Expert trips on how to avoid some of the worst travel mishaps.
You arrive at the airport at some ungodly hour with visions of a snowbank-free beach dancing in your head. You stroll up to the check-in kiosk and, horror of horrors, it turns out your flight departed at 6 a.m. yesterday. Or maybe you make it to the Bahamas only to discover that none of your bank cards work. Or you return from a sublimely snowbank-free trip and there’s a bankruptcy-inducing cellphone bill in your mailbox. Unfortunately, travel nightmares like these become reality all too often, which is why the following disaster-avoidance tips — provided by executives at two of the biggest players in Canada’s travel industry — are essential reading as we gear up for sun-seeking season.
During a recent voyage along South America's eastern coast, Justin Hofman was surprised to get close-up footage of an unfazed mother whale and her newb... More During a recent voyage along South America's eastern coast, Justin Hofman was surprised to get close-up footage of an unfazed mother whale and her newborn calf. Hofman is the undersea specialist on the National Geographic Explorer, whose expedition team was granted special permission to dive with southern right whales in the nature reserve of Península Valdés, Argentina, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Learn more about the Patagonia expedition: http://www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com/destinations/southamerica/category/patagonia?utm_source=NGdotcom-Video&utm_medium=link&utm_content=20140619_LEX_Video_RightWhaleEncounter_AllPatagonia&utm_campaign=NGdotcom Click to see more video highlights from the National Geographic - Lindblad fleet of expedition ships traveling around the globe: video.nationalgeographic.com/video/ngexpeditions/
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