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New 400-Mile Cycling Journey Along Ireland’s West Coast

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Wilderness Ireland, specialists in crafting outdoor adventure experiences, has launched a new 12-day bike tour covering over 400 miles along the The Wild Atlantic Way, traveling from Ireland’s extreme south to its northernmost point, through three National Parks and eight counties. The epitome of an adventure challenge, this is the bike tour of a lifetime. Cycling the best of western…

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1,787 Mile Cycling Tour from Barcelona to Rome

Hannibal 2016

Ride & Seek offers intrepid travelers a chance to follow in the footsteps of the Carthaginian general, Hannibal Barca, on a 1,787-mile cycling tour through Spain, France, and Italy. The 28-day journey takes riders over the Pyrenees, Alps and Apennines on roads featured regularly in the Vuelta a España, Tour de France and Giro d’Italia bike races. Guests will embrace…

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The Plot Thickens while Cycling Through Cinema Sites in Europe

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The late actress Anita Eckberg buffed up Rome’s allure while splashing in the Trevi Fountain in the 1960 film La Dolce Vita. Scores of movies today have cemented plots in locales that, like the fountain, intersect with planned vacation itineraries offered by leading tour operators. One trend-setting company, Freewheel Holidays, specializing in self-guided bicycle vacations throughout Europe, offers the chance…

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Watch the Northern Lights from Your Bed in a Mobile Hut

Northern Lights

Off the Map Travel wants to optimize your chances to see the Northern Lights, so together with local experts, they predict the area for best Aurora viewing and locate the two sleeping huts at the new Aurora Wilderness Camp based on the winter forecast. From the warm interior of these mobile accommodations with their see-through ceilings, guests can lie back…

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Alpenwild’s Swiss Tours Cross the Largest Pedestrian Bridge

Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge

Alpenwild, the number one leader in adventure travel in the Swiss Alps, has been wowing guests with walks across the new pedestrian bridge, the world’s longest, which just opened recently.  This leading tour operator has already incorporated the new pedestrian bridge into popular treks such as the Chamonix-Zermatt Haute Route , or Eiger to Matterhorn, and day hikes in Zermatt….

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Escape to Portugal’s Azores this Winter

Azores aerial view

AzoresGetaways.com is offering an off-grid travel deal: a week-long trip to Portugal’s exotic islands — the Azores — for under $600 (accommodations + airfare included!). The Azores, an under-the-radar archipelago cluster of nine stunning, exotic and rugged islands of the autonomous region of Portugal, are under a four-hour direct flight from the East Coast (Boston, with new JFK flights just announced) and about to explode in 2018. Their Terciera package deal includes: Roundtrip…

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Sleep Under the Northern Lights at Finland’s Aurora Wilderness Camp

Aurora Wilderness Camp in Kilpisjarvi Finland

Travelers to the Arctic this winter have never been closer to the Northern Lights with the new glass roofed Aurora Wilderness Camp in Kilpisjärvi, Finland, launched this month by Arctic travel and Northern Lights specialists, Off the Map Travel. The wilderness surrounding the Finnish village Kilpisjärvi is known for its remote and uninterrupted Arctic tundra. Away from any man-made light…

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