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48 Hours in… London

48 Hours in… London

Amylee Silva April 14, 2014 1

Ironically, London suits sunny days, those days that defy stereotypes but consider yourself blessed if you live a day in her Majesty’s yard with out rain. And, if you only have two days in

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Wash Away Bad Vibes with Thailand’s Songkran Festival

Wash Away Bad Vibes with Thailand’s Songkran Festival

Oana Dragan April 11, 2014 0

If you want to experience a country explode into water-fighting madness, then Thailand is the place to be during the nation’s New Year celebrations. Known as the Songkran Festival, this three-day event falls at

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The Animals of Botswana’s Chobe River

The Animals of Botswana’s Chobe River

Cailin O Neil April 10, 2014 1

On my recent trip to Southern Africa, I was thrilled to be visiting Botswana where I would be staying on a houseboat floating up and down the Chobe River, with Northern Botswana on one

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An Insider’s Look at Costa Rica

An Insider’s Look at Costa Rica

Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott April 9, 2014 0

It’s no secret that Costa Rica is a popular destination, particularly for nature enthusiasts and first-time visitors to Central America. But what is Costa Rica all about? Who are the people? And what are

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Your Planet in 7 Seconds: Above New Zealand

Your Planet in 7 Seconds: Above New Zealand

G Adventures April 8, 2014 0

Can the rush of adrenaline be captured on camera? We think so. This week, we travel to Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand, to present you with seven seconds of bliss — or

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Planeterra Cares: Setting the Table for Development in the Sacred Valley

Planeterra Cares: Setting the Table for Development in the Sacred Valley

Kelly Galaski April 7, 2014 9

Kelly Galaski is the Program & Operations Manager and Assistant Technical Director, MIF/IDB Project for Planeterra Foundation, G Adventures’ non-profit foundation. Today on the Looptail, she recounts her recent visit to Peru for the

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Pics of the Week: Structures

Pics of the Week: Structures

G Adventures April 4, 2014 0

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

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In Praise of Slow: River Barge Cruising Opens Up Burgundy From a Different Angle

In Praise of Slow: River Barge Cruising Opens Up Burgundy From a Different Angle

Steve English April 4, 2014 0

“Adventure” is a tricky word. For many, it implies fast-paced, near constant action. And while plenty of adventures do indeed deliver adrenalized thrills up the wazoo, “adventure” doesn’t have to mean hectic and up-tempo.

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Notes from the Road: My Tibet Adventure

Notes from the Road: My Tibet Adventure

Greg Snell April 3, 2014 6

In September 2010, I thought to myself, “where can I go next?” You know that feeling when escape is imminent – you can feel it on the horizon just as you’ve been shackled down

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Jane Goodall at 80: “Make the world a better place”

Jane Goodall at 80: “Make the world a better place”

Daniel Sendecki April 3, 2014 4

Jane Goodall’s observations of tool-using chimpanzees in Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park demonstrated our connection to our planet and changed the very definition of what it means to be human. Today, the world-renowned conservationist

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