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Aug 18, 2015

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Once Again… She Made the A-List!

Our fearless leader makes the grade again! Travel + Leisure’s highly anticipated, highly exclusive A-List, showcasing the best travel specialists in the business, is out! We are not surprised that Cherri Briggs, owner of EXPLORE, made the cut yet again this year. Though Cherri is no newbie to the A Team in the world of African travel, her team here…
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Aug 3, 2015

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Save the Elephant

Approximately 100 African elephants are slaughtered every 24 hours – that’s one every 14 minutes. And that’s just one of the horrific statistics strewn throughout Lydia Millet’s article, “Save the Elephant,” posted in the Op-Ed section of The New York Times on Sunday, July 26th. If you were sleepily scrolling through the news app on your iPhone while sipping coffee…
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May 22, 2015

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World Turtle Day on May 23rd!

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Sea turtles may not be the most glamorous of animal species, but they truly are fascinating survivors.  Starting their life without any parental care at all, these tiny creatures make a mad dash down the beach directly after emerging from the egg, venturing into the vast expanse of ocean and hoping to survive long enough to return to their natal…
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Apr 27, 2015

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Gorillas on your List?

Then trekking after these great apes in Africa would fall in to the category of MUST DO. Witness the mountain gorillas of Rwanda in the wild! This past February, I had the opportunity to visit these massive, shy, majestic creatures in their natural habitat in Rwanda’s Virunga Volcanoes National Park. It was dramatic, thrilling and poignant all at the same…
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Apr 14, 2015

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EXPLORE featured in Outside Magazine

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There is plenty to say about the sensationalism surrounding Ebola and how it was detrimental to the livelihood of so many countries in Africa. Thanks to Outside Magazine for including EXPLORE in a more informed approach to traveling to Africa during the Ebola crisis. In the March issue of Outside Magazine, ‘Viral Fear’ actually speaks about how the media excessively…
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Feb 4, 2015

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Listen to our Podcast!

Learn more about the important work that EXPLORE, Inc. is doing in the Lower Zambezi region in Zambia. Listen to Cherri and Richard talk about living in Africa, their latest philanthropic projects, empowering local communities, and why “ground up” business models are more successful for NGO’s. Here it is, Episode 15 on The ‘Pursuing Passion’ Podcast, brought to you by…
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Jan 20, 2015

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2015 Travel Resolutions

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1. Use up all of your vacation days this year and travel somewhere you have never been… like Namibia! 2. Go remote… go cold turkey… go off the grid! As technology controls more and more of our lives the only way to return to yourself is to go somewhere out of reach of an internet or cell phone connection. The…
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Jan 13, 2015

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Wendy Perrin’s WOW List

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      Dear EXPLORE Clients, As many may have already figured out, the talented Wendy Perrin recently left Condé Nast Traveler, where she was Director of Consumer News and Digital Community and for many years set the standard for the travel industry. Many of you likely were devotees to her popular column, The Perrin Report. She has since began a…
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Jan 12, 2015

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EXPLORE Shares its Shopping Secrets!

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Our EXPLORE staff doesn’t dress up for work. In fact, you can find the majority of us working in our yoga pants 90% of the time in preparation for our exercise classes at lunchtime.  That’s the Steamboat Springs life for you, and also the work environment of a small group of women. But when we do dress up, trust us, we make it count and look for statement…
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