gorillas, Uganda, Africa

Best of Uganda and Gorilla Watching

Few wildlife experiences are as spectacular as wild mountain gorillas, and Uganda is one of only three countries where you can view them.

An Old Disease Makes a Disappointing Comeback

Once endemic and chronic, damaging and deadly, tuberculosis was on its way to total eradication. Now it's back with a vengeance in some parts of the world, and travellers would do well to be prepared Watching ...

Avoiding Big Foot Problems on the Trail

Frank Wolf didn't just get lucky when he finished the Sandakan jungle trek with feet intact. No trench foot, skin-burrowing parasites or blisters to speak of. His secret? Don't leave anything to chance “I wore...

Never Take Your Brain for Granted

It's mind-blowing to know that even a small bump can cause a life-threatening brain injury Tracey Champagne tells her story like it happened yesterday. One morning, a relative a few doors down was cooking brea...