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Electric Land Rover makes your safari experience even greener

Electric Land Rover makes your safari experience even greener May 11th, 2011 at 9:00AM: For decades the Land Rover has been an iconic part of the classic African safari. The four-wheel drive vehicles were once the only way to travel through the rugged countryside while following the massive herds of wild animals that inhabit that continent. Soon, an electric version of the Land Rover Defender may be available, allowing for an even more eco-friendly approach to spotting animals. At...

Explorer Ben Saunders gears up for North Pole speed run

Mar 17th, 2011 at 10:00AM: This fantastic video provides a glimpse into the equipment and preparation necessary for a solo speed run to the North Pole. Ben Saunders, a world class athlete and explorer, will attempt to break the North Pole speed record on his 487 mile journey from Cape Discovery in Canada. No stranger to the pole, Saunders has seen his share of polar expeditions and will be setting out completely...

African safari: then and now

African safari: then and now Mar 1st, 2011 at 8:30AM: African safaris are one of the most enduring travel experiences ever. For decades the safari has remained at the top of the "must do" list for many travelers. Such a trip is often seen as the ultimate escape, giving them a chance to visit a wild and untamed place, encounter amazing wildlife, and add a bit of adventure to their lives. Over the years, the traditional African safari has evolved...

Travelers chronicle epic road trip through the Congo

Travelers chronicle epic road trip through the Congo Nov 23rd, 2010 at 11:00AM: Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo has earned a legendary reputation among travelers. This war-torn African nation was once the stomping grounds of the famous explorer Henry Morton Stanley (Dr. Livingstone, I presume?) not to mention the setting for well-known books including Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Tim Butcher's Blood River. This infamous history was apparently no threat to...

LandRover Adventures in Moab

LandRover Adventures in Moab Apr 11th, 2006 at 10:17AM: It seems like every old movie showing a vehicle moving across the yawning African landscape features one kind of vehicle: a Land Rover. Am I right? OK, maybe you'll see a Jeep now and again, but if the characters in the film are at all wealthy, colonial or scientific types, it's ALWAYS a Land Rover. The fact is the Land Rover is synonymous with driving across forbidding territory. And they seem to...

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