USA

USA Northern Arizona Scenic wonders include Red Rock Buttes, a Painted Desert, a Petrified Forest, a Mining Ghost Town and the Grand Canyon. &gt Central & Southern Arizona The Sonoran Desert is home to endemic fauna and flora including the iconic Saguaro Cactus. &gt

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 Kilimanjaro Airport / Arusha Crowds450’000 people visit the Ngorongoro…

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 on Isabela or with penguins at…

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 Kunming, 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 NROrang Utan sanctuary at the Kuching City limits. Zoo like…

Germany

Germany Getting AroundThe Berlin Welcome Card gives easy access 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 Norte Region Less travelled remote national parks and ancient history &gt Centro Region Medieval cities and big waves &gt Lisboa Region Home to Sintra with iconic palaces, villas, lush parks and mysterious initiation wells. &gt Porto Ribeira, its old district at the left Douro river bank is a UNESCO world heritage site. Connected by…