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Visual Adventure: UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Japan

Visual Adventure: UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Japan

August 20, 2014, No Comments

Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt takes us on a Visual Adventure through the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Japan. Come along and find out that, while vastly different, the one thing they have in common is their ability to remind us how special and unique Japan really is »

What to Drink in Japan, Part Two: Sake

What to Drink in Japan, Part Two: Sake

March 11, 2013, 2 Comments

In the second of our two posts about enjoying Japan’s wonderful alcoholic beverages, we look at sake, Japan’s most famous drink. While often referred to as rice wine in English, its production methods arguably have more in common with those of beer. In any event, sake is more Japan’s drink than anything else is; »

What to Drink in Japan, Part One: Spirits & Beer

What to Drink in Japan, Part One: Spirits & Beer

February 13, 2013, 6 Comments

Toronto based writer Adam McDowell shares some of the best drinks in Japan in part one of a two part series »

Best Foods to Eat in Japan

Best Foods to Eat in Japan

September 6, 2012, 5 Comments

In April, I realized my long-held dream of visiting Japan. I love Japanese culture – the food, the history, the temples, the respect people have for each other. Months after my visit, I still dream of the country.  I think about it every day. And one thing I am especially still dreaming about is »

Postcards from Japan: Ten Memories

Postcards from Japan: Ten Memories

July 19, 2012, 2 Comments

When we traveled across Asia, Japan somehow eluded us, but it always remained high on our wish list. After so many near visits, we finally fulfilled that wish by spending two weeks on the Discover Japan tour. Japan left us wide-eyed and fascinated with its culture of respect and harmony, a dichotomy of tradition »

5 Ways eReaders Can Enhance Your Travel Experience

5 Ways eReaders Can Enhance Your Travel Experience

July 29, 2014, No Comments

While tactile books have a special place in the hearts of many, the introduction of the eReader has brought convenience, opportunity and selection. Here are five ways eReaders are improving the experience for the book-loving traveller »

Read all about it: Travel reading lists from Kobo and G Adventures

Read all about it: Travel reading lists from Kobo and G Adventures

July 16, 2014, 3 Comments

Travelling is a lot like reading, and at G Adventures, we’re big fans of both! We’ve partnered up with the fine folks at Kobo to bring you a new destination-based reading list each month. Head on over to our page and see what’s up »

Eating Your Way Around Nepal

Eating Your Way Around Nepal

May 14, 2014, No Comments

Hungary for Nepal? See how Wanderer-in-Residence Nellie Huang tucks into the country's diverse culinary scene. We think you'll find that this small country has plenty on the menu »

Ya, I Ate That: The Thrills of Eating Weird Stuff Abroad

Ya, I Ate That: The Thrills of Eating Weird Stuff Abroad

May 12, 2014, 3 Comments

We've all been there – that dreaded (or thrilling) moment when someone offers you something squirmy, crunchy or even still-alive to eat. See how Emily M of G Adventures learned that life is always surprising when you're ready for anything. »

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 »