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Zegrahm Expeditions Travel Resources

Welcome to the Zegrahm Expeditions resources page! Here you will find inspiration for your next adventure and information from your last adventure, produced by our field leaders, Seattle office staff, and contributing writers. From blog posts and field reports (daily recaps of a past expeditions with images) to photo galleries and videos, explore your world from our perspective.

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Coral Reefs with Sacha Guggenheimer
November 25, 2020
Blog Post

Coral reefs: The bustling underwater cities of vibrant colored structures. Bearing a resemblance to Cinque Terre with as much, if not more, drama and passion of animals fleeting around the streets. It wasn’t so long ago that we were sliding into the turquoise waters that blanket these colorful cities, bobbing around like neoprene blimps observing their day to day lives. The voice of Jack Grove booming across the water’s surface to direct our attention towards Chaetodon...

Ifalik Atoll
November 2, 2020
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As Zegrahm Expeditions celebrates 30 years of adventure travel, I look back on the magic of these three decades and reflect on one of the most memorable experiences of my lifetime. It unfolded at Ifalik Atoll, Yap State, Micronesia.

It was a much anticipated day of expeditionary travel, the World Discoverer dropped anchor as the sun was rising. A zodiac was ready to take the scouting party ashore and I had the honor of driving. The night before, the anticipation of sharing with our...

Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles
September 15, 2020
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Tom Hiney

Social Handles: Instagram @tom.wildlife.travel

Where are you from and where have you lived?

I’m from Northampton, UK and have...

Tari, Papua New Guinea
August 31, 2020
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Amber Medkiff

Where are you from and where have you lived?

I was born in Tucson, Arizona, grew up in the Los Angeles area, and lived for short stretches in places all over the world.

Tell us...

Maoi, Easter Island
August 12, 2020
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Annette Kuhlem

Where are you from and where have you lived?

I am from Germany, but I grew up in the Dominican Republic, Ghana, and the Ivory Coast. I lived in...

Torajaland
June 25, 2020
Blog Post

Where are you from and where have you lived?

I am from South Africa and have lived in Seattle since1995 when Zegrahm Expeditions sponsored me to come to the US.

Tell us about yourself—what path led you to becoming a Zegrahm Leader?

I started working on expedition ships in the onboard shops. I worked for Ship to Shore who ran the shops on the Explorer and the World Discoverer. I was fortunate enough to learn...

Diver inspecting coral underwater
June 22, 2020
Blog Post

Where are you from and where have you lived?

I’m originally from the UK, and have lived in Canada, the United States, Australia, Seychelles, and Sweden.

 Tell us about yourself—what path led you to becoming a Zegrahm Leader?

I had a 60-foot charter vessel Neptune Spirit in Vancouver from 1979 to 1984. My main client was a Japanese company and their owner was Mr....

Picture of travel journal
August 11, 2020
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Welcome to the final blog in Zegrahm’s Travel at Home series. By now, you’ve surely identified a “travel collector twin” among our leaders and have learned new ways to bring travel into your homes in the future.

We can’t wait until the day when the Zegrahm family can set-off together yet again to explore remote shores, wander down ancient streets, marvel at natural wonders, experience new cultures, swim among vibrant, tropical fish, taste exotic new flavors, hear the roar of a lion...

Australia Kimberley Cruise
May 11, 2020
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We recently had the opportunity to do a quick Q & A with Expedition Leader & Social Anthropologist Shirley Campbell to learn more about her background, what led her from California to Australia, her interests, favorite expedition moments, travel bucket list, and more. We hope you enjoy discovering more about one of our expert expedition team members!

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 World’s Least Visited Countries
February 24, 2020
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When thinking of dream destinations, most people first consider the most popular tourist attractions in the world.

But while those are the obvious choices, at the same time, nobody likes to visit a place only to discover that it has been overrun by tourists. This can often take away a lot of the charm that made it so famous in the first place.

Luckily, there are plenty of underrated destinations, some of which are located in the least visited countries on the planet...

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