There may be no greater adventure on this planet than diving into the 70 percent of it that is water. Here are 12 properties where the diving is extraordinary.
Much of the uplifting wildlife news of 2019 wouldn't have been possible without the support of travelers. Here are six positive stories that show a way forward.
Several life-changing adventures marked 2019 as an unforgettable year in travel. Here are our Editors' Choice Awards for best travel experiences.
Mara Plains Camp has been joined by a glamorous sibling, Mara Nyika Camp, located beside a stream and surrounded by yellow fever trees on 50,000-acres in Kenya.
Our writer took video on sensational game drives in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, the Zambezi National Park and on sundowner cruises on the Zambezi River.
Visitors to Victoria Falls in the rainy season are rewarded in many ways. On this trip we stayed on the Zambia side and the Zimbabwe side of the falls.
Victoria Falls is the region's star attraction, but it is a shame to neglect the wildlife. Four nights is enough time to see animals on both sides of the falls.
Sundowner drives are always wonderful, but this one, in Namibia's Hoanib Valley stood out for its scenery, elephants at play, a sudden rainbow and more.
A trip to Namibia uncovers upscale lodges amid an otherworldly landscape of red dunes, the canyons of Hoanib Valley, the brooding Skeleton Coast and beyond.
The 14-cabin Zambezi Queen makes excursions up and down the Chobe River, between Botswana and Namibia. Two days allow for fishing, game viewing and more.
Namibia may be known for its otherworldly landscapes and harsh conditions, but the wildlife -- elephant, giraffe and more -- have adapted and are a joy to see.
There is no shortage of luxurious retreats located in significant birding spots across the globe. Here are 13 exceptional hotels for bird-watching.
Our editors had an unforgettable year in travel. Here are the life-changing hikes, wildlife experiences, road trips and itineraries of the year.
For travelers looking for a different sort of wildlife experience, I would recommend Iwatayama Monkey Park in the Arashiyama district of Kyoto.
Owned by the indigenous Haida Nation, Ocean House is a new 12-room floating ecolodge in British Columbia.
In celebration of World Elephant Day, we gathered our favorite elephant memories from staff trips, where we interacted with these majestic creatures.
Follow our editor as he takes a five-hour journey through the jungle in southern Borneo to see orangutans at the world’s leading orangutan research center.
Indonesia's tropical forests are home to a wide variety of species, many facing extinction. Here are five to know.
Take a trip to the Indonesian islands to view the mighty Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, and snorkel in the pristine Flores Sea.
After an hourlong flight across the Java Sea from Jakarta, I landed at Pangkalan Bun, near Borneo, to meet my guide and the orangutans that call it home.
This is what it's like to see mountain gorillas up close in their natural habitat, happily chewing on sticks of wild celery, completely indifferent to humans.
The place with the most unforgettable chimpanzee sightings is Mahale Mountains National Park, which now boasts a first-rate lodge in Greystoke Mahale.
The Selous in Tanzania is Africa's biggest game reserve. It is also one of the continent’s surviving wilderness areas that is much like it was 10,000 years ago.
On a recent visit to the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, our editor came face to face with a leopard, typically quite elusive creatures there.
Rwanda has changed, and the best way to experience it is a visit to Wilderness Safaris’ new Bisate Lodge, next to Volcanoes National Park.
To get an up-close view of orcas, we booked a full-day kayaking excursion with Discovery Sea Kayaks along the coast of San Juan Island.
At a stop on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, we came across a black bear crossing the road and were thankful for our glimpse into his world.
Sri Lanka is known for its Buddhist architecture, tea plantations and golden beaches. But the country is also the best place in the world to watch blue whales.
Eight Harper-recommended properties where guests can interact with, learn about and observe elephants in their natural habitats.
The main Mombo Camp and the nearby Little Mombo Camp are currently being rebuilt and are scheduled to reopen in early 2018.