Our Stories

Travel is essentially about storytelling, about sharing what we discover of our global home.  This blog is about just that — the unusual, the unique, the gems  — from Tombée du Ciel, House Fallen from the Sky, to the ghost trees of India, to the Bolivian cemetery where trains are buried. There are countless stories, large and very small, that we come across as we travel the globe. It would be a shame to pass them by without notice.

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OUR STORIES

Across time and place

Date: October 16, 2019 | By: Deborah Kilcollins | Travel Blog

Sometimes a trip comes your way that is just irresistible. For those who love and study history, religion and cultures,...

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First Date

Date: | By: Deborah Kilcollins | Travel Blog

Enough about me. What about you? This almost feels like a first date… And, we’re excited. We created a website...

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The wonder of water

Date: October 11, 2019 | By: Michele McGannon | Travel Blog

Water can create or destroy with equal efficiently. Our own Southwest is awash with examples, the most impressive being the...

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On the other side of the Bay of Bengal

Date: | By: Michele McGannon | Travel Blog

I have always been fascinated by the flow of human history and how ideas, knowledge and inventions move around the...

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The value of Y and the view from here

Date: | By: Michele McGannon | Travel Blog

I gaze over this beautiful view from my perch on top of a rock in the Flinders Ranges some 280...

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Big Five uses AI to advance Sustainable Tourism Impact

Date: | By: Michele McGannon | Travel Blog

Taking the next step in travel innovation, Big Five Tours and Expeditions has launched GIB 5.0, an Artificial Intelligence proprietary...

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Connect the dots

Date: | By: Michele McGannon | Travel Blog

When I was college age, my younger self could set out on the road without much worry about missed planes,...

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The challenge accepted

Date: | By: Michele McGannon | Travel Blog

Mt Kilimanjaro. The name conjures up images of the Dark Continent, of stories by W. Somerset Maugham and Hemingway, and...

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The Patagonian Island Where Magic Never Died

Date: | By: Michele McGannon | Travel Blog

Nina Boys is our guest blogger this week. Nina is an avid explorer and passionate traveler whose journeys have taken her...

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Venturing Out

Date: | By: Michele McGannon | Travel Blog

A couple of weeks ago, this blog focused on the roots of our Kid Kouncil™. Once again, our goal was,...

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