Across the Himalayas – 4×4 Adventure Blog Post

Published on September 25, 2014

This is Ice Road Truckers in real life — driving the renowned Rohtang Pass over the crest of the Himalayas. Even in mid summer, snow blankets the treeless landscape, icicles dangle from rocky cliffs, and the temperature hovers below freezing as you…

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Dwyka Tented Lodge Reopens at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

Published on September 25, 2014

  Sanbona Wildlife Reserve near Cape Town, part of the multi-award-winning Shamwari Group, has officially re-opened the new look Dwyka Tented Lodge in preparation for the summer season.  Over several months, construction crews have been busy rebuilding and renovating this iconic tented lodge, which now offers…

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Can’t pronounce anything in Iceland? We can’t either

Published on August 26, 2014

The North America Iceland ProCruises team  has had some trouble pronouncing our Icelandic ports and we figured if we need help, you might too! Icelandic, we found out, is one of the hardest languages to speak and can be traced back to…

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Iceland on the Rocks: To Björk … Or Not To Björk

Published on August 7, 2014

“If you could ferment a forest, this would be it” . . . “Tastes like a tree” . . . “Woodsy natural flavor.” . . . “Taste’s like bark” . . .  “A woodsy tea.”  Can you guess what drink is being described? Probably…

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Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka and Adventure Consults

Published on July 23, 2014

She has an infectious smile, a wicked sense of humor, and don’t even get her started talking about gorillas. That would be Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, who organizes intimate gorilla treks for Adventure Consults in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. She knows mountain gorillas like…

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Iceland Pro Cruises Webinar

Published on July 21, 2014

Introducing Iceland Pro Cruises from Travel Webinar Replays on Vimeo.

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Kiki’s Trip Report Cheli & Peacock

Published on July 20, 2014

CHELI & PEACOCK This family owned and managed, independent company specializes in custom creating bespoke, up-market safaris in Kenya and Tanzania based on your clients’interests. As one of Kenya’s leading DMCs, their goal is to create a romantic, adventurous, real safari experience…

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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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