Arctic Greenland: A Journey to the Frigid North By Steffi Porter A New Way to Experience the Arctic It is a place few get to experience in their lifetime. Once out of reach for most travelers, Greenland’s Arctic wilderness may not be off the beaten track for much longer. Inaccessible, mysterious, and frigid are words […]
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Visit Filming Locations and experience the Beauty of Croatia’s Coast By Dan Peltier Imagine staring out at the glimmering sea from the walled city of Dubrovnik, Croatia and knowing that characters like Daenerys and King Joffery take in the same view. On Zicasso Travel’s Game of Thrones Tour, you’ll feel as if this these characters […]
On the Trail of the King Cobra: A tour that tracks India’s Most Revered Snake By Dan Peltier Most people tend to run away if they cross paths with a slithery serpent, but not the participants of the upcoming Steppes Discovery King Cobra Tour. That’s because they track them. Jarrod Kyte, the Product Director of […]
South America: Take a Trip Down “de Wilde Kust” Suriname and French Guiana By Elle Rahilly Instead of Spain, why not Suriname for your next vacation? Luckily, Great Canadian Travel provides guidance and security for ambitious adventurists. Founder Max Johnson considers those at the company “travel architects”, providing thrilling and safe opportunities to clients, with […]
Be with Nature in Borneo, A Wildlife Lover’s Paradise in Malaysia By Hannah Monahan Meet our closest relatives, the Bornean Orangutan. The impressive apes are what makes the world’s third-largest island of Borneo famous, and seeing them in their natural habitat is an experience like none other. But that’s not all that can be seen on the […]
Journeying through the countryside of Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights By Peter Sacco “Gentle reader, may you never feel what I then felt! May your eyes never shed such stormy, scalding, heart-wrung tears as poured from mine. May you never appeal to Heaven in prayers so hopeless and so agised as in that hour left […]
By Peter Sacco Over the last 15 years, Zephyr Adventures has transitioned from inline skating tours to inspired high altitude trekking and cycling excursions around the world. Now, Zephyr has morphed into a full-blown alternative-travel outfitter with guided expeditions to Tibet, Peru, and Tanzania. Recently, the innovators at Zephyr incorporated a new angle into their […]
How many ways are there to experience the timeless capital of Italy? Helena Wahlstrom lists some of the best ways to move around in Rome.
By Janis Turk “Now Africa received him, and would change him, and make him one with herself.” — Isak Dinesen Quiet. I write the word in my travel journal. It buzzes like a mosquito about my head. Not “roar,” “wild” or “vast,” as I might have imagined. No, the overwhelming, all-encompassing word that Africa speaks to […]
Hidden Treasures in the Veneto: A Journey with the Professor By Devon Magoon Everyone who has been to Italy knows about the Leaning Tower of Pisa and is familiar with gondolas. But who has visited the the Palazzo Rezzonico where Robert Browning lived after Elizabeth Barrett Browning died? Or Henry James’ Venetian home? Or how […]