Five Quirky Things to do in Uganda

Published on May 8, 2014

In addition to gorillas, big game and incredible scenery, Adventure Consults can also show you the eccentric side of Uganda. Below are our top five quirky adventures: 1. Hang Ten at Aero Beach Normally mild mannered Lake Victoria rocks on weekends as thousands…

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EARLY PENGUIN & EXPLORER PROMOTION

Published on May 3, 2014

Plan ahead! Be the first to travel one of Australis’ new round trip routes with the Early Penguin & Explorer’s Promotion. Book May 7 through June 30, 2014 for a three night expedition cruise adventure, and receive a 20% discount and cabin…

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Kampala’s Top Restaurants

Published on May 2, 2014

Kampala is fast becoming a city with terrific dining. Corne Schalkwyk, the GM of Premier Safaris, located in Kampala, Uganda Shares his favorite eating spots in his adopted city: The Crafty Cupcake: Our favourite must try at Crafty cupcake – B52- the…

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Royal Expeditions’: The Buddhist Trail

Published on March 11, 2014

Home to some of the world’s most influential religions and steadfastly anchored in a heritage of philosophy, religious mythology, yoga and meditation that goes back to over 5000 years, India is one of the world’s leading cultural holiday destinations. You travel to…

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New Promotion from Australis: Cape Horn and Patagonia

Published on March 3, 2014

Right now Australis: Cape Horn and Patagonia is offering three separate excursions around Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, and Tierra del Fuego with FREE AIRFARE! You saw correctly. Three different amazing trips, all magical in their own ways, that offer free plane tickets when…

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Snow Leopard Trekking

Published on February 10, 2014

Royal Expeditions has pioneered snow leopard treks with conservation centered treks offering 2 different snow leopard options. In Rhumbak Valley, they offer a fixed departure trip in January, or can do this as a FIT during other months. Again, they are pioneering…

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The Last Maharajah

Published on February 9, 2014

This fascinating article in the Wall Street Journal Magazine details the preservation efforts of Jodhpur’s Maharaja. He is the younger brother of Royal Expeditions’ founder and chairwoman, Rani Chandresh Kumari, who is also a member of parliament and the the Minister of…

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The Most Beautiful Lake You’ve Never Heard of: Uganda’s Lake Bunyonyi

Published on January 4, 2014

Embark on a journey with Wall Street Journal writer Henry Wismayer as he describes his experiences on and around the spectacular Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda. Lake Bunyonyi is located on the southern tip of Uganda and is the canvas on which some…

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A More Personal Way to Experience Kenya’s Wildlife

Published on December 22, 2013

While traveling in a 4×4 automobile is the most popular way to experience the African wilderness, Laura Kiniry of BBC Travel has some other ideas of how to experience Kenya along with some great first hand stories. Give this amazing article a…

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Tripadvisor.com Releases Travelors’ Choice Top 10 Destinations on the Rise!

Published on December 7, 2013

Hey everyone! Tripadvisor.com just announced their 2013 Travelers’ Choice top 10 destinations on the rise! There are some really amazing destinations on this list, all worth checking out. #3 on the list is Kathmandu, Nepal home to one of the wonderful companies…

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Amazing High Def Footage from a Hot Air Balloon in Namibia

Published on November 25, 2013

This video features some truly breathtaking, high definition shots of the Namibian landscape from a hot air balloon. The footage captures just one of the many amazing safari opportunities offered by African Profile Safaris. Enjoy and spread the word about Emerging Destination…

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Take the Route of Charles Darwin through Patagonia with Australis!

Published on November 6, 2013

Australis is pleased to announce the launch of two themed Patagonia cruises in December, 2013, focusing on the voyage of the HMS Beagle. Renowned experts will be on board to highlight Darwin’s landing points and his scientific discoveries. Two centuries after his birth, Darwin…

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Premier Safaris Launches Game Fishing Safaris On the River Nile for Nile Perch, Tigerfish and More from Bank or Boat

Published on October 21, 2013

KAMPALA, Uganda (10/2013) Premier Safaris, specialists in adventure/luxury safaris in East Africa, is launching Fishing Safaris in Uganda on the River Nile with professional fishing guides for short trips and specialist guides for longer trips.  Rates for a seven day/six night Fishing…

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Emerging Destinations Bids Heartbroken Farewell to Young Humanitarian

Published on October 17, 2013

Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, was recently devastated by a four-day assault on a popular, upscale mall. The terrorist siege left many dead and many more wounded. Among those killed in the violence was a dear friend to the Emerging Destinations…

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Shamwari Group Raises 2 Million Rand for Rhino Saving Project

Published on October 14, 2013

We’re very proud to have raised R2, 000, 000 for the Wilderness Foundation’s ‘Forever Wild Campaign’, an initiative to help save rhinos throughout South Africa. Each of the Shamwari Group properties have over the last 12 months taken part in the Forever…

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East Africa Visa Changes

Published on September 3, 2013

Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda have taken steps to ensure that a common tourist visa among the three countries will be reality by January 2014, as will unrestricted travel by using national identity cards. The decision was finalised without their two other EAC…

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SHORT AND SWEET, MEET THE REBRANDED FLEET Australis: Cape Horn & Patagonia

Published on August 28, 2013

SANTIAGO, Chile (08/2013) – Expedition cruise line Australis has rebranded its name and logo in order to have a more consistent brand worldwide. Previously, “Cruceros Australis,” the new shorter title will enhance the company profile and resonate with consumers, as the word…

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Substantial Upgrade Unveiled at Shamwari Game Reserveerve

Published on August 8, 2013

Shamwari Game Reserve has completed substantial upgrades at four of its six lodges on the reserve. Longlee Manor, Eagles Crag Lodge, Riverdene Lodge and Sarili Lodge have all been given a new look and feel in order to offer something completely new…

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An Amazing Lion Kill at Shamwari

Published on July 26, 2013

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DARWIN’S PAST, DARWIN’S LEGACY, DARWIN’S PATAGONIA

Published on July 17, 2013

SANTIAGO, Chile – This December Cruceros Australis reintroduces its annual pair of Charles Darwin-themed cruises through Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego with a special focus on the voyage of the HMS Beagle. Renowned experts will be on board – including Darwin expert…

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