Read All About It: East African Tourism Booms

Published on May 24, 2019

Travel Wire News offers a story about how Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia are among the top 12 fastest growing destinations for tourism worldwide. Adventure Consults offers a variety of safaris and other travel options in Uganda and Rwanda. And Emerging Destinations will…

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Seven Fun Things to Do In and Around Longyearbyen

Published on May 21, 2019

As the MV Hondius makes its maiden voyages through the North Atlantic and around Spitsbergen (Svalbard) this summer, here are some tips on how passengers can spend your time in the capital city of Norway’s wild Arctic archipelago. Despite being one of the most…

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Read All About It: Pangolins — Rare insight into world’s most trafficked mammal

Published on May 17, 2019

BBC News featured a story on Africa’s pangolin, the world’s most trafficked mammal, which are being pushed to extinction by illegal hunting for meat and scales used for traditional Asian medicine despite there being no medical benefit for their use. Images and…

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Read All About It: Is Iceland’s Restaurant Scene the Future of Sustainable Dining?

Published on May 16, 2019

The Independent (UK) offers a fascinating article on why Iceland’s greenhouse-to-table restaurant scene could be the future of sustainable dining. Quotable quote: “Iceland sits over the convergence of the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, meaning that vast pockets of its 40,000 square…

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28 Days in the African Bush with EcoTraining

Published on May 13, 2019

Explore the wilderness of the majestic Makuleke Concession in the famed Kruger National Park or Mashatu in the Northern Tuli Reserve in Botswana on foot, on a 28-day Trails Guide Course with EcoTraining Guides & Guardians. The majority of your time on…

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Close Encounters of the Puma Kind at Torres del Paine

Published on May 11, 2019

Within one of the world’s most spectacular national parks, Hotel Las Torres offers one of the most unique wildlife experiences in all of South America — a chance to track pumas with an expert guide, observe the big cats in their natural…

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Read All About It: 50 Most Beautiful Places in South America

Published on May 10, 2019

Conde Nast Traveler offers a photo story on the most beautiful places in South America . . . including Torres del Paine in Chile (Hotel Las Torres and Fantastico Sur), Bariloche in Argentina (Cruce Andino), Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon (Jungle Experiences),…

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Winter-Fall Vacations in Patagonia’s Lake District

Published on May 10, 2019

Cruce Andino is offering a special two days/one night passage starting at just US$290 per person for one-way trips between May and the end of September on its route across the Andes lake district between Chile and Argentina. The end of winter…

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India Launches Mumbai-Goa Cruise

Published on May 9, 2019

India’s first domestic cruise liner is now plying the route between Mumbai to Goa with bookings available through Creative Travel. Built in Japan, the luxurious seven-deck, 430-foot Angriya is fully equipped and staffed by an experienced team of marine and hospitality personnel….

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Outdoor Adventure in Chile’s Lake District

Published on May 7, 2019

For those taking multiple days to make the road and ferry journey through the Andean Lake District between Chile and Argentina, Cruce Andino offers several outdoor adventures in the wilds of Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park. Anyone staying more than one night…

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Read All About It: Kenya Makes “Where To Go 2019” List

Published on May 6, 2019

Bloomberg News recently featured a story on the 21 hottest destinations around the globe in 2019 — including Kenya. Quotable quote: “If you don’t have the flexibility for a long trip but have always wanted to watch 1.7 million wildebeests thunder across…

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Four Things You Absolutely Must Do in Cusco

Published on May 3, 2019

Are you trekking the Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu with Peru Ecocamp? Before or after that great adventure, you’re bound to spend time in Cusco, the old Inca city in the heart of the Peruvian Andes and the jumping off spot for…

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In Search of the Bengal Tiger

Published on May 1, 2019

Jungle Sutra is offering a six-day wildlife safari this October especially designed for a sighting of the elusive Bengal tiger in India. The journey revolves around the legendary Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, world renowned for its big striped cats. India is home to…

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Read All About It: Try This Remote Guyana Jungle Lodge

Published on April 29, 2019

The Daily Mail (UK) recently featured a travel story on getting away from it all by staying at a remote jungle eco-lodge in the Guyana rainforest which can only be reached by boat. Quotable quote: “Talk about off the beaten track. If…

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Polar Gear of Yesteryear: Expedition Fashion 100 Years Ago

Published on April 25, 2019

As one of the pioneers of modern travel in the polar regions, Oceanwide Expeditions has accumulated an amazing array of knowledge on different topics pertaining to the human and natural history in the Arctic and Antarctic — including fashion. Or more specifically,…

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Circling Canada’s First Frontier — Newfoundland

Published on April 24, 2019

Explore Newfoundland at its most authentic — by sea — on Adventure Canada’s Newfoundland Circumnavigation cruise of the legendary island Oct 2-12, 2019 (and again in October of 2020). The cruise aboard the 198-passenger Ocean Endeavour includes daily excursions to explore the…

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Reserva Cerro Paine’s New Climbing Adventures

Published on April 23, 2019

Two climbing areas in Torres del Paine National Park — Cueva del Puma and Tucúquere — have recently been upgraded with five new routes added. The routes, which are specially designed to take into consideration high wind speeds and extreme temperatures, were…

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Read All About It: The Wrong Way to Visit Iceland

Published on April 20, 2019

Bloomberg News ran a travel story advising readers to ignore everything Instagram shows you about Iceland and venture instead to the hidden places few travelers have ever seen on the North Atlantic island. Quotable quote: “Four years ago, Instagram had 800,000 photos…

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Kenya Private Villa Safari

Published on April 19, 2019

Cheli & Peacock offers the ultimate safari experience — a chance to stay at two exclusive, privately owned and managed luxury villas at Masai Mara and Diani Beach. These villa safaris are available families, groups or even couples who rave a romantic…

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