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Travel Tale: The Environmentalist Elves of Iceland

Travel Tale: The Environmentalist Elves of Iceland

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 21, 2019 0

My guide was dead serious—or, at least, he seemed to be. He told me that there are elves in Iceland. He made this surprising statement while we were in his van, driving to Thingvellir

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Video: Scotland’s Stunning and Story-Filled Highlands

Video: Scotland’s Stunning and Story-Filled Highlands

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 19, 2019 0

Sparsely populated, with several rugged mountain ranges that are speckled with forests of Scots pines, the Highlands of Scotland are the only areas in the British Isles that lie within the taiga biome. The Highlands

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10 Tips on Cultural Photography during ANY Adventure

10 Tips on Cultural Photography during ANY Adventure

Court Whelan, Ph.D. November 9, 2018 1

When it comes to cultural photography, one of the most important things to recognize right away is that cultural photography doesn’t always need to be about masked or face-painted figures that appear other-worldly.  Nor does

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Traveler Story: Arctic Cultures Beyond Expectations

Traveler Story: Arctic Cultures Beyond Expectations

Natural Habitat Adventures August 23, 2018 0

“Imagine a trip to the North, ostensibly to see the northern lights… my friends and I envisioned just that. We got all the way to Churchill, Manitoba, and were there for seven days, but

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Traveler Stories: Discovering Cuba

Traveler Stories: Discovering Cuba

Natural Habitat Adventures April 23, 2018 0

“I am so grateful that I am finally beginning to understand Cuba’s amazing natural history. Our group shared an unforgettable look at this beautiful place.” — Marilyn Ackley | Undiscovered Cuba | 2017  

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Meeting Maasai in Tanzania

Meeting Maasai in Tanzania

Natural Habitat Adventures February 22, 2018 0

I recently had the privilege of traveling to Tanzania with my wife and teenage daughter, and while we had so many highlights, the one we all agree was truly special happened on our second

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Conversations in Cuba

Conversations in Cuba

Chris Kassar May 15, 2017 0

Sweat drips down my forehead, back and legs. We are walking as slowly as possible, but the full sun, 90-degree heat and 90-percent humidity make it feel like we are melting. While meandering around

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Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

WWF December 28, 2016 1

I have a reputation when I travel of attracting the attention of venomous snakes and children. This can be both a curse and a blessing when working for WWF on forest conservation. Luckily, on

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