Best Destinations For A Once-In-A-Lifetime Adventure Cruise

Unlike overland travel, cruises can take you to some of the globe’s remotest, most inaccessible corners and deliver you an adventure from the comfort of your cabin. It’s no wonder that expedition cruises are taking the tourism industry by storm and that more people than ever are opting for this style of travel. Not ones […]

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From Polar Bears To Wolverines And Walruses: Where To See Norway Wildlife

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While those planning a vacation to Norway might be most drawn by the prospect of a cruise through its vast yet utterly bewitching system of fjords or the chances of spotting the twinkling shimmer of the Northern Lights from the top deck of a cruise ship, this country is not only characterized by superlative natural beauty. No: […]

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4 Essential Things to Know Before Booking Patagonia Vacation Packages

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We’ve waxed lyrical about why Patagonia should be at the top of your bucket list but despite being a part of the world that leaves visitors speechless (and reaching for their cameras!), the prospect of investigating and booking Patagonia vacation packages can seem quite daunting. Why? Well, this huge area in the far south of South […]

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Holidays to Madagascar: 10 Places Wildlife Lovers Can’t Miss

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It hardly needs mentioning that holidays to Madagascar normally revolve around one thing and one thing only: the hope of spotting some of its mind-bogglingly huge array of endemic wildlife. With this country covered in sweltering rainforests and comprising 3100-mile (5000km) coastline, there are plenty of places to look! A whopping five percent of all known species […]

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The History of the Strait of Magellan and What to See There

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Named after the Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan, who was the first European explorer to sail through these waters, the Strait of Magellan is a historic, 350-mile (564km) passage that separates the southernmost end of the Americas and Tierra del Fuego. History of the Strait of Magellan Discovery of the Strait of Magellan Although European cartographers […]

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Top 4 Places from Around the World For A Summer Adventure

With spring very much sprung, it’s time to start planning your summer vacation. Seeking to escape to some of the globe’s most exciting recesses? We’ve put together our top picks for a summer adventure whether you’re drawn by the thrill of hitting the slopes in the world’s southernmost ski resort or trekking in spellbinding scenery. Argentina […]

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Sri Lanka Highlights: Wildlife and UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Ancient Buddhist ruins, huge stretches of highland tea plantations and a richness of wildlife that makes most other South Asian country’s claims of biodiversity pale in comparison: Sri Lanka is a truly fascinating country to visit. So here are our top Sri Lanka highlights for adventurous travelers. Spot majestic wild elephants in UdaWalawe National Park With […]

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The Gambia: Wildlife to Encounter in West Africa

As the tiniest country on the African continent, The Gambia has established itself as a bewitching place for wildlife watching. With over 600 bird species and numerous animals inhabiting its namesake river, this small African nation doesn’t disappoint when it comes to observing fauna in its natural habitat. Here’s a short guide to some of […]

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All You Need to Know About Spotting Patagonia Wildlife

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Although Patagonia might be better known for its superlative landscapes, it’s inhabited by a hugely diverse selection of animals. If you’re planning a trip here to enjoy the region’s access to untouched wildernesses and plethora of outdoor activities, you’ll find that it’s easy to combine this with a little bit of Patagonia wildlife spotting. Let us introduce […]

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Huemul-Watching in Patagonia

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One highlight of any expedition cruise to Patagonia is wildlife-watching. South America’s best-known beast is probably the camel-like llama, but that’s a domestic animal most common in the central Andean countries of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. In Patagonia, though, the rangy wild guanaco – a close relative to the llama – is a common sight […]

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