New Zealand Adventure Tours

If you’re into trekking, paddling and biking through parks, valleys, bays and backroads, then you’ll love New Zealand. This video from our friends over at Active Adventures will introduce you to the legendary Kiwi hospitality and landscape.
 

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Julie's Secret

Lonnie is 65 years old and has never left the USA. His young daughter Julie flies with him to Okinawa, Japan to introduce him to the excitement of foreign travel and to tell him a very sensitive personal secret.  Discover Okinawa Japan 
 

The Outpost View Dominica

From the highest peak to the bottom of the sea, Dominica's landscape has amazing views no matter where you go. Team Outpost has decided to experience as much of the island as possible, through diving and hiking as we search for the best views on Earth.
 

View From Dominica

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Winter is coming. It's gonna be cold. So warm up...and chill out in the Cook Islands this winter with a six-night luxury getaway for two courtesy of Cook Islands Tourism and Pacific Resort Hotel Group!  ENTER NOW 
 

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The moment you've been waiting for has arrived—finally—you are taking that trip which you've dreamed of for ages! Wherever the destination, one thing is certain: you want your trip to be the best it can possibly be. Easy to say, but not always easy to do. Here are my 3 essential time and travel tested things to keep in mind to make the best of your trip.

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It’s a phenomenon that’s actually very common among expats, from year-long study abroad students to long term live abroad types. It happens when you return to your home country and find that many things are different than the way they were when you left—or at least, they look that way to you.

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The world loves a party—a reason to feast on succulent delicacies and giggle over tasty intoxicants, to exchange with loved ones sentiments of merriment and well-wishing, to sense an ancestral connection by engaging in cultural traditions and sacred practices, or just to throw tomatoes at strangers!

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