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Embrace the Dark Sky Movement with Holiday River Expeditions

stargazing

Once monthly from May through October Holiday River Expeditions (http://www.bikeraft.com/) shares the mystery and romance of the Dark Sky with star-struck guests who are participating in one of this veteran travel company’s 2018 Stargazing adventures. “It’s easy to get excited about this special trip series. Seeing how it has deepened our guests’ understanding and our guides’ awareness of the night…

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Ireland, the Place to Be for St. Patrick’s Day

vagabond tours st patricks day

Departure dates of two early spring 2018 adventures in Ireland are thoughtfully scheduled immediately after St. Patricks’ Day celebrations in Dublin on March 17. This means that before joining a tour, guests of Vagabond Small Group Tours of Ireland (https://vagabondtoursofireland.com/) can have the best of all worlds Irish. On their own they can partake of St. Patrick’s Day events March…

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Deeper Africa Doubles Its Gorilla Trekking Offerings in 2018

Odzala Discovery Camp, Republic of Congo

Safari outfitter Deeper Africa has announced the availability of three unique adventures to the Republic of Congo (RC) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that afford travelers access to areas rich in wildlife yet seldom visited. Teaming with Virunga National Park, Deeper Africa today launches The Call of the Congo, a new safari in the DRC that makes the…

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Wild Women Journey to ‘The Land of Happiness’ on New Bhutan Adventure Tour

Bhutan festival

Imagine a country that places happiness above all else, where every policy must pass a Gross National Happiness filter to be enacted. Imagine trekking through lush green mountainous valleys of a remote Himalayan kingdom where yak herders greet you with smiles as the chanting of monks echoes from ancient cliff-side monasteries and colorful prayer flags ripple before snow-capped peaks. Welcome…

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AdventureSmith Explorations to Showcase Polar Bears and Northern Lights

spitsbergen polar bears

Polar bears and Northern Lights are two of many reasons travelers dream of exploring the Arctic. There’s also the fascination of skyscraper-high glaciers, cavorting whales and following in the footsteps of intrepid explorers. The Arctic that begins on many bucket lists becomes reality with AdventureSmith Explorations’ new and expanded 2018 menu of small-ship voyages and overland journeys into the frozen…

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Free Yangon Walks is Re-launching in Myanmar

Free Yangon Walks

Myanmar Travel agency Beyond Boundaries has announced the re-launching of the popular Free Yangon Walks that showcase the history of downtown Yangon from the pre-colonial period to modern days Yangon. The popular tours were set-up by Australian Gino Joseph and ran till Oct 2016 when operations stopped due to logistic challenges and Gino moved back to Australia. Usually each tour…

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Lindblad Expeditions to Return to Egypt in 2018

Oberoi Philae

Lindblad Expeditions has announced its return to Egypt with a remarkable 13-day journey, Passage Through Egypt. The epic adventure combines explorations of Cairo and stays at the exclusive Nile Ritz-Carlton and the historic Mena House, with a six-night cruise on the Nile aboard the elegant and intimately-sized, 42-guest Oberoi Philae. From a visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to…

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Singita Kwitonda Lodge to Open in Rwanda in August 2019 

Rwanda gorilla

Singita is extending its conservation footprint to Rwanda, an extraordinarily beautiful, small country where more than one third of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas live in the high-altitude cloud forests of the Volcanoes National Park. Singita is honored to be opening Kwitonda Lodge in late 2019 on 178 acres on the edge of Volcanoes National Park. The presence of Singita Kwitonda Lodge on the…

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