Is Small Ship Adventure Cruising Sustainable?

I recall some of my first experiences in a cruise port city on big cruise day. I was warned “don’t buy anything on Thursdays because the prices go way up for for the cruise tourists.” And it’s not just cruises that cause problems. Whenever large influxes of tourists invade a…

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Science Season at Tambopata Research Centre

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

If you’d like to come here, just contact me.

Eco Explorer Tour Ecuador

This is tour that operates with private driver guide with a minimum of 2 passengers. You can take it year round, any day of the year. Group discounts with 6 or more people travelling together. Day 1: Quito Upon arrival, we meet and transfer you to your hotel. Day 2:…

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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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Costa Rica Rainforest Connection A la Carte

Daily Year Round – Private Program (uses vans and buses for our guests only, not public)  This is a short easy package. Book your hotels yourself and use a handy private transfer van service or book the full tour with us. Here’s how it works, easy as 1,2,3 Day 1…

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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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Wedding Chapel Costa Rica

This Costa Rica vacation not only visits beautiful locations from cloudforest to pacific ocean, but also offers wedding services at a small private chapel in the pristine countryside. This program features two upscale, intimate, boutique resorts with spa facilities as well as many other natural amenities and activities. The program…

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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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Colca Canyon and Arequipa

The beautiful “White City” of Arequipa and the nearby Colca Canyon is the perfect place to start or finish a trip to Peru and is ideal for acclimatising oneself to the rarefied air of the Andes or for relaxing in Hot-springs following your Amazonas Explorer adventure. The road to Puno…

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