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Read all about it! Kobo and G Adventures Reading List: Asia

Read all about it! Kobo and G Adventures Reading List: Asia

October 1, 2014, 1 Comment

For this month’s Kobo reading list, we’re headed to vast Asia. Are any of your top books on the list? Are any missing which you’d recommend? Travelling and reading are a great combo, so order up one of these stories and let your mind wander »

Unleashed from the East: Asia as figure skating superpower

Unleashed from the East: Asia as figure skating superpower

February 20, 2014, No Comments

There’s a revolution afoot in figure skating, but it’s got nothing to do with axels and salchows. Today, the world’s top female skaters compete for the podium in one of Sochi’s most hotly anticipated and tightly contested events, and there’s an outside shot that, for the first time ever, all three places could be »

Sri Lanka: Asia’s Hidden Jewel

Sri Lanka: Asia’s Hidden Jewel

June 19, 2013, 4 Comments

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 »

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, 7 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 »

Vietnam – A Great First Step on the Southeast Asia Trail

Vietnam – A Great First Step on the Southeast Asia Trail

September 24, 2012, 4 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! »

SASANE: The Incredible Survivors of Human Trafficking

SASANE: The Incredible Survivors of Human Trafficking

October 15, 2014, 1 Comment

G Adventures’ own Louise Miller takes to the Loopail to recount her firsthand experience at Sisterhood of Survivors, a Planeterra-supported project in Nepal. SASANE: The Incredible Survivors of Human Trafficking »

Travelling the Length of Vietnam

Travelling the Length of Vietnam

October 14, 2014, No Comments

On the Looptail, Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt offers up his top six reasons to explore Vietnam from top to tail. Once you read it, we bet Vietnam will be next on your list "pho" sure. »

Time-lapse Tuesday: Clouds Over Mt Everest

Time-lapse Tuesday: Clouds Over Mt Everest

October 14, 2014, No Comments

This planet's highest mountain at 8,848m (29,029 ft) above sea level shares an international border with Nepal and China at its summit. We think of Everest as a peak to summit, #TimelapseTuesday brings you a lateral perspective. Sit back and watch the clouds roll over »