In the last few months, the R2R team has embarked on everything from long haul flights to Africa to 8-hr airport layovers and short 2-hr flights within the US. Every time we head to the airport, we’re reminded how important it is to be prepared. Airports and flights are our least favorite part of travel […]
Starting in November, major travel publications start publishing lists of travel hotspots for the upcoming year. We always look forward to seeing what destinations are sure to be trending in the coming months.
Our portfolio of destinations offers some of the world’s best wildlife and nature experiences. It’s no surprise that the majority of the countries we […]
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 and strengthen in-country partnerships through exploratory trips and industry events so that we continue to provide a high level of service and personalization to you.
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. I’ll spend the next couple of weeks exploring Ecuador’s Amazon Basin rainforest, cloud forest, and Galapagos Islands. I used all of these Travel Hacks in […]
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’ portfolio. The other two properties are Posada Amazonas and Tambopata Research Center. As expected, we received rave reviews about their stay. But we didn’t expect […]
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 in Buhoma and the Christmas group in Nkuringo.
For enthusiasts looking for more time with gorillas, it’s still possible to embark on a habituation trek with […]
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 development of non-sustainable building projects.
The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef is the second largest barrier reef in the world, second to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. […]
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 destinations with a favorable exchange rate this year. For an epic adventure that won’t break the bank, check out the lists below. A country marked […]
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 Supernatural Beasts of the Darién Gap”. Why, then, would we ever want to feature this region in our portfolio of destinations? In short – epic wildlife […]
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 hotbed of biodiversity. It prime geographic location makes it a biological corridor.
The Darien region in the far south of the country is the most famous when […]