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Unleashed from the East: Asia as figure skating superpower

Unleashed from the East: Asia as figure skating superpower

February 20, 2014, No Comments

From now until the last fireworks light up Sochi’s sky on February 23, G Adventures will offer up the best original and curated content from around the web. Want to follow along? We’ll share our take on Sochi 2014 through through the @gadventures handle, on Facebook—and right here on the Looptail. Check out all »

Sri Lanka: Asia’s Hidden Jewel

Sri Lanka: Asia’s Hidden Jewel

June 19, 2013, 4 Comments

It’s no surprise that it’s a big planet out there. You could traverse the globe for years and still never explore all of it – which is why it’s so cool to go off the beaten path once in a while and check out the sights less seen. Take Sri Lanka, for example. This »

Guide Book: South East Asia

Guide Book: South East Asia

April 12, 2013, 4 Comments

In this edition of Guide Book, CEO Apple explains the appeal of breaking out of your comfort zone in South East Asia. Watch the video now! »

Top Adventurous Activities in Asia

Top Adventurous Activities in Asia

December 30, 2012, 6 Comments

We’re heading to the Far East, a region that’s special to my heart since it traces to my roots. Gear up and dive in with me: here are some of my favorite adventures from Asia. Swimming with Whale Sharks in Cebu, Philippines Swimming with whale sharks was an experience unlike any other: the behemoth creature »

Vietnam – A Great First Step on the Southeast Asia Trail

Vietnam – A Great First Step on the Southeast Asia Trail

September 24, 2012, 3 Comments

Typically, many choose Thailand with its bustling capital city of Bangkok and sun drenched beach islands as their first step in acclimatising to the beauty that is South East Asia. For me, I chose Vietnam; rich in complex history and still developing. It seemed more fascinating and full of buzz than the tranquillity of »

Video of the Week: 4 Minutes In Asia

Video of the Week: 4 Minutes In Asia

September 10, 2012, No Comments

4 Minutes In Asia is a short video narrative of four stunningly beautiful countries: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia. All footage shot on a hand held, second hand camera. Don’t forget to turn the sound on! »

Wash Away Bad Vibes with Thailand’s Songkran Festival

Wash Away Bad Vibes with Thailand’s Songkran Festival

April 11, 2014, No Comments

If you want to experience a country explode into water-fighting madness, then Thailand is the place to be during the nation’s New Year celebrations. Known as the Songkran Festival, this three-day event falls at the end of the dry season in mid-April, the hottest time of the year. A welcome escape from the heat, »

Pics of the Week: Structures

Pics of the Week: Structures

April 4, 2014, No Comments

This week, we’re shining the spotlight on “Structures.” Whether man-made (like the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Eilean Donan Castle in Scotland, Guatemala’s Tikal ruins or Angkor Wat in Cambodia) or natural (such as the Cappadocia’s Fairy Chimneys), you can’t deny that without them, our planet would be a lot less beautiful »

Notes from the Road: My Tibet Adventure

Notes from the Road: My Tibet Adventure

April 3, 2014, 6 Comments

In September 2010, I thought to myself, “where can I go next?” You know that feeling when escape is imminent – you can feel it on the horizon just as you’ve been shackled down into a workload of ridiculous proportions. I didn’t want to come back to the office on Monday to hundreds of »

Pics of the Week: Water

Pics of the Week: Water

March 28, 2014, No Comments

From the shores of Camps Bay in Cape Town to the icy waters of the Antarctic; from Icelandic waterfalls and rainstorms in Namibia to the shallows of a river in Luang Prabang, enjoy our Pics of the Week centred around the theme of H20.   »