Author Archive: Daniel Sendecki

For nearly ten years now, Daniel of Two Go Round-The-World has explored how travel captures our imagination and engages our deepest emotions. One half of the duo that maintains the widely read Two Go Round-The-World blog, Daniel treats his subjects not only as works of art but also as symbols of the cultural and political forces that inspire them. Check him out on Google+.

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2011 Gift Guide for Round-The-World Travellers

2011 Gift Guide for Round-The-World Travellers

| December 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

It’s starting to look a lot like—well, you know — a time for many fun holiday-season traditions. And one of the most traditional of all is our annual Holiday Gift Guide, now in its second year.

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Tourist Season Ends Today

Tourist Season Ends Today

| November 7, 2011 | 3 Comments

G Adventures declares an end to ‘Tourist Season’ today and has launched a global campaign dubbed ‘You’ll Never Forget It’. Coinciding with the introduction of its 2012 brochure lineup, the campaign features a website—and an international search for the new faces of the tour operator’s 2013 brochures.

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Ain’t Nothing But a ‘G’ Thing!

Ain’t Nothing But a ‘G’ Thing!

| October 3, 2011 | 3 Comments

In celebration of its name change—and the company’s new freedom from legal naming hassles—G Adventures has posted a lip dub video to George Michael’s Freedom and a contest to match! The prize? A trip anywhere they go!

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The Numbers Behind the Travel Industry

The Numbers Behind the Travel Industry

| September 5, 2011 | 4 Comments

Did you ever wonder how much bacon tourists eat each year? Or how much urine gets slyly excreted into hotel pools around the world? Check it out!

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Contemplating a Career Break on Labour Day?

Contemplating a Career Break on Labour Day?

| September 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

Labour Day, a North American holiday created to promote work/life balance is here! However, according to a new Gap Adventures Poll, nearly half of Canadians struggle to achieve that balance.

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Urban Backpacking Myths

Urban Backpacking Myths

| September 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

A list of a few of the most famous urban travel legends that are still doing the rounds on the backpacker circuit

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Reasons To Go Round-The-World

Reasons To Go Round-The-World

| September 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

For many, a round-the-world trip is something that they have always dreamed of and that they will go to any lengths to do. For others, a little more persuasion might be involved to get them to break their routine, plan a route and book their airfare for the trip of a lifetime.

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5 Ways to Enrich Your RTW Journey

5 Ways to Enrich Your RTW Journey

| September 1, 2011 | 2 Comments

Check out five simple suggestions that we’ve collected from our favourite bloggers that we feel will enhance your round-the-world journey—providing it with greater depth.

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Capturing Liminal Spaces while Travelling

Capturing Liminal Spaces while Travelling

| August 29, 2011 | 6 Comments

A liminal space is a place of transition, a place of waiting and not knowing. It’s a place that travellers are, no doubt, intimately familiar with! Check out our photos of liminal spaces!

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The Whole Picture: Chile’s Cueca

The Whole Picture: Chile’s Cueca

| August 14, 2011 | 2 Comments

The Cueca, a unique dance form native to Chile, is credited as being the country’s national dance.

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Rick Mereki’s Move, Learn, Eat

Rick Mereki’s Move, Learn, Eat

| August 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Filmmaker Rick Mereki took three everyday concepts and turned them into incredible and compelling short films—with travel informing their beauty.

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The Whole Picture: Machu Picchu Tilt Shift

The Whole Picture: Machu Picchu Tilt Shift

| August 1, 2011 | 5 Comments

This week’s photo incorporates tilt shifting. Tilt-shift style miniature photos are simply photos of real life scenes that are made to look like miniature scale models. This is done using either a special camera lens or with software, instead of a special lens.

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Making the Most of a Morning in Buenos Aires

Making the Most of a Morning in Buenos Aires

| July 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Buenos Aires is the ultimate cosmopolitan city. Almost 40 per cent of Argentina’s 33m citizens live in Greater Buenos Aires, and these ‘porteños’ are justifiably proud of their home.

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Our 7 Links: Seven Blasts from the Past

Our 7 Links: Seven Blasts from the Past

| July 17, 2011 | 3 Comments

We’ve learned so much since our very first blog post back in July of 2009. Although we never really know if a post will take off or or fade into obscurity, with a few years of experience we’re now better able to make a much more accurate guess.

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Experiences to treat yourself to when travelling round-the-world

Experiences to treat yourself to when travelling round-the-world

| July 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

An interesting new study was brought to our attention recently, asking what offers the greatest happiness—experiences or material goods? The study published in the Journal of Consumer Research looked at whether experiences—such as going travelling—bring greater happiness than material acquisitions, such as purchasing a new car. “The sentiment has been that individuals will be happier if they spend their money on experiences (theatre, concerts and vacations) as opposed to material purchases (fancy cars, bigger houses and gadgets),” the study’s authors explain.

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The Whole Picture: Newfoundland Root Cellar

The Whole Picture: Newfoundland Root Cellar

| July 4, 2011 | 5 Comments

Important to many in rural Newfoundland, the root cellars kept vegetables cool, yet frost-free and edible during the long winter months.

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How Many Countries Have You Visited?

How Many Countries Have You Visited?

| June 25, 2011 | 7 Comments

Whether you’re eagerly waiting for your first passport to be delivered or you could give the most interesting man in the world a run for his money—it’s always a good time to beef up your obituary.

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The Whole Picture: Caretaker’s Hut at Machu Picchu

The Whole Picture: Caretaker’s Hut at Machu Picchu

| June 22, 2011 | 3 Comments

On the funerary plain, overlooking Machu Picchu, stands the Caretaker’s Hut. The hut is one of the few structures in Machu Picchu that has a thatched roof. Open on one side—with three windows looking out to the Urubamba valley below—this is one of the best places in Machu Picchu to get the classic photo of the Lost City of the Incas—and Huayna Picchu looming above!

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A RTW trip in three months or less?

A RTW trip in three months or less?

| June 19, 2011 | 10 Comments

Is it possible to do a round-the-world (RTW) trip in three months or less? Jules Verne thought so. But does that make it a good idea?

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Looking Back: On Returning Home

Looking Back: On Returning Home

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

May you laugh, may you laugh, like hail falling on a tin roof, may you laugh.

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