Virtual Escapes To Fill Your Weekend

Friday, September 11, 2020

Looking for things to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered with some of the best virtual experiences we’ve been watching. Keen to search for some wildlife? Join Wild Earth each day as a ranger goes out looking for animals in South Africa’s Sabi Sabi and takes you with them on the vehicle; they even…

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Breathtaking Virtual Expeditions In Earth’s Wildest Destinations

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Ready for an adventure? Join one of National Geographic Lindblad Expeditions expert naturalists as they show you some of planet Earth’s most brilliant wildlife in a series of virtual expeditions. Want to receive more amazing virtual experiences straight to your inbox? Click subscribe and share this with your friends and family.

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Galapagos… You Tell Me That It’s Evolution

Monday, October 21, 2019

In my mind it appears so remote, stuck far out in the ocean somewhere off South America, a few specks in the Pacific. There were questions that needed an answer. How do you get there?  Will it take forever?  Who goes there and why do they go? And what is there?  Why is it so…

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Getting Up Close and Personal With Galapagos Wildlife

Monday, October 21, 2019

I was scrambling to finish reading On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection – a book that most will have read or at least heard of – as I packed for the Galapagos Islands trying to imagine what these bizarre and significant islands would be like. We boarded a flight in Quito,…

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Mashpi Lodge

Monday, October 21, 2019

One of only 5 properties in South America to gain a spot on National Geographic’s impressive ‘Unique Lodges of the World’ list, Mashpi Lodge uses unique architecture to blend seamlessly within the lush greenery of the 3,200 acre cloud forest in which it is nestled. Eco-centric, community minded and dedicated to sustainability, I immediately fell…

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Samburu – The Home of The Special Six

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Africa is well known for the ‘Big Five’ but Samburu has its own ‘Special Six’ which are only found in the Northern Hemisphere. They are the Grevy’s zebra, the Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, the long-necked gerenuk, Guenther’s dik dik and the beisa oryx.  We were lucky enough to see 4 of the 6 just on…

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Elephant Encounter

Friday, September 13, 2019

After spending some time in South Africa, seeing many of the animals from a distance, it was time to get up close and personal. We were transferred from our accommodation at the Victoria Falls Safari Suites to the elephant sanctuary which is run by local company Wild Horizons. Upon arrival, we were briefed on the…

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Antarctica

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Remote. Untrammeled. Spectacular. An Antarctica expedition cruise is one of the most exhilarating adventures on Earth. There are many reasons for a trip to Antarctica. See scores of penguins and whales, an entire museum of colossal and magical ice forms defying description, and discover the dashing history of the Heroic Age of Exploration. The number…

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Unforgettable Alaska

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Hear the thunderous crack of calving glaciers. Sail alongside pods of orca; see breaching humpbacks and foraging brown bears. Hike verdant old-growth rain forests and kayak peaceful coastlines. Alaska is renowned for its iconic wildlife—whales, bears, and eagles. You’re certain to see them, but you’ll also discover much more. Strange and beautiful undersea creatures. Pods…

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