Tell Us Why You're Thankful for Travel & WIN!

November 19, 2010
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It’s time to get into the spirit of the holiday season, and IE wants to give two lucky winners a special gift. We’re giving you one open-ended question and two chances to win the book Romancing the Rain — a photo journey into the heart of the Amazon rainforest.

Become an International Expeditions fan on Facebook or weigh-in via Twitter and finish this sentence:

I am thankful that travel _____________________

The story with the most “Likes” or re-tweets wins! (Be sure to add @IEtravel to your tweet!) So, share your story and be sure to tell your friends to vote for your story on Facebook or Twitter.

One more winner will be selected at random from everyone who signs up for IE’s e-newsletter by November 29, 2010.

Winners will be announced in IE’s e-newsletter on November 30! So if you haven't already signed up for our e-newsletter, be sure to register today.


Contest ends November 29, 2010. Winner will be chosen according to the most likes or re-tweets of travel story, and must be current IE Facebook fan/Twitter follower at time of announcement. One winner will also be chosen at random from everyone registering to receive the e-mail newsletter. Select stories and comments may be chosen for use in International Expeditions’ publications and/or Web sites; published stories may be edited for clarity and space.


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I am thankful for the travel

I am thankful for the travel I have done because it has opened up a whole new world for me. I live in the beautiful state of Kentucky, but that did not prepare me for the culture and wonderful people I have met and seen in the other parts of the world I have visited. I truly believe everyone should encounter the rest of the world, especially the third world countries that have so little and yet are thankful for everything that they have. This week I plan on reading through journals I have written while in the Ukraine, the Amazon, Peru, Thailand, The Carribean Islands, Mexico, Austria and all the other places throughout this wonderful world. I have so much to be thankful for in my travels and just want to be reminded of this again.