Have you ever dreamed of walking among elephants as they frolic in a field? If your answer was “yes,” then you’re not alone. One of our specialty travel consultants, Lisa Palmese-Graubard, is a self-proclaimed elephant enthusiast. Lisa visited the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) in Kenya with one of Holbrook’s programs. This orphan elephant rescue and rehabilitation program is one of the most successful in the
Dr. Bill Hilton Jr. was recently featured as a “hometown hero” by his local news channel CN2 in South Carolina for his dedication to environmental research. Watch the video below to see an interview with Bill about his ongoing hummingbird project, Operation RubyThroat. You can join Bill on a citizen science expedition in Central America as Operation RubyThroat follows the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds for th
Birds may not be the first wildlife that most people think of when they hear ‘South Africa,’ but with more than 850 avian species there alone, the vibrant country is home to more than just Simba and his friends from the “The Lion King.” These creatures differ from the tropical birds of the Amazon Rainforest, but their dazzling colors and poise will treat you nonetheless. Here is a list of 10 b
Here are some amazing pictures from our Road Scholar program – A Taste of Costa Rica taken by Alex Dzib, who joined us at a Costa Rica Guide Conference this August. We hope you like them! For more information about the program click here.
A little farther off the west coast of Ecuador, the serene and picturesque Galápagos have captivated visitors with endless opportunities to snorkel with sea lions, meet giant tortoises and interact with all of the other endemic and colorful critters that live near its crystal clear shores. If you haven’t already visited the islands, chances are you dream of some day crossing this slice of paradise off your buck
Between the hands-on learning experiences and the opportunity to sharpen your skills to plan, design and lead your students on international excursions, this program creates the perfect balance of education and adventure. You’ll get to stay in the heart of the rainforest at the Selva Verde Lodge, go on bird walks and take in the natural beauty surrounding you. A cooking class, white water rafting and the opport
In addition to its breathtaking beauty and vast array of wildlife, Tanzania has rich culture composed of some tribes that are clinging to their traditions and others that are embracing the developing world. Although Africa makes up roughly 16% of the world’s population, fully one quarter of the world’s languages are spoken in Africa. Some ethnic groups are composed of dozens of people while others are in