Twiga Tracker: Using Modern Tech to Save the Giraffe

Published on September 13, 2019

Adventure Consults reports that the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) and Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) recently undertook the largest ever GPS satellite tagging of giraffe to better understand their spatial movements and habitat use in the wilds of northern Uganda. Twenty-five newly designed…

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Life After EcoTraining — Natasha De Woronin Britz

Published on September 10, 2019

EcoTraining’s foundation is built on connecting our specialist naturalist instructors with passionate course participants. Here is an epic fireside chat about someone making a difference to wildlife and conservation after attending an EcoTraining course. Natasha de Woronin Britz crisscrossed the globe before landing the…

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A Positive Altitude

Published on September 9, 2019

  For anyone planning a trek in the Andes, altitude sickness is an unfortunate possibility. Peru Ecocamp offers some tips on how to avoid getting sick, how to recognize the symptoms and what to do if affected. This isn’t meant advise from…

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Can you do the Cruce Andino route in winter? For sure!

Published on September 6, 2019

If you’re not heading to Patagonia during the upcoming southern hemisphere summer, why not consider a 2020 autumn or winter adventure through the Andes? Not as crazy as it sounds. That’s because the Cruce Andino road-and-water route between Argentina and Chile operates…

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New Safari Fleet for Elewana Serengeti Migration Camp

Published on September 4, 2019

Elewana Serengeti Migration Camp in northern Tanzania recently took delivery of six brand-new safari vehicles — all of them equipped with four-wheel-drive — to ensure the very best game viewing experience in the fabled Serengeti for all guests. The custom-built, wood-trimmed Toyota Landcruisers…

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Living the Ranch Life

Published on September 3, 2019

South Rupununi, in the lower part of Guyana, is starkly different from the dense green rainforests of the north of the country. This is a land rich in traditions and where the wild ways from the turn of the 20th century endure….

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Time to Book Your 2020 Iceland Cruise

Published on August 30, 2019

  Iceland ProCruises kicks off the 2020 summer season in the North Atlantic with a classic “Iceland  Circumnavigation” cruise that’s scheduled to depart May 11th from Reykjavik. Experience an unforgettable voyage around Iceland aboard the MV Ocean Diamond while discovering a mystical land steeped…

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You Don’t Need to Buy Greenland — Just Cruise It!

Published on August 29, 2019

Why go through all the trouble of purchasing Greenland when you can hit the highlights on an Iceland ProCruises journey along the huge North Atlantic island. IPC is offering Greenland cruises next year including: Iceland and Natural Wonders of Greenland: 12 days,…

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Uruguay Beach Chic: The Grand Hotel Punta del Este

Published on August 29, 2019

Framed by uninterrupted ocean views and a sleek, glass façade that shifts colors throughout the day as the sun moves across the sky, The Grand Hotel Punta del Este is an oasis of luxury, style and sophistication. Overlooking the golden sands of Playa La Brava beach…

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The Green Wave: Adventure Canada — Eco-Friendly Onboard and Beyond

Published on August 28, 2019

Adventure Canada’s goal is to help every traveler become an enthusiastic ambassador for the regions, wildlife, landscapes and cultures they visit on their journeys of discovery. With cruises throughout the Canadian Arctic — as well as the Maritimes, British Columbia, Greenland, Iceland, the…

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Jungle Experience Named South America’s Best

Published on August 23, 2019

Jungle Experiences was named South America’s top river cruise company at the 2019 World Travel Awards (WTA) Latin America ceremony on July 14 in La Paz, Bolivia. Considered the “Oscars of travel and tourism,” the award lauded Jungle Experiences for its service quality and excellence…

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Conquering Kilimanjaro with Cheli & Peacock

Published on August 23, 2019

Let Cheli & Peacock guide you to the summit of the highest mountain on the African continent on the nine-day Mount Kilimanjaro Conquest, a private-itinerary climbing safari that promises a gradual and breathtakingly beautiful climb to the Roof of Africa. Offered year-round, this route…

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Best Polar Trips for Families

Published on August 20, 2019

Polar expedition cruises are commonly taken by couples and a growing number of solo travelers, but that doesn’t mean the buck stops there. And if you have bucks enough for the whole family, there’s a variety of polar trips that’ll get your…

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Kruger Combo: Pridelands Adventure and Leopards Lair Lodge

Published on August 19, 2019

It’s now possible to undertake an EcoTraining course at Pridelands Conservancy and sleep overnight at Leopards Lair Lodge on the edge of the legendary Kruger National Park in South Africa. A former hunting park transformed into a wildlife conservancy, Pridelands presents a…

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It’s Time to Book Your Torres del Paine Trek for the 2019-2020 Season

Published on August 12, 2019

Spring is just around the corner in Patagonia. Which means it’s time to choose, reserve and prepare for the 2019-2020 warm-weather trekking season in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park. Between September and April, Fantástico Sur offers a number of programs for…

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Forget Camping, Come Glamping!

Published on August 9, 2019

If you’ve read about how you shouldn’t wait to undertake the Salkantay Trek — but the thought of losing your way among streams of tents after a midnight mission to the bathroom, or struggling to stuff your sleeping bag into its pack…

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Rare Bongo Antelope Discovered in Uganda

Published on August 6, 2019

The world’s largest forest antelope has been caught on camera in Uganda for the first time. The lowland bongo, an elusive striped antelope, was snapped in dense forest near the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The forest-dwelling antelope…

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New Andes Adventures in Peulla

Published on August 5, 2019

If you’re taking the road and water journey through the Lake District between Chile and Argentina, be sure to build in a couple of extra days for the outdoor adventures offered by Cruce Andino in and around Peulla. Most of the activities…

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48 Hours in Georgetown

Published on August 2, 2019

Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, is the springboard to discover the country’s many wonders. Whether you’re heading south towards the Rupununi and the rainforest or to close by attractions on the coast, Guyana will not disappoint.  You can use Georgetown as your…

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High-Tech Tools Protect Lions and Livelihoods in Loisaba

Published on August 1, 2019

A new project just launched by the Elewana Collection, Lion Landscapes and other partners at Loisaba Conservancy in north-central Kenya is using technology to prevent livestock attacks before they happen. By reducing the number of livestock that are killed by lions, we…

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