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To Catch a Mermaid: 7 Spots to Hear the Siren Song

To Catch a Mermaid: 7 Spots to Hear the Siren Song

Mark Bonington January 19, 2015 1

Diving into mermaid folklore, G Adventures’ very own Mark Bonington shares seven destinations where you’re most likely to catch these wildly popular—and notoriously reclusive—creatures

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Cuba’s Iconic ‘Yank Tanks’

Cuba’s Iconic ‘Yank Tanks’

Daniel Sendecki November 12, 2014 0

For travellers who appreciate classic cars, there is no place on earth quite like Cuba. Join G Adventures' very own Daniel Sendecki and learn more about these island's icons

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Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Cate Lorimer November 8, 2014 2

In honour of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, G Adventures' very own Cate Lorimer takes a look back at the barrier that kept East Germany from experiencing freedom for

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Remember, remember the 5th of November!

Remember, remember the 5th of November!

Jason Allen November 5, 2014 0

Remember the fifth of November? It’s Guy Fawkes day! Gather round! Today on the Looptail—a little bit of anarchist education to make your November 5 water-cooler conversation a bit more informed

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The Panama Canal at 100

The Panama Canal at 100

Jason Allen August 13, 2014 0

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal, we thought we’d shed a light on its long and dangerous history. Come take a history lesson with us, today on the Looptail.

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History lesson: Inti Raymi

History lesson: Inti Raymi

Steve English June 24, 2014 0

Inti Raymi is South America’s second-largest festival (after Brazil’s Carnaval). Tourists and locals alike descend on Cuzco’s Plaza de Armas for a week’s worth of music, drama, dance, and other activities. So, what's this

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History Lesson: Angkor Wat

History Lesson: Angkor Wat

Steve English December 3, 2013 1

The true wonders of this world of ours don’t always squeeze easily into a few lines of text in a brochure. Today, we’re going on a fact-finding mission to Cambodia to meet its most

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Lip service: Saluting history’s greatest Mo’s

Lip service: Saluting history’s greatest Mo’s

Steve English November 12, 2013 1

April may be the cruelest month, but November is undeniably the furriest. While you’re reading this, men all over the world are eschewing their razors and letting their upper lips grow wild and free

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