Dragons are creatures of legend but in a landscape as spectacular and biologically diverse as Indonesia, myths become reality - as demonstrated by the recent discovery of several Komodo dragons (Varanus Komodoensis) living in Mbeliling Forest on Flores Island.
Situated in a place where time stands still, Samara Private Game Reserve offers unique wildlife and spectacular Karoo Mountain scenery. This beautiful South African Eastern Cape reserve provides a tranquil escape to soothe the soul and uplift even the weariest traveller as you gaze across the vast open spaces and stunning terrain reaching to far distant horizons.
The country’s whale-watching season is on the way. The annual pilgrimage of these marine mammals to the Bay of Samana, on the country’s northeast coast, attracts more than 40,000 tourists each year. Visitors take the 30-minute boat ride in order to get a first-hand look at the magnificent humpback whales. The whales usually stay in the warm waters until March.
The much-loved Scottish Snowdrop Festival is to return this February with events running from 01 February to 16 March 2014. One of the first key festivals in the Homecoming Scotland 2014 calendar, visitors can experience this delicate bloom in a variety of stunning locations across the country.
In Yukon, you can hike over history, through a UNESCO heritage site jewel and even into an oxymoron... mountainous tundra. And you'll never forget the thrill. And this is no 9 to 5 experience. Under the midnight sun of summer, the lights are on almost 24 hours a day so there are things to do and see long after you've run out of the strength to do them.
Wildlife specialist Naturetrek has introduced three 2014 departures on its exclusive Brahmaputra river cruise, which uncovers the mammal-rich Kaziranga, Nameri and Orang National Parks and soaks up much of the local tribal culture found alongside one of India’s mightiest rivers.
Wildlife specialist Naturetrek’s new 2014 brochure is packed full of tours, treks and cruises expertly guided by leading naturalists.
Take a look at the wild side of the Association of Independent Tour Operators with these exciting animal-themed tours and holidays worldwide.
Autumn is a truly magical time to visit the New Forest. The Forest comes alive with the red and gold of the changing leaves, the historical pubs light their log fires, and from mid-September pigs are let out for 'pannage' an ancient custom where pigs are let loose in the forest to eat the fallen acorns which are poisonous to the New Forest ponies.
News that the olinguito, a new species of carnivore, has been discovered in the Andean cloudforests of South America is certainly set to raise the profile of this biodiverse and critically-threatened habitat.
September, October and November are some of the best months in the calendar to enjoy this orange and pleasant land.
Newly opened five star Nunavut Lodge has a plethora of multi season activities for both novice and expert explorers.
Japan's stunning cherry blossom season in spring is well known but, come autumn, when the maple trees blaze into vivid displays of scarlet, saffron and gold, the gardens of Japan also put on a spectacular show of autumnal colours.
Kenya’s Ol Pejeta wildlife conservancy in Laikipia has been rated the world’s best performing wildlife sanctuary by visitors from across the globe on TripAdvisor.
Chelsea may be done and dusted in its centenary year, but Hamburg's igs 2013 is only half way through its six-month run. On a 250-acre island site in the River Elbe, this international garden show opened in April, but does not close until October 13.
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