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6 reasons you should travel in your 40s

Posted on 04-Jan-2018

Whether you’re a seasoned explorer, or you’re planning your first big trip, we know that travelling in your forties is an incredibly rewarding experience. From being more decisive about what you want from your travel experiences to more financial freedom, our forty-something travellers are among the most adventurous and outgoing – and here are just some of the reasons why.

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Topics: General

10 Amazing North American Winter Wonderlands

Posted on 04-Dec-2017

There's something very special about winter in North America, and the season results in some incredibly beautiful images of cities and iconic landmarks transformed by the extreme weather. Here are ten of our favourite snow-dusted spots...

 

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Topics: National Parks, USA, General

7 of the Best Americas Experiences for 2018

Posted on 02-Dec-2017

Anyone can see the Statue of Liberty or say they’ve been to the Grand Canyon. They’re most certainly fantastic spots that deserve their dues. However, we at Grand American Adventures know there’s a lot more to the Americas than guidebook sightseeing.

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Topics: General

Where To Find The Best Winter Adventures

Posted on 30-Nov-2017

Britain doesn’t do winter very well. Yes, there’s the lure of an occasional country pub with a roaring log fire. I’ll give you that. And those long chilly nights are fine till Christmas. Come late February though and enough is enough. In general, over on this side of the Atlantic it’s just a bit too grey, drizzly, damp and way too…meh.

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Topics: General

Ten Top Tips for Travelling in the USA

Posted on 27-Oct-2017

America: it’s a lot like the rest of the English-speaking world. Except when it’s not. The good thing, if you’re travelling there for the first time, is that you’ll probably have watched a fair amount of US TV. So you won’t giggle too much when you hear the words 'fanny pack' or if a man introduces himself to you and says “Hi, I’m Randy”. (OK, that last one isn’t true: you know you’re going to chortle. Just a bit. But try and be discreet.)

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Topics: USA, General

The Best Winter Destinations in the Americas

Posted on 23-Sep-2017

 Whether you’re seeking winter sun or want to experience the Americas in their festive glory – the winter months offer a different perspective in terms of travel in the USA, Canada, Central and South America.

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Topics: General

Experiencing the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Posted on 30-Aug-2017

On August 21st 2017, the USA went dark.

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Topics: General

Unique Places to Experience Thanksgiving in the USA

Posted on 10-Aug-2017

A cornerstone of American culture and one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the USA's annual calendar, Thanksgiving is a time of feasting and family celebration. For travellers, it presents an opportunity to see one of the country's most colourful and cosy events, marked as it is with a mixture of family-centred meals and grand parades.

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Topics: USA, General

5 Books to Inspire Adventurous Travel

Posted on 03-Feb-2017

Books have a unique power to move and inspire. When it comes to travel, the written word often infuses us with the desire to have a more authentic, individual experience than the typical holiday offers. Here are 5 books that we think will have you itching to explore the wider world and have incredible encounters that will be etched in your memory for life.

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Topics: General

Top Travel Trends For 2017

Posted on 05-Jan-2017

If you had a crystal ball, what would be your predictions for 2017? A reality TV star will become president of the USA?

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Topics: General

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