Posted on 22 March 2017 by Timothy Vivian-Shaw
Follow in the Footsteps of Sir David Attenborough
There is no other person more synonymous with wildlife documentaries than Sir David Attenborough. His voice is familiar with millions, of all ages and walks of life, even former US president Barack Obama is a self-confessed fan of the broadcaster. Spanning over 50 years, Attenborough’s career has taken him to all corners of the globe, documenting hundreds of species of plant, animal, and marine life. Join us, as we reflect on his life behind the lens and the extraordinary locations and animals in the camera’s focus.
Posted on 13 March 2017 by Timothy Vivian-Shaw
Top 5 Travel Experiences
It is undeniable that a journey to a far flung corner of the world is an incredible travel experience, creating beloved and long last memories. But what exactly makes travelling so magical? A question discussed countless times, under starry skies and on sandy shores across the world, but it can be hard to qualify. Here is our list of 5 travel moments sure to evoke that sense of magic when exploring the world.
Posted on 10 March 2017 by Kati Taylor
In the Spotlight: Gorilla Doctors
Dignified, beautiful and critically endangered, the gorilla populations of central Africa offer an unforgettable wildlife experience. Threatened by poachers and habitat destruction, conservation efforts surrounding these incredible animals are more important than ever before. The Gorilla Doctors’ project is dedicated to ensuring their continued survival in the wild. Providing on the ground medical care to primates in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, they offer a vital support network for wild gorilla populations.
Posted on 08 March 2017 by Timothy Vivian-Shaw
The Sound of Latin America
Central America is an area alive with rich and intoxicating sounds. The music of Latin America is as vibrant and diverse as the continent itself, from rare birdsong, to sultry samba beats. With this in mind, here are our top recommendations on what to listen out for on your journey!
Posted on 24 February 2017 by Timothy Vivian-Shaw
In Search of Tigers
Rare, beautiful and dignified; tigers are an iconic member of the animal kingdom whose presence in the wild is constantly under threat. Following years of poaching and habitat destruction, tiger populations had been falling for the last century with little sign of curbing.
Posted on 06 February 2017 by Martha Hales
Galapagos Islands Wildlife Cruise
Almost 1000 kilometres from the nearest continental landmass lies a group of isolated islands which act as a magnet for wildlife and curious humans. This volcanic archipelago is geologically young at between 2 and 4 million years old. This is the key reason the wildlife here is so fascinating - adaptations to the harsh environment are extreme, unique, and still occurring in many species. These islands allow us to see evolution at close quarters.
Posted on 30 January 2017 by Martha Hales
Top 5 Unexpected Wildlife Destinations
Look beyond the classic safari destinations to these alluring countries where wildlife may not be the headline act, but deserves to be. From leopards in Iran to wolves in Ethiopia, there’s a whole world of unexpected wildlife out there to discover.
Posted on 27 January 2017 by Timothy Vivian-Shaw
Follow in the Footsteps of Darwin
“There are several other sources of enjoyment on a long voyage... The map of the world ceases to be blank; it becomes a picture full of the most varied and animated figures”
Posted on 09 January 2017 by Martha Hales
Valentine’s Day: Romantic Getaway Inspiration
With Valentine’s Day a month away, and cold weather making us daydream of faraway places, there’s never been a better time to choose your next romantic getaway! If you’re in need of a little inspiration, check out these itinerary ideas put together by our local experts…
Posted on 06 January 2017 by Martha Hales
Costa Rica: A treasure trove of nature
Costa Rica is alive with colourful wildlife. Despite possessing only 0.1% of the world’s landmass, 5% of the world’s biodiversity can be found here. If you want to experience the natural wonders of the tropics for yourself, Costa Rica makes an excellent choice. Not only is it a manageable size, but it offers brilliant variety too! From the two coasts - Pacific and Caribbean - to the volcanoes, mangroves, rainforests and cloud forests, there is no shortage of adventures waiting for you.
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