MV Ocean Diamond — Sailing the North Atlantic in Style

Published on July 1, 2020

Anyone contemplating an Iceland or Greenland cruise should carefully consider the ship that’s going to carry them on the big adventure. You certainly want something that’s safe and sturdy. But what really puts a passenger ship above and beyond the competition is…

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Gorilla’s Nest: Rwanda’s Legendary Lodge

Published on June 30, 2020

Adventure Consults reports that One&Only has revamped a legendary jungle sanctuary in Rwanda for those seeking intimate experiences, personalized service, perfect meals and beautiful surroundings. Cushioned in the foothills of the Virunga volcano range and wrapped in fragrant eucalyptus forest, One&Only Gorilla’s…

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Rediscovering the Amazon: Get Inspired By These Stories

Published on June 26, 2020

Jungle Experiences offers three stories that’ll make just about anyone put the Amazon on their travel bucket list: “How Amazon Delivers” A luxury cruise in the Peruvian Amazon sails deep into the mysteries of one of the Earth’s most fragile ecosystems ….

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Let Your Children Explore Africa Wildlife Through Books

Published on June 25, 2020

It may not be possible for your kids to undertake a safari at the present time. But they can learn more about African wildlife and the wonderful places they roam via some of these amazing paper and audio books recommended by EcoTraining…

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Puerto Blest — Wilderness Retreat in the Argentine Andes

Published on June 24, 2020

Cruce Andino offers the option of stopping over in Puerto Blest for one or more nights. The rustic resort is immersed in the dense vegetation of the Valdivian forest and surrounded by the imposing Andes and waterbodies like Lago Frías with its…

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Read All About It! Why Iceland is the Ultimate Road Trip Destination

Published on June 22, 2020

The Independent (UK) sent one of its correspondents on a road trip around Iceland, a similar adventure to the self-drive packages offered by Iceland ProTravel. Quotable quote: “Iceland is the perfect fit for a classic road trip. There’s only really one main…

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Read All About It! Alone, on foot, in the Kruger

Published on June 21, 2020

Getaway magazine (South Africa) recently featured a story about spending a day in the African bush on your own at the end of an EcoTraining field-guide course on the edge of South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Quotable quote: “The grumble of the…

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Read All About It! Tanzania in Style with Elewana’s SkySafari

Published on June 20, 2020

Travel Weekly (USA) dispatched a writer to East Africa for a weeklong trip hosted by the Elewana Collection. Quotable quote: “Time is a key selling point for SkySafari. According to Elewana, its use of a nine-passenger Cessna to take guests from lodge…

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Elewana’s Covid-19 Flexible Booking

Published on June 18, 2020

The Elewana Collection fully understands that making any travel plans during this challenging time is difficult and fraught with concerns. As a result, the company is committed to making its booking terms & conditions as flexible as possible to give travel professionals…

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Five Unique Guyana Experiences You Can’t Find Anywhere Else

Published on June 18, 2020

A visit to Guyana is packed with adventure, nature and culture, all in equal and astounding measures. While the dense rainforest cover is always compared to that of the Amazon, and wildlife stalwarts are pegged against those of Africa’s grasslands, there are…

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Scottish Maasai Power Walk in Amboseli

Published on June 18, 2020

The Scottish Maasai Power Walk, which started at Elewana Tortilis Camp and ended at Esiteti Primary School, achieved its goal to raise money for the installation of solar power in the school’s new library. The general managers of the Amboseli safari camp…

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Photo Tips for Your Next Adventure Canada Experience

Published on June 17, 2020

Adventure Canada cruises always offer spectacular photo opportunities. However, it’s important to bring the right balance of photographic gear. Nikon ambassador Kristian Bogner offers his tips on what to pack on your Adventure Canada trip: “As a pro photographer,” says Bogner, “I…

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Apex Predators are Essential for Biodiversity

Published on June 16, 2020

Apex Predators are Essential for Biodiversity Did you know that most of the world’s apex predators are in decline? One of the main reasons why their numbers are in decline is habitat loss which brings them into increasing conflict with humans. That’s…

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Punta del Este: Family Options

Published on June 15, 2020

Uruguay’s top beach resort offers multiple attractions to enjoy with your family. Adventures in motion, cozy natural surroundings and stories of treasures and pirates are just around the corner. Here’s a listing of some of the must-sees to keep the kids smiling…

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EcoTraining’s Buy Now Travel Later

Published on June 11, 2020

BUY NOW, TRAVEL LATER It has been a while since we could welcome new students to any of our camps. We miss meeting new people, teaching them about the environment, and to see new memories and friendships made. With that being said,…

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5 reasons to travel to Costa Rica post COVID19

Published on June 10, 2020

Why is Costa Rica the ideal destination once we all travel again? Here are the top 5 reasons: 1. Crisis management Our Health Ministry & Government have done an amazing job handling this pandemic, thanks to our very strong Public Health Care…

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Read all About It! 8 Great Places for Splendid Isolation (including Patagonia)

Published on June 8, 2020

CNN Travel recently ran a feature story on eight great wilderness areas that inspire travelers with their splended isolation. And one of those eight is Patagonia, including a nod to our clients Cruce Andino and Fantástico Sur. Quotable quote: “The Patagonian region…

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Cruce Andino — More Than Just Lakes and Mountains

Published on June 4, 2020

Cruce Andino was born with the intention of uniting two neighboring countries (Chile and Argentina) with a journey across South America’s mountainous spine. Over the years the trip has transformed into a ecological quest and outdoor adventure that shouldn’t be missed. Route…

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Three Ways to Stay at Torres del Paine

Published on June 2, 2020

Reserva Cerro Paine offers three awesome accommodation choices in Patagonia’s Torres del Paine National Park: Hotel Las Torres A hotel that rekindles Reserva Cerro Paine’s history as a ranch, with different room options for that restful sleep you need, combined with the…

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Read All About It! Read All About It!

Published on June 2, 2020

Canada’s Remote North Is Worth the Effort Afar Magazine (USA) ran a story on a 12-day expedition cruise with Adventure Canada between Greenland and the Canadian Arctic, during which the writer discovered that befriending a seven-year-old can be just as thrilling as spotting…

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