Costa Rica Rainforest Connection

Daily Year Round – Semi Private Independent Explorer Program (uses vans and buses for our guests only, not public) 7 days – 6 nights from CAD $1609 pp based on dbl occupancy Here’s how it works, easy and affordable. Day 1: Arrival at the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San…

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Wellness Escape – Cloudforest Eco-Spa and Ocean Retreat

This semi-independent vacation not only visits beautiful locations from cloudforest to pacific beaches, but also has three of the best Green Hotels in Costa Rica. Two of them have spa facilities as well as many other natural amenities and activities. Day 1: Today you’ll be met at the airport by…

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Science Season at Tambopata Research Centre

rainforest expeditions

Did you ever imagine that you could go to a place where saving nature is not just an abstraction? Where you sense that presence of what “you” really means? Deep in the Amazon rainforest of Peru there is one such place that brings you face to face with all life, …

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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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Arctic Dream in Ivvavik National Park Canada

Canada’s arctic remains an undiscovered dream destination in Ivvavik National Park. It is remote and a long way from anywhere, but parks Canada have made it easier by offering set date departures to a based camp along the Sheep Creek. There are 8 departures of  5 day and 1 for…

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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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Kayak and Cuisine on Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island Kayak and Cuisine Daily Programs for Individuals or Groups 5 Days Saltspring Island is a wonderful place to learn sea kayaking. This small island is alive with artists, fine food, wineries, a quaint harbour and colourful local people. Two days of instruction will prepare you to begin…

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