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Breaking Baaaad: New Zealand’s Love Affair with Sheep

Breaking Baaaad: New Zealand’s Love Affair with Sheep

May 23, 2014, 2 Comments

England has the bulldog. America has the eagle. Canada has the noble moose. New Zealand has… sheep. England has the bulldog. America has the eagle. Canada has the noble moose. New Zealand has… sheep. While the endemic kiwi bird is ostensibly the national symbol of the Land of the Long White Cloud, there’s perhaps »

Top Five Adventure Activities in New Zealand

Top Five Adventure Activities in New Zealand

May 22, 2014, No Comments

"Best Job in the World" winner Greg Snell offers up his take on the New Zealand's top five adventures activities »

Five Kiwi Things to Eat on your Next Trip to New Zealand

Five Kiwi Things to Eat on your Next Trip to New Zealand

May 20, 2014, 4 Comments

Win a trip for two to New Zealand courtesy of G Adventures, in co-operation with Tourism New Zealand, and Air New Zealand! It’s easy—and here’s how! Wanderer-in-Residence Nellie Huang has gone AWOL in the Land Down Under-er—and we need your help tracking her down! Beginning May 19, Nellie will post a photo-a-day from the »

Food Training: Surviving the 90-hour Train from Moscow to Irkutsk

Food Training: Surviving the 90-hour Train from Moscow to Irkutsk

May 19, 2014, 1 Comment

You may know about the Trans-Mongolian Railway, but did you know that food is a huge part of the experience? Take our whistlestop tour to find out more »

Pics of the Week: Bridges

Pics of the Week: Bridges

May 16, 2014, No Comments

We've all heard the saying, "Don't burn your bridges behind you." And really, why burn a bridge when you could jump off of it instead? Tag along with us as we travel through Europe, South America, Asia, and Central America and discover what we mean »

Tips for Getting the Most out of Family Trip

Tips for Getting the Most out of Family Trip

May 15, 2014, 1 Comment

Travelling with kids can be an intimidating prospect for parents—but have no fear, we've got top tips for getting the most out of travelling with your little ones. Raise travellers today! »

10 Can’t-miss Dishes from Jordan

10 Can’t-miss Dishes from Jordan

April 24, 2014, 13 Comments

Eat your way through Jordan with Wanderer-in-Residence Jodi Ettenberg as she shares 10 can't miss dishes! »

Top 5 Experiences in Transylvania

Top 5 Experiences in Transylvania

April 23, 2014, 4 Comments

Ever wonder what Transylvania has to offer? We've got 5 reasons on the Looptail. Come and have a look! »

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, »