Top Five Galapagos Photo Tips

By Allie Almario One of the best reasons to go to the Galapagos Islands is because you really do get “up close and personal” with the wildlife. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get as close as possible to the world’s most endangered and unusual animals – like blue-footed...

Three Reasons To Go To The Galapagos

By Allie Almario 1. SOME OF THE WORLD’S RAREST AND MOST UNUSUAL WILDLIFE LIVE HERE.  The iconic Galapagos wild tortoise is a subspecies found only here.  Other wildlife found only in the Galapagos include marine iguanas, which snort salt water out of its nostrils and can swim...

Three Reasons To Go To The Amazon

By Allie Almario  1. YOU LOVE ADVENTURE.  It’s not easy to get to the Amazon. No matter which eco-lodge you choose to stay in, inevitably your transport to get there will involve a small plane flight and a few hours of riding along the Amazon River in a motorized canoe to reach...

Three Reasons To Go To Machu Picchu

By Allie Almario 1. YOU’RE FASCINATED BY INCA CIVILIZATION.  This 15th-century citadel perched nearly 8,000 feet above the Sacred Valley is known as the Lost City of the Incas. Until American Hiram Bingham “discovered” the ruins in 1911, Machu Picchu was virtually unknown to...

Galapagos Wildlife

By Allie Almario Just like in Africa, you will encounter what we call the Galapagos Big Five.  These are the wildlife species that you are pretty much guaranteed to see whenever you go in the Galapagos archipelago. SEA LIONS:  On just about any trip to the Galapagos, you’ll find...

Best Time To Go To The Galapagos

By Allie Almario There is never a bad time to travel to the Galapagos. No matter when you go, something is always happening with the wildlife. The hilarious courting behavior of blue-footed boobies is often seen in May on North Seymour Island.  In July, you’ll have the best...