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Donation to CAUSE WE CARE

Sharing jackets in our community! Our amazing team is always finding ways to support our community and each other. After our annual Ensemble conference in September where sustainability in travel was the theme, we started brainstorming ways in which we could give back to our communities. A goal was set! Donate 50 coats to the Vancouver organisation CAUSE WE CARE in the next 2.5 weeks. CAUSE WE CARE is a foundation based in Vancouver that empowers single mothers and their children living in poverty in our own community. They are committed to bridging the game between those with needs and those...

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Alaska Fjords and Glaciers

An active journey from Ketchikan to Juneau. This cruise was about getting close to wildlife. Our agent Sheri, in July, boarded the Wilderness Explorer for an active journey exploring Alaska. Starting in Ketchikan she visited lesser known bays such as Yes Bay, Thomas Bay and visited the Misty Fjords National Park, and Dawes Glacier. These are locations that larger ships can't visit. With a maximum capacity onboard the Wilderness Explorer of just 72 people, it is much smaller and more intimate that the large cruise lines. Onboard there was a mixture of nationalities. There were families (child...

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Good Ol' Fashion Fun

4 days of sailing and entertainment! Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL)has a reputation for outstanding entertainment! High dive shows, CATS productions, Ice skating shows, Mamma Mia are just a few things you can expect from Royal Caribbean. When I found my perfect 4-day cruise to Ketchikan I knew I was in for a treat, but really had no expectations. I figured all the top-notch entertainment would be on the bigger and newer ships. Our ship was “Radiance of the Seas”, an older (20 years) smaller ship in the RCCL fleet. True, a smaller ship does not have the fancier theatre with all the bells ...

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Learning in our backyard!

A visit to Vancouver Island, I learned about culture, wildlife and my family! Last summer I went to Port McNeil on Vancouver Island in BC Canada. I went with my Mom (Darci Murray) and my three brothers. During this camping trip, I learned about all kinds of wildlife that live there; the bears, the whales, the crabs. I also learned about the first nations culture at Alert Bay. During that trip not only did I learn about wildlife, I also learned about my Mom. She is a lot braver than I thought she was. First she decided to do this whole camping thing in the first place, all alone with four boys...

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Connecting Parents with Teens

As a mom of 4 boys, I can’t tell you how much I value the one-on-one time I share with my kids. Sadly, those moments are often limited to driving them to soccer or reading a bedtime story. So, when I chose the travel industry as a career path, I fell in love with the idea of taking a one-on-one adventure with each of my children before they reached adulthood. When my good friend contacted me saying she wanted to take her 15-year-old son to Thailand and Vietnam, I jumped at the opportunity. My friend was doing exactly what I wanted to do with my boys! Find out the best place to travel with you...

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Finally getting to Spain

After wanting to visit Spain for the last 20 years, our Agent Katie finally made it there. She loved it! Travelling to Northern Spain was truly a trip of a lifetime for me! Finally I was visiting the very country that had been on the top of my bucket list for the past 20 years, and what better way to experience the food, culture, wine and history than with G Adventures! Perfect for solo travelers and couples alike, the G ethos and travel style suits anyone looking to see the read Spain at a good value with a small group of like minded companions - a classic itinerary yet very comfortable! We ...

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On the CBC again - with Lisa Derby

Our agent Lisa Derby shared with Margaret Gallagher of the CBC how to stay safe when travelling. When we travel we want to have fun, but also enjoy ourselves. On this interview Lisa explains the different security advisories of the Canadian government and how to stay choose safe destinations. You can here her interview here.

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My trip to Club Med

Teenager Marcus gives us his review of Club Med Cancun. Club Med Cancun was an experience that I will never forget. My days were filled with fun, joy, laughter and lots of guacamole. Before the trip, I would look up videos of the resort. When I would click "search" countless videos of sailing, windsurfing, food and snorkeling videos would all appear, each one showcasing the brilliant beauty of this carefully crafted resort. The videos made the resort seem too good to be true. Upon arrival, I quickly realized that they weren't too good to be true, and that in fact, the resort had surpassed my ...

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