Take a journey to some of the world’s most stunning hotels, and follow in the footsteps of influential writers and inspirational artists who took refuge in the serenity and natural beauty of these landscapes. Escape Hotel Stories presents a global spectrum of sanctuaries from the hustle and bustle of modern life, celebrating a love of travel and nature, and advocating environmental protection.
Swimming with manatees - as manatees can't survive in water below 60ºF, they migrate to Kings Bay and the adjacent rivers every winter, which are an average 72ºF all year round. So from November through March, you can head to Crystal River, 70 miles north of Tampa, where the epicenter of manatee-watching is, and go frolicking with these giant but affectionate creatures!
Nungaan - 'Spirit of Lamu' - (Lamu is one of the oldest human settlements in the world. Founded in the 13th Century, Lamu has grown through an interaction of diverse races, tribes and cultures....[who] have met, lived together and inter- married on this Island. Lamu captures the essence of the Kenya we once hope to live in, where all the people have merged into one cultural and ethnic identity.