environment Archive

Bosque del Cabo in the Wildest Part of Costa Rica

Plenty of tourists hit the standard route in search of wildlife in Costa Rica. Often what they encounter are crowded parks where the savvy creatures have divided into two camps: those who want to avoid the humans and pesky monkeys who want to get fed by them. (The sloths won’t commit to moving for anything […]

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Closer to Nature at Napo Wildlife Center in Ecuador

While you might think of another country immediately if you hear “Amazon lodge,” there are actually more high-end places to stay in Ecuador, where getting there is not such a slog either. We’ve just added our third jungle lodge in the Amazon Basin region there, Napo Wildlife Center. While this one might be a tad […]

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Plan Ahead for Your Small Ship Cruise

If you’re booking a trip on a giant floating hotel, often you can wait until the last minute and still get a prime berth. With small ship cruises, however, you may be out of options if you don’t plan ahead. Many small ship cruises in places like the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon River region […]

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SA Expeditions on Making a Difference in Rural Peru

On a semi-regular basis we interview industry leaders operating in Latin America to get an insider’s look at the travel industry and our part in it. Today we talk with Nick Stanziano, founder and chief explorer at SA Expeditions, based in Lima. With feet on the ground for a decade and plenty of local contacts, […]

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Glamping in Mexican Wine Country Near Ensenada with Cuatro Cuatros

When you think of sleeping in a tent, does the image look anything like that scene above from Cuatro Cuatros in the wine country of Mexico? The word “luxury” is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you picture sleeping in a tent, but this tented camp is more Africa than Alaska. […]

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Getting Deeper into the Amazon Jungle of Peru

Do you want to have a nice little vacation on the edge of the Amazon jungle, or do you want to get far away from the towns and be sleep where the animals are sleeping? If it’s the latter, you’ll want to check out our latest story on a tour with Rainforest Expeditions of Peru. […]

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