Galapagos Travel Advice

Most nature and wildlife lovers dream of visiting the Galapagos Islands at least once during their lifetime. At NEI, we’ve been arranging Galapagos adventures since the early 1980s and were one of the founding members of the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association. In this post, we share some detailed advice on how to plan the best possible experience in the islands. GALAPAGOS ISLANDS – Background Located 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, the remote Galapagos Archipelago offers a unique opportunity to observe and study an incredible variety of wildlife and intriguing flora in one of the Earth’s greatest natural laboratories.

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What to Know Before You Visit Brazil

Brazil is an enchanting country: its people are magical, their culture-rich, and the natural history unrivaled.  Most travelers already know about the Amazon rainforest and Rio de Janeiro’s spectacular beaches.  But far fewer people know much about Brazilian culture.  We’d like to therefore mention a few words about Brazil’s people, music, cuisine, sports and beach mentality.  And while we’re at it, we’ll also address some do’s and don’ts! The People & their Love of Music Brazilians are famous for their warmth and unique ability to enjoy life to the fullest.  Seemingly without provocation, they’ll begin singing and dancing with infectious

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Exploring China’s Lijiang and Tibet

Travel can be the ultimate adventure.  Simply stepping out of your normal, everyday routine is an adventure in itself, but why stop there?  There are places in the world that offer unsurpassed beauty, ancient wonders, and truly humbling experiences, and that’s what we specialize in.  Lijiang and Tibet are not the first places that come to mind when people discuss exploration and adventure – but they offer those who thirst for what life has to offer some of the rarest, most beautiful experiences to be had – physically, culturally and even spiritually. Located in the Yunnan Province of China, Lijiang

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