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A place of ANZAC reverence and of personal challenge, the Kokoda Trail has been a place of pilgrimage for travellers for many decades. South Sea Horizons has been leading groups along the Kokoda Track since 2008 with an exceptional trek completion rate of 99%. The Kokoda track is one of the many walking tracks in […]

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Conservation efforts to save the endangered mountain gorillas are paying off, with the latest census counting over 1,000 gorillas. This is an increase from the previously counted 800. The count revealed 604 mountain gorillas living in trans-boundary Virunga Massif in the Virunga Mountains. This vast area that covers Rwanda, DR Congo and Uganda, previously counted […]

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Intrepid has always promoted positive and meaningful exchanges between travellers and the local places and people they visit. With a focus on respecting different cultures and respecting local religions, religious places and rituals, Intrepid have continued this philosophy into Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea was a destination that ranked on the second annual Intrepid Adventure […]

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Gorilla trekking is definitely one of a few dramatic wildlife experiences you can have and there is no place better to do this than Rwanda. It is a rare experience that will bring you up close with endangered mountain gorillas in the wild. With no single mountain gorilla in captivity, Rwanda is a must visit […]

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Samui Elephant Sanctuary (SES) is getting animal welfare right, something that has been recognized in the recent Responsible Thailand Awards. Taking out the top award in the category of Animal Welfare for its work rescuing and rehabilitating elephants in Thailand, the SES was the first ethical elephant sanctuary on the island of Koh Samui in […]

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Rwanda is known as the ‘land of a thousand hills’, and with that tittle comes a lot of trekking options. While the gorilla trekking is the biggest draw card for visitors to Rwanda, there are many other treks and hikes around the country that are guaranteed to feed your wildside. Due to the country’s mountainous […]

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Mexico is full of friendly, warm-hearted people and with an abundance of Mayan culture and ancient ruins it makes for a popular tourist destination. But in recent times the Mayan culture has been under threat of extinction and the ruins are not standing the test of time, slowly decaying due to the thousands of tourists […]

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For the first time since it launched in 2016, G Adventures is updating its exclusive Dr. Jane Goodall-endorsed collection of wildlife-focused tours for 2020 with adventures in Indonesia, Botswana, Belize, the Northwest U.S., mainland Ecuador, the Arctic and Antarctic, and other diverse destinations around the globe. The update adds 12 new tours to the Jane […]

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Newly opened Wilderness Safaris’ Magashi Camp, is strongly rooted in a core purpose: To help contribute towards the conservation and sustainable operation of Rwanda’s last protected savannah ecosystem, and to drive sustainable ecotourism in the wildlife-rich Akagera National Park.  Launched in partnership with African Parks and the Rwanda Development Board, collectively called the Akagera Management […]

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The Philippine Department of Tourism reminds travellers that the Philippines is home to some of the highest numbers of UNESCO World Heritage sites in South East Asia.  With three cultural and three natural sites, the Philippines is a unique and interesting destination for those looking for a little more from their holiday. For a landmark […]

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