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Best Adventure Tour Operator in India - Far Horizons

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Earlier this week, we were so pleased to learn that our long-time land operators in India have earned top accolades from the India tourism industry.

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River Journeys in Asia

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There are numerous fans of river cruising and I have recently joined their ranks. My previous interactions with riverways were exciting, yet restricted to half-day adventures. This changed when I sailed along the Brahmaputra River for a week in April 2016.

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Welcome to Tours of Exploration Travellers' Tales Blog

Welcome to Tours of Exploration Travellers' Tales Blog

We are pleased to launch our new Travellers' Tales blog and invite you to follow along or contribute your stories to this new venture. You have been included in our first subscribers list since we have crossed paths over the years – either as fellow travellers, friends and colleagues, or industry specialists.

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There she blows: Whales of Howe Sound

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Last week our deck dining was interrupted by the unmistakable sound of whale blow. I turned in time to watch two humpbacks ever so close to shore finish their breath and submerge

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Islands & Diving - The Magic of Southern Thailand

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If you find yourself as I did with two months of vacation time, you might consider island hoping around the islands of South Thailand.

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Celebrating the Water Festival in Northern Thailand

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Each April sees several of the countries of Southeast Asia welcome the New Year with water, colour and mischief.

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Bagan, Myanmar – the process of becoming a UNESCO heritage site

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Shock and disbelief best describe my reaction on learning from Khin, my site guide, that Bagan was not one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites.

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Birds of Honduras - Trade Mission March 2017

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On behalf of Tours of Exploration I joined a small group of Canadian nature tour operators and several Honduran birding experts. The aim of the one-week journey was to assess the potential for expanding avitourism in this Central American country.  

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Sweet water of Guanaja, Bay Islands - Honduras

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Guanaha, one of the Bay Islands off the north coast of Honduras, is still known for its sweet water and tranquility. My trip there is coming to a close but the memories will last for a long time. 

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Maintaining a way of life on Inle Lake

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I have returned to Inle Lake, a place I visited 30 years ago as a young backpacker.  In the mid-eighties, a seven day visa was all the time the Government of the Burmese Republic allowed.  

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