Intrepid staff and travellers are a very passionate lot; unafraid to speak up about ethical and social justice issues they may be confronted with during their travels.
In 2014, Intrepid ended elephant riding on all trips after a report revealed widespread cruelty in the elephant tourism attraction industry. Since then, a lot has changed, but new research shows there’s still a long way to go. Here’s how YOU can make sure your encounter isn’t hurting elephants – according to our friends at World Animal Protection.
There are currently thousands of lions and other predators being held in captivity across the continent. Meet the team who’s trying to fight back.
If you’re yet to get on-board with the whole ‘adult colouring-in’ thing, this is a good time to start. We’ve got a trip to Sri Lanka up for grabs.
Getting to the gorillas takes more effort, more time and more expense than a traditional safari. But you know what they say: you get what you pay for.
Animal tourism can be a force for good, but it’s up to all of us to make that happen.
I am in Volcanoes National Park in the North West corner of Rwanda, and I’m crouching one metre away from an angry female gorilla…
Along with mint tea, souks and tagines, snake charming was to me quintessentially Moroccan, and I was desperate to see a ‘performance’.