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Lindblad Expeditions Announces Shorter Galapagos Voyages

Lindblad Galapagos sunset

Galápagos is a bucket list destination for many travelers, but not everyone has the luxury of time to commit to an extended voyage. Now for the first time in Lindblad Expeditions’ 50+ years of bringing citizen explorers there, they are offering brand-new, shorter itineraries. The new Wild Galápagos Escape packs a ton of activities into one exhilarating week to discover…

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Trek Travel Explores South America Through New Colombia Bike Tour

Colombia Trek Travel

Trek Travel explores one of South America’s least discovered countries and most challenging cycling landscapes in the world in its new Colombia Bike Tour debuting in September 2018. In addition to cycling through lush green valleys, guests will experience a coffee baptism, tour an avocado plantation, and hike the famed Cocora Valley. “Colombia is a remarkable retreat for cyclists and…

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Downward Dog Among the Blue-footed Boobies in the Galapagos

Galapagos yoga sea lion

The Galápagos specialist par excellence is offering its first wellness cruise with renowned yoga and meditation teacher Phyllis Pilgrim, the former fitness director of Rancho La Puerta to take place October 25 to November 3, 2018.  INCA – International Nature & Cultural Adventures’ 10-day adventure, the Galapagos Wellness Cruise, will offer guests the opportunity to participate in yoga, tai chi,…

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8 Unknown Wildlife Parks to Visit Before You Die

Bokeo Nature Preserve Laos

Wildlife viewing specialist Wild Planet Adventures recommends eight of the world’s most extraordinary yet little-known wildlife parks for nature lovers’ bucket lists. “These parks are in some instances as endangered as the animals and flora/fauna they harbor,” said Josh Cohen, company director. His company, founded in 1991, supports wild and remote places where travelers can fulfill lifetime dreams of seeing…

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Aqua Expeditions Offers Extraordinary Experiences on the Amazon & Mekong Rivers

Aqua Expeditions

Aqua Expeditions, one of the world’s leading luxury river cruise lines, has announced its 2018 special themed cruises after the extraordinary success of the programs in 2017. Guests will have the exclusive chance of joining company founder and CEO, Francesco Galli Zugaro, consulting chefs Pedro Miguel Schiaffino and David Thompson, and the renowned conservationist, Jean-Michel Cousteau, on its vessels on…

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Inkaterra Introduces Conservation-focused Itineraries in the Peruvian Amazon

Aerial view of the Inkaterra Guides Field Station

Inkaterra, the Peruvian leader in sustainable tourism and hotel development, has introduced three new conservation-focused travel itineraries for guests staying in the Inkaterra Guides Field Station, which was recently opened to the public in the Madre de Dios region of Peru. Located near the Tambopata National Reserve, the property offers travelers the opportunity to explore the reserve’s tropical rainforest and participate…

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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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Canoe the Brazilian Amazon During Flood Season, April-June

Juma Amazon Lodge pool

Juma pool floats within the waters of the Juma River surrounded by wooden decks (Photo Caio Fonseca) Between April and June, the super-sustainable hotel Juma Amazon Lodge offers canoeing through the flooded forest to see exotic birds up-close and boat tours to encounter pink dolphins. Summer rains, along with the natural thaw from the Andes Mountains, on South America’s west coast, transform…

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