How to Kayak Antelope Canyon

Since the start of the pandemic, Antelope Canyon, considered by many to be the most beautiful slot canyon in the world, has been closed. The canyon lies on Navajo lands just outside Page, at the northern tip of Arizona, and - like all Navajo lands - has been closed to the public for health and…

How to Experience Temecula

From up here, this could easily be Napa. It could easily be Italy, or France. The sentiment is echoed by the other twelve people sharing a hot air balloon basket with me as we float lazily on the early morning breeze. Vineyards, orchards, and elegant chateaux beneath us, blue skies above broken up by the…

The Wave

Editor's note: It gives me great pleasure to introduce Dan Warren, our newest writer here at The Royal Tour. I've known Dan since kindergarten, traveled with him on several occasions, and am lucky to consider him one of my closest friends. I know you'll love hearing his perspective on travel and the world. His index…

What About Belize?

Editor's note: I have been to Belize twice, and have loved it both times. I've stayed in an eco-lodge, gone cave tubing, and explored Mayan ruins at Altun-Ha. This article by Sam gives a taste of what the country has to offer. For all of his articles, click here. I have started a competition with…

Paradise, Costa Rica

The rain feels cool on my face, a refreshing break from the December heat even while upping the relative humidity. It trickles down my neck, mixing with the spray from the waterfall cascading in front of me. The rains here are intense but short, and once this one passes I will return to the beach,…