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Outside Magazine Names Nat Hab “Outfitter of the Year”

Outside Magazine Names Nat Hab “Outfitter of the Year”

Wendy Redal March 13, 2013 0

Outside magazine has announced its annual travel awards, and guess who nabbed the top adventure travel company spot? We did! Outside named Natural Habitat Adventures the world’s best outfitter for 2013. And we couldn’t be

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Are Paper Maps Obsolete?

Are Paper Maps Obsolete?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 31, 2012 93

Interstate rest stops are some of my favorite places when it comes to getting ideas for new adventures. Inside their doors are racks filled with printed brochures and colorful maps that promise excitement just

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Got Your Daily Dose of Green?

Got Your Daily Dose of Green?

Wendy Redal May 17, 2012 0

I’m not talking about a spirulina smoothie, though that can be good for you, too. Nope, it’s actually “Vitamin N” that’s the focus – “N” for “nature.” It’s author Richard Louv’s term for the

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Alaska Cruise or Authentic Alaska? The Choice is Yours

Alaska Cruise or Authentic Alaska? The Choice is Yours

Wendy Redal February 29, 2012 0

What kind of Alaska tour are you looking for? Legendary wildlife and wilderness, or crowds and commercialism? How you choose to see Alaska — and who you choose to take you there — makes all

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Cruise Ship vs. Kayak? How to See the Real Alaska

Cruise Ship vs. Kayak? How to See the Real Alaska

Wendy Redal February 17, 2012 0

How would you rather experience Alaska? With 10,000 cruise ship passengers, or from the seat of a kayak in Misty Fjords in the solitude of wilderness

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The Cure for Too Much Information: Detox Inside by Getting Outside

The Cure for Too Much Information: Detox Inside by Getting Outside

Wendy Redal January 9, 2012 2

For 2012, resolve to turn off the Internet, tune out the text and rediscover your inner self and core values -- ideally on a wilderness adventure far away from technological tethers

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New Outdoor Apps—Bring Them with You Outdoors

New Outdoor Apps—Bring Them with You Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2011 9

It’s less than a week before Christmas, and I’ll bet by now you’re beginning to feel “gadgeted out,” tired of being bombarded with all of the e-mail, internet and TV ads for nifty electronics,

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Eating Traditionally, or Eating Touristy?

Eating Traditionally, or Eating Touristy?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2011 19

Part of the pleasure of visiting new places is learning about local customs and tasting homegrown foods. Who hasn’t at least wanted to try haggis in Scotland, say, or “cod cheeks” in Newfoundland? It’s

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