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Explore the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula

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Poseidon Expeditions just improved upon the already exceptional. Aboard its all-suite, 114-passenger M/v Sea Spirit, guests on the 20-day voyage Oct. 20-Nov. 8, 2018, will now visit three destinations heralding the Southern Ocean spring. The enhanced cruise itinerary which now includes the South Shetland Islands and an early season exploration of the waters of Antarctic Peninsula (Antarctic Awakening – Falklands,…

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10 Adventure Travel Experiences You Can’t Miss in 2018

Archipelago of the Azores

With the lineup of ‘places to go next’ growing by the minute, deciding on your next trip can be a challenge. To help, Bannikin Travel & Tourism created this 2018 travel hit list. Follow it closely, and your social media feed will be the next go-to spot for travel inspirations. Here are the top 10 travel experiences for 2018: 1)…

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Quasar Expeditions Re-Charts the Course for Galapagos Cruises

Quasar Expeditions Luxury Yacht

Quasar Expeditions’ luxury yachts that sail around the Galapagos Islands have undergone extensive renovations. Known for offering life-changing small-group travel experiences, the M/V Evolution and M/Y Grace are back in service after spending eight-weeks in dry dock last fall. The M/V Evolution has been completely redone with no corner left untouched. With new designs by renowned luxury designer Adriana Hoyos, the…

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Holiday River Expeditions Serves Up Vegan Fare, Yoga, River Rafting & Cycling

White Rim Trip in Canyonlands

A newly enhanced series of programs for 2018 dubbed Balance & Flow Wellness Trips hone in on Nature’s capabilities for spiritual and physical healing, thanks to Holiday River Expeditions (http://www.bikeraft.com/). This veteran travel company will now present six of these specialty trips in 2018 between early June and early September. These include two new adventures that combine yoga with stand-up…

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More Panda Encounters with Natural Habitat Adventures in China

panda bear babies

Natural Habitat Adventures has upped the already-intensive panda focus on its new itinerary for 2018 departures of The Wild Side of China: A Nature Odyssey. Guests will enjoy even more panda encounters on a fourth in-depth visit to China’s famed giant panda research and breeding bases. Two more new additions include a chance to observe and photograph golden monkeys up…

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Wild Women Travel to Thailand to Help Save the Asian Elephant

Wild Women Thailand

Elephants are the stars in a new-for-2018 multi-sport Thailand adventure for women-only hosted by Wild Women Expeditions. Fall 2018 departures of Elephants, Treks and Temples tour of Northern Thailand (http://wildwomenexpeditions.com/trips/thailand-elephants/) will immerse guests for 11 days in the culture and landscape of northern Thailand’s Chiang Mai region on bicycles, and while trekking and coursing down rivers on bamboo rafts.  Stops…

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Timbuktu Travel’s top camps to look out for in 2018

Sanctuary Kichakani Serengeti Camp

Timbuktu Travel, the revolutionary African safari company, is gearing up for a bumper 2018, with a host of brilliant lodges set to open across the continent throughout the year. Each offering a clever twist on the norm, and a dash of the unexpected, 2018 is the year to plan an African adventure. Timbuktu’s clever interactive website allows travellers to plan…

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Poseidon Expeditions Offers West Greenland and Disko Bay Cruises

Greenland

Poseidon Expeditions is picking up 70 percent of the costs of roundtrip air from Iceland’s Reykjavik to the port of embarkation in Greenland for its May 30-June 6, 2018, eight-day West Greenland & Disko Bay expedition voyage of the far north. The value of the roundtrip air is $1,410 per person. Guests booking cabins on Poseidon Expeditions’ polar cruising star,…

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New 7-day Wolf-spotting Tour Travels through Yellowstone this Winter

Winter Wolves of Yellowstone Expedition

The elusive wolf. This extraordinary animal can be hard to find, but is thrilling to observe in its natural habitat, on the hunt in snowy Yellowstone National Park. This winter Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools offers the premier wolf-watching safari in the U.S. Rocky Mountains and Yellowstone with a new seven-day, six-night Winter Wolves of Yellowstone Expedition, traveling from…

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New Guidelines for Observing Arctic Wildlife

Polar bear tour

Seeing wildlife in its natural habitat is a major attraction for travelers visiting the Arctic. New Wildlife Guidelines from the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) aim to help nature lovers enjoy the Arctic fauna safely and without disturbing the birds and animals that they are admiring. From the iconic polar bear to the dainty, sparrow-like snow bunting, the…

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