Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced seven new itineraries for 2015 aboard National Geographic Explorer. The diverse itineraries range from the iconic to the little known, mostly wild, with human history and culture woven in.
Marrakech clearly unburdened itself of the rule book long ago. Its tortuously twisting streets can rattle even the most adept map reader. The distractions, from sparkling horse drawn carriages in the medina to diaper-clad monkeys in the central square, are bordering on psychedelic.
Magnificent spring flowers are in full bloom in the Cederberg, thanks to excellent early winter rains. Witness the best seats in the house with Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, where guests are guaranteed to marvel at this annual natural wonder.
Award-winning US travel writer Candyce H. Stapen (gfvac.com) recently visited Wilderness Safaris' Toka Leya Camp from 15-17 June, not only to enjoy Zambia's renowned hospitality, but also to donate 11 new computers.
A trend among tour operators is the practice of sustainable tourism which encourages guests, visitors and hotels in addition to the tour operator itself to be conscious of making a positive impact on the environment, society and community.