Animals don’t travel like humans do, but they play a part in every human civilization on earth. Here are travel stories that involve animals and animal lovers.
Stalking Bears in Transylvania By Adam Eagle The car rocks left and right as we hit rocks, potholes, and other unidentified objects. The three of us sit in relative silence, bar the creaking of the Land-Rover as it tackles the forestry road that we currently trundle along – one of many thousands you will still […]
By Susan McKee Nairobi isn’t an ancient settlement. It didn’t start as a market town or a crossroads on historic trade routes. It is an accident of colonialism: a staging point on a railway project to link British East Africa’s Indian Ocean port with an inland hub. Back in 1899, Nairobi was set up as […]
India Lifted the Ban on Tiger Tourism in 2012 By Shelley Seale Driving through the wildlife sanctuary, suddenly it’s spotted: a rippling as the grass moves, a flash of orange and black fur. Breath is held as the majestic Bengal Tiger saunters out to lap a drink from the water’s edge, before continuing his hunting […]
Grab Your Gucci Poochie and Head to Miami By Ginger Warder Where else but in America’s version of the Riviera would you find a restaurant for canines only? While I was traveling to research my upcoming book, Fido’s Florida: A Dog-Friendly Guide to the Sunshine State, my 100-pound German Shepherd, Tipsy, usually got the short […]
An Eco-adventure in Sardinia By Linda Handiak After a misdiagnosis filled me with a new appreciation for my eyesight, I developed a craving for wide horizons and open water. I wanted to see and to learn, so last summer, I joined a Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute expedition in Sardinia, Italy. BDRI offers a variety of […]
Namibia: Tracking Rhinos with Local experts in the Savannah By Margie Goldsmith I bounced along the rocky track beneath the cloudless cerulean sky with my guide, Raymond, looking for a rhinoceros in Damaraland, Namibia. This area has the largest population of African free-roaming desert-adapted black rhino and is the reason I came here. My fascination […]