Epic Trips

Don’t just do it for the ’gram. Turn those bucket-list trips into something memorable for both you and your hosts. These ideas offer a chance to connect to the global community, promote sustainability, and improve the environments we roam.
Use these tips and list of recommended tour operators to plan a trip to see the famed silverback gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda.
After four decades in hospitality, a safari lodge owner has a message for her peers and safari companies.
From stylish and over-the-top to far-flung and extended, these once-in-a-lifetime tours in Africa, Europe, and Oceania are ones for the books.
These experiences and operators offer a range of price points and embrace sustainable tourism practices.
All the tools, pointers, and inspiration you need to plan your next ethical animal adventure.
From farm-to-table cuisine to private islands and architectural gems, explore four seaside spots that take southern hospitality to new heights in the Peach State.
Always wanted to go to New Zealand? Considering a trip there? Here are all the answers to your questions about what to see and do in stunning, fascinating Aotearoa.
A curated list of ethical (and magical) experiences viewing wild animals around the world.
For the first time, travelers can follow the path of a two-country collaboration in Africa that’s protecting one of nature’s noblest species.
One game lodge in Botswana is revolutionizing the safari industry with its team of “Chobe’s Angels.”
Now, more than ever, we want to deepen our appreciation of nature around the planet—but rather than just see and do, we want to serve and protect.
A growing number of repeat safarigoers want to get out of the vehicle and dive deeper into more remote landscapes.
South Africa’s Big Five parks and reserves draw the lion’s share of attention from nature-loving foreigners, but several conservation areas offer travelers new perspectives of the country’s culture, history, and biodiverse landscapes.
Search for the Big Five and immerse yourself in incredible cultural experiences on these three unforgettable trips, tailormade for style, romance, and outdoor adventures.
Through crowdsourcing, the SafeUp app is helping solo travelers feel more comfortable all over the world.
On clear nights under these starry skies, you can often see much of the Milky Way with the naked eye.
A longtime solo traveler takes her first postpandemic trip—and wonders if there’s truly such a thing as traveling alone anymore.
Priced at €1, the one-night stay is available to book starting July 19.
This year offers a rare opportunity to snag a spot on an East African safari during the summer high season—and a chance to see the iconic Great Migration.
Here’s everything you need to know to see the aurora borealis in real life, including where to go—and when.
If you want to visit the mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park and beyond, make one of these lodges your home base in Rwanda.