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Planeterra — Harnessing the Power of Travel to Change the World

When we first signed up for the Rickshaw Run and were given a choice on which charity to work with, we knew that we wanted to work with the Planeterra Foundation. Having worked with G Adventures for four years now, we’ve long known about the company’s non-profit foundation and wanted to partner up with them [...]

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Win a Free Trip to India!

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Since launching our Rickshaw Run fundraising campaign two weeks ago, we’ve received so much kind support from you guys. Here’s a big THANK YOU! But our fundraising goal is $4,000 and we’re still a long way to go from our target — we need your help! India is home to a third of the world’s poorest community, with [...]

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Donate to Charity and Win Travel Prizes!

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Yesterday we finally announced our plans to do the Rickshaw Run in January 2015! Now that we’ve shared the news with you, it just got real. This is going to be the craziest thing we’ve ever done and it sure is going to be one hell of a challenge, but we won’t be able to do it without you. [...]

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Our Biggest Adventure to Date — the India Rickshaw Run!

Over the past few years, our travel style and interest have slowly evolved as we started exploring deeper and further. Travel no longer seemed enough for us — we felt the urge to see the world but at the same time experience real adventures that would challenge us on every level. And with that, we [...]

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Highlights of India: from Lakeside Towns to Sultry Beaches

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From the calm backwaters of Kerala, to the colorful market stalls of Old Dheli’s Khari Baoli and the paradisiacal shores of Goa, India will envelop you in a blanket of sensory opulence. A country of unparalleled diversity the vast subcontinent of India boasts a rich heritage that is among the oldest in the world. Over [...]

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Off-the-Beaten-Path Ideas for Valentine’s Day

The most famous day of love is coming up again quickly, and whether you’re spending the first or the tenth Valentine’s Day with your companion, you might be seeking something beyond a candlelit dinner. For travelers, you might be seeking the thrill of discovering a magical place together or simply taking a short jaunt to [...]

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10 of the Best Spots for White Water Rafting

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Paddling over whirlpools of turbulent water and watching the landscapes go by can be such an adrenaline rush. Aside from the high energy buzz, white water rafting also makes for an exciting way to explore and immerse deeply in the backcountry. What better way is there to see the Grand Canyon than by riding along [...]

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7 of the Cheapest Travel Destinations in the World

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// Travel has a reputation for being expensive, but whilst that’s often the case it’s equally true that there are some exceptional bargains around if you’re willing to spread your wings a bit further. In many parts of the world it’s possible to live on only a few pounds a day – or in luxury [...]

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7 Bizarre Festivals Around the World

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Each country has its own way of celebrating certain occasions, and whether we find other festivals exciting, interesting, or weird, they definitely aren’t what you might be used to. Here are ten bizarre festivals from around the world, where bizarre can also mean odd, strange, or fantastic.  Holi Festival Also known as the the Festival [...]

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Agra, India

Children along the streets of Agra, India.

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Amritsar, India

The Golden Temple of Amritsar, India.

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Dharamsala, India

Tibetan prayer wheels in Dharamsala, India. Dubbed Little Tibet, Dharamsala is home to thousands of Tibetan refugees including the Dalai Lama. It’s an intriguing place that has drawn me deep into the Tibetan world and stirred my soul.

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Panorama of the Red Fort in Agra, India

A panoramic view of the Red Fort in Agra, India.

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Fatehpur Sikri, India

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A colorful religious ceremony taking place in the mosque of Fatehpur Sikri, India.

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7 Up-and-Coming Adventure Travel Destinations for 2011

// 2011 is just around the corner and another exciting year packed with thrilling travels is looming ahead! In 2010, we saw more unconventional destinations popping up in our adventure travel world – such as South Africa and Bhutan. In the new year, I predict a similar trend but with a focus on destinations closer [...]

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