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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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Giraffe
March 2, 2020
Blog Post

Going on your first African safari can be a life-changing experience.

Africa is home to some of the world’s most fascinating animals such as elephants, lions, and giraffes, so it’s not surprising that millions of people dream about one day seeing them live in their natural environment.

In order to make the most of your journey, there are a few safari tips and tricks you should know...

Woman birdwatching in a field of flowers
February 28, 2020
Blog Post

 

Birdwatching (or birding) is an activity enjoyed by outdoor enthusiasts around the world. In fact, the industry is estimated to generate $41 billion dollars per year—a figure that often comes as a surprise to those unfamiliar with the vocation. 

Those who spend significant amounts of time birding are motivated by the seemingly endless challenge of spotting as many species as possible. This, of course, is a substantial undertaking, as it is...

 World’s Least Visited Countries
February 24, 2020
Blog Post

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...

February 17, 2020
Blog Post

It’s hard to imagine our lives without the daily beverages that we enjoy and crave. Some can’t start their day without a cup of coffee, others love nothing more than to have a refreshing glass of lemonade on a hot day, while others still couldn’t imagine having dinner without a glass of fine wine.

Every culture has its own unique drinks, but most people in the world can recognize the quality of a few timeless beverages that have become a part of daily life in all corners of the world...

Luxury Trip to Antarctica
February 14, 2020
Blog Post

The ABCs of a Luxury Trip to Antarctica: Amenities, Benefits & Cost

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Antarctica cruises
January 24, 2020
Blog Post

A Tribute To Edward Bransfield and the Discovery of the Antarctic Continent 

Explorers today pride themselves on making their own trails, discovering hidden gems, and venturing off the beaten path. We are inspired by the explorers of old, those who sought to chart and map the mysteries of the world. Explorers like Irish ship’s master Edward Bransfield, whose legendary expedition discovered and first charted the mainland of Antarctica in 1820.

With...

Best Travel Credit Card
January 7, 2020
Blog Post

The Best Travel Credit Card Options

Travel credit cards are becoming increasingly popular, and that’s not surprising. When you consider how many added perks you get for simply using them, it’s more surprising that many people still aren’t using them.

They can help you book trips easier and usually offer exclusive perks for...

Friday, October 11, 2019
January 3, 2020
Field Report

Friday, October 11, 2019        
Papeete, Tahiti / Embark the Island Sky

We converged on the city of Papeete from distant reaches of the planet for the same reason: to embark on an expedition to experience the culture, wildlife, and landscapes of the South Pacific, from Tahiti to Easter Island. 

We all arrived at the Hotel Intercontinental this morning, some of us coming a day or...

winter vacation ideas
January 3, 2020
Blog Post

The Best Winter Vacation Ideas

As the weather gets gloomier, most people start craving sunlight and warmth, even if just for a few weeks.

Luckily, there are plenty of easily-accessible winter vacation destinations that can fit anyone’s taste. It’s just a matter of coming up with winter vacation ideas that are the right fit.

So, in this article, we’ll explore some of the...

Sunday, September 22, 2019
January 3, 2020
Field Report

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

After the long flight to Port Moresby we enjoyed a day at leisure at the wonderful Airways Hotel, getting settled into our rooms and relaxing while it was pouring down rain. The birders would not be deterred by the weather and went in search of the fawn-breasted bowerbird and the comb-crested jacana at the campus of the university of Port Moresby. Their...

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