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Take Flight in a Microlight Aircraft above Africa’s Victoria Falls

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It’s one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. And the world’s largest waterfall. Africa’s Victoria Falls on the Zambezi river on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe is part of the legend and mystique...

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This Year's 5 Top Adventure Travel Trends - For Fitness Fans and Everyday Travelers!

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If your favorite way to experience the world is from the outdoors, then adventure travel is for you. And the best news is: you don’t have to be an Olympian to enjoy adventure the Great Outdoors!  In fact, the Adventure...

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Lions and Tigers and Leopards in the Woods: 5 Destinations for Viewing Big Cats

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Calling all cat people! In celebration of International Cat Day, we called on a global wild cat conservation organization to share where in the world we can get the best views of our favorite felines in their natural environment. And at...

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Epic New Routes Add 650 Miles for Cyclists to Explore the USA

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New bicycle routes across the U.S. have added 650 miles of possibilities for people who love to see the world on two wheels. The Adventure Cycling Association, the largest cycling membership organization in North America, has revealed three new cycling...

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First-Ever, Statewide Waterfall Trail in the U.S. Opens Just in Time for Summer

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Kick off summer on a quest. For the very first time, a statewide trail helps active travelers get off the beaten path, connecting them to over two dozen waterfalls across the most scenic parts of West Viriginia. The 29 waterfalls...

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Take a Walk on New Zealand's Wild Side on a Multi-Day 'Great Walk'

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New Zealand is opening again to international visitors at the beginning of May, 2022, and for outdoor travel lovers, it couldn't come at a better time. 2022 marks the 30th year of the country’s ‘Great Walks.’‘Great Walks’ are ‘great’ three...

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This Entire Caribbean Island is now a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

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This small French Caribbean island is known as the Isle of Flowers, the Rum Capital of the World, and now, its land mass, along with the marine zone around it, has become an over 12-million acre globally recognized eco-reserve. Martinique has...

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This Old Ship is the Caribbean's Great New Dive Destination

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Sunken wrecks aren’t just fascinating destinations for underwater exploration or fantasies of pirate ‘days of yore’. Properly and carefully submerged, wrecks enhance natural reef ecosystems and provide new homes for marine plants and creatures. A new submerged ship is about to...

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New Ships Put the ‘Luxe’ in Luxury Expedition Cruising to the Remote Oceans of the World

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It’s one of the biggest trends in cruising. Not getting bigger, but getting out there. In style. Expedition cruises used to be only for the most intrepid travelers. You would join a working research vessel on its voyage to a very distant...

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The World has a New Ocean to Explore

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Get out a sharpie – there’s a new ocean to label on your map of the world. Or globe, if you have one. You might have to update your travel bucket list, too. If you’ve already ticked off ‘visit all the...

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5 Ways to Explore this Country’s Desert From the Traditional to the Extreme

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If you missed your dose of exotic scenery and culture – or even winter sports adrenaline this year, one country’s desert can feed your travel imagination. The Qatar peninsula juts a hundred miles out from the Arabian Peninsula into the...

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'Astro' Travel Will Have You 'Seeing Stars'

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International Dark Sky Week, held during the week of the new moon each April, calls for people worldwide to turn out their lights and take in the beauty of the night sky without light pollution dimming its brilliance. It’s also an...

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