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An Giang: Four jailed for anti-State propaganda

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Vuong Van Tha (Source: VNA) An Giang (VNA) –The An Giang provincial People’s Court on January 23 sent four men to jail for “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Clause 2 of Article 88 of the 2009 Penal Code. Vuong Van Tha, 49, from Vinh Hau commune, An Phu […]

The best planet for wine? Planet Bordeaux

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TweetPlanet Bordeaux represents Bordeaux and Bordeaux Superieur and is the largest winegrowers’ association in France. The group includes 7 AOCs: Bordeaux Blanc, Bordeaux Superieur Blanc, Bordeaux Rose, Bordeaux Clairet, Bordeaux Rouge, Bordeaux Superieur Rouge and sparkling Cremant de Bordeaux – Continue reading →

Tales by Light

Tales by Light

by richardianson @ Richard I'Anson

I’m honoured to be one of five photographers selected for the new National Geographic Channel series Tales by Light. The six part series follows in the footsteps of Art Wolfe, Darren Jew, Krystle Wright, Peter Eastway and myself as we travel around the world for our craft. Shot in 15 countries over the course of one year, Tales by Light is an insight into what it takes to capture images that tell powerful stories. The series was produced, directed and shot […]

Nichols Expeditions Bhutan Bike Tours

by AWebStudio @ Nichols Expeditions

Located high in the majestic Himalayas and nestled between Tibet and India is the small Kingdom of Bhutan. Bhutan Biking Tours will take you on uncrowded roads through pastoral valleys dotted with Buddhist monasteries and forests of pine and rhododendron. Subscribe to our YouTube...

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Rebuild Nepal: Kshamawati Higher Secondary School

by c7tR4v3L @ Community Project Travel, voluntourism, volunteer travel, Service Learning, in Nepal, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia

Years: 2015/2016 Located: Dolakha district | # Students attending 470 students |  | Life in the region the people of this region are predominantly from the ethnic group called Thamis, and they face the challenge of limited access to education. The World Expeditions Foundation has been assisting this school since 2013 with the construction of a residential hostel for the students. ...
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Vietnam Hero

by sheryl shafer @ vietnam tours – Essential History Expeditions

50 years ago last week Father Angelo Litecky, priest of 4th Battalion, 12th Infantry, earned the Medal of Honor for his heroism in bringing 20 wounded men to safety in a very tough battle in Bien Hoa. The article in the link below tells the incredible story. Join us next April 16-29, 2018 as we … Continue reading Vietnam Hero

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Top 10 Travel Trends That Will Make 2018 the Most Adventurous Year Yet

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

Adventure travel pioneers Exodus Travels predict this year’s hottest travel trends inspiring travelers to explore the world in a way they’ve never imagined possible Exodus Travels has been helping adventurers see the world differently for almost half a century. Decades of travel experience in 100+ countries, an award-winning reputation for responsible tourism, an excitement to...

Aurora Borealis, Norway

Aurora Borealis, Norway

by richardianson @ Richard I'Anson

For four nights in late October I went out to photograph the aurora borealis with Marianne and George from Marianne’s Heaven on Earth Aurora Chaser Tours in Tromso, Norway. These images are from the two most spectacular nights. Chasing, watching, waiting and shooting the aurora is now right up there with my most memorable adventures. It was a truly exciting travel and photographic experience.

Vietnam

Vietnam


Country Holidays Singapore

After centuries of occupation by foreigners and suffering from the Vietnam War era, Vietnam is now part of Asia’s 21st century boom. Nature has blessed Vietnam with a bountiful harvest of soaring mountains, long coastline and radiant rice fields.Discover the slower, more traditional Hanoi, feel the romance while cruising on the Halong Bay, explore the cultural heart in the central by walking the quiet Hoi An town, wandering through the forbidden city in Hue, wake up in the Mekong Delta and slide through the floating market, get lost in Ho Chi Minh City, a city of contrast or catch the hill tribe market in Sapa. With the amazing array of attractions for travellers and the aromas of world-famous street food combine to make Vietnam an unforgettable travel experience. 

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Conducts First Ever Biodiversity Assessment by Citizen Science in South Georgia

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

BioBlitz in the Sub-Antarctic to Continue on Expedition in March 2018 Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic, the global leader of expedition cruises and adventure travel experiences, has completed the first stage in their pilot Citizen Science BioBlitz in the Sub-Antarctic, marking the first ever biodiversity assessment done by citizen science in South Georgia. With a resounding 80%...

A Family of Voluntourists

by c7tR4v3L @ Community Project Travel, voluntourism, volunteer travel, Service Learning, in Nepal, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia

In September 2014, Brisbane mother and daughter team, Robbie and Molly Wagner set off for Tanzania to help bring clean water to a Masai school. Let’s hear what motivated them to work on their holiday and find out whether they’d do it again. Q. Robbie, this is the second Community Project in Tanzania that you’ve ...
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Great Savings for British Tourists

by blue @ Wild Earth Adventures

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Sicily Italy Biking Tour

by AWebStudio @ Nichols Expeditions

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean, and we will ride a counterclockwise loop on the western side of the island. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

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PM hails journalists’ contributions to creating public trust

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

 PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (front row, center) meets Vietnam’s media representatives in Hanoi on January 22, 2018.  He made the remark at his meeting with leaders of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Communication and Education, the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Vietnam Journalists’ Association (VJA), and press agencies. The PM said the media […]

CCM Spitfire: The world’s fastest-selling handmade motorcycle?

by Julian @ Asia Motorcycle Tours – Ride Expeditions

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Croatia Self Guided Bike Tours Video

by AWebStudio @ Nichols Expeditions

Croatia Self Guided Bike Tours feature the most beautiful areas along the Croatian coast with quiet roads, ancient villages, lavender fields and UNESCO World Heritage sites. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

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Vietnam’s aquatic product exports hit US$2.8 billion

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The US, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea were leading importers of Vietnamese aquatic products, which accounted for 53.5% of the country’s export value. Also in May, Vietnam imported US$87 million worth of aquatic products, raising the five-month figure to US$508 million, up 28% year on year. According to the ministry, processing enterprises have […]

The Importance of Remembering

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

Here is a very interesting article on the importance of the US in the Great War, and the importance of remembering. https://www.msn.com/…/has-the-us-forgotten-abou…/ar-BBFYGdz… We will be leading a phenomenal expedition to France next July 1-7 to do just that — remember America in World war One. The beautiful French countryside adds to the trip! Check-out the … Continue reading The Importance of Remembering

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by c7tR4v3L @ Community Project Travel, voluntourism, volunteer travel, Service Learning, in Nepal, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia

Huilloc Healthy Cook Stove Project  Make your time in Peru truly memorable, help us build a healthier future for the children of Huilloc 3 ways you can help make Huilloc kitchens smoke free 1. Add a 4 day extension to your Peru Adventure 2. Join the 13 day Huilloc cook stove project combined with the Salcantay Trek ...
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Have a Genuine Germanic Experience with Insight Vacations’ ‘Oktoberfest’ Itinerary

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Tweet Every fall since 1810 Munich has hosted the world’s most famous beer festival, Oktoberfest! Last year over six million visitors came to drink beer, enjoy German food and enjoy the festive atmosphere. Insight Vacations®, the leader in premium guided vacations, is offering Continue reading →

Turkey Tour Images

Turkey Tour Images

by richardianson @ world expeditions – Richard I'Anson

Images from Turkey, shot on my photography tour for World Expeditions with a small group of enthusiast photographers. See the Turkey Gallery for more images.

No Men Allowed: World Expeditions Launches ‘Women Only’ Adventures

No Men Allowed: World Expeditions Launches ‘Women Only’ Adventures


AdventureTravelNews

More and more women seek the experience of an active adventure holiday Number of women travelling with World Expeditions now surpasses 50 per cent  Adventure travel specialist World Expeditions is introducing in 2017 an exciting new range of active adventures

Vietnam by Bike

Vietnam by Bike

by richardianson @ world expeditions – Richard I'Anson

On assignment for World Expeditions I joined a group on a 16 day trip travelling from Ha Long Bay to Ho Chi Minh City. The trip included a 9 day cycle ride covering around 650kms from Hue to Nha Trang through the central highlands. See more photographs in the Vietnam image gallery.

Complete travel money guide: Currency exchange rates, bank charges, prepaid cards and how to keep costs down abroad

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TweetNine in 10 Brits will overspend on holiday abroad this year because they’re either confused by the exchange rate or simply don’t care, according to a new poll. The research by Travel Money Club found travellers will spend more than Continue reading →

Traveller Stories: Helping Rebuild Nepal at Manju Shree Primary School

by c7tR4v3L @ Community Project Travel, voluntourism, volunteer travel, Service Learning, in Nepal, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia

The catastrophic earthquakes that shook Nepal on 25 April, 2015, left over 5000 schools across Nepal damaged. Our Rebuild Nepal Community Projects aim to help remote communities rebuild their schools, with the World Expeditions Foundation funding the projects. Sheila Groves was one of the generous travellers on our Manju Shree Primary School rebuild trip in ...
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World-Class Arts, Culture and Rock + Roll? Consider Cleveland in 2018

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Tweet The energy in Cleveland continues to rise with new developments, events and exhibitions throughout the area. From music and art to the outdoors and sports, visitors can experience the passion, creativity and history of this lakefront Midwest city and Continue reading →

Son Doong Expedition Gallery

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Learn about Amazing EHE Tours!

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

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Video Distribution for Adventure Travel Brands

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) is pleased to release “Distributing Online Video Content for Adventure Tourism Operators,” the third marketing report in its Adventure Marketing series. Each report in the Adventure Marketing series focuses on a platform or marketing tactic for adventure travel marketers. The first report focused on Instagram Stories and the second...

Indian ambassador calls Vietnam a focus of India’s Act East policy

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

 Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Parvathaneni Harish speaks at a conference in Vietnam on August 25, 2016 (baotintuc.vn) Ambassador Harish said he sees a huge potential for bilateral relations, especially since they were elevated to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. He said Vietnam and India are making an effort to reach a trade target of 15 billion […]

European firms stay positive on Vietnam’s business climate

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The index hit 78, seven points below the fourth quarter of 2016, but this does not mean that businesses are under alert or will not continue to explore such a high-potential economy as Vietnam, said EuroCham Chairman Jens Ruebbert. The survey showed most businesses (90%) are either maintaining or increasing their investments in Vietnam, adding […]

Rebuild Nepal: Shree Setibhume Secondary School

by c7tR4v3L @ Community Project Travel, voluntourism, volunteer travel, Service Learning, in Nepal, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia

Year: 2016 The Shree Setibhume School is located in Ramche in the Rasuwa district in Northern Nepal. The school is the biggest in the area. The people of this region are predominantly from the ethnic group called Tamang; they are poor and rely on subsistence farming. A large number of World Expeditions’ porters come from this ...
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Rebuild Nepal: Shree Setibhume Secondary School & Everest Base Camp

by c7tR4v3L @ Community Project Travel, voluntourism, volunteer travel, Service Learning, in Nepal, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia

This is your opportunity to donate more than just money, donate your time and physical effort to help Nepal rebuild its schools. Number of days: 21 Activities: 5 day community project travel | 12 day trek Departure date: From Kathmandu on 16 October 2016 PRICE & TRIP NOTES The Shree Setibhume School is located in ...
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Italy Art Exhibitions

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TweetART EXIBITIONS ASCOLI PICENO COLA OF AMATRICE – ECCENTRIC PAINTER BETWEEN PINTURICCIO AND RAPHAEL 17 Mar-30 Oct 2018 Museo Civico www.comuneap.gov.it   BERGAMO RAFFAELLO AND THE ECHO OF MYTH 27 January 2018- 6 May 2018 GAMeC ( Galleria d’Arte Moderna Continue reading →

Halong Bay, Vietnam Tours; Vietnam Cruises; Aqua Mekong

Halong Bay, Vietnam Tours; Vietnam Cruises; Aqua Mekong


Aqua Expeditions

Visit Halong Bay, Vietnam as an add on to a Mekong luxury cruise between Vietnam and Cambodia with Aqua Expeditions, a leader in cruise travel since 2007.

IMF raises global growth forecast

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

(Photo: rte.ie)  The global economy is now expected to grow 3.9% this year and next, two-tenths higher than predicted in October. However, in an update of its World Economic Outlook, the IMF added that US growth will likely start to weaken after 2022 as temporary spending incentives brought about by the tax cuts begin to expire. […]

Croatia, Iceland, Portugal and the United Kingdom – Along with Private and Custom Trips – Trending as 2018 Hot-Selling Backroads’ Active Travel Destinations

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

Shoulder Season Travel Grows as Guests Seek Off-Season Trips to Popular Destinations with Fewer Crowds Backroads, the world’s leading active travel company, today announced that as 2017 winds down and 2018 vacation-planning amps up, early booking trends show a significant uptick in interest in European offerings, including the ever-popular Croatia and Iceland departures. Destinations “across...

A – Z of Off-Road: A Blagger’s Guide

by Julian @ Asia Motorcycle Tours – Ride Expeditions

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World Expeditions | Reviews And Tours

World Expeditions | Reviews And Tours


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Marisol Mosquera of Aracari Named on 2018 Wendy Perrin’s WOW List

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

Aracari is excited to announce that founder & CEO, Marisol Mosquera, has been named on Wendy Perrin’s 2018 WOW List of Trusted Travel Experts for her expertise and connections in Peru and Bolivia! The Wendy Perrin WOW List is a selective and exclusive roundup of the world’s top destination specialists, with Wendy naming Marisol and...

Photography Tours and Workshops 2014 – 2015

Photography Tours and Workshops 2014 – 2015

by richardianson @ Richard I'Anson

The photography trips to Bamurru Plains in Australia’s Northern Territory, Tibet and Peru in the first half of this year provided lots of fantastic photo opportunities and travel experiences. There are still a couple more trips to go this year and the first of the 2015 photography tours and workshops are now open for booking. Follow the links for more info or feel free to email questions directly to me. Here’s what’s coming up. Switzerland, September 2014   I’m pleased to […]

Five tours not to miss in 2018

by Jason Dutton-Smith @ Well Travelled

More holiday-maker, than tour company, Collette draws on its 100 years of experience to make every tour a special one. And the five-star treatment on a Collette tour begins before you leave home, with an included private transfer to and from the airport. Add to this included excursions, accommodation, expert tour guides, most meals, comfortable transportation and […]

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Back-Roads Touring launches travel App

by Jason Dutton-Smith @ Well Travelled

Back-Roads Touring has launched its first mobile App  available free on Google Play and the App Store. Designed for Back-Roads customers, the new App allows travellers to load passport details and other personal information and access a group chat to connect with fellow passengers before, during and after their trip. Key features of the App, which can […]

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Stream Def Leopard on all platforms + Tour dates

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Tweet Full Catalog Of Def Leppard’s Diamond, Platinum & Multi-Platinum Iconic Albums Make Streaming And Download Debut Today Across All Digital Platforms news, press-release January 19, 2018 A+A- EMAILPRINT PR Newswire (paid press release): NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Beginning today at 12:01am local Continue reading →

10 years of Adventure in Canada!!!!

by blue @ Wild Earth Adventures

In 2003 the idea of creating new wilderness adventures in Canada was suggested to one of the major UK expedition [&hellip

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World Expeditions

World Expeditions


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World Expeditions has over 40 years of experience operating unique adventure holidays on the paths less travelled. They offer their travellers big adventures with a small footprint.Leaders in responsible adventure travelAuthentic experiences – their trips start where others endPioneers in designing ground breaking itinerariesSupported by some of the world’s most respected adventurersGreat value, high quality trips with all inclusive pricing and added comfortsExperts in creating flexible custom adventures

25 Awesome Things to Do With Kids in Bucks County

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Tweet You’ll never be bored in Bucks County! Enjoy these fun, educational and exciting activities with the whole family! BounceU, Langhorne Whether you’re looking for a great place for a kid’s birthday party or just looking to bounce the day away, Continue reading →

Everything you need to know about bike touring holidays | Seven West Travel Club

Everything you need to know about bike touring holidays | Seven West Travel Club


Seven West Travel Club

From kids to older travellers, cycling is the hot new way to explore at a different pace.

Pearl Harbor Commemoration

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

A year ago yesterday, Sheryl and I had the privilege, with our EHE guests and friends, to attend the national Pearl Harbor Memorial Ceremonies on the 75th commemoration of that dark day. Our great additional privilege was to escort one of our guests, Stan Van Hoose, who had been assigned as a navigator’s assistant on … Continue reading Pearl Harbor Commemoration

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Top 10 Cycle Tours: (#8) Central Vietnam

Top 10 Cycle Tours: (#8) Central Vietnam


Adventure before Avarice

A select few places in the world are synonymous with cycling. Vietnam is one of them. Think of this country and you might invariably picture a worker in a conical hat pedalling across rice levees, …

World War I Era Family

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

100 years ago on December 15th, my grandparents married on my grandmother Myrtle’s 18th birthday. Weeks later, Grandpa Bill received his draft notice to join the Army infantry. Earlier, when he’d tried to enlist, he’d been turned down for medical reasons. Now, in December 1917, he was determined fit. He underwent basic training and shipped … Continue reading World War I Era Family

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4 day: Huilloc Healthy Cook Stove Extension

by c7tR4v3L @ Community Project Travel, voluntourism, volunteer travel, Service Learning, in Nepal, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia

Make your time in Peru truly memorable, and help us make Huilloc kitchens smoke free! Number of days: 4 Activities: 2 days community project Accommodation: 1 night hotel, 2 nights homestay Departure date: daily year-round. MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 2 PEOPLE. PRICE & TRIP NOTES Highlights: Working alongside the people of Huilloc to install healthy cook stoves in some ...
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World Expeditions Food Tours | Food-based travel ideas | Food & Drink | The Weekend Edition

World Expeditions Food Tours | Food-based travel ideas | Food & Drink | The Weekend Edition


The Weekend Edition | What's on in Brisbane

If you’re a fiend for foodie adventures, World Expeditions is launching a new range of special itineraries that will make you very hungry.

Vietnam & the Free World Military Forces

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

On December 12, 1969, a 1,350-man Civic Action Group from the Army of the Philippines, departs South Vietnam. They were part of the Free World Military Forces, an effort by President Johnson to enlist allies for the war. By securing support, Johnson hoped to build an international consensus behind his Vietnam policies. The Philippine unit … Continue reading Vietnam & the Free World Military Forces

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Bhutan Tour Images

Bhutan Tour Images

by richardianson @ Richard I'Anson

Just back from a brilliant two weeks in Bhutan escorting a World Expeditions group around  some of the country’s highlights including Tiger’s Nest Monastery, the Paro festival, and the awesome Dzongs at Trongsa, Jakar and Punakha. Check out the image gallery for lots more photographs.

Vietnam: Ghosts of Our Fathers

by sheryl shafer @ vietnam tours – Essential History Expeditions

By Lt. Col.(ret) Brian M. DeToy, PhD & Sheryl Rankin Shafer Photo Credit: Sheryl Rankin Shafer Vietnam. The word itself conjured up so many images, so many memories for my wife and me. It was associated so deeply with our youth. I was born in 1962 on an Army camp on Okinawa and Sheryl a … Continue reading Vietnam: Ghosts of Our Fathers

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Wild Frontiers Rides Adventure Travel Wave in the US with Acquisition of California-based Travel Company Journeys Within

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

With interest in adventure travel at an all-time high, London-based adventure tour operator Wild Frontiers is further expanding its presence in the US market with the acquisition of California-based travel company, Journeys Within. The announcement coincides with an increase in Wild Frontiers US passengers, which has continued year over year growth in the past five...

Motorcycle Adventure Essentials: A Guide to Group Riding

by Julian @ Asia Motorcycle Tours – Ride Expeditions

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Best 2018 Adventure Trips Awards by Oxígeno Magazine

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

The Spanish adventure travel magazine Oxígeno has awarded O Camiño dos Faros and Kayak Agua Fresca as best national and international adventure trips for 2018. The awards were given during FITUR, the International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid. The winner in the international category was a sea kayak expedition in Chilean Patagonia organized by Kayak Agua...

Cold Weather Motorcycle Riding: Protect and Survive

by Julian @ Asia Motorcycle Tours – Ride Expeditions

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Churchill and Blenheim Palace – A Lifelong Fascination

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Tweet   Tags: Winston Churchill, Churchill, Blenheim Palace, Stately Home, what’s on, Churchill Tour, Oxfordshire, UNESCO World Heritage Site Churchill and Blenheim Palace – A Lifelong Fascination “At Blenheim I took two very important decisions; to be born and to marry. I am content with the decision I Continue reading →

Vietnam: Ghosts of Our Fathers

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

By Lt. Col.(ret) Brian M. DeToy, PhD & Sheryl Rankin Shafer Photo Credit: Sheryl Rankin Shafer Vietnam. The word itself conjured up so many images, so many memories for my wife and me. It was associated so deeply with our youth. I was born in 1962 on an Army camp on Okinawa and Sheryl a … Continue reading Vietnam: Ghosts of Our Fathers

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Videos and Stories: Argentina Continues To Inspire Three Months After Adventure Travel World Summit

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

In conjunction with the 2017 Adventure Travel World Summit held in Salta, Argentina, hundreds of travel professionals experienced Salta and other parts of the country during Pre-Summit Adventures and Day of Adventure activities. From Cafayate’s wine and trekking with llamas to Argentina’s newest national park and the magic of Salta itself, delegates discovered Argentina has...

Off the beaten track tours in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

Off the beaten track tours in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.


mrlinhhomestay

Mr Linh’s Adventure is a professional, enthusiastic travel company, specialising in off-the-beaten-track and jungle adventure tours in remote areas Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

Motorcycle Live 2017: Ride Expeditions PHOTO FEST

by Julian @ Asia Motorcycle Tours – Ride Expeditions

Every November the motorcycle Industry heads to Birmingham for the annual celebration of biking that is Motorcycle Live. Spread over multiple halls in the vast NEC and including a free FMX show, it’s a chance for the British public to see the latest offerings from the manufacturers, fresh from their debuts at the EICMA show. Oh and to get some

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Canoe Trip Photo Essay

by blue @ Wild Earth Adventures

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Vietnam Airlines plans more flights to Changzhou on U23 Vietnam’s final

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Le Quang Hai scores two goals in the semi-final match against Qatar (Source: AFC) Hanoi (VNA) – The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to add two return flights between Hanoi and HCM City and Changzhou city, Jiangsu province, China, on January 27 when U23 Vietnam play a final match against Uzbekistan of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) […]

“Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II”

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

“In the fall of 1941, mysterious letters appeared in the mailboxes of a select group of young women attending the Seven Sisters colleges. Chosen for their aptitude in such subjects as math, English, history, foreign languages and astronomy, the women were invited to meet one-on-one with senior professors. At Wellesley, the students were asked unusual … Continue reading “Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II”

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13 day: Huilloc Healthy Cook Stove Project & Salcantay Machu Picchu Trek

by c7tR4v3L @ Community Project Travel, voluntourism, volunteer travel, Service Learning, in Nepal, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia

Make your time in Peru truly memorable, and help us make Huilloc kitchens smoke free! Number of days: 13 Activities: 3 days community project | 4 days trek | 5  adventure touring Accommodation: 7 nights hotel, 2 nights homestay and 3 nights camp Departure date: 07 July 2017 PRICE & TRIP NOTES Highlights: Working alongside ...
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Off-Road Essentials: New Year Makeover

by Julian @ Asia Motorcycle Tours – Ride Expeditions

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Vietnam Veterans of America members honored

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

 A VVA representative hands over dossiers of Vietnamese martyrs to veterans of Quang Nam province (Photo: VNA) VUFO Vice President and Secretary General Don Tuan Phong said the VVA has handed over to the Defense Ministry of Vietnam 300 dossiers and other information on 12,000 Vietnamese soldiers who died or went missing during the war, and […]

Passing of Judge Finney, a Civil Rights Icon

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

“We cannot rewrite history, but we can right history.” ~ Judge John C. Hayes III of Rock Hill, SC in 2015 On Jan. 31, 1961, 10 black students sat at a whites-only lunch counter at a local Rock Hill store and asked to be served. Dragged by police from their stools, the protesters, from nearby … Continue reading Passing of Judge Finney, a Civil Rights Icon

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World Expeditions launches ‘Women Only’ adventures - Well Travelled

World Expeditions launches ‘Women Only’ adventures - Well Travelled


Well Travelled

World Expeditions has launched women's only tours and itineraries to meet the growing demand for all female group travel. See all the adventures here.

Rebuild Nepal: Shree Manjushree Secondary School, Gorkha Region

by c7tR4v3L @ Community Project Travel, voluntourism, volunteer travel, Service Learning, in Nepal, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia

Number of days: 18 Activities: 4 days community project | 7 days trek Accommodation: 3 nights hotel | 14 nights wilderness Departure date: from Kathmandu on 25 November 2017 PRICE & TRIP NOTES Trip Highlights: Assist in the rebuilding of a mountain school that was badly damaged in the 2015 earthquakes Unique insights into the Gurung and Tamang culture as you work alongside the Gorkha ...
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Natural Habitat Adventures Unveils New Philanthropic Effort to Boost Local Conservation and Community Projects Around the World

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

Natural Habitat Adventures has launched Nat Hab Philanthropy, a new initiative to help fund grassroots conservation and community development projects in the places where they operate. As the conservation travel partner of World Wildlife Fund and the world’s first carbon-neutral travel company, Nat Hab has led the way in showcasing travel’s positive on-the-ground influence around...

Waterfront Opens at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

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Tweet Tags: museums, Arts & Culture, History, Black History Month, Women, NYC, Brooklyn, sustainability  New York’s First, Major Exhibition on Brooklyn’s Coastline Explores its Eclectic History and Global Impact   (Brooklyn, NY) – On January 20, 2018, Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) will open Waterfront, an immersive, multimedia exhibition that brings to Continue reading →

Turkey Tour Images

Turkey Tour Images

by richardianson @ Richard I'Anson

Images from Turkey, shot on my photography tour for World Expeditions with a small group of enthusiast photographers. See the Turkey Gallery for more images.

Bike, Hike & Sea Kayak in Turkey!

by AWebStudio @ Nichols Expeditions

Our Turkey Tour is an exciting Multi-sport Adventure in Turkey. The tour highlights include cycling along the exquisite southwestern coast, hiking to ancient ruins, sea kayaking and swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, and sailing on a traditional Turkish gulet. You will be introduce you...

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Frontiers North Adventures Releases First Sustainability Report

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

Sustainability Efforts Show Reduction in Per-Guest GHG Emissions Frontiers North Adventures, a leader in sustainable tourism in Canada’s North, has released its first sustainability report setting a benchmark for responsible growth. The report uses the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the international standard in sustainability reporting, to assess its environmental and social impact. “We feel it’s...

WWII American Hero Dies at 96

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

“These young Gestapo guys don’t even check papers well anymore.” ~ Irv Refkin A young Jewish-American OSS (Office of Strategic Services) spy during WWII, Refkin spent a lot of time behind enemy lines, usually disguised as a German corporal (“No one has ever noticed a corporal,” he said). On this occasion he was having drinks … Continue reading WWII American Hero Dies at 96

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Adventure Scales Conservation: What to Expect from the ATTA in 2018

by Casey Hanisko @ Adventure Travel News

Tourism, a $1.6 trillion USD industry, is increasingly being driven by waves of travelers yearning for transformative experiences, including new legions of travelers originating from China and other Asian markets. The unprecedented access to travel for people from all walks of life in all corners of the globe offers us working in the adventure travel...

Art Collection Aboard Seabourn Ovation

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TweetBeyond striking modern design, exceptional cuisine and Seabourn’s signature service, Seabourn’s newest vessel, Seabourn Ovation, is set to “wow” guests with a new world-class art collection when it launches this spring. At the invitation of designer Adam D. Tihany, a Continue reading →

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Win a place on my Bhutan Tour

Win a place on my Bhutan Tour

by richardianson @ Richard I'Anson

Thanks to Lonely Planet and World Expeditions here’s a great offer to start the new year – the chance to win a place on my upcoming Bhutan tour. Click here for details and good luck! It’s going to be a great trip.

Meet the Leading Minds of Myanmar with Khiri Travel

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

Tourists traveling with Khiri Travel in Myanmar can now meet and talk with Burmese royalty, artists, environmental activists, academics, and many more New for 2018, Khiri Travel Myanmar has launched ‘tour’ options for visitors to get up close and personal with thought leaders from across Burmese society. “Personal Stories and Encounters – Meet the Leading...

Vietnam international visitor figures down for May

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

According to data provided by the General Statistics Office, the number of international arrivals dropped significantly by 9% tallying in at 972,000 for May, the first month this year the numbers fell below one million. There were 1.2 million more inbound travellers this year through May versus the same period in 2016 for a cumulative […]

Amazonas Explorer Announces All Trips to Be Carbon Neutral in 2018

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

Following on from 2017 where they made all their office operations carbon neutral, Peru adventure operator Amazonas Explorer is delighted to announce that all your trips with them will also be carbon neutral in 2018. Working with Regenera, a fellow B-Corporation also in Peru, they compensate the carbon in the Manu National Park as part...

Nichols Expeditions Bhutan Bike Tours

by AWebStudio @ Asia – Nichols Expeditions

Located high in the majestic Himalayas and nestled between Tibet and India is the small Kingdom of Bhutan. Bhutan Biking Tours will take you on uncrowded roads through pastoral valleys dotted with Buddhist monasteries and forests of pine and rhododendron. Subscribe to our YouTube...

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Rebuild Nepal: Manju Shree Primary School

by c7tR4v3L @ Community Project Travel, voluntourism, volunteer travel, Service Learning, in Nepal, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia

Year: 2015 Location Solu Khumbu region of eastern Nepal | # Students attending 60 students | Grades From nursery to class 5 | # Teachers 7 teachers, 6 teachers paid by the government and 1 teacher is sponsored  | Surrounding villages that access the school Roshi, Lura, Aur Bout, Bhalu Khop, Danda Tol and Balduk. During the devastating earthquakes in April ...
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World Expeditions launches women-only adventures - Vacations & Travel Magazine

World Expeditions launches women-only adventures - Vacations & Travel Magazine


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World Expeditions has launched a new range of specially-crafted active travel adventures for women only

ROK province sets up representative office in Vietnam

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

It is not an organization that is legally allowed to do business or generate earnings. For these purposes, the Province would need to open a cooperation, joint stock company or establish a joint venture. The Gyeongbuk region is home to 5.5 million people and over 13% of the nation’s manufacturers including global conglomerates Samsung, LG, […]

Bike Tour of Vietnam and Cambodia

by AWebStudio @ Nichols Expeditions

Our Bike Tour of Vietnam and Cambodia combines two wonderful cycling destinations in Southeast Asia. We specialize in small, highly personalized tours. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

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First Steel Cut for Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. New Polar Vessel

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

Lindblad Expeditons and Ulstein Verft celebrated a milestone of the first polar new build in the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic fleet with the steel cutting on January 5, 2018 in Ulsteinvik, Norway. The ceremony marked the production start for the world’s foremost expedition ship, which is scheduled for delivery in 2020. The steel cutting ceremony was...

6 Camino Festivals Not to Miss in 2018

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Tweet   Tags: Camino de Santiago, Festivals, Camino festivals, Spain, Portugal, Galicia, hiking, walking The Camino de Santiago routes take pilgrims to towns and cities of fascinating history, culture and traditions. The best way to discover them is by joining locals in their ‘fiestas’, the Camino’s best-loved celebrations. Continue reading →

Vietnam wants closer defence training cooperation with India

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

Senior Lieutenant General Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the VPA, made the affirmation at a reception in Hanoi on May 29 for Major General Anil Dere, who is leading a delegation from the Indian National Defence University to Vietnam. Cooperation in personnel training is one of the ways to promote […]

Hang Va Expedition Gallery

by Ngoc Nguyen @ Oxalis Adventure Tours

Off Road Essentials: Should I wear a neck brace?

by Julian @ Asia Motorcycle Tours – Ride Expeditions

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Instagram discovers the remote town with the best beaches

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Tweet For years Esperance on Western Australia’s south coast has laid claim to being the home of the world’s best beaches. Now finally, thanks to the quest for that perfect social media photograph, the world has uncovered Australia’s best kept Continue reading →

Bike Tour of Vietnam and Cambodia

by AWebStudio @ Asia – Nichols Expeditions

Our Bike Tour of Vietnam and Cambodia combines two wonderful cycling destinations in Southeast Asia. We specialize in small, highly personalized tours. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

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Bhutan Tour Images

Bhutan Tour Images

by richardianson @ world expeditions – Richard I'Anson

Just back from a brilliant two weeks in Bhutan escorting a World Expeditions group around  some of the country’s highlights including Tiger’s Nest Monastery, the Paro festival, and the awesome Dzongs at Trongsa, Jakar and Punakha. Check out the image gallery for lots more photographs.

Win a place on my Bhutan Tour

Win a place on my Bhutan Tour

by richardianson @ world expeditions – Richard I'Anson

Thanks to Lonely Planet and World Expeditions here’s a great offer to start the new year – the chance to win a place on my upcoming Bhutan tour. Click here for details and good luck! It’s going to be a great trip.

Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism

by blue @ Wild Earth Adventures

  Nelson on the shores of Kootenay Lake is the hub of this beautiful holiday destination. As a local t-shirt [&hellip

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Exploring America’s great natural treasures

by Jason Dutton-Smith @ Well Travelled

With 59 national parks to explore, the United States is an ideal destination to reconnect with nature and the great outdoors.   Whether it’s the wildlife encounters, the towering rock formations, gushing geysers, verdant forests or creeping glaciers, the attractions to be found in the US national parks are diverse and extraordinary. It’s difficult to imagine that just […]

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A tropical paradise you’ve probably never heard of 

by Ben Stower @ Well Travelled

Malaysia has always lured travellers with its beachfront resorts and natural wonders around Sabah, Penang and Langkawi. However, it’s the islands off the coast of Terengganu that have become Asia’s newest and hottest tourist destination.   This spectacular group of pristine islands and marine parks offers equal measures of luxury relaxation and soft adventure if you want it, including jungle trekking, canoeing, snorkelling and diving around the South […]

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Vietnam Hero

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

50 years ago last week Father Angelo Litecky, priest of 4th Battalion, 12th Infantry, earned the Medal of Honor for his heroism in bringing 20 wounded men to safety in a very tough battle in Bien Hoa. The article in the link below tells the incredible story. Join us next April 16-29, 2018 as we … Continue reading Vietnam Hero

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Case Study: Elevating Tour Guide Training at Bicycle Adventures

by Dan Moore @ Adventure Travel News

Traditionally, a tour guide’s destination expertise was primarily harnessed to show travelers the route from Point A to Point B. After the advent of modern cartography, guides were needed to communicate with locals and arrange aspects of the itinerary. With today’s technology, these traditional guide roles are minimized, but guides are now essential for helping...

PM Phuc arrives in New York

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

He will attend a conference where he will meet local businesses, deliver a speech at the Global Heritage Fund, and meet representatives of the Vietnamese community in the US. Over the past years, the US has become one of the leading trade partners of Vietnam, with bilateral trade increasing by about 20 percent each year. […]

Adventure Motorcycle Tours: Guided versus Independent

by Julian @ Asia Motorcycle Tours – Ride Expeditions

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WTTC Announces Finalists for 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

by ATN Editor @ Adventure Travel News

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is pleased to announce the 15 finalists for its 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. The 2018 finalists cut across five continents in the following categories: Community, Destination, Environment, Innovation and People. The WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards, now in its 14th year, showcases business practices of the highest...

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Bhutan Cultural Hiking Tour

by AWebStudio @ Asia – Nichols Expeditions

The first part of our Bhutan Cultural Tour and Druk Path Trek will be an immersion into Bhutan’s history, culture and lifestyle. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, we will do several day hikes and visit a number of Bhutan’s most important sights. Overnight lodging...

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December 2017 Newsletter

by Julian @ Asia Motorcycle Tours – Ride Expeditions

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World Nomads Photography Scholarship

World Nomads Photography Scholarship

by richardianson @ Richard I'Anson

I have great pleasure in announcing that I’ve been selected as the new World Nomads Travel Photography Scholarship mentor. You’ve got until November 25, 2015 to apply for a chance to join me in capturing the stunning beauty and vibrant culture of one of my favourite countries, Nepal, on a 10-day all-expenses paid assignment. Visit World Nomads for more info and to enter now!

Sam Evans, travel videographer, photographer, wanderer

by Josipa Kosanovic @ Vacations & Travel Magazine

The video content artist whose life is an inspiration for many, opens up about his adventures on the job and the world he captures

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Vietnam & the Free World Military Forces

by sheryl shafer @ vietnam tours – Essential History Expeditions

On December 12, 1969, a 1,350-man Civic Action Group from the Army of the Philippines, departs South Vietnam. They were part of the Free World Military Forces, an effort by President Johnson to enlist allies for the war. By securing support, Johnson hoped to build an international consensus behind his Vietnam policies. The Philippine unit … Continue reading Vietnam & the Free World Military Forces

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Why you need to see Iceland

by Brent Rees @ Well Travelled

As seasoned travellers, we’re always on the lookout for new adventures recommended by fellow nomads. Iceland is one of those places people rave about once they’ve been but it’s not the kind of destination that immediately springs to mind when you’re daydreaming about your next jaunt overseas. Sure, the Northern Lights are high on many a bucket […]

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