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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Whale Watching – Pico Island, Azores

The Azores archipelago is comprised of nine islands lying in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean between the US and Portugal. The Azores rank as one of the world’s top whale…

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Five Things You May Not Have Known About Colombia

This month, R2R Consultant Wes Perry traveled to Colombia as a delegate for the 2018 Nature Travel Mart hosted by ProColombia, the Colombia Tourism Board.  In addition to meetings with…

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Massive Maya Discovery in Guatemala

A recent aerial survey using lidar mapping tools in northern Guatemala has revealed more than 60,000 new Maya structures including pyramids, causeways, house foundations, and fortifications used for defense.  The findings…

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Travel To Brazil Just Got Easier

At the end of 2017, Brazil announced that it would soon allow travelers from certain countries including the US to apply for an e-visa. In the past, the application process…

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Costa Rica – Beyond the Classic

Volcano, rainforest, cloud forest and beach. That’s the most popular combination of sites in the Classic, our best-selling Costa Rica itinerary. The volcano is typically Arenal. You’re surrounded by rainforest…

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