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From sunrise to sunset Lake Tahoe is beautiful

Filed in Western USA by on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
From sunrise to sunset Lake Tahoe is beautiful

At 35km long and 19km wide, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in the United States. It is also our second deepest lake at right around 500 meters deep. It contains enough water to provide every man, woman and child in the country with 200 liters of water a day, every day, for 5 […]

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Seattle, a city oozing with coolness

Filed in Northwest USA by on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Seattle, a city oozing with coolness

Some cities try hard to be cool and some, well, they just are cool. Glasgow and Melbourne, for example, are two of my favourites – the kind of places where if you don’t like them, well, your loss, because the locals are pretty happy thank you so just carry on your own sweet way. And […]

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Wild, rugged and beautiful, that’s Alaska!

Filed in Alaska, Wildlife by on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Wild, rugged and beautiful, that’s Alaska!

The trouble with working in travel is that you’re always reading about amazing places to see and beautiful images surround you, constantly inspiring and tempting you to book another flight. I have been lucky enough to travel to some incredible places this year, but now I’ve returned I am looking to 2015 and wondering where […]

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Hiking & Horse Riding in Jackson

Filed in Northwest USA by on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Hiking & Horse Riding in Jackson

Jackson, Wyoming is a beautiful old west town located at the base of the Grand Teton mountain range. World renowned for its natural beauty, Jackson is also the base for dozens of interesting and exciting excursions. With so much to choose from, we had to get a jump on the day to make the most […]

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Finding the Pack: Wolf tracking in Yellowstone National Park

Filed in Nature, Northern USA by on August 11, 2014 1 Comment
Finding the Pack: Wolf tracking in Yellowstone National Park

Without a doubt the Yellowstone Wildlife Walks tour has one of the best itineraries of any Grand American Adventures tours.   With three nights in the towering peaks and rugged wilderness of Glacier National Park, two nights in Jackson Hole Wyoming, allowing ample time to wander the breathtaking scenery of Grand Tetons National Park. Bear, elk, […]

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A Musical Journey through the Deep South

Filed in Deep South by on August 4, 2014 4 Comments
A Musical Journey through the Deep South

I’ve often heard the Deep South described as a ‘musical landscape’, so when I chose to go on the Deep South & Delta Blues tour I knew I was about to embark on a musical journey. I chose to do the special departure of this trip as it was timed to be in town for the […]

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Unexpected wonders of the Rockies

Filed in Canada by on August 4, 2014 1 Comment
Unexpected wonders of the Rockies

It’s well known that the Canadian Rockies is a pretty picture-perfect place, but I don’t think I was quite prepared for the incredible beauty which awaited me on my recent visit to the region. A lot is made of the mountains of Banff National Park, perhaps the most famous of the Rocky Mountain National Parks; […]

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Dining with great views in the USA

Filed in The USA by on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Dining with great views in the USA

Everyone knows there are certain things that can make or break a holiday – food being one of them. Luckily in the USA it’s hard to go wrong on that front, whether your budget stretches to Michelin-starred gourmet or you just fancy a simple hot dog with all the trimmings. (Tip: if you’re in Chicago […]

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One of the most beautiful places on earth

Filed in Western USA by on July 22, 2014 0 Comments
One of the most beautiful places on earth

Yosemite National Park is truly one of the most beautiful places on earth. It is home to mountains and valleys, rivers and lakes, waterfalls, a huge array of wildlife and my favourite mountain in the world, Half Dome. I can honestly say that no matter how many times I come here, it never ceases to […]

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A California Condor Flyby

Filed in Western USA by on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
A California Condor Flyby

Day 12 of a National Parks Lodges trip takes us from the iconic sandstone formations of Monument Valley, to the often out of reach, and quietly spectacular North Rim of Grand Canyon. This trip is full of highlight destinations including Yosemite, Yellowstone, Monument Valley and the Grand Canyon, but on this day, there is an […]

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