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Where to Watch the Northern Lights in Fairbanks: A Taste of Alaska Lodge

Family Owned and Operated The story of A Taste of Alaska Lodge first begins when Walter Eberhardt came up to Fairbanks in 1947 from Idaho and homesteaded 160 acres of beautiful wilderness landscape. He turned it into a vegetable and hay farm and built a family home on the property. His son David continued to build on the property, expanding …

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Why Aurora Viewing is Awesome in Fairbanks + “Trip of the Week” Feature!

Now is the Best Time for Aurora Viewing Locals often say that if you stay in Fairbanks for three nights or more, you have an 80% chance of seeing the Aurora Borealis. We have been running our six night Northern Lights tours for years, and seen incredible displays on nearly every single trip. Most tours actually get multiple nights of …

Business & Ecotourism Advice from Jared Sternberg

Before Gondwana Ecotours existed,  …there was a guy that really liked to travel. Jared Sternberg had been all over the world by the time he entered Tulane University’s environmental and human rights Law School. However, volunteering with underrepresented communities during his summer breaks was his true passion. In 2013, he founded Gondwana Ecotours, and four years later, the company continues …

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Visiting Cuba Under Trump’s New Policies

A Tense Past and Changing Diplomacy You may have read in the news that President Trump recently announced he will be reversing some Obama-era policies on Cuba. Starting in 2009, Obama began easing restrictions on American travel and remittances by Cuban Americans, and in 2014 he announced that he and Raul Castro were working together to normalize relations between the …

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Gondwana’s Cajun Tours in The Chicago Tribune!

We are proud to announce that Gondwana’s Cajun Tours were highlighted in the Chicago Tribune’s Travel section, alongside other recommended adventures in their “Travel Tidbits” column. Check out the article here.  It is an honor for us to be included in this esteemed publication and highly curated list of tour operators. Author Phil Marty writes that we “pack huge doses …

Gondwana’s Louisiana Tours Featured in the Washington Post!

Less than a year after creating our Louisiana tour packages, travel writer Diane Daniel interviewed our CEO and founder Jared Sternberg for an article in the Washington Post. This feature gives readers a personal perspective as to why he created these unique ecotours and what makes them so much different than other tours on the market. Read the Washington Post …