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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Amazing encounters with the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana

Published on April 18, 2019

Thousands of years ago, Guyana’s native inhabitants settled on the coastal plains of Guyana, but later migrated to the deep interior regions of the country to find a means of survival and freedom from colonial invasion. The rich landscape, brimming with fertile…

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Shanga Finalist for Tourism for Tomorrow Award

Published on April 17, 2019

Shanga — Elewana Collection’s landmark social enterprise program based at Arusha Coffee Lodge in Tanzania — was named as one of three finalists for a 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Award in the “Investing in People” category. Announced April 5 at the World…

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Lower Rates for Kenya Safari Guiding Course

Published on April 16, 2019

New Kenya FGASA Qualification course in the Masai Mara EcoTraining, Africa’s oldest and largest guide training company will be offering the FGASA level one qualification within the Masai Mara from the 14th of September this year. As part of this qualification course, participants…

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Iceland and Greenland Summer Cruise Deals

Published on April 16, 2019

With the 2019 summer season fast approaching, Iceland ProCruises is offering the following special deals on guaranteed double cabins and single cabins without supplement: Guaranteed double cabins Discounted double occupancy, porthole cabin. This special offer guarantees a double cabin with a porthole…

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Read All About It: Best African Wildlife Holidays

Published on April 16, 2019

The Telegraph newspaper (UK) offers tips on the best African wildlife holidays for 2019 — whatever your budget — including Elsa’s Kopje Meru by Elewana at Meru National Park in northern Kenya. Quotable quote: “Kenya is where safaris were born and lions…

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Read All About It: In the Canadian Arctic, Ice Reigns Supreme

Published on April 15, 2019

USA Today offers a story on how sailing through the Northwest Passage — with Adventure Canada — reveals an appreciation for life in the frozen North. Quotable quote: “If your vision is anything like most ‘Southerners’ you see the North as arid,…

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Read All About It: 11 Breathtaking Photos of Torres del Paine

Published on April 12, 2019

National Geographic Traveler magazine ran a photo story about a journey through the wilds of Torres del Paine National Park in southern Chile. Quotable quote: “To fully experience this rugged and beautiful landscape, it requires driving, hiking, horseback riding, and boating in…

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Elewana Elsa’s Kopje Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Actress Virginia McKenna from Born Free to Join Guests for Festivities

Published on April 8, 2019

The Elewana Collection is delighted to announce that Virginia McKenna will join guests at Elewana Elsa’s Kopje in Meru National Park to celebrate 20 years since the property opened. Special events will take place from the 3rd to 6th July 2019 including…

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Read All About It: How Hiking Changes Our Brains

Published on April 7, 2019

Conde Nast Traveler (USA) offers a story citing new evidence that taking a hike can change our brains. From lessening negativity to boosting creativity, hiking in fresh air actually boosts brain power, help certain parts of the brain grow, and in the…

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The Inspirational Journey of Flipflopi

Published on April 6, 2019

The Elewana Collection is proud to announce that on the 7th of February 2019 — after 14 days at sea and 310 miles on the water — the Clean Seas-Flipflopi Expedition arrived at the island of Zanzibar. The 30-foot, rainbow-colored dhow —…

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Himalayan Cool Cats — Snow Leopard Safari

Published on April 4, 2019

Jungle Sutra is offering a rare chance to journey into the Himalayas in search of the elusive snow leopard and other exceptional wildlife. The 11-day safari is scheduled for Nov. 8-18, 2019 in the Ladakh region of northern India. Ladakh’s unique high-altitude…

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Read All About It: Elite Traveler Tabs Elewana Lodo Springs

Published on April 3, 2019

Elite Traveller offers its picks for the most anticipated luxury hotel openings of 2019, including the new Elewana Lodo Springs safari camp at Loisaba Conservancy in north-central Kenya, which is scheduled to open in June. Quotable quote: “This new five-star tented property…

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Earth vs. Mars: Polar Regions Compared

Published on April 2, 2019

Peas in a pod or polar opposites? It’s common knowledge that Mars, like Earth, has its own polar regions – typically called the Martian ice caps – and that these regions, also like Earth, are located at the north and south poles…

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What’s the Big Deal About Bariloche?

Published on April 1, 2019

Located at the eastern end of the Cruce Andino route through the Chilean Lake District and the southern Andes, Bariloche has a well-deserved reputation as Argentina’s “capital of adventure tourism.” Set beside a huge lake at the foot of the Andes, the…

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Read All About It: The Arctic Island That Disappeared

Published on March 29, 2019

The Barents Observer newspaper in Norway recently published a story on Perlamutrovy, a super-remote island that appeared on early 20th-century maps of the Arctic but that seems to have completely disappeared. Quotable quote: “The island of Perlamutrovy is simply gone, and nobody…

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Braving the Northwest Passage with Adventure Canada

Published on March 26, 2019

One of the world’s greatest voyages is calling! Pristine fjords. Looming glaciers. Jagged icebergs. Grand vistas, historic sites. Marine mammals, bears, and birds. And one of the most notorious sites in the Arctic — Beechey Island is famed as the places where…

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Read All About It: Listening to Greenland’s Narwhals

Published on March 24, 2019

The New York Times ran a story on how scientists are rushing to record the noises by a remote population of rare toothed whales along Greenland’s east coast. Quotable quote: “Because they’re so hard to access, we honestly hardly knew anything,” said…

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