So You Think You Know South Africa?

Published on November 13, 2019

Calling all trivia fans! The safari gurus at EcoTraining Guides & Guardians have posted a fun quiz called “So You Think you Know South Africa” on their website. Answering the 11 questions will help you hone your Jeopardy! skills. And while you’re on the website,…

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Read All About It: Guyana — South America’s not-so-hidden gem

Published on November 12, 2019

Amsterdam News in New York City recently published a feature story on traveling to Guyana, a destination that has yet to be discovered by most travelers, but that feels surprisingly familiar (and still a bit mysterious) when you finally get there. Quotable…

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Doing Iguazú Falls in Style

Published on November 10, 2019

The elegant Iguazú Grand hotel in northern Argentina takes the experience of visiting legendary Iguazú Falls to a whole different level of luxury, comfort and pampering. Tucked into 20 acres of gorgeously landscaped gardens, the hotel is only 15 minutes from Iguazú National…

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Cutting-Edge Kenya with Cheli & Peacock

Published on November 8, 2019

Go behind the scenes of Kenya’s cutting-edge efforts to protect its flora and fauna on a “Discovering Conservation” safari with Cheli & Peacock. Starting from Nairobi, the 11-day flying safari includes stops at the Samburu region (with overnights at Saruni Samburu and…

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Why Trek the Andes with Peru Ecocamp?

Published on November 7, 2019

Why Trek the Andes with Peru Ecocamp? It’s not easy finding the right adventure travel outfitter to organize your “trip of a lifetime” in South America. So here are the main reasons why Peru Ecocamp offers the best experience for trekking the…

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Exceptional Offers with SkySafari

Published on November 4, 2019

SkySafari in Kenya & Tanzania We are delighted to offer a great deal for new bookings between now and 15 June 2020. First guest in a double/twin room at contract rates and second guest at 50% off contract rate on these select departure dates:…

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Balloon Safaris at Elephant Pepper Camp in the Mara

Published on November 4, 2019

A balloon safari offers a mesmerizing experience with a different perspective in African wildlife and landscapes, especially in the Masai Mara, a spectacular destination even for the most experienced traveler, with breath-taking scenery that is every photographer’s dream and abundant wildlife that…

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Top 10 Tips for Packing Your Polar Photography Equipment

Published on November 1, 2019

According to Neill Drake — who leads photo workshops on Oceanwide Expeditions voyages to the Arctic and Antarctic — the value of your experience in Antarctica or the Arctic doesn’t hinge on the quality or quantity of your photos when you get…

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The Real Magic of the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve

Published on October 29, 2019

The real Magic of the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve is in the biodiversity that flourishes within a park that protects one of the richest areas for wildlife in all of the Amazon. Located at the confluence of several waterways that form the main…

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How To Be A Responsible Tourist

Published on October 28, 2019

 

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Guyana Travel 101

Published on October 25, 2019

Getting Around in Guyana For travellers yearning to explore verdant rainforests, vast savannahs and amazing wildlife up-close, Guyana should be your next travel choice. The destination serves as a gateway into the lush Amazonian rainforests! Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the…

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Early Bird Rates on Iceland & Greenland Cruises

Published on October 21, 2019

Iceland ProCruises has 2020 Early Bird specials for Iceland and Greenland cruises until December 31st, 2019, offering savings of up to 20% on regular cabin rates. Early Bird rates are available on all departures of the following cruises: Iceland Circumnavigation 10 days/9 nights Experience…

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Author Margaret Atwood Joins Adventure Canada Cruise

Published on October 17, 2019

Famed Canadian writer Margaret Atwood — author of The Handmaid’s Tale and winner of the Booker Prize for literature — will be the special guest on an Adventure Canada cruise next June along the coast of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick….

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Family Safaris with Elewana Collection

Published on October 15, 2019

What’s the best place on planet Earth to undertake a family safari? East Africa, of course. Especially when you let the Elewana Collection create cultural activities and wildlife encounters that are equally rewarding to parents, grandparents and children. Elewana’s small boutique safari…

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Read All About It: South America’s Best Travel Secret

Published on October 9, 2019

The Crowded Planet adventure travel website offers 14 reasons why Guyana is South America’s best travel secret. Quotable quote: “Have you ever considered traveling to Guyana, South America’s most offbeat and adventurous country? If you haven’t, but you have adventure in your…

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Elewana Earns Conde Nast Kudos

Published on October 8, 2019

The Elewana Collection scored big in the 2019 Conde Nast magazine’s prestigious Reader’s Choice Awards. Two of their East Africa safari camps and lodges were chosen among the Top 50 Resorts Worldwide, while four properties were voted among the Top Resorts in…

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Why a Gap Year in Africa?

Published on October 8, 2019

Meaningful, educational, inspirational. A chance to re-define yourself. That’s what recent high school graduates and university students can get out of a gap year in Africa. Make it a gap year you’ll remember for the rest of your life by spending time…

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Hotel Spotlight: Recoleta Grand in Buenos Aires

Published on October 6, 2019

The Recoleta Grand Hotel is strategically located in the vibrant Recoleta neighborhood, the cultural and financial center of Buenos Aires. Ideal for a leisure or business stay, the hotel pulsates urban energy, boasting its own style, elegance and culture, while being close…

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Even the Plants are Awesome in Guyana

Published on October 4, 2019

If you’ve ever been asked why you love Guyana, its rich, diverse culture, hospitable people and of course its exotic wildlife come to mind, but what about its floral landscape? Guyana boasts one of the most impressive collections of flora on the…

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Read All About It: Endangered Rhinos Despatched to Rwanda

Published on October 2, 2019

BBC News (UK) recently ran a story about five zoo-born eastern black rhinos that were released in Rwanda’s vast Akagera National Park after being born and raised in Europe. The three females and two male rhinos — aged between two and nine…

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