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Travel Insider – Jan 2014
King Penguins, Pura Vida and Ecuadorian Adventures
A Million Penguins Can't Be Wrong

Don't miss out on one of our planet's most amazing destinations, where multiple penguin species make their home, the awe inspiring landscape will take your breath away, and the prolific wildlife will astound you: South Georgia! Maximize your time in the Antarctic region with a trip that includes visits to South Georgia and the Falkland Islands during one of the best times of the year for wildlife viewing. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Sir Ernest Shackleton's epic adventures by following in his footsteps!

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Go North: Arctic and Alaska Photos

Lunge feeding humpback whales, prismatic icebergs, fascinating cultures, and the mighty polar bear . . . the great expanses of our planet's northern reaches offer exceptional beauty, one of a kind wildlife, and amazing experiences. From Alaska to Iceland, the infinite shades of blue and green will take your breath away. This group of destinations is hard to describe in words, so we've put together a collection of our favorite images from Alaska and the Arctic.

Arctic and Alaska Photo Gallery

The Pursuit of Pura Vida in Costa Rica

While scouting out spectacular new experiences to share with you, Program Manager Joy Martinello trekked through Costa Rica exploring the exceptional wildlife, breathtaking scenery, exquisite art, and distinctive culture of this unique destination. Lush forests abundant in wildlife from monkeys to rare birds, dramatic volcano views, and endless adventure—river rafting to hiking the hanging bridges of the canopy—await those who venture here.

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Galapagos and the Ecuadorian Highlands

ExpeditionTrips Program Managers Jessica Apfel and Beth Mercier recently ventured to the singular Galapagos Islands and explored mainland Ecuador's remarkable attractions, including the Avenue of the Volcanoes, Otavalo Market, and secluded haciendas. See their photos and read more about their amazing Ecuadorian adventures!

Jessica's Adventure: Cotopaxi, Cuenca & Galapagos

Beth's Adventure: Galapagos, Otavalo & Zuleta

Cuba's People to People Exchange

ExpeditionTrips' Meg Rand recently returned from a cultural exchange exploring Cuba, a destination long closed to U.S. travelers, until now. A handful of our partners have been given special permission to operate people-to-people cultural exchange programs, giving more Western travelers the opportunity to explore and learn about this amazing destination, with a focus on cultural interactions, ranging from meeting artists and diplomats to visiting working farms and factories. Meg reflects on her travels and how Cuba stole her heart.

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