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Traveling to New Zealand: The Basics

Learn what you need to know about traveling to New Zealand. Find out when to go, how to get... Read More
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Kilimanjaro and the Call to Adventure

Evergreen X Founder, Jake Haupert, and five of his friends, share their stories and reflections on climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. Read More

An Interview with Zimbabwe Safari Guide, Ndaba Dube

Ndaba Dube is a safari guide at Imvelo Lodges in Zimbabwe. We talked with him about growing up in... Read More
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5 Ways to Escape the Winter Blues with Summer in the Southern Hemisphere

As temperatures drop in the United States, foreshadowing the long winter to come, there is a whole half of... Read More
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Australia: Two Weeks in the Northern Territory

If I were to poll a bunch of strangers (or at least a group of people who don’t hear... Read More
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Wild Swimming

I’d never swam in anything but cow ponds and chlorine pools before this spring of 2014. Then I moved... Read More
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5 Wildflower Hikes Worth Wandering this Spring

Break free from your house or hotel this spring to explore Cascadia as it crawls out of its winter... Read More
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Traveling to Iceland & Greenland: The Basics

Learn the basics of traveling to Iceland & Greenland. Get a country overview, know when to go, how to... Read More
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Seattle’s Best Secret Viewpoints

Seattle is famous for its views. From spots around the city you can take in vistas of the snow-dusted... Read More
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A Perfect Day at Bondi Beach

Sydney felt familiar. That is, until I got to Bondi Beach. As the sparkling South Pacific Ocean came into... Read More
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Australian Wine & Wildlife – A Special Blend

Australia is the perfect blend, an evocative mix of wildlife and wine (and food for good measure). It sits... Read More
Food & Wine

Six Can't-Miss Food and Drink Experiences in Sydney

Australian cuisine is a bit of a blank slate. Dining down under conjures fuzzy images of something vaguely British,... Read More
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This Mother's Day, Don't Send Your Mom Flowers. Send Her to the Wildflowers.

Another May, means another Mother’s Day. But this year don't settle for the same old gift. Instead of sending... Read More
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Everything You Know About Koalas Is Wrong!

Other than kangaroos, koalas are Australia’s most iconic animal. And for good reason. They’re disarmingly cute and impressively lazy.... Read More
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How Traveling to the Happiest Country on Earth Inspired Me to Live Like a Norwegian

If you’re feeling blue, a trip to Norway may cure what ails you. According to the 2017 World Happiness... Read More
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Local's Guide to California's Central Coast

Between San Francisco and Los Angeles, lies the heart of California. Often overshadowed by the pulse of the Bay... Read More
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The Evolving Ecosystems of the Bay Area

San Francisco hosts a variety of ecosystems from wetlands to grasslands to the Bay. Given the image of cable... Read More
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Four Ways to Discover the Natural Side of San Francisco

San Francisco is known as a tech hub with soaring housing prices. But there’s a natural side of this... Read More
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How to Start Planning Your First African Safari

An African safari is at the top of many people’s bucket list. And for good reason. Africa is an... Read More
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Five Amazing Wildlife Safaris Outside of Africa

The word “safari” is synonymous with Africa. But its spirit has spread throughout the world. Shows like Planet Earth... Read More
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Five Unique Experiences for the African Safari Veteran

Truly, every safari is unique. The thrill of the chase, the uncertainty of what might unfold, the spectacle of... Read More
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Why You Should Do a Great Walk of Australia

You get to the gym a few days a week. You hike on the weekends, and even go backpacking... Read More
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Which of the Great Walks of Australia Should You Do?

You know why you should go on a Great Walk of Australia, so now it's just a matter of... Read More
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5 Not-To-Be-Missed Adventures in British Columbia

Dense evergreen forests sweep down into the ocean, mountain peaks break through the clouds, and glacier carved islands dot... Read More
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Five of our Favorite Namibia Travel Experiences

Evergreen X founder and owner, Jake Haupert, shares how Namibia first captured his imagination and reflects on his favorite... Read More
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Darwin, Kakadu and Litchfield – Crocs & Rock Art in Australia's North

Darwin, Australia is at the “top end” of the country. It takes about the same amount of time... Read More
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10-Year Anniversary – 10 Ways Seattle Has Become A Better Place To Visit

Evergreen Escapes started in Seattle, and while we now have bustling base camps in Portland and San Francisco, the... Read More
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10-Year Anniversary – Our Favorite Travel Experiences

Travel is our passion. Over the last decade, we've been exploring, challenging our abilities & perspectives, and discovering new... Read More
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10-Year Anniversary – Our Staff's Favorite Memories

Working at Evergreen Escapes leads to a lot of great memories. Every day is different; shaped by the unpredictable... Read More
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5 Amazing Experiences Along Australia's Great Ocean Road

Australia's Great Ocean Road winds 150 miles along the southern Victoria coast. While the drive is accessible in a... Read More
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Cycling the Carretera Austral through Patagonia

A year ago, I decided to take a sabbatical from work to get back to the things that brought... Read More
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Cape Tribulation – Where the Rainforest Meets the Reef

Cape Tribulation, Australia, is 141 km north of Cairns – and 170 to 200 million years back in time.... Read More
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Celebrating a Milestone in the Wine Regions of Chile – A Traveler's Trip Report

Looking for an unforgettable way to celebrate her 60th birthday, Deborah joined her husband and five friends on a... Read More
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Experiencing Uluru in the Red Center of Australia

Uluru – Ayers Rock – in the Red Center of Australia – was one of the highlights of my... Read More
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Changes to the Uganda Visa Application Process

If you're traveling to Uganda anytime soon, you should be aware that Uganda has changed the process for visa... Read More
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Peru's Inca Trail Trek – A Traveler's Trip Report

In April, Kara and Zach hiked Peru's Inca Trail to celebrate their 10 year anniversary. While Zach went backpacking... Read More
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10 Reasons Why You Must Explore Southern Ethiopia

Ethiopia is truly remarkable in her inimitableness. She is home to the most delicious and unique cuisine, the lowest... Read More
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Dear Female Traveler: 10 Reasons Why You Should Take the Trip and Do It Alone

If you have the urge to travel, listen to it. As women, it’s easy to become caught up in... Read More
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Colada Morada – A Taste of Ecuador

In late October I traveled to Ecuador, partly to explore new hiking routes through the highlands to the north... Read More
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Exploring the Australian Outback

There are a few things that come to mind when one thinks about exploring the Australian Outback. Red desert,... Read More

Meet the Evergreen Escapes International Team

Jake Haupert A Pacific Northwest native, Jake is the Founder of Evergreen Escapes, which he started in 2006. Jake... Read More
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Wildlife & Photography in the Galapagos Islands

As someone accustomed to wildlife viewing either in the United States, where it can be incredibly elusive, and Africa,... Read More
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One Woman's Quest to Visit All of the US National Parks

There are 58 US national parks and Mary Anne Lepore is on a mission to see them all. With... Read More
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Sculpting the Savanna: An Artist's Zambia Safari

Growing up, my father deemed traveling "stupid." He couldn't understand why anyone would travel beyond about two hours from... Read More
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5 Unique Things to Do in San Francisco

So you’ve come to San Francisco and have already seen the sea lions strewn about Fisherman’s Wharf, tried on... Read More
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The Guide's Dilemma: Managing Expectations, Sustainability, and the Unpredictability of Nature

As a wildlife guide I find myself dealing with travelers with increasingly high expectations in terms of wildlife encounters.... Read More
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3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Mt. Rainier National Park Now

Maybe you live in Seattle and see it looming over the horizon on a clear day. Maybe its been... Read More
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The Call to Adventure

I remember the day when I first heard my own calling, my mind had been swirling, my soul entangled... Read More
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Get Macho for Machu Picchu: 5 Tips for Training for a Trek

Have you always wanted to walk where the ancient Inca tribes tread? To trek through rainforests and explore history... Read More
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Five Evolving Destinations That Inspire Transformation

Nature is always changing, but there are certain places that just invoke the power of transformation. Shifting landscapes, changing... Read More
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Kilimanjaro or Bust: Reaching The Highest Point In Africa

As the sun warmed our backs, its orange-red glow illuminated our path. Gravel, scree, and boulders were all we... Read More
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Face Of Peru: Photos From a Mother-Daughter Journey

In August of 2015, San Francisco Bay Area photographer and artist Patricia Leeds traveled with her daughter to Peru... Read More
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Camping In The Africa Bush

In some ways, night is my favorite time on safari. As the campsite quiets down, I lie in my... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

Top 5 Seattle Parks For Nature Walks

We know you come to Seattle for the top-notch attractions, quirky neighborhoods, and hot dogs smothered with cream cheese,... Read More

Events

Event: Explore the Great Walks of Australia

Explore the Great Walks of Australia on an evening journey through the land down under Thursday, Febuary 15th, 6:00 –... Read More

Innervision Quest for Parents & Children in the Central Andes of Ecuador

Free event - Join our dear friend Jorge Perez and learn about his new Innervision Quest for Parents &... Read More