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The Worldwide Quest Blog

Enjoy our leaders’ reports from the field, our travellers’ stories and pictures, travel advice and staff picks from trips we’re working on.

There is a road in Norway

It is built on several small islands and reefs.  It has eight bridges.  It runs along the Norwegian coast and more dramatically the open sea. It is a spectacle and an engineering marvel .. and not for the faint of heart....

January Photo Contest Winner

We couldn't help but fall in love with this little South African darling - the lilac breasted roller shot by Bernice Benson of Smith Falls.  Congratulations Bernice! Remember our February Photo Contest is now open.  Send your entries to photos@worldwidequest.com. ...

Namibia: The Sheltering Desert

Are you booked on one of our Namibia trips?  Or are you still deciding whether you should book on one of our Namibia trips?  Either way we can heartily recommend you read The Sheltering Desert by Henno Martin.  This fantastic travel/adventure book was written in 1957 about two German scientists who escape into the famed Namib Desert to avoid incarceration into the Germany Army at th...

New hope for saving Indian vultures

First you need to identify there is problem, then determine what that problem is and then convince others that is a problem and that you have a solution.   This is a remarkable story resulting in an unprecedented multi-government agreement....

Our December 2012 Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to Fran of Nobel, Ontario!  What a breathtaking photo of the tigers at the Tiger Preserve in Kanha, India. Want to see the entire family?  Click here.  Or here. Our January contest is open!  Submit your entries to photos@worldwidequest.com....

Travelogue Tuesdays

We are hosting a number of presentations at our office here in Toronto from January 22, 2013 through to the end of May. Come and learn about the destination and tour of your choice from the experts that have designed and led these thoughtful itineraries! Feb 26 Adventures in Culture and Nature - Lewie Gonsalves, Justin Peter - BURLINGTONMar 05 Mongolia and the Naadam Festival - Margarite LowMa...