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A Wild Polar Bear Encounter in Greenland

A Wild Polar Bear Encounter in Greenland

Natural Habitat Adventures October 13, 2018 0

“We loved being at Base Camp Greenland. Being based there enabled us to see East Greenland up close and personal! Walking on the tundra, riding in the Zodiacs, kayaking, seeing the glaciers and endless

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Audio Tale: Wolf Encounter in Glacier Bay National Park

Audio Tale: Wolf Encounter in Glacier Bay National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2018 1

One summer morning, while camping on an island far off the beaten path in Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska, naturalist Richard Nelson and a friend set off in kayaks and paddled toward the

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The National Park Service: Big Wonders in Small Spots

The National Park Service: Big Wonders in Small Spots

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 25, 2018 0

If I asked you to name your favorite National Park Service (NPS) places, you’d probably immediately mention parks such as Grand Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Zion National Park and

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Road Trip Revelations

Road Trip Revelations

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 4, 2018 2

“Most stories begin one of two ways,” book author and immersion journalist Ted Conover once said. “A stranger comes to town, or the hero leaves home. Either way, they tend to go by road.

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Traveler Story: Arctic Cultures Beyond Expectations

Traveler Story: Arctic Cultures Beyond Expectations

Natural Habitat Adventures August 23, 2018 0

“Imagine a trip to the North, ostensibly to see the northern lights… my friends and I envisioned just that. We got all the way to Churchill, Manitoba, and were there for seven days, but

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Time, Space, and Wonder in the Galapagos

Time, Space, and Wonder in the Galapagos

WWF August 15, 2018 0

On the roof deck of our yacht, the Letty, this urbanite views the stars in their full brilliance for the first time in a year. As I lay there, space and time conflate –

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