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Feature Articles in our July-August 2020 issue
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Here is a fantastical marine mammal to add to the bucket list of nature lovers willing to travel to the Canadian High Arctic for close-up encounters with the narwhal whale. Mathew Whitelaw reveals some surprising facts and remaining mysteries associated with this animal.
Age or active physical ability may close some adventure vacation doors for avid travelers, but other doors open. A great way to explore natural environments without the joint strain of hiking or cycling is to take to the water in a sea kayak with Mother Nature ready to meet you right there at eye level. We check out kayaking vacations in the Galapagos Islands, Corsica, Cuba, British Columbia and Mexico’s Sea of Cortez.
While England’s Stonehenge is an iconic example worldwide, did you know that the British Isles and Ireland are home to thousands of variants of Megalithic stone ruins from prehistoric times? A new guidebook documents 1,000 of them with descriptions, maps and photos making it easy for visitors to decide if a visit is worth a holiday detour.
Carreg Samson, Pembrokeshire ©Roger K. Read
This Canadian province’s vacation possibilities have been greatly enriched by the blossoming of aboriginal tour operators and accommodations in every region, as well as distinctive cuisine possibilities and the sharing of wilderness and diverse cultural heritages interpreted through native eyes.
Combine a trip to one of Greece’s most magical, diverse and deeply historic islands with a satisfying opportunity to teach conversational English to young people who will benefit from this gift you can provide not only to get into Greek universities but also to consider careers in tourism.
This witty, insightful article highlights six packing styles and reveals how they mirror the distinct personalities of their luggage owners. Are you a (Holy) Roller, an Over-Packer, a Carry-on Connoisseur or a Master of Mini-Bags? You’ll find yourself peaking in the suitcases of your friends and family members for what they are too.
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