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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.
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.
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
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...
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
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...
The Best Things to Do in Iceland
Iceland is a country of contrasts.
On one hand, it is located far up north, which means that the climate is cold and harsh. But at the same time, it’s one of the most volcanic regions in the world, with quite a few active volcanoes that have a geothermal effect on the environment.
People that visit the country want to learn the culture but also have...
The Best Gifts for Travelers
Finding the right gifts for people who travel isn’t an easy task.
People who enjoy traveling usually value experiences over possessions, so whatever you get them must be practical or help them achieve their travel dreams.
Luckily, there are plenty of gifts for travelers that...
Monday, September 23, 2019
Welcome to Malta! And what a welcome; the beautiful hard, blue skies and sun-warmed streets of the honey-colored limestone for which the island was named, encouraged some early arriving guests to bask away our travel kinks over a cappuccino in a sidewalk café, while more energetic souls explored the ramparts, monuments, and shops of Valletta. While some of us could not resist probing a few layers of this...
Exploring African Ruins
Africa is one of the most fascinating and beautiful places on earth.
Its sweeping landscapes can offer visitors incredible and diverse nature, rich history, and a range of cultures. This is why so many people flock to famous landmarks in Africa every year.
But since Africa is so vast, how can you pick the most worthwhile African ruins...