Happy Earth Day! To celebrate we’re sharing ways for you to travel more responsibly to help protect the environments, people and wildlife of the places you visit. Observe wildlife from a distance, and for your own safety and theirs don’t try to feed, approach or touch them. Also take care to not disturb nests and habitats or stress the wildlife with lights, artificial calls or loud noises. International f
There is no better way to appreciate the ground we stand on, the air we breathe, and the beautiful aspects of nature around us than celebrating with a holiday! Earth Day is an annual event to celebrate the natural aspects of the planet’s environment and promote awareness about pollution. The first Earth Day was in 1970 by a Wisconsin senator named Gaylord Nelson, who proposed the idea of Earth Day after seeing the da
Bruce Goodwin recently had the chance to travel to the end of the earth to experience the breathtaking beauty of Patagonia. He traveled on Road Scholar program #20614 to southern Chile and Argentina, stopping at sites such as Tierra del Fuego National Park, Pia Glacier, Magdalena Island, and Torres del Paine National Park. Along the way Bruce captured the scenic landscape and diverse wildlife that inhabit this unique
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s competitive birding team, Team Sapsucker, is going big this year with their Global Big Day event. On May 9, Team Sapsucker will partake in a 24-hour birding marathon in Panama. The team is inviting birders around the world to join them in Global Big Day by raising money and awareness for bird conservation. Big Day is the Cornell Lab’s largest bird conservation fundraiser of the year.
Patagonia is known the world over for its breathtaking, remote, and sometimes challenging terrain, offering travelers rewarding opportunities for hiking, boating, and other activities. Since packing for Patagonia can be confusing, we’ve compiled the recommendations below to help you prepare. Weather Because Argentina and Chile are south of the equator, seasons are reversed from those of the Northern Hemisphere.
There are three species of puffin in the genus Fratercula, family Alcidae, and they all share certain characteristics — small and stocky bodies, black and white plumage, large bills, and orange-red feet. It’s easy to confuse these adorable birds at first glance, but if you look carefully for a few clues you can quickly determine whether it’s a Horned, Tufted, or Atlantic Puffin. * Tufted Puffin (Crowned P
Stephanie Kowacz recently traveled to Mexico to witness the spectacular Monarch Butterfly migration. Below are a few shots from her trip! To see the Monarch migration next year join us by clicking here.
Here is a selection of books you may want to consider reading before (or after!) a journey to the Galápagos Islands. To order these books online, visit http://holbrook.travel/ecuadorbooks. FIELD GUIDES Galápagos Wildlife, A Visitor’s Guide by David Horwell and Pete Oxford With chapters on visitor sites, history, conservation and habitats, this compact photographic guide introduces birds, reptiles, marine and other li
Holbrook Travel is excited to present our newest and most extreme destination yet… Outer Space! The exact dates have not yet been decided, but it is anticipated the expedition will be scheduled for July 2016. For the affordable price of $1,000,000 you will get air/space travel in one of the finest eco space shuttles available (the Cohete Verde IV), a complimentary and stylish space suit for protection on this expedit