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Creating lifelong meaningful friendships from your hometown through traveling the world. Looking for excitement and adventure while discovering new cultures, foods and making incredible bonds and memories!
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Happy Monday! Wouldn't you rather be doing this......

Happy Monday! Wouldn't you rather be doing this...... | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
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Then going to meetings all day? 

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Friday Travel Geography Quiz

Friday Travel Geography Quiz | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Do you know where to find the Stonehammer Geopark? That's just one of the questions in this week's challenging travel geography quiz.
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Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a wonderful week and stayed warm as winter unofficially started here in North America. Here's your weekly travel quiz. Enjoy your weekend. 

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10 sunrises worth waking up for

10 sunrises worth waking up for | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
10 sunrises worth waking up for
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While on vacation one of the must do's is you have to see a sunrise or sunset.

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Unexpected and Unrepeatable: How to Enjoy a Truly Authentic Travel Experience

Unexpected and Unrepeatable: How to Enjoy a Truly Authentic Travel Experience | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
One of the things I love most about traveling is that it reminds me just how fundamentally decent and good most people are. And talking to them is crucial to unlocking the genuine and authentic in travel. To be honest, instead of bemoaning the evils ...
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How to we find that true authentic travel experience nowadays? Is it possible still? 

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The World's Best Island- Can you guess?

The World's Best Island- Can you guess? | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it

Introducing Palawan, the greatest island that the world has to offer.


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Odyssey Treks 13 Day Island Hop Palawan and Luzon Tour - Creating local friendships through adventure travel

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Northern Lights near Canmore Alberta

A strong solar wind coupled with a few surprise CME impacts help spark some beautiful Aurora across much of Canada and the Northern US. The video is made up of…
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One of nature's most spectacular light shows! 

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Happy Monday! Wouldn't you rather be here....

Happy Monday! Wouldn't you rather be here.... | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
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Relaxing and enjoying Thai cuisine, learning to dive and rock climbing then shoveling snow and staying warm this week? 

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All Aboard: 10 Train Vacations That Are Totally off the Rails

All Aboard: 10 Train Vacations That Are Totally off the Rails | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
From Mexico to Canada to Napa, here are the most searched train vacation on Yahoo.
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The best way to see a country is by rail. Try to avoid flying from city to city when you can ride the rails and see the country. 

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Smackdown: Battle of the Chinatowns — New York vs. San Francisco

Smackdown: Battle of the Chinatowns — New York vs. San Francisco | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Each week, Yahoo Travel pits rival destinations against each other to determine once and for all which one is the best. Up this week are two Chinatowns: San Francisco vs. New York City.
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Another East Coast West Coast battle. What city has the better Chinatown? 

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What's Number One? The Most Visited Attractions in the World

What's Number One? The Most Visited Attractions in the World | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Where we choose to spend our vacation time says a lot about what we value. So what is the most-visited tourist attraction in the world? And can 91 million people visiting the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul be wrong? Read on to see the top 10.
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Before reading can you guess? What do you think is the most visited attraction in the world? 

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Higher places: On the trail of the Dalai Lama in India

Higher places: On the trail of the Dalai Lama in India | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Whether or not you get to shake the Dalai Lama's hand, the hills around Dharamsala offer a spiritual journey full of energy.
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Any trip to India will lead you on the path to enlightenment as many spiritual seekers have found. India is simply like no other and it's incredible. 

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9 Vacations That Make You a Better Person

9 Vacations That Make You a Better Person | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
These days, it’s all about taking trips with purpose. Whether you’re striving to give back to others or to get healthier and more mindful, you can work on your soul, not just your tan line.
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Taking any kind of adventure travel vacation will ultimately open your eyes to the world and be appreciative of what you have. These trips even more so....so what are you waiting for? Go travel! 

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Whoop! Alberta's Ski Hills Are Almost Ready For You!

Whoop! Alberta's Ski Hills Are Almost Ready For You! | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Rejoice, skiers and snowboarders! Lake Louise Ski Resort officially opens this week.

And while Lake Louise is the first hill to open in Alberta, the other resorts aren't too far behind. Soon you'll be able to rip down many of the mountains in the...
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Aren't you excited? It's almost ski and snowboard season! 

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A Pink Lake and Bleeding Glacier? Here Are 12 of the World's Most Jaw-Dropping Natural Wonders

A Pink Lake and Bleeding Glacier? Here Are 12 of the World's Most Jaw-Dropping Natural Wonders | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Mother Nature creates some crazy sights - check out these 12 crazy natural wonders.
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Natural Wonders are a big reason why people need to travel and see this incredible planet we live on. 

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Our world is amazing!

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Shooting Location Photography – On Assignment

Shooting Location Photography – On Assignment | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
National Geographic Traveler magazine is celebrating its 30th anniversary this fall. To commemorate this milestone, we asked 12 of our longtime photographers to select their favorite images shot on...
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Photo tip- Shoot dark for dark. When the subject is very dark, underexpose the camera meter, since it’s always trying to average the scene out to approximately 18 percent gray. Use the exposure compensation dial all the time to adjust my settings.

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Action Heroes Wanted: Planning Your Adventure Vacation In Alberta

Action Heroes Wanted: Planning Your Adventure Vacation In Alberta | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Let’s be real: you're no average winter sports enthusiast. While the rest of us are sauntering down the mountain anticipating the chalet, you're bombing down black diamond runs with reckless abandon. While most of us are fine with the bunny hil...
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Alberta is an adventurers paradise....so it's time to explore and have fun! 

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I Have Faith: The Quest For the Perfect Travel Partner

I Have Faith: The Quest For the Perfect Travel Partner | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Editor Paula Froelich is on a quest to find her perfect travel partner. Because she knows the best life partner is someone you can travel with.
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We are all looking for the perfect travel partner and it certainly isn't easy to find. 

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The last unexplored side of the Serengeti

The last unexplored side of the Serengeti | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Off-limits for more than two decades, eastern Serengeti's remote Soit Le Motonyi region is newly accessible to visitors – and quickly gaining a reputation as a hot spot for big cats.
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The best part about it is - unspoiled, undriven, unphotographed and most definitely unpeopled! Talk about having the animals to yourself. 

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Chile's 'Dead Sea' Lets You Swim In The Desert

Chile's 'Dead Sea' Lets You Swim In The Desert | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Chile a land with different travel experiences for everyone. Visitors can hike up mountains, walk on glaciers, stargaze in the desert and swim in the ocean. Or travelers can wine taste in beautiful vineyards or explore a colorful, abandoned town.

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Odyssey Treks 13 Day Best of Chile- Creating local friendships through adventure travel 

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9 World Heritage Sites That Will Leave You in Awe

9 World Heritage Sites That Will Leave You in Awe | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
UNESCO was created in 1945 as a means to help ensure the preservation of our natural, cultural, and intellectual heritage. Of the nearly 1,000 awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage sites, the following places should be at the top of your list.
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Taking World Heritage Site Vacations will leave you speechless! So what are you waiting for? Go travel! Odyssey Treks-Creating local friendships through adventure travel

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Friday Travel Geography Quiz

Friday Travel Geography Quiz | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Can you name the smallest nation in Asia? That's just one of the questions in this week's challenging travel geography quiz.
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TGI Friday! Here's your weekly travel quiz to test your geography knowledge. Do you have any travel plans for the weekend or next week? 

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10 Top Tourist Attractions in Chile

10 Top Tourist Attractions in Chile | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific, Chile is sometimes called the longest country in the world. It is never more than 180 km (112 miles) wide,...
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Odyssey Treks 13 Day Best of Chile - Creating local friendships through adventure travel 

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What should I drink in your country?

What should I drink in your country? | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
Every culture has at least one unique libation that visitors must try.
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Local beers and cocktails are always something you should try when visiting a country. What's your favourite  country's drink? 

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Travel Greece

Travel Greece Panasonic Gh3 Leica 25mm 1.4 Panasonic 7-14mm Canon 24-105mm
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It's cold and feeling like winter. So here's your WARNING- you might feel the urge to jump on a plane and go! 

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World's 15 best rivers for travelers

World's 15 best rivers for travelers | Creating long lasting friendships through adventure travel | Scoop.it
The greatest river experiences on the planet.
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For the criteria used what is the most important to you? 1)Scenic beauty 2)Nature and wildlife 3)Adventure 4)Activity options

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