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Burgundy is best: More red wine from France

Burgundy is best: More red wine from France

March 31, 2014, No Comments

Way back when we started doing adult beverage tastings here at the Looptail, we kicked off the series with this lovely wine from France. Fortunately for us, there were plenty more delicious burgundy wines where that came from. This week, we’re going back to Burgundy with this lovely 2010 bottle of Joseph Drouhin Côte »

Class in a Glass: Tasting Wine from France

Class in a Glass: Tasting Wine from France

December 5, 2013, No Comments

When it comes to cuisine, it’s no secret that France is known for its delicious cheeses, fresh bread…and wine. So it’s also no surprise that our France trips are popular choices among gourmands – especially ones that involve vineyard tours and wine tastings. (I mean, have you seen the description for the France and »

Top 5 Experiences in Jordan

Top 5 Experiences in Jordan

April 21, 2014, No Comments

Wanderers-in-Residence Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott weigh in with five not-to-be-missed experiences in Jordan. Check out their recommendations! »

Packing Tips for Jordan’s Wadi Rum

April 17, 2014, No Comments

G Adventures, in co-operation with ‘Visit Jordan‘, is proud to announce our “Highlights of Jordan Week” on the Looptail. And we’re marking the occasion by giving away the adventure of a lifetime to this land of mesmerizing beauty—including airfare up to US$1,000. Check out today’s tips by G Adventures Wanderer-in-Residence Nellie Huang and then enter »

In Praise of Slow: River Barge Cruising Opens Up Burgundy From a Different Angle

In Praise of Slow: River Barge Cruising Opens Up Burgundy From a Different Angle

April 4, 2014, No Comments

“Adventure” is a tricky word. For many, it implies fast-paced, near constant action. And while plenty of adventures do indeed deliver adrenalized thrills up the wazoo, “adventure” doesn’t have to mean hectic and up-tempo. In some places, “adventure” can be as slow and low-key as the current of a lazy river. Burgundy, the fabled »

Southern Charm: Tasting Kentucky Bourbon

Southern Charm: Tasting Kentucky Bourbon

February 24, 2014, 1 Comment

So far we’ve introduced you to France’s wine and Italy’s limoncello, and now it’s the Land of the Free’s turn to be in the liquor spotlight. Bourbon whiskey is the order of the day today, and its proud home is down in the American south. Produced since the 1850s, bourbon is a barrel-aged distilled »

Five Interesting Facts about Alpine Skiing

Five Interesting Facts about Alpine Skiing

February 18, 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 »

Boom and bust: The realities of hosting the Olympics

Boom and bust: The realities of hosting the Olympics

February 17, 2014, 1 Comment

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 »

The Origins of Curling

The Origins of Curling

February 10, 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 »

Santiago: Five Things to do in God’s Office

Santiago: Five Things to do in God’s Office

December 2, 2013, 4 Comments

Chileans are fond of saying, ‘God is everywhere, but his office is in Santiago’. So what to do if you have a day or two to spend in the Big Guy’s office? Check out my recommendations below! »