--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Stories News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Galapagos Author Mindy Teini At the end of a trip I like to look back over what I packed and makes notes for what I would have done differently. The most important thing I packed was seasickness medication. Everyone on our boat … Author Mindy Teini Our cruise took us over to the western islands in the archipelago. These are the youngest islands – and although I hate to choose a favorite, I really think Fernandina was amazing! This island … Author Mindy Teini One thing people should know about me is that I had never been afraid of water. Growing up I was the first person in the lake, I loved tubing (I never was able to water ski) and being on the river … Author Mindy Teini Food on this trip can be divided into two parts – mainland food and seafood. Similar to Peruvian food, the mainland food was very potato based (which made me very happy!). We didn’t have … Author Mindy Teini Frigates, and finches, and boobies .. Oh My! The Galapagos attracts animal enthusiasts from around the world, but I maintain that the happiest visitors have to be the birders! The uniqueness and … Author Mindy Teini Today is the day that we fly out to the Galapagos! As an Anthropologist by education I have studied Darwin and the Galapagos Islands for years. I was excited to head out to the islands to witness the … Author Haley Rowell To begin with: everything you have heard about Las Islas Galápagos is true. There will be tortoises. You will see piles of iguanas. You will be surrounded by sea lions. You might even get to … Author Haley Rowell As a child, my sense of belonging in a place came from locating the Big Dipper and charting my relation to it. While living in New Zealand, the Southern Cross became my identifier. When asked about … Author Haley Rowell Arriving in the Galapagos, I felt like John Smith arriving in the New World. After flying for two hours over 600 miles of Pacific Ocean, I caught my first glimpses of the alienesque archipelago: a … Author Elizabeth Conway Working together with International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA), Adventure Life has helped raise tens of thousands of dollars for Galapagos conservation. Like other isolated island … Author Elizabeth Conway Wildlife viewing on an Arctic tour
While on a Galapagos tour or an Antarctica cruise you can literally trip over the wildlife if you're not paying attention. However, we can all use a little … Author Elizabeth Conway Learn more about what to expect on Galapagos cruise in December
The Galapagos Islands are located at the Equator so there is not a lot of seasonal variation. Air temperatures tend to run in the … Author Elizabeth Conway The Amazon Rainforest Makes Forbes' List of "10 Endangered Places to See Now"
Forbes just came out with a list of "10 Endangered Places to See Now" that includes some of Adventure Life travelers' … Author Lynessa Nelson R.I.P Lonesome George of the Galapagos
Lonesome George, the famous Pinta Island tortoise of the Galapagos, has died.
George was a beloved icon of the Galapagos Islands and his death comes as a … Author Elizabeth Conway Adventure Life is attending annual IGTOA meeting this week to discuss defining and achieving sustainable Galapagos travel. Photo by Adventure Life Galapagos traveler, Tamra Ortega
Adventure Life … Author Elizabeth Conway Adventure Life Galapagos travelers raise $83,000 for island conservation
As of February 2012, Adventure Life travelers have raised over $83,000 for conservation efforts in the Galapagos Islands. … Author Elizabeth Conway Airlines announce that starting Jan. 1, 2012 - all internal Ecuadorian flights - including those to the Galapagos - will have a fuel surcharge
UPDATE Jan 9, 2012 - For both Aerogal and TAME … Author Elizabeth Conway Adventure Life on Travel + Leisure A-List: World's Top Agents 2011 Adventure Life's Brian Morgan is recognized by Travel + Leisure' A-List 2011 -- the annual list features the world's … Author Elizabeth Conway Our amazing guide, Simone, from the Achuar community in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Did I tip? You betcha.
To tip or not to tip - or what to tip!? Questions regarding tipping etiquette are some of the … Author Elizabeth Conway 357 dead sharks found on board illegal fishing vessel - photo courtesy of the Galapagos National Park
Earlier this week the Galapagos National Park and the Ecuadorian Navy seized a boat that was … Author Elizabeth Conway My dad and I, toasting a few adventures. Happy Father's Day!
My mother is currently celebrating her 59th birthday in Swiss Alps -- a trip she's been anticipating for nearly a year when her brother … Author Elizabeth Conway Adventure Life Giveaway - Win 2 Free Flights to South America
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