Toll Free: (800) 690-7887
t: (604) 886-7300
info@toursexplore.com

New Zealand - 4 Wheels & 8 Weeks

new-zealand-morris-minor-kaikoura-blog

In 1990 and with a total budget of $800, we pick up a Morris Minor from an auto dealer in Christchurch. This is where my husband, Matthew, spent his youth and where we first met and we are here for tw...
Continue reading
  0 Comments
0 Comments

Cloud Forest and Coffee Culture of the Colombian Andes

ColombiaGroup Colombia

by Francine Clohosey I am overlooking and nestled into the Andean Cloud Forest. Bio Habitat Hotel, located at the top of a mountain outside the town of Armenia offers me comfort for the night. The fir...
Continue reading
  0 Comments
0 Comments

Great Apps for Birding

Photo by J. Kamstra

By Catherine Evans

I had the good fortune of spending 8 days in Belize with legendary bird guide Roni Martinez who has been working as a natural history guide since 2004.

Continue reading
  0 Comments
0 Comments

Diving the Meso-American Barrier Reef

Diving the Meso-American Barrier Reef

By Catherine Evans

A mere 18 hours separates the icy streets of Vancouver (even less time from Toronto or the large American cities to the South) and the islands and islets that grace Belize’s Barrier Reef. Stretching from Mexico to Honduras, this is the world's second-longest Barrier Reef.

Continue reading
  0 Comments
0 Comments

Greenland - Open for business

Photo credit: Greg Hemmings

By Catherine Evans (photos by Greg Hemmings)

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to attend an SIUA INUvation Showcase in Nuuk, Western Greenland for small and medium sized businesses. I was part of a team from mainly Canada whose business interests ranged from tourism, film, artisan products to fashion.

Continue reading
  0 Comments
0 Comments

The Evolution of Communication Technologies

stamps

My NZ tel number is 027 618 6384. It is the fourth mobile number for me in a year. I have enjoyed the convenience of purchasing a SIM card upon arrival in countries where I spend three or more weeks.

Continue reading
  0 Comments
0 Comments

Bizarre wildlife makes Australia a surreal spectacle

DSCN4679_F

If Salvador Dali were to chose one country in which to locate his dream world of unusual creatures, I’m certain is would be Australia. Drifting alone for the last 60 million years, Australia&rsq...
Continue reading
  0 Comments
0 Comments

Report from Copán Valley, Honduras

Currently I am traveling with a small group of Canadian and US travellers in the Copán valley in Honduras. While not wanting to wish away time in what I have found to be a remarkable

Continue reading
  0 Comments
0 Comments

Costa Rica's Community-based Ecolodges

CostaRicaQuetzalCerroSavegre
CatarataLodge
January to April marks a great exodus of Canadians to Southern destinations, and the popularity of Costa Rica among tropical travellers is not surprising. You are never more than one hour from a Natio...
Continue reading
  0 Comments
0 Comments

River Journeys in Asia

Mahabaahu_river_cruis_20170720-203034_1

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.

Continue reading
  0 Comments
0 Comments

Search Blog Articles

enewsletter

Tours of Exploration Specials