Tracking Tigers in NEPAL’S Royal Bardia National Park

Author Suzan Crane explores a pristine corner of Nepal in search of the elusive Royal Bengal tiger. It’s been several hours and we remain camouflaged under a thick forest canopy on the banks of the Karnali river in western Nepal’s remote Royal Bardia National Park. But for the melodious chatter of the area’s prolific birdlife of nearly 500 species, we’re enveloped by a symphony of silence, a … [Read more...]

Into A Swedish Forest Where The Wild Things Are

Kolarbyn is a wonderful and wacky Swedish eco-lodge with 12 elf-like huts scattered through the forest in the Bergslagen region just two hours outside of Stockholm near the misty shores of Lake Skärsjön. Ideal for adventurous types seeking an off-the-beaten path experience, everyone from nature lovers to free-spirited families find their way to this primitive wooded camp, which feels like a place … [Read more...]