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What to do in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi

When possible, exploring on foot is our favorite way to see a new destination! Of course, traffic in the major cities of Vietnam is a sight unto itself, so even crossing the street can be an adventure. For-hire transport options include taxis, motorbikes, and cyclos, and require a bit of bargaining ahead of time to… Read More »

Countries that crushed the curve

Throughout the last few months, we have been checking in frequently with our in-country partners and guides around the world, making sure we are staying on top of new health information and travel updates regarding Covid-19 from our local sources on the ground. Happily, as of this writing, there are many places where governments and… Read More »

Elephants on Botswana Custom Tour

7 unusual animals you've probably never heard of

As the person in the office who boasts the most pets (3 dogs and a cat), it came as no surprise to my co-workers that I wanted to write a post on animals. There are so many unusual animals out there in the world, I’ve picked out a few that just made me happy to know… Read More »

Video: Vietnam Cultural Explorer

Perhaps best known for the endangered mountain gorillas found on the jungle-clad slopes of the Virunga Mountains, coming this close! to the largest primates on earth and witnessing their natural behaviors in their protected habitat will perhaps be the most unforgettable experience of your life. Check out the full itinerary.

5 Things to Eat in Vietnam (and one you might not want to)

Part of being an adventurous traveler is getting out of your comfort zone, trying new things, and embracing the fact that you may not find the foods or creature comforts that you are used to. It’s hard to be completely immersed in a new culture without sampling the cuisine, and in Vietnam, you’ll want to… Read More »

6 Ways to Warm Up This Winter

After a generally pleasant October at our home office in Vermont, November came in (as it does most years) with a vengeance. The trees are bare now, snow is on the ground, and sub-freezing temperatures have settled in. We’ve pulled out our flannel shirts, bought ice melt, and found our snow scrapers. This time of year, our… Read More »

8 Places to Go in October & November

October and November are great months to travel. It’s the shoulder season in many places, which means there are fewer crowds. These months also offer fabulous hiking weather—it’s not as hot as summer, but still warm enough (with the exception of Iceland!). Plus, there is usually plenty of sunshine and a refreshing breeze.  Tanzania in October The… Read More »

Everest Lodge to Lodge Trekking in the Himalayan mountains with a lake in Nepal

Best Places to Go in February and March

Planning your next vacation for early next year? Wondering what the best places to go in February and March are? Since most of us are stuck in the bleak doldrums of winter, February and March are wonderful months to travel. Not only is it a perfect time for a pick-me-up at this point in the… Read More »

The Curious Science of Ha Long Bay and the Rock Islands

Some of the most spectacular scenery in the world is also the most unique. Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay and the Rock Islands of Palau are often cited as the most beautiful, unusual, and dramatic landscapes to explore. And yet, do you notice they all look similar? Despite their distance (Palau is more than 2000 miles from… Read More »

Understanding the Monastic Robes of Buddhism

Asia is a treasure trove of unique cultures, preserved traditions, and vibrant colors. From the intricate thangka paintings in Bhutan to Vietnam’s brightly-lit lanterns, everywhere you turn, your eyes are delighted with rich hues. The monks and nuns are often the most colorfully-dressed in their eye-catching robes. Depending on the country and type of Buddhism… Read More »

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