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You Can Now Visit The International Space Station For Free (On Google Maps)

The International Space Station has been just added to Google Maps' Street View and you can take a 360° virtual tour of the whole …

Space Exploration

Unadoptable felines in Philadelphia get a second chance as “mousers” in the Working Cats program

<b>By Kristen de Groot</b>, <i>The Associated Press</i>PHILADELPHIA — Gary wasn’t used to being around people. He didn’t like being touched or even looked at. If …

Pets

The Japanese Cat Train Everyone's Talking About Right Meow

Now when you stare plaintively out a train window, you can do it with a cat butting its head against you.<p>Japan is combining it love of trains, bento …

Pets

What to expect on safari in Rwanda

<b>Our modern-day lifestyles can sometimes be a bit monotonous, and every once in a while it’s worth taking a step away from your day-to-day routine to</b> …

Africa

Bisate Lodge, Republic of Rwanda | Wilderness Safaris

Gorillas in our Midst<p>Bisate Lodge is located in the natural amphitheatre of an eroded volcanic cone – the word <i>bisate</i> means ‘pieces’ in Kinyarwanda, …

Visitors to Kigali to get a taste of Rwanda's wilderness without even having to leave the city

While most cities battle with urban sprawl and the lack of truly wild spaces, the city of Kigali in Rwanda is planning a major greening project in the heart of the city.<p>A new €2.7 million plan is being developed to create a large eco-tourism park just a short drive from the city’s main …

Ecotourism

There’s no better time to see Rwanda’s majestic gorillas

This year marks an amazing feat in wildlife conservation: 50 years of dedicated efforts to save Africa’s rare mountain gorillas. Spearheaded by the …

Wildlife

5 Reasons We Are Visiting Rwanda With Kids - Mini Travellers - Family Travel & Family Holiday Tips

BlogFamily HolidaysFurther Away<p>— March 12, 2017<p>11<p>We’ve been talking about the right time to be more adventurous with our family holidays. BC (Before …

Kids
Africa

Tips for Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda - Destination Unknown

An encounter with mountain gorillas is becoming one of Africa’s most popular wildlife activities and is Rwanda’s top tourist attraction. The …

Rwanda set for nature tourism boom as direct flights launch from London to Kigali

Travellers from the UK eager to explore the beauty of Rwanda will now have an easier way to get there, as RwandAir launches three weekly non-stop flights from London Gatwick to Kigali.<p>The new route, which starts on 26 May, is RwandAir’s first flight to Europe and its second long-haul destination. …

National Parks

Trekking with gorillas in Rwanda just got more expensive

But it might be worth it in the long term.<p>Getting up close and personal with some of nature's greatest apes is about to get more expensive.<p>Rwanda …

Wildlife

Rwanda doubles its fee for gorilla trekking

After the price of a close encounter with mountain gorillas in Rwanda doubled overnight, adventure specialists are warning that business will shift …

Gorilla Tactics: why Rwanda’s exorbitant price hike for seeing gorillas is a disaster

Photographer and wildlife guide Paul Goldstein speaks out against Rwanda’s decision to double gorilla entry fees, including why tourists and Rwandans …

Luxury Travel

Rwanda set for high-end gorilla tourism

<b>Following the recent 100% increment in the gorilla tracking permit price, Rwanda is now focusing efforts to promote gorilla safaris to overseas</b> …

Rwanda