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Floral & Arboreal Emblems of the World Floral & Arboreal Emblems of the World
Floral & Arboreal Emblems of the World

Many of us can recognize the flags from countries around the world and even maybe national birds or mammals such as the Bald eagle which is recogni ...

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Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania
Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania

Located at the bottom of Australia lies the rugged pristine wilderness filled island often overlooked by tourists heading down under. It may not ha ...

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Skittles in the Sky : Australia’s Parrots Skittles in the Sky : Australia’s Parrots
Skittles in the Sky : Australia's Parrots

Australia is home to many beautiful parrots. With over 50 species present throughout the country you are bound to see some of these incredible bird ...

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Best Places to See Koalas in Australia Best Places to See Koalas in Australia
Best Places to See Koalas in Australia

While seeing kangaroos is almost certain in many areas across Australia, the koala is much more shy and elusive which makes planning a necessity wh ...

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Top Destinations for a Truly Wild Experience Top Destinations for a Truly Wild Experience
Top Destinations for a Truly Wild Experience

With our ever increasing population and urbanization of wild lands, it seems difficult to find destinations where you can find yourself in untouche ...

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Vancouver’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences Vancouver’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences
Vancouver's Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

Despite having one of the largest population densities of North American Cities, Vancouver offers incredible outdoor adventure and natural attracti ...

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Species Declared Extinct in 2016 Species Declared Extinct in 2016
Species Declared Extinct in 2016

If you thought this year was hard on us humans this past year with war, terrorism, and political chaos and embarrassment, it is nothing compared to ...

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Species Profile: Long-Nosed Potoroo Species Profile: Long-Nosed Potoroo
Species Profile: Long-Nosed Potoroo

Closely related to the kangaroo family this marsupial acts like a miniature kangaroo but with a rat like tail and the nose of a bandicoot.

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Alaskan Village Working on Anti-Tourism Campaign Alaskan Village Working on Anti-Tourism Campaign
Alaskan Village Working on Anti-Tourism Campaign

Alaska’s Inupiaq coastal village of Point Lay has become the home of thousands upon thousands of walruses.

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Experiencing Zion National Park in just 1 Day Experiencing Zion National Park in just 1 Day
Experiencing Zion National Park in just 1 Day

If you find yourself with only 24 hours to explore Utah’s first national park , make the most of your one day with this great introductory tour of ...

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Outdoor Adventures in Mexico

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Outdoor Adventures in Mexico

Mexico may be famous for its beaches and partying, but there is much more to this wonderful country. It’s a destination where travelers can combine many exciting outdoor adventures with stunning accommodation options

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Top 5 Isolated Wilderness Areas Abroad

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Top 5 Isolated Wilderness Areas Abroad

Development and modernization is spreading throughout the world at an alarming pace. With many wild areas now overrun by tourists, there are luckily still places left that will unleash your inner explorer.

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Experiencing Zion National Park in just 1 Day

Posted by on 8:38 pm in Featured, North America, Outdoor Recreation, Wildlife & Nature | 1 comment

Experiencing Zion National Park in just 1 Day

If you find yourself with only 24 hours to explore Utah’s first national park , make the most of your one day with this great introductory tour of Zion’s Top 5 attractions.

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Vancouver’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

Posted by on 9:36 am in City Guides, Featured, North America, Outdoor Recreation, Wildlife & Nature | 1 comment

Vancouver’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

Despite having one of the largest population densities of North American Cities, Vancouver offers incredible outdoor adventure and natural attractions.

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Elephant Saves Man From Perceived Drowning

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Elephant Saves Man From Perceived Drowning

Darrick Thomson, co founder of the Save Elephant Foundation, helped rescue a baby elephant last year who would later be named Kham Lha. A year later the elephant would return the favor when she thought her new friend was drowning.

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The Gardens of Europe

Posted by on 9:45 am in Europe, Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 3 comments

The Gardens of Europe

When one thinks of London, they may think of high end shopping, West End shows, and red phone booths. There is however a magical lush paradise as beautiful as the Duchess of Cambridge herself. Kew Gardens makes all other botanical gardens seem as though they were simple residential backyard gardens. It has by far the largest collection of plants, with totals surpassing the 30,000 level. Its herbarium used for scientific research and reference boasts over 7 million specimens. Add to this an extensive library of flora based books and prints and you truly have an arc showcasing some of the worlds most amazing plants.

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Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania

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Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania

Located at the bottom of Australia lies the rugged pristine wilderness filled island often overlooked by tourists heading down under. It may not have the glitz and glam of Sydney or Melbourne, but what it lacks in skyscrapers it makes up for with its towering 300+year old trees and its nightlife consists not of bars and restaurants but rather witnessing penguins return to burrows and devils fighting over a meal.

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Sleeping with Trees

Posted by on 1:43 pm in Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Featured, Natural Living, North America, Outdoor Recreation, South America, Wildlife & Nature | 0 comments

Sleeping with Trees

Tree house hotels of the modern era bring all the fun and excitement you remember having as a kid and many add all the creature comforts you could ask for and more.

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Cape Town’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

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Cape Town’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

Africa is known for its richness of wildlife and although Cape Town may not be home to the main attractions found in places like the Serengeti such as lions and elephants, it does offer an abundance of animals, many of which cannot be found around the rest of Africa.

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Gyrfalcon: The Bird of Kings

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Gyrfalcon: The Bird of Kings

It was pushing midnight but the eternal summer sunshine meant one could still see the beautiful Icelandic countryside as we made our way to Reykjavík. In the morning we would take off on our own “Golden Circle” tour of Iceland, opting not to follow in the footsteps of the many other tourists that are increasingly flocking to this beautiful land. Our itinerary would take our rented Suburu Outback around the entire country as we followed the coastline to take in as much as two weeks would allow us. Highlights we were hoping to experience were of course the glaciers, puffins, waterfalls, and untouched landscapes. For me personally though it was the Symbol of Iceland which I hoped to get a glimpse of, the regal Gyrfalcon.

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