Unique sites are what make a good trip to the Galapagos a great one, and if you’re looking for unique, Post Office Bay is a must-see. Post Office Bay is located on Floreana Island in the Galapagos. It is known as the site of the first ever post office on this chain of islands. In 1793, a group of whalers placed a barrel in this location and called it a post office. Men travelling the sea would leave addressed letters
As one of Road Scholar’s largest program providers, Holbrook will be attending the 2015 Road Scholar Road Show in California. The expo will begin in San Francisco on January 24, making stops in Woodland Hills and Long Beach before ending in San Diego on January 29. We will have two tables at the road show with information about the more than 50 programs that we offer with Road Scholar. Representing Holbrook will be P
Sally Guardia recently traveled to Selva Verde Lodge during a trip to Costa Rica planned by Sandy Schmidt, a travel consultant at Holbrook Travel. Her photos captured some of the highlights of Selva Verde’s wildlife and atmosphere, and she kindly gave us permission to share them below. Thanks Sally!
Do you enjoy travelling to beautiful countries and experiencing exquisite birds in their natural habitats? If so, you should check out the 18th Annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival at Eastern Florida State College-Titusville campus in Titusville, FL. The festival will be held from January 21 to January 25, 2015. Representatives from Holbrook will be present at the conference in booths four and five and Se
As we drove on the famous Rt. 40 in Patagonia, the spine of the Andes was aglow with snow-covered peaks jutting up from the barren Patagonian Steppe. As we drove further, the granite spires of the Mt. Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre massif appeared like daggers out of the earth and we knew this was going to be a world class trekking experience! In the wake of famous mountaineers, this park offers jawdropping scenery and the
Need some travel ideas for 2015? Check out our most popular Instagram photos from the past year, including a variety of destinations like New Zealand, Iceland, Tanzania and more, all taken by our staff. For more inspiration, follow @holbrooktravel on Instagram!
Sandy Schmidt had the opportunity to travel to South Africa and was able to capture some of the country’s abundant beauty and nature. A full trip report will be coming soon, but here’s a teaser. Enjoy! Table Mountain Aerial Cableway South African Elephant Giraffe Leopard Lions Ferris Wheel, V&A Waterfront Nyala South African Rhino Table Mountain view Table Mountain view Whale Route Zebras &
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