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The Slow Cyclist Launches New Journeys in Zagori, Northern Greece

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In June 2019, The Slow Cyclist, specialists in expertly guided cycling and walking holidays for small groups, launches new, five-night journeys to the remote Pindos mountains of north-west Greece. They provide the perfect opportunity for curious travellers with a bit of juice in their legs to explore the scenic landscape of Zagori, a remote, cut-off corner of the Epirus region….

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Ecuador Horseback Riding Holiday: Haciendas, Volcanoes & Inca Trail

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Surtrek is excited to offer this 8-day/7-night “Camino Real” horseback riding tour that takes guests into the heart of the Ecuadorian Andes, passing through many of the country’s most beautiful and biologically diverse areas, including “the City of Flowers and Fruit” (Ambato), as well as typical Andean towns and villages such as Simiatug, Salinas de Bolívar and Guaranda.  As holidaymakers ride…

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The Slow Cyclist: Journeys to take time over

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The Slow Cyclist are specialists in expertly guided cycling and walking holidays for small groups of up to 12 like-minded souls to Rwanda, Tuscany, Transylvania and, launching in 2019, Zagori in Northern Greece. The Slow Cyclist team has immersed itself in these beautiful destinations over months, and sometimes years, working to put together the perfect trip that uncovers the food,…

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Snowmobile through 3 Countries to a Hotel on Skis

Aurora Wilderness Camp

A new totally immersive Arctic adventure has been launched allowing guests to embark on an epic snowmobile adventure through Norway, Finland and Sweden – before ending up at an iconic glass roofed hotel on skis to hunt for the Northern Lights. Organized by Arctic travel specialists Off the Map Travel, this new adventure staying at the Aurora Wilderness Camp is…

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Welcome 2019 with a Wellness Trip from Quasar Expeditions

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The New Year is right around the corner, and with it comes new dreams, aspirations and goals. Those wanting to start the year off feeling refreshed should look no further than the rejuvenating trips offered by Quasar Expeditions. Here’s more: Galapagos Cruises Quasar Expeditions offers guests the chance to disconnect from their devices and connect with their surroundings thanks to the…

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10 Health Benefits of Mountain Biking

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Over the last few decades, mountain biking has remained a popular outdoor recreational activity. According to the Outdoor Industry Foundation, nearly 40 million people mountain bike every year in the U.S. As public health concerns including obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are on the rise, physical exercise, especially in the outdoors, is becoming more critical to our health as individuals…

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Hurtigruten Expedition Ship MS Fram Undergoes Upgrade

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After a decade of exploring some of the most spectacular waters on our planet, Hurtigruten’s MS Fram will receive a full makeover—and reemerge as a brand-new expedition ship. Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise operator, is undergoing a large-scale refurbishment project regarding MS Fram. Custom built for exploring the Arctic, Antarctica, and other destinations in Hurtigruten’s extensive expedition cruise program,…

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Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Announces Epic Antarctica

National Geographic Epic Antarctica

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced Epic Antarctica, an extraordinary new voyage exploring along the ice’s edge of remote Antarctic shores—including the Antarctic Peninsula, rarely visited Western Antarctica, the impressive Ross Sea ice shelf, Macquarie and the sub-Antarctic islands of Australia and New Zealand. Set aboard Lindblad’s new next-generation expedition ship National Geographic Endurance, the 35-day adventure will offer wildness and…

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