniences exist side by side with teahouses. Shrines and temples exist throughout the country and the bullet trains make traveling easy from one part of the country to another.
Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, is a laid-back city with both traditional and modern sightseeing adventures.
Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world with a population of 22 million. It has many colorful parks as well as a wealth of cultural museums and attractions including the enchanting Ballet Folkloric which performs throughout the year,
Canoe trip taken in 2007 into Quetico Provincial Park, a canoe only wilderness
Orcas and humpback whales have been sighted in increasing numbers in 2012 - 2013. We have sighted, documented and photographed seventeen orcas and ten humpbacks already this month. Call Bill Beard's For Information & Reservations
Step back in time at the beautiful Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Here only horse drawn carriages travel on the narrow streets. No cars are allowed. Bicycling is a popular activity on this beautiful island in Michigan
Daytona Beach has 23 miles of beautiful beaches. The atmosphere is casual, so leave your fancy clothes at home. You can enjoy the arts and culture scene with flip flops and a sunhat.
By Bill Beard. In 1970 scuba diving in Costa Rica was unheard of. It wasn't until 1978 that whitewater river rafting was started and it was the mid 80's before we knew what a zip line canopy tour was. Call Bill Beard's For Information & Reservations
Cincinnati has lots to do from amusement parks to museums. It has great restaurants, a fabulous zoo, major league sports, canoeing, horseback riding, bicycling and more. It also has a wealth of historical places to visit.
A cooking lesson with internationally acclaimed native chef Pilar Cabrera is both a gastronomic delight and an education into the unique herbs, spices and other indigenous ingredients making Oaxacan cuisine perhaps the richest in the country.