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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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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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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This Is Why Arksen’s Wild Yacht Adventures Add Value To Luxury Travel

Arksen is no ordinary yacht business. Here a fleet of robust vessels take members on grand expeditions accompanied by explorers and scientists, artists and filmmakers. The trade-off is that customers must dedicate a certain percentage of their vessel’s time to support vital marine research and conservation projects. Ultimately, Arksen’s mission is to inject purpose into luxury travel and to facilitate philanthropic adventures.

Jasper Smith is the brain

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GHOST ADVENTURES: HORROR AT JOE EXOTIC ZOO Travel Channel Special Premieres October 29th

The cat’s out of the bag – the Joe Exotic Zoo is haunted. As the world has recently witnessed, the Greater Wynnewood Animal Park has a history marred by tragedy and drama. But believe it not, there’s another chapter in this sensational saga. Park staff regularly experience mysterious and unexplained activity, which they are sure is connected to the park’s ill-reputed events.

Now, the “Ghost Adventures” crew – Zak Bagans,

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Joe Exotic’s zoo is apparently haunted so they called ‘Ghost Adventures’

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Is Tiger King star Joe Exotic‘s former zoo really haunted? Well, the Ghost Adventures team is on a mission to find the answer.

Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Jay Wasley and Billy Tolley are heading to the Greater Wynnewood Animal Park this Halloween.

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Exotic is currently serving 22 years in prison for

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Why The Ghost Adventures Crew Is Investigating Joe Exotic’s Zoo

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Ghost Adventures: Horror at Joe Exotic Zoo Two-Hour Special Premieres Oct. 29

The Joe Exotic Zoo is haunted, according to the Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures team. The Greater Wynnewood Animal Park has a troubled and notorious history, but that’s only part of the story. Staff at the park say they experienced mysterious and unexplained activity on a routine basis. They believe the phenomena is connected to the park’s past. In Ghost Adventures: Horror at Joe Exotic Zoo, Zak Bagans and his

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Ghost Adventures Team Says Investigation Into Tiger King Zoo Had “Surprises at Every Turn”

Now that we’re officially in October, Travel Channel fans have a number of thrilling stories to check out during their “Ghostober” slate of programming, with Ghost Adventures: Horror at Joe Exotic Zoo premiering on October 29th. As audiences witnessed during Netflix’s Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, a number of unbelievable events occurred at Joe Exotic’s G.W. Zoo, with the Ghost Adventures team encountering even more strange occurrences than

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Keeping Pandemic Precautions in Mind During Group Outdoor Adventures

“This is the crux move, keep me tight,” Crista barked from 60 feet above us, as she prepared for the biggest risk of the route. Lead climbing (without the safety of a rope secured to an anchor above her), the next few moves—a slabby foothold and a crimpy handhold by her fingertips—would dictate a clean send or a big whip down of nearly 25 feet. These quick words were a

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How to Keep Pandemic Safety in Mind During Group Outdoor Adventures

“This is the crux move, keep me tight,” Crista barked from 60 feet above us, as she prepared for the biggest risk of the route. Lead climbing (without the safety of a rope secured to an anchor above her), the next few moves—a slabby foothold and a crimpy handhold by her fingertips—would dictate a clean send or a big whip down of nearly 25 feet. These quick words were a

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Grey nomads take on grand adventures

For a fair few years now, grey nomads have been doing their Big Lap (driving around Australia), or criss-crossing the country in their motorhome, SUV or 4WD, often with a caravan or camper-trailer in tow.



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Or they’re simply going on frequent and brief, short-distance trips to get away from their home.

They’ve been quietly driving

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Two Brits’ cosmic adventures named among greatest space triumphs of all time

THE cosmic adventures of two Brits have been named among the greatest space triumphs of all time.

A poll of 2,000 adults voted Helen Sharman becoming the first British astronaut in space and Tim Peake’s five-month stay on the International Space Station among the top 20 moments.

Helen Sharman became the first British astronaut in space

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Tim Peake stayed on the International Space Station for five months

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Tim Peake stayed on the International Space
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Michael Palin’s 30 years of travelogue adventures



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Michael Palin: Travels of a Lifetime



Michael Palin sitting in front of a book shelf: Michael Palin: Travels of a Lifetime.


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Michael Palin: Travels of a Lifetime.

8pm, BBC Two

Ex-Monty Python comic and travelogue veteran Michael Palin fronts this gentle retrospective series charting his three decades making travel documentaries. We open with Palin reminiscing about his first adventure – travelling round the world in 80 days, following Jules Verne’s fictional

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Broadcaster and author Jeremy Vine recalls his travel adventures

The ingredients for the perfect getaway? Broadcaster Jeremy Vine reveals that he just needs a good book and a deckchair for a happy holiday

Broadcaster and author Jeremy Vine

Broadcaster and author Jeremy Vine

This week broadcaster and author Jeremy Vine checks into our travel Q&A.

He talks about his earliest travel memory, his favourite

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The True Adventures of Wolfboy Trailer Stars Jaeden Martell

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Are you wearing a shirt you don’t care about? Good. Because the trailer for The True Adventures of Wolfboy is gonna make you freaking cry all over, and those damn wolfboy tears are gonna stain that shirt. Sure you don’t care about it? It’s okay to change. Okay, I believe you, let’s keep going.

Jaeden Martell, whom you might know from the It saga, stars as our titular “wolfboy,”

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Extreme Travel Adventures For 2021, Inspired By Your Favorite 2020 Survival TV Shows

If you feel like you’ve watched nearly everything on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu by now, don’t worry – you’re not alone. Netflix’s viewership was already on the rise prior to COVID-19-related shutdowns, and by March, streaming was up by

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ROSIE READER Launches Literary Adventures for Children Ages 3 to 5 – Press Release

Mom and 3-year-old daughter create play-based website filled with book-inspired activities and free printables for little kids to provide literary escapism, virtual resources for parents, and encourage reading amid pandemic

Sep. 28, 2020 / PRZen / NEW YORK — All dressed for preschool and kindergarten and nowhere to go is the new reality this fall for many 3 to 5-year olds, but a new website called ROSIE READER wants to
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Invest in One of These Tiny Travel Trailers for Endless Adventures

This year has already seen a resurgence of camping excursions and the great American road trip, with more and more people craving outdoor escapes, nearby retreats, and socially distant getaways. And the way things are shaping up with the novel coronavirus pandemic, these trends are likely to continue in the months—and quite possibly years—to come. We’re all for getting outside and exploring the hidden gems right in our own backyard.

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A Quadriplegic, a Specialty Van and a Lifetime of Adventures

Kirk Williams loved racing mountain bikes and “enjoyed playing on anything that had a motor,” he said.

Katie Renker, a photographer and musician, chained herself to big pink boats in climate protests and sang songs with refugee choirs.

Mr. Williams graduated in 2009 with a degree in sociology from the University of Colorado in Boulder, “although after spending a semester abroad in Ghana, Africa, I knew my career path was

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