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Take a walk on the wild side

Filed in The USA by on March 5, 2015 0 Comments
Take a walk on the wild side

Sometimes it can be hard to see the wood from the trees, especially when you never get to see many trees or woods in the first place. We urbanites – used to traipsing to work on a train, or stuck in infernal traffic jams – might forget there’s a big wide world out there. But […]

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10 Amazing North American Winter Wonderlands

Filed in North America by on March 2, 2015 0 Comments
10 Amazing North American Winter Wonderlands

America has been experiencing one of the coldest winters on record and most of the East Coast has spent the last couple of months covered in a blanket of snow, and amongst the chaos there have been some incredibly beautiful wintery images of cities and iconic landmarks transformed by the extreme weather. This bout of […]

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My favourite spot in Olympic National Park

Filed in Northwest USA by on February 27, 2015 0 Comments
My favourite spot in Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park is full of natural beauty, and a variety of ecosystems so close to each other that in a single day you can travel to a beach, a rainforest and a glacier, and still be back to camp in time for dinner. A national park that is often overlooked, Olympic is a difficult […]

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Exploring beautiful Baxter State Park

Filed in Eastern USA by on February 26, 2015 1 Comment
Exploring beautiful Baxter State Park

Our journey to walk on the Appalachian Trail started with a stop in beautiful Baxter State Park in upstate Maine. Baxter State Park is unique for many reasons. Former Maine Governor Percival Baxter donated the land and created this park as part of his lifelong mission to preserve wilderness areas forever for the people of […]

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Getting caught in a Bison Jam

Filed in Northwest USA by on February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Getting caught in a Bison Jam

When most people book a Grand American Adventures tour, they are looking to leave behind the grind of their everyday lives, and escape to the wild National Parks of North America. The Parks offer a refuge for city dwellers where wildness and silence are abundant, and the stressors of their everyday lives float away like […]

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5 Reasons why you should have your own ‘Wild’ experience

Filed in General musings by on February 3, 2015 0 Comments
5 Reasons why you should have your own ‘Wild’ experience

As soon as everyone heard that Hollywood were making Cheryl Strayed’s Pacific Crest Trail journey into a movie we couldn’t have been more excited. Not just because it takes place in an area of the world that we are all so passionate about, but also because we all love a good ole’ fashioned adventure! Nothing […]

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The interesting people you meet along the way

Filed in General musings by on February 2, 2015 1 Comment
The interesting people you meet along the way

Travel isn’t just about the places you visit and the photos you take: it’s just as much about the people you meet along the way and the ability to make life-long memories and friendships and share experiences. Of course breaking free from your routine can be quite a daunting challenge in the first place, and […]

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5 of the most breath-taking locations in Alaska

Filed in Alaska by on February 2, 2015 3 Comments
5 of the most breath-taking locations in Alaska

Alaska the ‘Last Frontier’ is the ultimate destination for travellers who want to experience nature at its very best! With over 20 hours of daylight during the height of summer and more wildlife than you can wave a stick at, Alaska really is a travellers paradise. Everywhere you go you will experience stunning backdrops and […]

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Journey the entire length of Vancouver Island

Filed in Canada by on January 27, 2015 0 Comments
Journey the entire length of Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is one of the largest islands in the Pacific and is the perfect place for escaping and spending some time relaxing in and amongst some stunning Canadian scenery. Catch the ferry across and discover amazing beaches where you can wander for miles, lush pine forests and a whole host of parks, gardens and […]

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Touring Monument Valley with a Navajo Guide

Filed in Southwest by on January 22, 2015 1 Comment
Touring Monument Valley with a Navajo Guide

Monument Valley is the heart of the Navajo Nation. In the dozens of times I have visited over the years, every single time has been an amazing experience. Of all of the destinations we visit in the desert southwest of the United States, Monument Valley is probably the one that will hold a special corner […]

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