2018 – The Year in Photos

This year, our team traveled to diverse destinations including the Azores, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Argentina, Antarctica, Brazil, and the US.  We continue to increase our destination knowledge…

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7 Travel Hacks – Fall 2018 Edition

Saving time and money are important considerations when you travel, especially when you travel as much as we do. This blog post is being written as I fly to Ecuador.…

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Good News from Tambopata, Peru

A few weeks ago we had some R2R travelers return from a two-night stay at Refugio Amazonas Lodge in Tambopata, Peru.  Refugio Amazonas is the newest lodge in Rainforest Expeditions’…

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Good News for Mountain Gorillas and Gorilla Trekking

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has announced the increase in the number of mountain gorilla families for tracking from 15 to 17 following the successful habituation of the Katwe group…

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Belize Barrier Reef System Out of Danger?

In 2009, Belize’s Barrier Reef Reserve System was inscribed to UNESCO’s list of sites in danger due to the destruction of mangroves and marine ecosystems, offshore oil extraction, and the…

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Where Does The Dollar Go Further in 2018?

We all want to save money on vacation and some destinations are currently a better value for US travelers.  We researched a variety of travel resources and compiled lists of…

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Into the Wilds of Panama’s Darién

Google Darién Gap and first page results include article titles like “Untamed Wilderness”, “Beware the Darién Gap”, “A Terrifying Journey Through the World’s Most Dangerous Jungle”, and “Walking Among the…

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Top 5 Wildlife Sightings in Panama

Last month, we took a small group of travelers to Panama.  We started and ended in Panama City with four nights in the Darien Province in between. Panama is a…

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8 Tips to Save on Flights

1. Book directly with the airline. Book on the airline’s website, not with a third party consolidator like Expedia. Published rates are the same regardless of the booking engine and…

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Orangutan River Cruise in Borneo

In May 2017, Reefs to Rockies Co-Founder Lynda Gregory traveled to Borneo's Central Kalimantan to scout a three-day river cruise that focused on viewing orangutans in the natural habitat.  She…

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