A Land-Based Tour of the Galapagos

Our land-based Galapagos tour informed us about the history of humans on the islands and the ongoing efforts to balance tourism with conservation. Still, we had plenty of time in and on the water and hiking in the interior.

Things to do in the Adirondacks: Adventure and Wellness

For outdoor adventure, small group retreats, or personal wellness, these suggestions for things to do in the Adirondacks will inspire you to book a vacation to New York's wilderness region.

The Newest Travel Accessories from Outdoor Retailer

Here are some of the most interesting, and useful, travel accessories we encountered at the summer Outdoor Retailer show, June 2019.

By |2019-06-25T09:19:15-05:00June 24, 2019|Categories: Active Travel, Cycling, Packing Tips, Resources, Travel Tips|0 Comments

Visiting Bozeman Montana

The attraction of visiting Bozeman, Montana is in the town itself–walkable, workable, and full of great food–and in the easy access to hiking trails, fly fishing, skiing, and Yellowstone National Park.

Acadia National Park, Maine

Once an exclusive vacation playground of America's elite families, Maine's Acadia National Park is now among the most beloved and most visited of the United States National Parks. Each year, roughly 3.3 million annual visitors place Acadia among the top 10 most-visited U.S. national parks.

By |2019-05-20T23:16:19-05:00May 20, 2019|Categories: Active Travel, National Parks, North America, United States|Tags: |0 Comments

Siem Reap and Angkor Wat Travel Planning Tips

Given the popularity and complexity of the Angkor Wat site, it’s worthwhile to set up a guide and tour in advance. Here are some travel planning tips for your visit to Siem Reap and Angkor Wat, Cambodia.

TravelPast50 Year in Review 2018: Art and Adventure

2018 was the Year of Art and Adventure, new places, new activities, wildly crealtive people, more time back home, and some separate trips for Tom and Kris.

An India Tiger Safari: What to Expect

For an India tiger safari, visit Madhya Pradesh in the heart of India. Heavily forested, this central India state offers relatively clean air, wonderful cuisine based on locally grown produce, and close-up opportunities to meet local people and appreciate their crafts and daily routines. With luck–and some good guides–you’ll enjoy a tiger sighting, too. But that’s just a piece of the Madhya Pradesh story.

By |2019-05-06T09:41:16-05:00December 17, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Asia, Eat Drink Stay, India, Nature and Wildlife|Tags: |5 Comments

Two Interviews and Some Elephants: More on Malawi

Two interviews with participants in the Biosphere Expeditions wildlife research program in Malawi. Primatologist Amanda Harwood and veteran citizen scientist Bob Hussey. And, for your amusement, some elephants

By |2018-11-22T11:15:41-05:00November 21, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Africa, Interviews, Malawi, Nature and Wildlife|Tags: |0 Comments

A Malawi Diary, 12 Days with Biosphere Expeditions

Almost two weeks in the Malawi bush doing wildlife conservation work with Biosphere Expeditions adds up to a lot of memories of a great and fulfilling trip.

By |2018-12-04T08:46:33-05:00November 19, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Africa, Malawi, Nature and Wildlife|Tags: |7 Comments