Tembo Kijani Ecolodge on the Swahili Coast of Africa

If you are the type of traveller who cares less about the bragging rights of a “bucket list” destination and wants to truly experience life in Africa, Tembo Kijani Ecolodge is a fantastic place to immerse yourself. At first glance, you can be on any wild beach in the world, …

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Finca del Sol Project Takes Step Forward

We purchased a small piece of land in south eastern Alberta near the Cypress Hills in the 1990’s  as a summer camp to experience the quiet solitude of the rolling grasslands. We loved going to latin America and this area of Alberta is about the sunniest place in Canada so …

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To Take a Tour or Not

I have spent the majority of my career in tourism selling tours and here’s what I’ve found: most people like tours, once they try them. OK, let me dissect that statement. First, a “tour” is simply an event that pre-planned and organised with at least some elements pre-paid where the …

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Curbing the North American Addiction to AC

Recently, Hans Pfister from Cayuga Sustainable Hotels in Costa Rica published an article on one hot topic: how do we get off our addiction to artificial air conditioning? Well, people do want to be comfortable when they vacation, certainly. So let’s explore if this a technical problem, or a marketing …

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Ecuador Explorer

Featuring cloudforest visit,  high Andes paramo eco-zone, Incan culture, Amazon ecolodge, Huaorani indigenous experience, Galapagos 3 island stay and Avenue of the Volcanoes. You will make a connection with local people, contribute directly to conserving precious and threatened environments, help foster respect for native and traditional peoples and cultures, and …

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South Africa World in One Country Tour

DETAILED ITINERARY 19 Day World in One Country – Mpumalanga Panorama Route, Game Drives in Kruger National Park, Kingdom of Swaziland, Cultural Experience and Game Drives in Zululand, Walking in the Drakensberg Mountains, Lesotho 4×4 Route, Garden Route, Cango Caves & Karoo, Cape Town A semi-participation safari from Johannesburg to …

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Explorer Borneo

Sukau Rainforest Lodge Experience The 20 room lodge was built in 1995 in traditional Malaysian architecture using several Borneo hardwood species. It is built on stilts with a lounge, gift shop, education centre, Hornbill Boardwalk with two elephant passes, three open deck for wildlife viewing, an enclosed garden, a riverside …

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Colombia Coffee Route

Day 1 IN / BOGOTA Arrival and reception by our team in Bogotá. Transfer to the hotel Night at the hotel Day 2 BOGOTA Breakfast Buffet In the morning City Tour is a three-hour excursion that visits the colonial area of “ La Candelaria “, the historical center of the …

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Eco Explorer Nicaragua

The largest, and least known country in Central America is also the safest according to the Nicaraguan tourist board. A beautiful country awaits you with friendly smiles and few tourists. Day 1 Arrival at Managua Airport and welcoming by local guide. Transfer to a local hotel in the city centre. …

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Birds of Costa Rica

Costa Rica has an amazing variety of habitats from lowland humid forests to misty cool cloud forests. This program designed by one of Costa Rica’s top ornithologists, Leo Chavez, covers the top birding sites in Costa Rica, including the Costa Rican Birding Route. Day 1: San Jose Meet driver at …

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