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NEW TRIP! 6-Day Chimps and Gorillas Express / Fly Back

This quick 6-day Uganda safari allows wildlife enthusiasts, who may have limited time, to experience the two greatest primate interactions in the world: close encounters with our closest living relatives in the natural world, the chimpanzee, and those gentlest of … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP! 9-Day Active Rio and Iguazu Adventure BRAZIL

On our newest 9-Day Active Rio and Iguazu Adventure, hike, climb and cycle while discovering two of Brazil’s top destinations: Rio and Iguazu Falls! Known as the Marvelous City, Rio de Janeiro is an amazing, and magical place! Surrounded by … Continue reading

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Top 7 Travel Apps

We have rounded up our favorite apps in our Best Travel Apps series.  These are the first apps I download for my trips. Maps.Me / Google Maps Lounge Buddy WhatsApp / Skype iTranslate / Google Translate Polar Steps Pack Point … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP! 8-Day Luxury Uganda

On our 8-day Luxury Uganda safari, discerning travelers experience a quiet natural history gem (Lake Mburo National Park) plus fantastic eye-to-eye chimp and gorilla encounters all while staying in several of Uganda’s most impressive luxury lodges. In serene Lake Mburo, … Continue reading

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Tourist Safety In Brazil: Rio, Sao Paulo, and Further Afield

A common question we get from our travelers heading off to Brazil is: Will I be safe in Brazil? We went to our in-house Brazil expert, Gretchen, to get her take this. Read on to see what she has to … Continue reading

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Why Zanzibar is a Must-Do After Kilimanjaro or Safari

Zanzibar Island is a great addition to your Kilimanjaro trek or Tanzania safari! It has beautiful white sandy beaches, fascinating culture, wildlife, and marine life. You can fly there from the Kilimanjaro Airport, Arusha, the Serengeti, or Dar es Salaam. … Continue reading

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Add A Zipline to Your Tanzania Safari!

Tanzania’s first and only zipline adventure park is in Mto wa Mbu village, on the Northern safari circuit. This family friendly activity provides a few hours of fresh air, nature, walking, scenic views, and and an exciting ride on the … Continue reading

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The Best Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda

Chimp Treks in Kibale Forest If there is one single primate experience that can equal a visit to the mountain gorillas, it may very well be a visit to the chimpanzees of Kibale Forest National Park in Uganda. Chimpanzees, along … Continue reading

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Colors of the Andes: Dyeing Wool the Peruvian Way

While some ingredients for natural dyes may seem strange, their colors saturate Andean textiles and have a long history among Peruvian artisans. Peru is a country full of vibrant colors that reflect the unique culture, creativity and energy of its … Continue reading

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6 Top Boutique Hotels in Northern Spain

So, you have finished the Camino de Santiago Trek and are looking for a little more laid-back adventure in the glorious provinces of northern Spain. Where do you go? Where do you stay? We’ve got you covered! Add a week … Continue reading

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