February 2010

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Today's travel tip is brought to you by Medjet's own World Wide Will! Be sure to check out his blog at http://theworldwidewill.com/.

Donde Esta

No matter where I travel, I always learn at least one phrase - "Where is?" The minute I make plans to travel somewhere, I look up the translation and start practicing. If I cannot manage to master speaking the question, I write it in my guide book. Then I am set!

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Sometimes we all forget to take our reusable shopping bags to the store. But even using just one reusable shopping bag can eliminate as many as 1,500 plastic bags from landfills in its lifetime. Need some more great reasons to grab a cloth bag next time you head to the store?

February 05, 2010

The Myer's Amazon Adventure!

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Nothing thrills the staff at International Expeditions quite like knowing our guests are having a great time. So we love getting videos like this one taken on our January 22, 2010 Amazon River tour by Jamie Myer of Los Angeles, California.

February 08, 2010

Pisco Sour Day in Peru!

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Saturday marked National Pisco Sour Day in Peru. If you weren't one of the lucky few there to mark this auspicious occasion, be sure to check out this Pisco Sour recipe sent in by our own Amazon River tour Expedition Leader, Jorge Salas.


February 09, 2010

5 Questions for Jorge Salas

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Expedition Leader Jorge Salas is a star among IE guests, having led small-ship cruises to the Amazon, Orinoco, Antarctica, Patagonia and Papua New Guinea.

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There's nothing we love more at IE than hearing from our travelers. And we know that most of our travelers tell their friends about their memorable tours, pass along their Environs catalogs and invite friends on their next IE journey.

Now we want to reward YOU for spreading the word about International Expeditions!

Ask a friend to follow us on Twitter. Once your friend is following IE Travel, you'll both be eligible to win a Memory Foam travel lumbar pillow (pictured right) to help you travel in comfort.

February 17, 2010

At "Home" in Lima

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IE Creative Services Editor Emily Harley spent Thanksgiving on our Amazon River tour! Now she shares thoughts on this unique small-ship adventure. The small town where I grew up from in Kentucky and even Birmingham, where I now live, have history. But they ain't got nothing on Lima, Peru! Our Amazon tour officially kicks off after a drool-inducing breakfast at the Swissotel with a tour of Lima's most historic sites.

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Like books? Like the Amazon? LOVE free books about the Amazon? Then International Expeditions has a contest for you!

Become an IE Facebook fan. Then share your story of why you went to the Amazon - or why you want to go to the Amazon. Simply write your story on IE's wall.

February 24, 2010

Guest Notes from Namibia

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By Claudio Bacinello

International Expeditions' guests Claudio and Teresa Bacinello share stories and photos from their safari to Southern Africa.

So, here we are, on our fourth trip with IE and the furthest from home Terry and I have ever been. Following stops in London, Johannesburg and an overnight stay near Victoria Falls in Zambia, we’ve arrived at Chobe Savannah Lodge on the bank of the Chobe River in Namibia.