Tanzania

Tanzania Ngorongoro WildlifeNgorongoro has the highest density of wildlife in Africa. Giraffes are missing as they cannot cross the rim PermitsPermits are issued for 6 hrs visits, enough to get around the Ngorongoro crater floor Getting ThereNgorongoro is a 180 km or 3 hr drive from Arusha Crowds450’000 people visit the Ngorongoro crater each year.…

Galapagos

Galapagos SpectacularSea lions, pelicans and frigate birds go for scraps amidst the fisherman at the fishing pier in Puerto Ayora FlightsAccess only from Quito or Guayaquil DivingGreat Hammerheads at Gordon Rocks. Consider day trips – e.g. with Scuba Iguana SwimGo for a swim with sea lions in the marina or with penguins at Tintoreras Galapagos…

Brazil

Brazil FlightsDirect inland connections are rare. Most flights are linked via São Paulo or Rio. SafetyRio safety concerns limit the options for independent explorations. IguazuBest to visit both sides. If you must choose go for the Argentinian side. IguazuBest to stay in the park on the Brazilian side. PantanalOnçafari runs a pioneering Jaguar habituation project.…

Malaysia

Malaysia Gunung Gading NPWhen in the Kunming area, make sure to check the Gunung Gading NP Website for blooming Rafflesia. Bako NPParking at the jetty fills up early. Bring enough drinking water. Upon arrival, make sure to register your hike at the HQ for your safety. Semenggoh NPOrang Utan sanctuary at the Kuching City limits.…

Germany

Germany Getting AroundThe Berlin Welcome Card gives easy access to all public transport across the city including airport transfers Berlin Mitte Steeped in recent history. And a Museum Island with UNESCO world heritage status. &gt Berlin East Side From dividing wall to attractive street art gallery. And a checkpoint named “Charlie”. &gt

Portugal

Portugal TrafficLow inland traffic during summer DangersRisk of wildfires during summer ValueGood value for money Alto Douro 2’000 years of wine growing tradition. A UNESCO world heritage site and home of the Port wine. &gt PN do Alvão Natural Park with diverse habitats. &gt Amarante Tranquil and idyllic river location with a historic bridge and…