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Go big or stay home

Its name means “sunny place” in the Berber tongue, but “Africa” may as well be a synonym for “vastness.” A truly massive continent comprising over 20% of the planet’s available land, Africa is home to the world’s largest desert, its longest river, its hottest temperatures, and hundreds of dialects and cultures spread among a billion people. But as mind-boggling as it seems at first, you’ll be amazed how intimate it feels once you get to know it. This is adventure’s last great frontier. Come blaze some trails.

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Top 5 Experiences in Uganda

Aug. 12, 2014, 1 p.m.

While mountain gorillas are a big draw for visitors to Uganda, the country offers a lot more. Wanderers-in-Residence, Dan and Audrey go exploring and show us what’s on offer there with their Uganda Top

Pics of the Week: Smiles

July 18, 2014, 3:24 p.m.

Pics of the Week: Smiles. Wherever you go, take them with you. They're the currency of happiness, curves that set everything straight. They can't be borrowed or stolen because they're worth nothing until they're given away

48 Hours in… Luxor

June 27, 2014, noon

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 and bustle of Cairo for the world’s “greatest open-air museum.”

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