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6 Experiences You Should Try In Southeast Asia

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Vietnam - Walking tour of Hoi An Start the day with breakfast at a local restaurant while sitting by the river looking back across to Old Town. With a cool breeze and a delicious bowl of Cao lầu, it's a perfect way to start the day and fuel up for your walk. Embark on the walking tour and explore a residential area where familie...
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Sri Lanka Boat Safari in Gal Oya National Park

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Wilderness safaris are life changing experiences but they do have their draw backs; dusty roads, grinding gears, and whining jeep engines. These are minor inconviences to see some spectaclur scenery and wildlife, but what if you could have this experience without those inconviences? Imagin...
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10 of our Favorite Hotels in Southeast Asia for 2016

10 of our Favorite Hotels in Southeast Asia for 2016
When planning a trip to Southeast Asia  finding the right accommodations can be a struggle. Here are some of our absolute favorite properties in the SE Asian region. They're unique and offer our travelers a way to spend time in areas of the world few get to explore. Relax in luxury in the middle of the Bornean rainforest or scout for komodo dragons from the deck of your Indonesian phinisi. Wake up to a kiss from a baby elephant in Thailand's Golden Triangle or gallop across the Thar desert on a breed of horses indigenous to the area. Beaches, jungles, mountains, and desert - find whatever strikes your fancy and plan your escape! Borneo Rainforest Lodge – Access to this jungle lodge is by 4 wheel drive vehicle and will have you questioning whether you’ve accidentally stepped onto the set of Jurassic Park. This jungle chic lodge, nestled deep in the...
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Eight Diamond in the Rough Destinations for 2016

Eight Diamond in the Rough Destinations for 2016
In celebration of Wildland Adventures 30th (diamond!) anniversary we’ve selected 8 of our hidden, and occasionally overlooked, gems. Some of these are trips that go further, to more remote areas or require a bit more of an adventurous spirit to get to. Others are ones that experienced travelers seek out and relish for their unique opportunity to see a long-established destination in a very different light. Still others are oft-overlooked destinations that really shouldn’t be. Below, we highlight misconceptions that might put some travelers off and what really makes the trip or destination really sparkle and shine. 8)  Ethiopia: Land of Legends Ethiopia is steeped in history and a crossroads of Africa and the Middle-East. This is an adventure traveler’s dream trip. The island monasteries of Bahir Dar, stone churches of Lallibella, the African Castles of Gondar, the Simien Mountains, Axum (the final resting place of the Ark of the Covenant...
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Meet Your Guides: India

Meet Your Guides: India
Meet Your Guides: India Edition Namascar! More often than not the highlight of a trip are the guides. How well a guide gets along with you, a Wildland traveler, can make or break a trip. Wildland puts a lot of effort into finding the best guides for every area that we travel to. The guides I had the opportunity to learn from and befriend on my most recent trip to India were wonderful. Wildland focuses on using local guides in each area, ensuring that these guides possess a seemingly unlimited wealth of knowledge about their area of expertise. The dates, times, and names they can keep straight is mind boggling. I especially enjoyed chatting with the guides when we had some free time to sit in the car or talk over lunch at a restaurant. We discussed life in India vs life in the states, what sports we liked, what other...
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