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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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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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Aquatic Experiences at Alphonse Island, Seychelles

Alphonse Island aerial view

Its slogan is ‘Experiences are our Luxury’ and encountering the mesmerizing and diverse aquatic life as seen on the BBC’s Blue Planet II, is within reach at Alphonse Island, Seychelles. Alphonse Island is delighted to announce two new experiences for their guests, enabling them to follow in the footsteps of the Blue Planet team – swimming with Sailfish and Humpback…

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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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Enter the Majestic World of Whale Sharks at COMO Maalifushi, Maldives

COMO Maalifushi whale sharks

COMO Maalifushi, the pristine island resort in the Maldives’ Thaa Atoll, is now offering guests the opportunity to get close to whale sharks in their natural habitat. COMO Maalifushi is only a 20-minute boat ride away from a whale shark feeding area. Guests can watch these majestic creatures from the deck of a boat, or take a more adventurous turn…

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New Desert Safari Camp to Open in Namibia in Partnership with Giraffe Conservation

Hoanib Valley Camp

Natural Selection will open Hoanib Valley Camp in the remote and wild Kaokoland in northwest Namibia in May 2018. This sophisticated new camp is a joint venture between Natural Selection, the local communities and the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, Africa’s foremost giraffe conservation organization. Located in the Sesfontein Community Conservancy, the camp sits on the banks of the Obias River, just…

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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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White Pearl Resorts Launches First Luxury Bush & Beach Experience in Mozambique

White Pearl Resorts

Tourism development in Mozambique is waking up! White Pearl Resorts (www.whitepearlresorts.com), a leading luxury beach resort located on the pristine Lagoon Coast in Southern Mozambique, has just launched game drives into the adjacent Maputo Special Reserve, one of the most scenic conservation areas in Africa. For the first time, travelers looking for a one-of-a-kind luxury African eco-experience can combine a…

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