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Six Favourite European Christmas Markets

Six Favourite European Christmas Markets

December 13, 2013, 2 Comments

When December hits Central Europe, days shorten and temperatures drop, but Christmas markets begin to pop up everywhere from big cities to small towns. Christmas markets:  the perfect antidote to winter darkness as they bring friends and family together over handfuls of sweet roasted almonds and mugs of hot spiced wine. City squares are »

Top Places to Eat and Drink Across Europe

Top Places to Eat and Drink Across Europe

August 27, 2013, 3 Comments

So you’re headed to Europe? You must know that besides its art, history and incredible architecture — the continent is a great place to satisfy your inner foodie! It’s also a great place to imbibe, and not just the kind of liquid that can make you extra giddy. Ensure you don’t miss out on »

Guide Book: Europe

Guide Book: Europe

March 16, 2013, 7 Comments

Europe has always been the destination of choice for those seeking a connection with the history of western culture. Beyond the capital cities and museums hides another European delight — its diverse and friendly people. ”I think it’s mostly about the people that I meet” says G Adventures CEO Vivien, “and I meet amazing people »

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 »

Visual Adventure: Greek Islands Sailing

Visual Adventure: Greek Islands Sailing

April 2, 2014, 1 Comment

Since I was a little girl, I dreamed of the landscape of the Greek Islands. Year after year, my wall calendar always featured images of whitewashed houses with contrasting cobalt-blue doors and shutters, and rows of red geraniums perched along terraces overlooking the aquamarine kaleidoscope of the Aegean Sea. I thought of a place so pristine, »

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.   »

Pics of the Week: Hot & Cold

Pics of the Week: Hot & Cold

March 14, 2014, No Comments

This week served up a little bit of everything—something cold (Antarctica), something warm (Ghana), and something downright hot (the spice market in Aswan) »

Pics of the Week

Pics of the Week

February 28, 2014, 1 Comment

Whether you travel to see beautiful sights, incredible scenery or to interact with different cultures – there is always a scene to watch unfold. And we hope this round up of our Pics of the Week gives you a glimpse of just that. Starting in Brazil, to the markets in Istanbul, the bright lights »

Pics of the Week

Pics of the Week

February 21, 2014, No Comments

We never thought an iguana and fried scorpions would sit side by side but there you are. Our pics of the week reach across the world from Europe to Asia to South America. Check ‘em out here »

Fastest Game on Earth: Hockey’s Obscure Origins

Fastest Game on Earth: Hockey’s Obscure Origins

February 21, 2014, 3 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 »