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Visual Adventure: Local Living Kenya—Masai Village

Visual Adventure: Local Living Kenya—Masai Village

June 5, 2014, No Comments

There’s travelling through a destination and then there’s being right in the thick of it all. Check out this visual adventure to learn more about staying this close to the real thing »

Visual Adventure: Kenya

Visual Adventure: Kenya

November 25, 2013, No Comments

With its vast savannas, intriguing tribal culture and rich wildlife, Kenya is the East Africa that many dream of. The country stretches from the arid grasslands of Masai Mara to the misty lakes of Nakuru and the looming peak of Mount Meru. On a recent visit, I found the Kenya I was dreaming of. »

Kenya: From Huge Bugs to High Fashion

Kenya: From Huge Bugs to High Fashion

July 12, 2013, 3 Comments

While Kenya is one of the world's greatest destinations, known for its remarkable diversity of landscapes, wildlife and cultures, it also boasts some weird and wonderful facts—from huge bugs to high fashion »

Visual Adventure: Kenya

Visual Adventure: Kenya

July 10, 2013, 13 Comments

Sure, you read nature magazines, and maybe you watch the shows on TV. But have you ever considered actually striking it out on an authentic African safari yourself? It’s closer – and more possible – than you’d think. Take our Kenya Wildlife Safari trip, for example – in only eight days, you’ll have multiple »

In Search of Kenya’s Elusive Leopard

In Search of Kenya’s Elusive Leopard

July 9, 2013, 19 Comments

“Beneath the bushes,” Peter hissed at us in an urgent whisper from the front seat, pointing to a thick growth of Camphor shrubs on the far edge of a grassy field. Suddenly, everyone frantically clamoured to the left side of the van, standing on the tips of their toes to get a better look. »

Going Beyond the Safaris: Travel Experts Open Up About Kenya

Going Beyond the Safaris: Travel Experts Open Up About Kenya

July 8, 2013, 7 Comments

It’s well known that Kenya is one of of the best spots in the world to take a safari. But did you know that it is also rife with topographical diversity? I’m talking about glacial mountains, Rift Valley volcanoes, coral reefs and desert escapes. Sounds pretty amazing, right? I thought so too, which is »

Ya, I Ate That: The Thrills of Eating Weird Stuff Abroad

Ya, I Ate That: The Thrills of Eating Weird Stuff Abroad

May 12, 2014, 3 Comments

We've all been there – that dreaded (or thrilling) moment when someone offers you something squirmy, crunchy or even still-alive to eat. See how Emily M of G Adventures learned that life is always surprising when you're ready for anything. »

Amazing Happened: Final Push for Philippines Relief

Amazing Happened: Final Push for Philippines Relief

December 5, 2013, 1 Comment

One of the sayings common around our office is: “Individually, we’re ordinary people, but collectively, we’re capable of extraordinary things.” The sentiment behind that saying has been in the atmosphere here at Base Camp for years, and it comes through in the magic we make every day at G Adventures. We’ve always said that »

Helping Orphaned Elephants Back Into The Wild

Helping Orphaned Elephants Back Into The Wild

July 10, 2013, 7 Comments

Cute. Baby. Elephants. Do I have you hooked? If not, try these images:   Viewing baby elephants this close in the wild is a dangerous proposition as there is always a protective mother around, weighing approximately 40 to 50 times that of a human, to bully off onlookers. Yet for an hour each day, »

Visual Adventure: The Voodoo Trail

Visual Adventure: The Voodoo Trail

April 8, 2013, 2 Comments

I’m the kind of traveller who looks for the most out-there destination possible. If I have a choice to go somewhere “everyone” goes or somewhere “no one” goes, I’ll always choose the latter. That’s what I did when I decided to go to Africa. Kenya and Tanzania obviously sound amazing, but who wouldn’t want »