Posts tagged Adventure
Mindful traveling and voluntourism

#Partern_TheTravelersBlueprint - This week we talk with Travis Zane. Travis is a multimedia creative focused on creating insightful photo editorials, videos, essays, and travel guides. His content pairs lifestyle and travel photography with thoughtful words, encouraging audiences to embody mindfulness, exhibit compassion, and discover the simple and profound beauty life has to offer.

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The triple crown of hiking

#Partern_TheTravelersBlueprint - Jacob Gilliland recently completed The Triple Crown of hiking. This feat, which only about 450 people have ever done, consists of completing the Appalachian Trail, Continental Divide Trail, and the Pacific Crest Trail totaling close to 8,000 miles. Jacob has also spent time in Alaska to pursuing a career in guiding in which he still does today.Jacob currently work as an Outdoor Adventure Specialist at Appalachian Ski and Outdoors Inc. and guide people fishing in Alaska during the summer months. 

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A soldier's journey into war

#Partern_TheTravelersBlueprint - Mike Maggio signed his initial enlistment contract on August 8, 2007 and was quickly shipped off to basic training.  Enlisted as an Infantryman Military occupational speciality (MOS) 11B, Mike attended basic training at Fort Benning, GA and was later assigned to a striker brigade combat team.  He spent 30 days in Germany during Cooperative Spirit 2008, were he trained with  German, Australian, British, New Zealand, and Canadian NATO allies. Mike was deployed to Iraq 2009 through 2010 and Afghanistan 2011 through 2012. His time of serviced totaled 10 and half years, and we discuss the physical and psychological aspects of entering active war zones.   

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The great migration honeymoon in Kenya

#Partern_TheTravelersBlueprint - Michela Solinas and her husband spent their honeymoon somewhere rather unusual. Every year, the great migration occurs in Kenya, and Michela wanted to take advantage of the trip and explore the diverse wildlife of Kenya. In September 2018, Michela and her husband travelled witnessed a part of the Great Migration and then ended their journey at the islands of Seychelles.

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The Benefits of Group Travel Packages

#Partern_TheTravelersBlueprint - We talked to Leah Habib about her particular experiences traveling to five continents in just a few short years. She provides incredible insight on her time studying abroad in Spain and England and contributes some great advice on why someone would prefer to travel in packaged groups rather than solo.  http://bit.ly/GroupTravelPackages

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Discovering the underwater world of Devil’s Den, Florida

Our passenger Peter Hayes in another adventure, this time braving into Devil's Den, in Florida. This Floridian adventure experienced the wild and natural side of this weather blessed state, taking us to the depths of the coral reefs of Islamorada with Key Dives, the alligators of the Everglades, the deserted white sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island on the Gulf Coast and an unforgettable snorkeling adventure with the manatees of the Crystal River. 

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