Heritage of Humanity is the Ultimate Indian Trip

Published on October 19, 2018

Home to one of the oldest civilizations of the world, birthplace of four major religions and with an ethnic diversity melded over thousands of years, India presents a never-ending cultural collage. One of the best ways to sample all that India has…

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Read All About It: The Story of Elsa

Published on October 18, 2018

Nomad, the East African magazine for intrepid travelers, recently ran a photo story on Elsa’s Kopje lodge at Meru national Park and its namesake Elsa the Lioness of book and movie fame. Quotable quote: “Before the opening of Elsa’s Kopje and subsequent…

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Rediscovering the Northwest Passage

Published on October 17, 2018

As early as the 15th century, European mariners quested a “northwest passage” between the Atlantic and the Pacific, a water route across the top of Canada that would eliminate the long passage around the bottom of South America. Arctic ice blocked efforts…

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Amazon Rainforest Highs and Lows

Published on October 16, 2018

Jungle Experiences cruises in the Peruvian Amazon are spectacular at any time of year. But before you book, check out the distinct differences between rainy and dry seasons in the region — and how that impacts both the water level and the…

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Read All About It: Guyana’s model for adventure tourism

Published on October 15, 2018

The Guyana Chronicle newspaper in Georgetown offers an article on how the South American country is a model for venturing into adventure tourism. Quotable quote: “This nation is approximately 215,000 square kilometers of pure adventure, covered in four different natural regions and…

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Watching the Great Migration in Style

Published on October 14, 2018

The annual migration of over two million animals across the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem takes place in late November to December, and is one of the world’s most famous — and well-documented — natural wonders. With Elewana you can watch the migration in style…

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Read All About It: Meeting Explorer Lawrence Blair

Published on October 13, 2018

The Starfish, a travel and lifestyle web magazine based in Perth, Australia, recently caught up with explorer, author and filmmaker Lawrence Blair during a SeaTrek Sailing Adventures cruise in the Indonesian archipelago. Quotable quote: “Way back in the 1980s, I remember sitting…

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Selati: From Cattle Farm to Game Reserve

Published on October 12, 2018

The reintroduction of predators helped create a balanced, natural ecosystem at a game reserve in South Africa that now hosts an Eco-Training base camp. Selati Game Reserve in South Africa was established in the late 1980s when seven neighboring cattle farmers dropped…

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Bariloche’s Top 5 Adventures

Published on October 11, 2018

Before or after your Andes crossing with Cruce Andino, check out these five things to do in Argentina’s famous Patagonian lake and mountain resort town. Explore Nahuel Huapi National Park Named after the lake it surrounds, Argentina’s oldest national park was established…

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Read All About It: Uganda’s Magic New World

Published on October 10, 2018

New York City travel agent John Rios posted a blog on his adventures in Uganda during a recent safari with Adventure Consults. Quotable quote: “Uganda is a blessed country, and the biggest blessing of all is its people. The whole country is…

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Bike & Boat

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Read All About It: Patagonia’s daunting “Riders on the Storm”

Published on October 9, 2018

The Planet Mountain website posted a story about two female climbers trying to make the first free ascent of “Riders on the Storm” — a 1,300-meter-high, sheer granite wall at Torres del Paine. Quotable quote: “Established during six stormy weeks at the…

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Getaways from Georgetown

Published on October 7, 2018

If you only have a day or two to get a taste of Guyana, here are some quick getaways from Georgetown that are just perfect for escaping the bustle of the city. The capital is close to some of the most serene…

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Read All About It: 20 things to see and do in Akureyri

Published on October 6, 2018

Iceland Monitor recently ran a story on the things that should be on your bucket list for Akureyri — one of the ports-of-call along Iceland’s north shore on journeys with Iceland ProCruises. Quotable quote: “Brynjuís is one of the most famous ice…

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How to Hike Torres del Paine with Fantástico Sur

Published on October 5, 2018

The 2018-19 summer trekking season is already underway in Patagonia. And Fantástico Sur offers several ways to hike the famous “W” Circuit and “O” Circuit trails in Torres del Paine National Park. The trail names derive from the fact that (when seen…

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Delhi’s Haunted History Spots

Published on October 3, 2018

Ghost-filled forts and tombs, darkened graveyards, “possessed” roads, creepy trees and “haunted” houses are so pervasive in Delhi that even the city tourism office has turned to promoting haunted tours. Delhi Tourism’s extensive list of allegedly haunted sites in the Indian capital…

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Global Partnerships and Saving the Giraffe

Published on September 30, 2018

The San Diego Zoo’s Global Partnerships program connects animal care, conservation research and education experts with regional, national, and international agencies, zoos, benefactors, and conservation NGOs in collaborative efforts to end extinction. Born and raised in Ireland but now a long-time resident…

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Read All About It: Amazon Makes the Ultimate Bucket List

Published on September 28, 2018

Flight Network recently announced its 2018 World’s Ultimate Bucket List of travel destinations as determined by 800 plus travel journalists, agencies, bloggers and editors. Coming in at No. 31 — the Amazon rainforest of South America — home to Jungle Experiences. Quotable…

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Read All About It: Trees like giants in the Amazon jungle

Published on September 27, 2018

The Economic Times of India recently ran a story on exploring Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve in the Peruvian Amazon via riverboat like those operated by Jungle Experiences. Quotable quote: “One of the most sought-after and unique experiences is taking a cruise while admiring…

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Read All About It: Digital Detox Adventures

Published on September 25, 2018

ETB Travel News reports that more Australian families are now choosing digital detox adventure vacations on which both the children and parents leave their mobile phones and other electronic devices at home in favor of unplugged holidays — like SeaTrek Sailing Adventures…

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