Category Archives: Adventure Travel

At the End of my Rope…

…or rubber band might be more accurate and also boring as a title. Boing This past weekend found me back east again but not for anything as rigorous as a 77 mile race.  Lots of eating and visiting were on the … Continue reading

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Hotel van Onna: Charm on a Budget When in Amsterdam

If you want a 5-star experience then do not stay here.  If you want value for your money and a quiet hotel away from the Red Light district then Hotel van Onna is a great choice.    Street Sign   … Continue reading

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WayPoint Namibia: Adventure and Culture in Africa

A friend of mine, Majka, has been pursuing her passions by integrating writing and climbing for many years.  Her latest project evolved out of this synergy into video.  Her 30 minute documentary was recently released and has been well received … Continue reading

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The Talkeetna Hostel – A Place to Call Home While in Alaska

Hostel Managed by Holli Papasodora, who describes herself as a “traveler, artist, friend, wife, mother and so much more,” the Talkeetna Hostel easily classifies as a home away from home.  Her energy is infectious and her touch is notable throughout … Continue reading

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Imagine Ethiopia 2010: a journey of adventure, stewardship and connection

  Ethiopia-2010-logo-with-date A good friend of mine has been on an amazing life journey for the last several years.  I admire her for her ability to blend her passions into a purpose that not only pays the bills but also … Continue reading

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Average Daily Hotel Rates Decline 17% Worldwide

London (Global Adventures): Average daily rates (ADR) charged in hotels around the world did fall on average 17 percent in the first 6 months of 2009, according to Hotel Price Index (HPI), published by hotel.com, an Expedia company. This brings … Continue reading

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ICEHOTEL, Sweden

What is the ICEHOTEL?  Besides being a cool place (ok I just had to) it is the first and largest snow and ice hotel in the world.  A friend of mine mentioned it recently which inspired me to check the … Continue reading

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