What’s your next travel destination? There are so many choices for adventurous travelers like yourself, it can be difficult to narrow down all your options.
Marine archaeologist KT Budde-Jones had always dreamed of taking an Antarctic expedition. In fact, she had been saving for one for 15 years. But as with many things in life, there just never seemed to be a good time to go.
Then everything changed.
It’s what exploring Antarctica is all about: a Zodiac excursion around the pristine shores one of the many spectacular islands in the region. Taking your seat, you nod to the skipper and pull away from the expedition vessel, headed for up close interactions with rare Antarctic land and marine wildlife.
Only a century ago, venturing as far south as the 7th continent was an undertaking requiring months of preparation and weeks at sea. You were literally taking your life in your hands, as Antarctic explorers Roald Amundsen, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, or Nobu Shirase would surely attest.
Mike and Anne Howard left on their honeymoon in 2012 and have been exploring the world ever since. Using Anne’s background as a national magazine editor and Mike’s as a marketing executive and photographer, they created HoneyTrek.com to chronicle their journey across 38 countries and what has become “The World's Longest Honeymoon.”
Lions and tigers and bears… and egrets, and owls and puffins, oh my! Canadian Don Gutoski has snapped photos of the rare and the commonplace the world over, through the lens of his Canon camera. He recently won the 2015 International Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPY) contest for his “A Tale of Two Foxes,” a picture that graphically captures the effects of climate change.