Destinations

The radiant but underrated Ross Sea In our quest for the little-known holiday destination (that’s still popular enough to have its own fully developed spa and gift shop), we travelers sometimes overlook the truly underrated gems this planet has...

A Day on m/v Plancius

An iconic Arctic location on a longstanding Oceanwide vessel Stepping aboard Oceanwide’s longest-running expedition vessel, it’s easy to forget she’s been making voyages to the polar regions since “Afternoon Delight” by Starland Vocal Band was on the Billboard Hot...

Bush bathrooms

Ok. You've just booked your first safari and you have a million thoughts running through your head. If you're like most people, one question that is probably running through your mind is, "what happens when I'm on safari and...
From the memorable monuments of Washington, DC to the beautiful beaches and majestic mountains of Maryland and Virginia, history and natural beauty abound in this richly varied region. But, with so much to explore, it may be difficult...
The ins and outs of Arctic ecotoxicology Despite all we read about the warming planet, the polar species struggling to keep up, and the hive of business interests unrepentantly trying to turn the world’s natural reserves into cash registers,...
Kenya is part of a master railway plan—one that will eventually link Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Southern Sudan by a standard railway. This high-speed, high-capacity railway will be for freight and passengers and is being completed in phases....
Home to southern Africa’s grasslands, the swift, small and lightweight Oribi antelope is southern Africa’s most endangered antelope species.  The Oribi can be seen in South Africa’s provinces of KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and the Eastern Cape.  Habitat loss and...
Wish to enjoy a comfortable getaway in Indochina? Actually, the recent years have witnessed an amazing outburst in tourism around Indochina countries. When it comes to priorities on the list of any travel destinations, then Halong Bay of...
The ultimate off-the-grid Antarctic expedition cruise There’s off the beaten track, and there’s really off the beaten track. And then there’s the Antarctic Explorer’s Voyage, a far-ranging polar expedition cruise that lets you visit areas of Antarctica we rarely if...
Do you know your African giraffe subspecies? Giraffa camelopardalis, the silent one of Africa’s open plains, grass and woodlands. With its extremely long neck and legs, Africa’s giraffe is the tallest living animal on the planet. Well camouflaged by its...