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Grand American Adventures’ photography competition finalists!

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Grand American Adventures’ photography competition finalists!

On every Grand American Adventures’ trip you’ll visit some truly breathtaking locations and there is only one way to make sure that special place stays with you and that is making sure your trusty camera is by your side at all times. We are sent in many inspiring images from lots of our passengers and […]

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Monument Valley & The Navajos

Filed in The USA by on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Monument Valley & The Navajos

Monument Valley is a stop most of our tours make between Grand Canyon National Park and the adventure sport capital of America, Moab UT. Its iconic sandstone mesas, buttes and panicles have provided the setting for countless western movies over the past 75 years. The North and South Mittens are possibly the most recognizable rock […]

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A visit to New Orleans aka “The Big Easy”

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A visit to New Orleans aka “The Big Easy”

New Orleans – aka “NOLA”, aka “The Big Easy” – seems different to the rest of America. You could almost not be in the USA. There’s a languid, tropical feeling in the air as soon as you land – on my visit the effect being enhanced by touching down in the middle of a monsoon. […]

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Why should the USA be on your travel bucket list?

Filed in The USA by on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Why should the USA be on your travel bucket list?

The USA is truly a nation of superlatives. Boasting everything from the biggest trees to the grandest of canyons, it also plays host to some of the most cosmopolitan and vibrant cities on the planet. But because it is so ubiquitous in our everyday lives – films, music and food from America saturate our shores […]

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5 worries that every solo traveller can overcome

Filed in General musings, The USA by on April 24, 2015 0 Comments
5 worries that every solo traveller can overcome

Being a single traveller opens up a world of possibilities to you. Unfettered by the desires of anyone else, you are utterly free to fulfill your travel aspirations. Often the only thing that gets in the way is fear; the closer you come to booking your trip, the larger your worries seem to loom. But […]

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10 reasons why travelling in your 30s is better than your 20s

Filed in General musings by on April 16, 2015 4 Comments
10 reasons why travelling in your 30s is better than your 20s

So you’ve turned 30 and everyone around you has got their lives together. Your Facebook feed is inundated with images of engagement ring-laden hands, your friends are talking about *that* promotion at work that will propel their careers, and baby showers are becoming a regular weekend occurrence. You’ve been told that the ’30 milestone’ is […]

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Top 5 National Parks in Costa Rica

Filed in Central America by on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
Top 5 National Parks in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is an incredible country, there is no doubt about it! From their Pura Vida living to stunning scenery everywhere you look, and all the wildlife you could hope to see on one trip. Any time spent in this awe-inspiring place will blow you away. We have chosen our top 5 national parks around […]

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Finding peace and quiet in Yosemite

Filed in Western USA by on April 9, 2015 1 Comment
Finding peace and quiet in Yosemite

Hidden away in the northwest corner of Yosemite National Park is one of my favorite places to visit during the busy summer months. Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is a man made lake, which fills the Hetch Hetchy Valley. The O’Shaughnessy Dam constructed between 1915 and 1922 block the Tuolumne River creating a source of drinking water […]

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Two weeks & a lifetime of friendship

Filed in General musings by on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Two weeks & a lifetime of friendship

They often say that travelling broadens the mind,  it offers curious travellers spectacular landscapes, thrilling adventures and life-changing experiences. Over the years, we have seen first hand the forging of lifelong friendships, relationships, and even marriages, all from just a band of strangers getting together over their love of travel. During your trip to the USA, you […]

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A nation of sport lovers

Filed in North America, Sport by on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
A nation of sport lovers

In a country as large and disparate as the USA, there’s really only one glue that truly holds the nation together, and that’s sport. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Boston Red Sox baseball fan, or passionately support the Dodgers on the other side of the coast, it’s the overall love of the game – […]

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