Perfect springboard for an adventure-packed holiday



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As many parts of the world tentatively emerge from travel restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, there has never been a better time to explore our own country — and the Eastern Cape’s Sunshine Coast is a perfect starting point.

The Eastern Cape, having earned a solid reputation as South Africa’s “Adventure Province”, offers a

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Experiencing the next-best thing to space travel with Zero-G and Blade



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Check out three national parks near the city

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It would take years to explore every glacier, lake, river and stream on Mt. Rainier, but you can dive into the park’s bountiful beauty in just two minutes.

Next time you visit Seattle, be sure to set aside some time to get outdoors. It’s easier than you’d expect: There are several national parks within a few

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Jet-set by page not plane to exotic and unforgettable travel destinations | INDULGE Miami

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During these pandemic times, I’ve been traveling by swapping stories of voyages past with good friends and, of course, through books. With a little imagination and a good story, it turns out we can still travel anywhere. Here are a few of my favorite transporting reads, that leave me daydreaming about my next adventure with every turn of the page.

“A man who’s been married four times

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Nepal to reopen for foreigners, but what should hikers consider for ethical travel before heading into the mountains? | Outdoor & Extreme

Nepal is reopening to foreign visitors on October 17 after nearly eight months of lockdown and while there are rules in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus, at least one expert believes you should go beyond the mandatory requirements.

Visitors will need a negative Covid-19 PCR test within 72 hours of travelling. They will then have to quarantine in a hotel for seven days at their own expense.

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Spirit of Adventure debut pushed back into 2021 | News

The latest addition to the Saga ocean cruise fleet, Spirit of Adventure, was handed over earlier in Emden, Germany, by shipbuilder Meyer Werft.

Spirit of Adventure is the second purpose-built boutique cruise ship for the brand, joining Spirit of Discovery which became part of the Saga Cruise fleet with much fanfare in July last year.

Spirit of Adventure has 554 all balcony cabins and can accommodate 999 passengers with a

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Inside Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar’s New York City adventure. See photos



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Ankita Konwar and Milind Soman recently took off to the US for a vacation. The couple have been sharing snippets on Instagram, giving their followers a sneak peek of their holiday fun.

WHERE DID MILIND SOMAN AND ANKITA KONWAR GO?

Ankita and Milind visited the New York City and shared pictures from various tourist spots around the city. The couple visited the Empire

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4 ways to prepare for post-COVID travel

Many of us fear a recession and many industries have been disrupted, but we still have to earn money, pay bills, and put food on the table, so our daily tasks have remained relatively the same. You can take advantage of that.

If you want to plan for an inexpensive vacation, using travel credit cards is one of the best ways to minimize your travel expenses. You can pay for

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Lonely Planet ranks ultimate travel destinations in new list

Many of us have been forced to rethink travel plans in the wake of Covid-19, but if you’re soothing your canceled-vacation-blues by daydreaming about future adventures, Lonely Planet’s new “Ultimate Travel List” might be just what you need.



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Lonely Planet has just released the second edition of its popular “Ultimate Travel List” coffee table book, which ranks

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Adventure travel agencies offer Egyptians a new kind of holiday – Features – Egypt

When Zeina Tawakol decided to take a holiday, she was looking for something adventurous and different, a break from her normal routine. 


The answer to her call was in a trip to Nepal; 10 days of hiking, exploring and interacting with the local community.


“The decision to get out of my comfort zone and join Omar Samra and Wild Guanabana on a life-changing journey to Nepal was the

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20 Minutes With: Bruce Poon Tip, Founder of G Adventures

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Tip was in Barbados, having just flown in from a few days in Australia and New Zealand when the industry he’d helped transform shifted in ways everyone is still trying to figure out.

When Poon Tip founded G Adventures (then called Gap Adventures) at the age of 24 in 1991, the travel industry hadn’t yet realized the potential of young travelers. 

“Backpackers were like trash,” Poon Tip says

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Future Travel: Drawn to the Edge in the Western Balkans


A forward-thinking cross-border collaboration between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro shines a light on one of Europe’s most beautiful regions.


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The bordering municipalities of Foca and Plužine are in different countries—Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro respectively. That’s about where the differences end. What they share is one mountain-, lake- and river-strewn landscape, an ancient culture, and a combined reputation as the up-and-coming adventure-travel star here in the

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Worcester Living: With flourishing Broken Creek Vineyard & Winery up for sale, Shrewsbury couple ready for their next adventure – News – telegram.com

For area wine lovers, Broken Creek Vineyard & Winery in Shrewsbury is a hidden gem — the perfect destination for visitors to experience something unique.

Eric and Peggy Preusse bought the property in 2010 and established the 40-acre vineyard and boutique winery in 2015, adding an addition and expanding the winery in 2017.

Luckily for wine drinkers, this small winery has continued in business in a world turned upside down

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Divi Resorts Offering Spookily Amazing Savings of Up To 45% Off on 2020 & 2021 Travel

The more you stay, the less you pay—rates at Divi Resorts Caribbean destinations start as low as $117 per night (room only) and $152 per person, per night (all-inclusive).

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Fall is finally here and Divi Resorts is looking ahead with spooktacular savings of up to 45% off all-inclusive and room only stays for 2020 and 2021 travel. For a limited time from October

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Taste the Adventure in Chef Mary Chamberlin’s Themed Recipe Book

CARMEL, Calif., Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Chef Mary Chamberlin has a taste for adventure that she shares with others in the release of her newest themed recipe book, The Traveling Cook Book. Exploring over 26 different countries with her husband, Captain Roy Chamberlin, she has created 156 pages of culinary delight. The cook book includes delicious discoveries from Argentina, England, France, Greece, Hawaii

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Gandys weather-resistant jackets are perfect for autumn adventures



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The days may be getting chillier and we’re being treated to the odd lashing of rain, but this doesn’t mean that we have to stop enjoying the outdoors.

You just need to make sure you have the right clothing. Socially-conscious brand Gandys has released a range of transitional jackets that are lightweight and comfortable yet hardy enough to withstand the British seasons. 

These

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TENNESSEE TOURISM LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN “FOR THE LOVE” OF SAFE TRAVEL

Singer-Songwriters Drew and Ellie Holcomb Showcase Safety and Write New Music on Epic 1600-Mile Tennessee Road Trip for Web Series Launching October 21

Pictured left to right: Ellie, Rivers, Huck, Emmylou and Drew Holcomb. 

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Pictured left to right: Ellie, Rivers, Huck, Emmylou and Drew Holcomb. Photo Credit: Katie Kauss
Pictured left to right: Ellie, Rivers, Huck, Emmylou and Drew Holcomb. Photo Credit: Katie Kauss

NASHVILLE, Oct. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development kicks off its busiest

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Stuck-at-Home Americans Experiencing a Travel Memory Deficit; Majority Vow to Quit Putting Off ‘Wish List’ Vacations When Travel Resumes

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — After six months of restrictions brought on by a global pandemic, it may be no surprise that Americans are missing travel right now. But what is surprising, according to a new study conducted on behalf of Hilton, Americans say travel is their most frequently recalled happy memory, more than special occasions or personal achievements and the majority cite creating lasting memories as

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Active Retirees Seek Adventure Travel

Nance Hikes loves to travel, but you won’t catch her snapping selfies in front of the Eiffel Tower. She’s drawn to more exotic destinations. In recent years, Hikes, 70, watched chimpanzees in Tanzania’s Gombe National Park, tracked polar bears in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, and got up close and personal with penguins in the Falkland Islands. She has explored Patagonia and visited Bhutan—three times. Next stop: Namibia.

“I think my whole

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New collection of essays recalls wild adventures in a recent, but very different, Alaska

By Doug Pope, Cirque Press, 138 pages, 2020. $15

’The Way to Gaamaak Cove, ’ by Doug Pope

What do you do when you’re a 40-year-old river rat and mountain climber, and you need to find a new adventure? If you’re Doug Pope, you get married.

Pope is a lifelong Alaskan who grew up to be an attorney, but who really wanted to maximize his time outdoors. I suspect he

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