Experience Beautiful Brunei

Are you looking for culture, adventure or nature? Find all three with our new Beautiful Brunei Stopover package! From just B$696/£323 per person covers all accommodation, transfers, main meals, tours and light refreshments.   Day 1 The best way to recover from a long flight is fresh air, good food and a change of scenery. We’ll be there … Continue reading Experience Beautiful Brunei

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Six Reasons to Stay at Brunei’s 6-Star Empire Hotel

Brunei’s only luxury hotel, the 6-star Empire won a TripAdvisor certificate of excellence in 2015. Here are six reasons to book this bayside gem of South-east Asia. Grand interiors Stepping into the beautiful entrance hall with its swirling marble floors, white and gold marble pillars and glorious bay windows, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d … Continue reading Six Reasons to Stay at Brunei’s 6-Star Empire Hotel

Cross-Fostering: a New Strain of Wolf Conservation

Sometimes legal protection, captive breeding and reintroduction aren’t enough to save the endangered wolf. With a reduced gene pool it’s more vulnerable to diseases, deformities, and more likely to cross-breed with other species. Take the hybridisation of red wolves and coyotes, for example, or the Isle Royale pack, whose sickly cub has a hunched posture … Continue reading Cross-Fostering: a New Strain of Wolf Conservation

Wolf Totem/Le Dernier Loup, Jean-Jacques Annaud

The background to Jean-Jacques Annaud’s Wolf Totem could be a film in and of itself. Formerly banned from China for Seven Years in Tibet, Annaud was approached by Chinese directors to adapt Jiang Rong’s best-selling semi-autobiography for cinema, given his expertise with animals in The Bear and Two Brothers. Thirty socialised Mongolian wolves later, and … Continue reading Wolf Totem/Le Dernier Loup, Jean-Jacques Annaud