A nation of nearly indescribable historic significance linking Africa and the Middle East, Egypt continues to capture the wonder of the world as it has for millennia! Truly a cradle of civilization, Egypt has one of the longest recorded histories of any country in the world. It boasts among the earliest innovations in writing and agriculture, as well as organized urban cities, religion and central government. Egypt tours survey some of humanity’s most renowned architectural achievements of antiquity, visiting a sophisticated and multicultural civilization that - while having been assimilated by many others - has stood strong for thousands of years.
A land of color and culture, Guatemala is a top choice for those travelers looking to experience the most striking landscapes and endearing people of Central America. Bridging Mexico with the rest of Central America’s smaller nations, Guatemala’s forests, mountains and Mayan culture - both ancient and modern - must be experienced to be believed! An important part of this region’s heritage, the Spanish colonial cities wait to share their stories amongst one of the largest indigenous populations in all of Latin America. Though often overlooked as travelers eye destinations like Costa Rica, Guatemala’s tours open the door to the many must-see highlights this country has to offer.
Having the right gear when traveling can make for less tedious routine tasks (like clearing customs), better adventures (like treks and safaris!), and a better trip overall. Making sure you have the accessories and gadgets needed to keep the show on the road is the way to go, so read on for ten of our recommendations!
Flying in comfort, especially on long flights, can be a challenge as you head off on your dream trip. But fear not … Global Basecamps is here to help! Read on for travel tips about how to manage your carryon luggage, your mind and your body to experience as much comfort as possible on long flights.
When it comes to island destinations, one stands out like no other: the Galapagos. Their isolation made them utterly unique ecologically before their discovery and research by Charles Darwin, whose research led to some of biology’s most important theories. Less than a two hour flight from Ecuador, the stark and peculiar landscapes and dazzling undersea world of the Galapagos Islands offer an array of activities and points of interest. Join us as we explore five top things to do on Galapagos tours!