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You Are So Annoying – Get Out Of Here and Find A Life!

You Are So Annoying – Get Out Of Here and Find A Life!

Here’s a fabulous new travel contest that turns the usual “why I deserve to go” scenario on it’s head.  The folks at OnTheGoTours.com have launched an ‘unpopularity contest’ where entrants tell the world why they deserve to be kicked out and sent packing across four continents, 18 countries, on an all-expenses paid 6 month holiday. […]

July 21, 2010 | By | Reply More
Kids Summer Camps Even Cranky Teens Will Love

Kids Summer Camps Even Cranky Teens Will Love

Finding the perfect summer camp experience for your ever changing child is an ongoing challenge. For many the vision of spending a week embraced by nature, frolicking in spring fed ponds, roasting marshmallows by a fire and singing kitschy camp songs is utopia, for others it conjures visions of torturous boredom.  Fear not… we’ve got […]

May 12, 2010 | By | Reply More
Invite A Friend To An "Amazing Race" In A City Near You

Invite A Friend To An "Amazing Race" In A City Near You

Just as another competition of The Amazing Race comes to an end, we have word that  “amazing” races are taking place in major cities  across the United States.  Heads up Boston, you’re next on Saturday, May 15th! If you watch CBS’ popular series The Amazing Race and think, “shoot I could do that”… here’s your […]

May 10, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
India Moves To Ban Tiger Safari Tours

India Moves To Ban Tiger Safari Tours

This week, India’s National Tiger Conservation Authority has called for a total ban on ‘tiger tourism’ and plans to phase out all 37 tiger reserves in India in hopes of stemming the decline of the endangered tiger populations.  For centuries global explorers and nature enthusiasts have roamed the jungles of India in hopes of spotting […]

May 6, 2010 | By | Reply More
Important Questions To Ask Before Booking An Adventure Tour

Important Questions To Ask Before Booking An Adventure Tour

Anne (a member of our Wicked Good community) recently sent us a report of her sea kayaking misadventure in Belize, leading us to consider the important questions you should ask an Adventure Tour Operator before booking a trip. Anne had read our article “Lodge to Lodge Kayak Adventure in Stunning Belize” and thought it would […]

April 12, 2010 | By | Reply More
The Ultimate Slumber Party – Sleep ON The Great Wall Of China!

The Ultimate Slumber Party – Sleep ON The Great Wall Of China!

A journey to China is filled with dozens of unique travel experiences for first time visitors. The miles of neatly parked black bicycles, the first time you’re offered a “1000” year old egg to eat, the brightly painted Ming Dynasty temples, the sheer size and breadth of the highways and public squares, and the pace […]

March 16, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Best Camping and Hiking Spots in Big Sur California

Best Camping and Hiking Spots in Big Sur California

If you are planning a camping  and hiking trip out West, there are very few destinations as stunning as Big Sur in northern California. Located along Scenic Highway One, about 150 miles south of San Francisco, Big Sur is one of Northern California’s most popular destinations for hiking, camping and a variety of other outdoor […]

March 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
Power Up A Snowcat And Take It For A Spin At Crested Butte Colorado

Power Up A Snowcat And Take It For A Spin At Crested Butte Colorado

Have you loved big brawny machines since childhood and always wished you could climb behind the wheel and power it up?  Well the folks at Crested Butte Colorado understand completely and are ready to make your big hauling dreams come true with their Snowcat Driving Experience. Started in March 2009, the Snowcat Experience teams vacationers […]

December 11, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Elderhostel Becomes Exploritas.com

Elderhostel Becomes Exploritas.com

After 35 years of offering exceptional education adventures to the 55+ market, Elderhostels is taking on a new persona and becoming Exploritas.  The not-for-profit educational tour company took a close look at their name and realized they no longer were exclusive to the senior market, and they rarely stayed in hostels.  Their new name more […]

October 15, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More
America's #1 Bike Tour Company Introduces Walking Tours

America's #1 Bike Tour Company Introduces Walking Tours

Long considered the premier bike touring company based in the USA, Vermont Bike Tours has recently announced the addition of top quality walking tours. VBT has been named one of the top three adventure tour companies on Earth for the past three years by the National Geographic Society, and has been offering quality tours for […]

September 28, 2009 | By | Reply More
Lodge-To-Lodge Kayak Adventure in Stunning Belize

Lodge-To-Lodge Kayak Adventure in Stunning Belize

Picture yourself gliding through aquamarine waters, hovering over dramatic coral heads; pausing to watch a giant manta ray swoop by.  Island Expeditions of Belize will have you experiencing Sea Kayaking (Paddling & Sailing), Snorkeling, Fishing, Birding, Photography, and Natural History Interpretation as you paddle from one idyllic cay to the next. Hundreds of picturesque cays […]

August 18, 2009 | By | 3 Replies More
Teach The Whole Family To Sail On Your Next Vacation

Teach The Whole Family To Sail On Your Next Vacation

To impart the love of sailing and the thrill of skimming across sparkling aqua waters in a tropical paradise is a magnificent gift to share with every member of your family. Some sports are best learned in childhood – swimming, sailing, skating skiing….. here is one of the world’s best places to introduce your family […]

July 29, 2009 | By | Reply More
Best African Safari Destinations – 5 Top Game Reserves

Best African Safari Destinations – 5 Top Game Reserves

Many people dream of traveling to Africa to experience a world far different from what we know in our day to day lives. But the continent is a huge place, and thinking of where to start on your journey can be a daunting task. If seeing big game on safari is a lifelong dream of […]

June 22, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Embrace nature, whirl into the wild; find joy being among the tress, streams and wildflowers!  This summer put yourself in the capable hands of Appalachian Mountain Club to recharge your spirit and put a smile on every family member’s face. I’ve just returned from my second hiking experience with the AMC in the White Mountains […]

June 15, 2009 | By | Reply More
Calling All Campers, Hikers and Sportsman – Learn to Cook In The Wild

Calling All Campers, Hikers and Sportsman – Learn to Cook In The Wild

Do you love the smell of a crackling camp fire, and the camaraderie of folks gathered around to watch the flames dance as food slowly roasts on a spit?  Do you love to barbecue, add your special sauces, and feed the whole neighborhood?  Do the fragrant aromas of freshly baked sourdough bread send you into […]

April 28, 2009 | By | Reply More
The Out Islands of the Bahamas Are Heavenly In Spring

The Out Islands of the Bahamas Are Heavenly In Spring

It’s been a long cold winter and you haven’t had a good dose of sunshine and sand between your toes in a long time. Spring breezes may have you itching to dig in the garden, but for me, Spring brings yearnings for crystal clear waters lapping on endless miles of pristine beaches. Yes my friends, May and […]

April 21, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the National Parks

Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the National Parks

Lots of folks find themselves with more time than money this year – and are still hoping for an inspiring summer vacation. It may be the perfect time to volunteer for a restoration project in one of the country’s national parks.  Coordinated by the Department of Agriculture, there are plenty of restoration and conservation projects […]

April 8, 2009 | By | Reply More
Cruise Aboard The Restored Luxury Yacht, Grace

Cruise Aboard The Restored Luxury Yacht, Grace

Just the word “Grace” conjures elegance, distinction and beauty as exemplified by Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco. Today you can relive some of the royal majesty of those by-gone days aboard the newly restored 145-foot motor yacht Grace.   Originally gifted to Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly as a wedding gift by billionaire Aristotle Onassis, […]

January 26, 2009 | By | Reply More
Find Your Inner-Self on a Surfboard!

Find Your Inner-Self on a Surfboard!

We’ve found a terrific and unique Costa Rican adventure designed especially for women that combines the peacefulness of yoga with the exhilaration of surfing in a gorgeous beachfront setting.  Dive into the waves, dive into the rainforest, dive into luxurious villas , dive into your inner rhythms, and emerge with a new outlook on life. […]

December 16, 2008 | By | Reply More
So You've Always Wanted to be a "Survivor" – Well, Here's Your Big Chance!

So You've Always Wanted to be a "Survivor" – Well, Here's Your Big Chance!

The daydream of surviving on a gorgeous desert island looms large in most of our imaginations.  Let’s face it, that’s why Survivor, Robinson Crusoe and the current CDW Computer TV commercials are such an enormous success.  But while the TV networks tempt us with scripted tropical adventures, the possibility of participating in such a complete […]

November 5, 2008 | By | Reply More