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Costa Rica's Community-based Ecolodges

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...

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.
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.
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.
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
If you find yourself as I did with two months of vacation time, you might consider island hoping around the islands of South Thailand.
Each April sees several of the countries of Southeast Asia welcome the New Year with water, colour and mischief.
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.
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.  
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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