Nairobi Wildlife Experiences – Elephants and Giraffes
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Nairobi Wildlife Experiences – Elephants and Giraffes

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and is the main travel, business, diplomatic and cultural hub for Eastern Africa. It is also known as United Nation’s fourth “World Center”. As a traveller, your first impressions of Nairobi are likely to depend on the places you visit. You might be surprised to discover that Nairobi offers many…

African elephants – Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
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African elephants – Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park covers an area of 2,850 square kilometers which places it as the sixth largest national park in Tanzania. The park is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees and tree-climbing lions. There are plenty of birds and other animals like zebras. On the first morning after we arrived we were…

Wolf Rock – diving with Grey Nurse Sharks
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Wolf Rock – diving with Grey Nurse Sharks

Wolf Rock is a group of four volcanic pinnacles located near Rainbow Beach and approximately 2km NE of Double Island Point on the east coast of Queensland. Wolf Rock is also located within the Great Sandy Marine Park and therefore all marine animals and flora are protected. http://travel-video.wistia.com/medias/6ogudvk6kg?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Diving at Wolf Rock always guarantees divers…

Whale Watching at Hervey Bay Queensland
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Whale Watching at Hervey Bay Queensland

http://travel-video.wistia.com/medias/tcpo99hy5x?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Hervey Bay on Southern Queensland’s east coast is known as one of the best locations in the world to have a close-up experience with the magnificent Humpback Whales. Each year the humpbacks migrate from Antarctica along the east coast of Australia to their final destination, the Southern Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands,…

Galápagos Islands Wildlife
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Galápagos Islands Wildlife

When touring South America make sure you include Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands on your bucket list.  The Galápagos Islands is a group of 14 islands 1,000 km west of the coast of Ecuador.  In 1978 the Galápagos Islands were one of the first groups of islands to be added to the World Heritage list. https://travel-video.wistia.com/medias/am4hxyvv8w?embedType=iframe&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640…

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, South America
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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, South America

The first Island on our itinerary was Santa Cruz Island. We arrived on the island by tender craft launched from the expedition cruise ship MV Galapagos Explorer ll. We didn’t realize it at the time but we were about to be treated to something very special. https://travel-video.wistia.com/medias/ycrqx89mbt?embedType=iframe&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Lonely George Lonesome George Galapagos Islands Giant Land…

Wildebeest migration in the Maasai Mara
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Wildebeest migration in the Maasai Mara

The annual wildebeest migration and zebras from Tanzania’s Serengeti in Tanzania to Kenya’s Maasai Mara is an event all wildlife enthusiasts should put at the top of their bucket list. Seeing 1.7 million wildebeests and hundreds of thousands of other wildlife like zebras and gazelles is a sight to remember. Wildebeest migration The migration happens…

Antarctic Peninsula Cruise
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Antarctic Peninsula Cruise

The Antarctic Peninsula Itinerary: Ushuaia – Falkland Island – South Georgia – Antarctic Peninsula – Ushuaia Total Distance: 3,419 Nautical Miles / 6,332 kilometers After two days at sea crossing the Scotia Sea from South Georgia, our ship the Explorer II arrived in the South Shetland Islands. These islands are located between the southern tip…