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7 Essentials for Designing a New Trip

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Planning a new trip can be a daunting task for anyone with so many possibilities to see in the world, not to mention the added stress of making sure you make the most out of your precious vacation time. When planning a new trip is your job, it's critical to deliver the most incredible trip that leaves each and every traveler feeling like they exper...
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5 Ways to Travel Slower

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Slow Travel? Vacation...the limited time you have to leave home and experience a new locale and all of the natural and cultural wonders it brings is just that...limited time. But we understand, the initial response when planning a trip is to squeeze in as many experiences as you can within that timeframe.  When the Neumann family was planning ...
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How to handle a travel emergency in your sleep

How to handle a travel emergency in your sleep
We have guests who are sleeping in a tent on Kilimanjaro right now and we just received a call from our airline-consolidator,  Exito Travel , that the airline they are flying home on went out of business yesterday. The flight they booked before they departed from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, to Entebbe, Uganda 10 days from now no longer exists! What does one do from the top of Kilimanjaro? Just keep climbing and let us handle it.  It’s 12 pm in Seattle, 11 pm on the mountain, and our travelers are in the middle of  climbing Kilimanjaro  -all 19,000 feet of it, to the roof of Africa. They started their climb yesterday, and will return to Arusha, Tanzania on Sunday. Although there is emergency communication by radio with park rangers, they are otherwise out of touch until then.   While they were asleep on the mountain our team immediately went into action. With the assistance of...
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Is it Safe to Travel to Colombia?

Is it Safe to Travel to Colombia
Each month as part of my Closer Look Series I'll be answering questions from our alumni. This month Wildland Alumni S. Harrison asked: Is it safe to travel to Colombia? By all means, everywhere we travel in Colombia it is as safe as it is traveling in any other Andean country, with the exception of Venezuela. Neither do you need to be concerne...
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Photography Tips for Travelers to Antarctica

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Whether you prefer a "point and shoot" camera or you're a seasoned photographer, the extreme climate of  Antarctica  presents some  special  challenges for photographers. I'd consider myself somewhere in the middle, sometimes preferring to lug out my DSLR camera for that perfect shot and sometimes, espec...
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