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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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Celebrate the ‘Year of the Dog’ with Natural Habitat Adventures

Yellowstone wolves

This year’s Chinese New Year, landing on February 16, marks the ‘Year of the Dog.’ To celebrate, leader in responsible adventure travel Natural Habitat Adventures brings nature enthusiasts closer to the dog’s wildest relatives in the planet’s most extraordinary destinations. From spotting the most endangered canine in the world on the roof of Africa to searching for wolves in the…

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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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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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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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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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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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Malawi Named #3 in Top Countries to Visit in 2018

Malawi sunset

“Check in now before the crowds do” is the advice from the travel experts Rough Guides as they announce Malawi as #3 in their Places to Visit in 2018. Each year, Rough Guides authors and editors travel tens of thousands of miles, searching out the best destinations, sights and experiences, from new trekking routes and historical trails to underrated cities…

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Leonardo DiCaprio Commits to Protect Lions in Malawi

lions in Malawi

After being part of the largest elephant translocation project in history, Liwonde National Park in Malawi is now to see the return of lions thanks to funding through Leonardo DiCaprio’s charity foundation. Lions are receiving critically needed support, thanks to Leonardo DiCaprio and the Lion Recovery Fund. The fund was created by Wildlife Conservation Network and Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to…

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