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View of Exit Glacier in Alaska for the post Hiking Exit Glacier

Hiking Exit Glacier

Glaciers have left their marks all across the world by carving valleys, lakes, and fjords out of the ground. They can form over centuries through the accumulation of densely-packed frozen snow and they can shrink and grow with the heating and cooling of the Earth. While glaciers are currently retreating at a rapid rate due to the effects of climate …

Glaciers melting in Alaska

Last-Chance Tourism?

Have you heard about “last-chance tourism”? It’s the latest trend in the travel industry. People are flocking to places that may be in danger of disappearing forever, due to climate change or other destructive human activities. This has created some controversy since an increase in unregulated tourism can actually cause more damage to places that are already struggling. That’s why …

Woman taking photos of wildlife for Polar Bear Adventure Tour blog post

Photograph Polar Bears! New Press From the Boston Globe!

Our Polar Bear Adventure Tour is getting noticed by travel magazines from all over the world! Recently, we were mentioned in a post from Travel Weekly titled, “New tour turns the lens on life in the Arctic” and in the Boston Globe’s “Here, there, and everywhere” list article. These posts point out many of the benefits of traveling with us, …

Plane flying over the Artic coast on the Polar Bear Adventure Tour

Luxury Travel Magazine: Our Polar Bear Adventure Tour

Our Polar Bear Adventure Tour has been recognized by Luxury Travel Magazine! In an article they posted called, “Last-Chance Tourism: 11 Places to Visit Before They Disappear,” they list our Polar Bear Adventure tour as one of the best ways to both see the polar bears and to promote awareness of the negative impact that climate change has on the …

Giraffe looking out over the Serengeti in Tanzania's Top 5 National Parks

 Tanzania’s Top 5 National Parks

Tanzania is home to some of the most unique and beautiful places on Earth. Over 30% of the country consists of National Parks or conservation areas, many of which have been named World Heritage Sites. From towering mountains and volcanic calderas to vast grasslands and large populations of diverse wildlife, the list of things to see and do can seem …

Mother polar bear cleans her cub

New Press! Our Polar Bear Adventure Tour Was Mentioned in Escape Magazine!

We are excited to announce that our Polar Bear Adventure Tour was mentioned in Australia’s Escape magazine! The article, “Tiny US town that’s suddenly on the radar,” features the remote town of Utqiaġvik, formally known as Barrow, Alaska. This city, located within the Arctic Circle, is one of the most unique vacation destinations in the world. It also happens to …

Woman kayaking in the Kenai Fjords

Glacier Kayaking in Kenai Fjords National Park

Kayaking through the narrow inlets of the Kenai Fjords feels like stepping back in time. While the rugged landscape is remote and nearly inaccessible in some areas, people have been traveling these waterways for over a thousand years. The Sugpiaq people (also known as Alutiiq) learned to master the ever-changing Alaskan seasons by embracing the sea. They hunted, fished, and …

Wildebeest at Dusk from Tanzinia Camping Safari

Camping Safari?

A traditional African safari conjures up images of traveling across the vast grasslands of Tanzania hunting exotic and dangerous animals. But this is an outdated notion. Currently, safaris are more about shooting pictures then they are about shooting game. It’s about conservation, education, and the experience of getting up close and personal with the wildest of wildlife. There are many …

Northern Lights Tour accomodates: Springhill Suites in Fairbanks Alaksa

The Marriott SpringHill Suites All Over Fairbanks Alaska

Great Location When you first arrive in Alaska for your Gondwana Northern Lights tour, you’ll be able to relax and unwind at the Marriott SpringHill Suites. This fully-equipped, modern hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Fairbanks, Alaska. Shops, restaurants, and local attractions are all within easy walking distance. And, with views of the Chena River, spacious rooms, …

Alaskan Reindeer from Northern Lights Adventure Tour

Northern Lights Adventure Tour – Gift for Dads Who Love to Travel

How are you going to celebrate your father this Father’s Day? How about with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to see the Northern Lights in Alaska! Our Northern Lights Adventure tour has been featured on SocialMoms’ list of “8 Epic Father’s Day Gifts For the Dad Who Loves to Travel” and in an article from Ultimate Adventures, “12 Bucket List Trips for …

 

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