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Adventure on the Cruise Ship “Splendor” — Really?

Adventure on the Cruise Ship “Splendor” — Really?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 15, 2010 9

When the Carnival cruise ship Splendor was towed into the San Diego Harbor late last week after being stranded off the coast of Mexico by an engine fire, many news reporters and bloggers commented

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Advanced Medicine: A Prescription for Adventure

Advanced Medicine: A Prescription for Adventure

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 1, 2010 8

You’ve probably got one in the bathroom, bedroom or basement or perhaps tucked away in a closet. It’s that piece of exercise equipment, such as a treadmill or foldable “home gym,” that you thought would be

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Armchair adventure almost as exhilarating as being there

Armchair adventure almost as exhilarating as being there

Wendy Redal October 25, 2010 0

When you can't be out bagging peaks or surfing monster waves yourself, go for the vicarious adrenaline boost with a good adventure travel read. Here are a few titles I've found captivating: what are

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Adventure in the Ellipses: Elk

Adventure in the Ellipses: Elk

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 18, 2010 7

Ever since elk were reintroduced to Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in 1995, I’ve wanted to see them roaming freely in my home state. Last month, my dream was realized—twice. In September, I was fortunate

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The Making of an Adventure Town

The Making of an Adventure Town

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 4, 2010 6

I’m going to have to ask for your forbearance right up front on this one, because I’m going to do a little bragging here. Not too long ago, my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, was

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Voluntourism: Mixing Vacations with Work

Voluntourism: Mixing Vacations with Work

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 13, 2010 8

On my last travel vacation, I didn’t plant a tree, dig a well or paint a fence. I simply walked, observed and “absorbed.” I’m wondering now if my lack of industriousness should make me

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