Elewana’s Tips for Traveling Solo

Published on December 7, 2019

Solo travel is on the rise and women are leading the way. Almost two-thirds of travelers are now female, according to George Washington University School of Business, while Hostelworld saw a 45 percent increase in solo women’s bookings between 2015 and 2017….

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Hotel Spotlight: Panoramic Grand Hotel (Argentina)

Published on December 6, 2019

Situated in Puerto Iguazú, the Panoramic Grand Hotel in northern Argentina is conveniently located within walking distance from downtown shops, attractions and restaurants, just 15 minutes from the world-famous Iguazú Falls and only 12 miles from Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport. If…

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Running Batty for Bats

Published on December 4, 2019

Megan Loftie-Eaton tasked herself to running South Africa’s Karkloof 50 Miler for bats and in doing so shed light on the issues the flying mammals face every day. Read on to learn more about bats, Megan’s journey and how she intends on…

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In Guyana, Sustainability is the Journey and the Destination

Published on December 3, 2019

 A Long-standing Commitment to Responsible Travel  South America’s best kept secret is not much of a secret anymore. From its Low Carbon Development Strategy to the more recent Green State Development Strategy (GSDS), Guyana has had a long-standing commitment to a sustainability…

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Read All About It: Patagonia’s Most Underrated Hiking Destination

Published on November 25, 2019

Matador Network recently posted a story declaring Argentina’s Nahuel Huapi National Park as the most underrated hiking destination in Patagonia. Quotable quote: “Nahuel Huapi National Park, at the heart of Argentina’s Lake District, offers the perfect balance of scenery, history, and a…

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Connecting with Mother Earth in the Amazon

Published on November 24, 2019

If you’re a nature lover and want to explore the heart of the world’s most incredible rainforest, here’s a selection of the most authentic experiences that connect you with nature during an Amazon cruise with Jungle Experiences.       Swimming with…

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Home Sweet Dome

Published on November 22, 2019

Peru Ecocamp offers guests a luxurious camping experience in a natural setting, while reducing environmental impact to an absolute minimum by nurturing organic gardens, and using both solar energy and natural water sources. All domes are 300 square feet and include either…

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Read All About It: Giraffes get greater protection as numbers fall

Published on November 21, 2019

BBC News offers a story on how giraffe conservation has recently taken a big step forward, with the world’s tallest mammals receiving enhanced protection from unregulated trade. The move will regulate the trade in giraffes and their body parts under the Convention…

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Tis the season to book your summer 2020 Arctic cruise

Published on November 20, 2019

Maybe you can’t visit Santa at the North Pole this month. But you can certainly explore the Arctic next summer on these Adventure Canada cruises: High Arctic Explorer Dates: July 31 to August 11 and August 11-22, 2020 Rates: From US$7,595 to US$19,295…

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The Green Wave: Healthy Polar Regions = Happy Polar Passengers

Published on November 18, 2019

It doesn’t make much sense for expedition travel if every time we visit the polar regions we leave them worse than we found them. And that’s just considering things from a purely human perspective, which we don’t. The polar bears, penguins, whales,…

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Catch the Patagonia Solar Eclipse with Cruce Andino

Published on November 14, 2019

Patagonia goes dark in December of 2020 as a solar eclipse sweeps across the bottom end of South America. And Cruce Andino is offering a very special way to view this once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon while traveling through the Andes between Chile and Argentina….

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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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