Designed specifically to meet the needs of active women travelers, AdventureWomen is on a new journey. Wineland Trio, comprised of Wineland-Thomson Adventures Inc. president Judi Wineland and her daughters Erica Landerson and Nicole Wineland-Thomson Quinones, recently acquired the company. Judi Wineland knows how to see the world: She was the creator of Overseas Adventure Travel in 1978, and went on to found Thomson Safaris, Thomson Family Adventures and Thompson Treks with her husband Rick Thomson.
Coming up in 2017, trip itineraries include Nepal Trekking in the Himalayas with a low-altitude, lodge-based trek that includes river rafting; France: Walking the Loire Valley, with hikes through the French countryside and wine tastings; Egypt and Jordan: Wonders of the World, with a Nile River cruise and visits to monumental archaeological sites; and Alaska: A Bear Viewing and Wilderness Odyssey, with an exhilarating tour into the heart of grizzly bear territory.
To celebrate the change of guard, the company has launched the AdventureWomen ROCK sweepstakes. Enter until Nov. 15, for a grand prize toward one of AdventureWomen’s 2017 trips.
Early on, pickleball had something to do with pickles. Pickles the dog, that is. In one story, the game was named for a family dog that ran off with the ball between sets.
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Not a word was spoken as I settled into a cozy spot on the outdoor terrace just outside the main lodge at Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge in Uganda. The air was so still the ice in my single malt seemed to echo off the forest in the distance as it clanked against the glass. I sat among a handful of fellow adventurers, each sitting silently beneath the night sky for one collective goal. Moments earlier, we learned a troop of mountain gorillas had made their way down the mountain near our lodge, and we left our meals to instead sit in eager anticipation of hearing the guttural grunts of the primates below. The chills on my arms never left me that night, even as I made my way up a stone pathway to my personal banda (guestroom). Thankfully, sleep came quickly for me that night as I drifted into dreams of what my next day would bring.
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You know what you’re going to get at an Aman hotel, and also you don’t. Expect peerless service, obsessive attention to detail, architectural elegance worthy of a fashion magazine, a holistic approach to wellness and astounding levels of comfort. But each property is also intimately connected to its setting, and that’s where the surprises lie. For instance, finding yourself on your knees on a sidewalk in Luang Prabang handing out sticky rice to Buddhist monks at 5:30 a.m. isn’t something we expected.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
In time for peak travel season to Italy’s picturesque Amalfi Coast, the region will welcome its own airport as early as this July. Salerno Costa d’Amalfi Airport is not only undergoing renovations but it also plans to open as a commercial airport.