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Adventure Safari Brings Easy Way To Give Back

Adventure Safari Brings Easy Way To Give Back Mar 6th, 2013 at 3:00PM: Traveling almost anywhere around the world, we see people in need. Many struggle to survive in endangered areas or in a place where an earthquake, tsunami or another natural disaster has occurred. But those in need can be located at stops along our way in the Caribbean, South America, Europe or some other areas too. In the past, it has been hard not to feel the need to help, but often more...

Adventure Travel Company Brings Gorillas Up Close And Personal

Adventure Travel Company Brings Gorillas Up Close And Personal Jan 17th, 2013 at 3:00PM: Adventure travel might include hiking or camping in the wilderness of America's pacific northwest, backpacking through Europe or climbing a mountain in Tibet. On their own or with local guidance, adventure travelers often see places others only dream of. Not satisfied with a packaged tour, visiting the same places over and over again or waiting any longer for their dream to come true, they...

Africa Set To Be Next International Hot Spot?

Africa Set To Be Next International Hot Spot? Sep 24th, 2012 at 1:00PM: Africa seems to be making a comeback, drawing travelers from around the globe to a variety of destinations within the world's second largest continent. The next international hotspot? Recent travel awards won by Africa's luxury travel brands indicate that's possible. A focus by adventure brands adds fuel to the fire; Africa is the place to be. The World Travel Awards (WTA) highlight and...

3 "glamping" accommodations for the luxury camper

3 Oct 22nd, 2011 at 1:00PM: For those who are unfamiliar with the term, "glamping" is a way for travelers to experience the outdoors, like camping, but with more luxury amenities, like electricity, running water, and sometimes even modern architecture. Check out this list of stylish canvas accommodations from around the world, perfect for those who want to get closer to nature...but not too close. Wildman Wilderness Lodge...

Are We in a Golden Age of Green Travel?

Are We in a Golden Age of Green Travel? Apr 3rd, 2009 at 8:00AM: Clearly the entire travel industry has been undergoing some dramatic changes over the past few years. There was a time when the thought of "green" travel was relegated to a relatively small, niche market that included some eco-conscious tour operators. But in the past few years there has been an inceased effort to be more green in all area of our lives thanks to an increased awareness of global...

A&K does the unimaginable

A&K does the unimaginable Feb 12th, 2009 at 4:00PM: Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent is getting ready to surprise you. On February 19, 2009, it will celebrate its newly redesigned website with an unusual discount program. Starting at 9 AM (CST), a savings of 5 percent will be offered on each of five itineraries. Every half hour, another 5 percent will be cut from the price. By 3 PM, the discount will reach its final level of 60 percent...

Tour d'Afrique Off and Running!

Tour d'Afrique Off and Running! Jan 15th, 2009 at 8:30AM: The 2009 edition of the Tour d'Afrique got underway last Sunday, with cyclists setting out from Cairo, Egypt on a 7317 mile long race to Cape Town, South Africa. In between they'll pass through the Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, and Namibia, fostering international goodwill along the way, while raising funds for environmental protection and promoting cycling in Africa....

Photo of the Day (1.10.09)

Photo of the Day (1.10.09) Jan 10th, 2009 at 4:00PM: First, this from On March 4, 2006, Nata made history by becoming the first village in Botswana with a website. is a unique opportunity for the reader to witness the battle to control the spread of HIV/AIDS in an African village. Botswana has the second highest HIV infection rate in the world (37% for ages 15-49). The co-founders, a Canadian traveler, a U.S. Peace...

One for the Road: Whatever You Do, Don't Run

One for the Road: Whatever You Do, Don't Run Oct 30th, 2007 at 11:07AM: Australian Peter Allison is a safari guide who has spent much of the last twelve years leading eco-tourism trips in Africa. This past summer, The Lyons Press published his memoir, a collection of hilarious True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide: Whatever You Do, Don't Run recounts Allison's stories of "...face-to-face encounters with big cats, angry elephants and the world's most unpredictable...

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