Australia Outside the Square

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Australia may not be first destination that springs to mind when you’re brain storming your next Adventure Travel trip, but think again. There’s far more to our Antipodean neighbour than the Gold Coast, a cold beer at The Rocks and walking the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Last year a record number of 2.9 million New Zealanders travelled overseas, and the number one destination was Australia.

What's your excuse for travelling the globe?

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Who needs an excuse to travel? Studies show that heading off overseas is good for your heart, good for your health, and best of all – good for your happiness. In a survey by G Adventures four years ago an astounding 83% of people surveyed said travel rated far higher in the happiness stakes than getting married, buying a house or getting promoted at work. At Adventure Travel, we’re not just about travel – we’re about creating extraordinary experiences.Our team of experts put together unique itineraries so people like you can travel the globe what ever the reason; retirement, a new challenge, an adventure, exploring a hobby or interest, some family time, a celebration – or just for the sheer joy of travelling. Looking back on 2017, here’s a snapshot of some of our clients’ great adventures.

Be brave, serve your guests a Christmas dish inspired by your travel plans.

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Are your friends and family tired of hearing about your adventures, or perhaps your travel wish list? Quit telling them about your foodie experiences and let them taste test for themselves. Be brave and attempt one of these traditional dishes from unique destinations around the globe.

A South African Safari

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Adventure Travel expert Sam Eves has just returned from a safari through the Madikwe Game Reserve, a hidden-gem that is the fifth largest game reserve in South Africa. The conservation area in the north west province bordering Botswana is home to a variety of exotic wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards and rhinos, plus endangered wild dogs. South African-born Sam has spent more than a decade living in New Zealand, but returning to her homeland was special this time because she took her Kiwi husband for the first time.