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Pics of the Week: Deserts

Pics of the Week: Deserts

G Adventures July 4, 2014 0

A desert is defined as an area that receives little precipitation. And although the first image that springs to mind is usually a vast, hot sea of sand, the Arctic and Antarctica are home

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Street Art in Rio: An Evolution of Urban Culture

Street Art in Rio: An Evolution of Urban Culture

Nellie Huang July 2, 2014 2

Art is everywhere on the streets of Rio de Janeiro, from the gritty favelas to glitzy neighbourhoods and government buildings to residential apartments. Find out how street art in Rio earns its keep

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Your planet in 7 seconds: Happy Canada Day!

Your planet in 7 seconds: Happy Canada Day!

G Adventures July 1, 2014 0

With ~9% of its total area is covered by freshwater, sitting dockside is a quintessentially Canadian pursuit. Got seven seconds? Make 'em Canadian

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St Bernardus and Westvleteren: A Tale of Two Beers

St Bernardus and Westvleteren: A Tale of Two Beers

Caitlin Hotchkiss June 30, 2014 0

If you’re a beer fan of any capacity, it’s likely you know about Trappist beer. This unique type of beer is brewed by monks at authentic Trappist monasteries, of which there are only ten

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48 Hours in… Luxor

48 Hours in… Luxor

Lisa Warner June 27, 2014 2

G Adventures' Lisa Warner waxes on Luxor as the standout highlight in Egypt. Find out why while the pyramids are a must-see for anyone visiting Egypt, she's more than happy to trade the hustle

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Traveller’s Log: Cruising West Africa with Gary Arndt

Traveller’s Log: Cruising West Africa with Gary Arndt

Amanda Moss June 26, 2014 0

Get a sense of what the West Africa Cruise is like in the daily journals of Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt as he shares his recollections of the region and life aboard the Expedition

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Eating your Way Around Cairo

Eating your Way Around Cairo

Robyn James June 25, 2014 0

When it comes to food, Egyptians know their way around. And, nothing captures the essence of Egyptian cuisine quite like sampling it in Cairo itself. Come and eat your way around the the capital

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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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Visual Adventure: Egypt Now

Visual Adventure: Egypt Now

Gareth Hamilton June 24, 2014 0

A country where the ancient past lives on in every rock and around every turn in the trail, Egypt is a history lesson come to life. Like a theme park of temples, pyramids, and

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Why Egypt Now?

Why Egypt Now?

Marianne Moore June 23, 2014 7

There is a small window of opportunity to see Egypt in all its grandeur, minus the hoards of tourists. Right now, you have access to an Egypt that few have ever witnessed. There are

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