Category: Travel

Things to do in Haliburton, A Four Seasons Ontario Escape

Haliburton, Ontario is an outdoor lover’s dream. It’s Ontario’s cottage country and city dwellers flock to the many lakes and rivers for their weekend escapes. But Ontario cottage country is huge and it can be confusing to know where to plan a trip. But never fear, The Planet D is here! Haliburton is located in the Muskoka region of Ontario which also consists of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough County. With an area of 4072 square km, Haliburton County (aka Haliburton Highlands) is bordered by Alquonquin Park, Kawartha Lakes, Huntsville, and Peterborough. This little slice...

Jamaican Food – 20 Traditional Dishes You Have to Try

Most people visit Jamaica for its endless sunshine and a parade of white sand beaches. Other than its famous jerk chicken, people don’t think a lot about Jamaican cuisine but Jamaican food has a lot of variety and flavor. If you want to add a bit of spice to your next trip to Jamaica, be sure to try some of these traditional dishes when you go off the resort. Although some classic Jamaican dishes listed below are best served on island time, many Jamaican recipes can be done right here at home. With Jamaican...

14 cool and fun facts about New Zealand

New Zealand is a dream destination. This island nation in the South Pacific made headlines in 2020 and 2021 with its outstanding management of the pandemic. Maybe we can visit it again in 2022. While we can't quite travel to New Zealand just yet, we can dream of the land of the hobbits. This is a popular country to visit, actually spent tourists more than $ 115 million per day in New Zealand in 2019. We have even more fun facts about New Zealand to keep the traveler drawn in. Once you read this,...

The Best Hikes in Canada to add to Your Bucket List

We’ve written a lot about our favourite things to do in Canada, best adventures and all about the beautiful places of our home country but we realized that we have yet to round up all of the amazing hikes that can be done in the Great White North. So, to help you plan the best outdoor trip, we’ve compiled a resource for the best places to hike in Canada. As people rethink the way they want to travel in the future, Canada is an excellent choice to get off the beaten path and avoid...

Driving the Sunshine Coast in BC

The Sunshine Coast of British Columbia is one of Canada’s great road trips. This road trip up the rugged and remote stretch of the BC coast is one of Canada’s best kept secrets but I doubt it will be long until road trippers are flocking to this destination. Located on the mainland of BC, one would think it is an easy drive, but the only way to access the Sunshine Coast is by taking a ferry, helicopter or plane. While we were traveling the sunshine coast, we saw the wealthy land on a helipad...

14 Best Hikes in Jasper National Park – Alberta Canada

Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies spanning 11,000 square kilometers (4,200 sq miles) and boasting some awe-inspiring hikes for all experience levels. With shimmering lakes, impressive glaciers, and a wealth of wildlife, Jasper, Alberta is a hikers paradise. You don’t have to go into the backcountry to go hiking in Jasper, many hikes and walking routes available just minutes from Jasper town. Jasper NP is great for day hikes and even multi-day hikes if you have the time. Our team has put together a list of the 14...

14 Best Hikes in Arches National Park

There are plenty of stunning National Parks all over America and Arches National Park is just one of them. In fact, it’s one of the highlights of Utah. Arches National Park offers great landscapes of arches and incredible rock formations. There are tons of short walks, long hikes, and even a couple of canyoneering routes throughout the park that are just waiting to be explored. Top Arches National Park Hikes The drive along through the park is stunning, but why just drive through it when you can get up close and personal with some...

16 lustige Fakten über Irland, die Sie noch nicht kannten

Irland ist ein wunderschönes Land mit Dutzenden von historischen und kulturellen Attraktionen, Parks und Naturschutzgebieten sowie traditionellen Aktivitäten, die es zu erleben gilt. Selbst ein zweiwöchiger Besuch reicht nicht aus, um alle Sehenswürdigkeiten des jahrhundertealten Landes zu sehen. Während Sie sich auf Ihre Reise zur Grünen Insel vorbereiten, finden Sie hier einige lustige Fakten über Irland, die Sie in Stimmung bringen. Interessante Fakten über Irland – Die Statistik Der offizielle Name von Irland ist die Republik Irland. ire in der irischen SpracheBevölkerung von Irland ist 4,9 Millionen Menschen. Aber mehr als 80 Millionen Menschen...

The ultimate camping checklist | The planet D

Camping has always been a huge part of all of our epic adventures. Whether you are camping in the backcountry or just taking a short weekend auto-camping trip, you want to make sure you have the necessary camping gear to take this trip in comfort. We've found this to be the best way to create a comprehensive camping checklist. This is the list we used while camping on 5 different continents so you know it was tested. We recommend that you go through this checklist before your next camping trip and make sure you...

Cuban Food – 20 Cuban Dishes You Can Try at Home

Regardless of how you prefer to travel, there is something we can all agree on: food is what makes a destination tick. Food gives an opportunity to explore a country’s personality and dive into local traditions and heritage. This is certainly the case with Cuba. When you can’t travel, cooking food at home can bring you into a destination. We love gathering recipes to try our hand at cooking our favourite dishes from abroad. Cuban food is easy to make, easy to find ingredients and instantly transports you to Havana. Try any traditional Cuban...