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Does Adventure Today Mean Going Retro?

Does Adventure Today Mean Going Retro?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 5, 2012 7

British explorer and Royal Navy officer Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole on January 17, 1912. A hundred years later, on January 17, 2012, in honor of this historic adventure, the National Geographic

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You’re Never Too Old for Adventure!

You’re Never Too Old for Adventure!

Wendy Redal May 21, 2012 0

73-year-old Tamae Watanabe broke her own 2002 record to become the oldest woman to summit Mount Everest on Saturday, May 19,

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Adventure: A Sales Opportunity?

Adventure: A Sales Opportunity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 12, 2011 4

I’ll admit it: I’m a vampire-story junkie. Ever since I read Anne Rice’s 1976 novel Interview with a Vampire, I’ve been thirsting — shall we say — for more. So, you can see why

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The Open End of Adventure

The Open End of Adventure

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 15, 2011 3

When Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, stepped into her twin-engine plane in Miami on June 1, 1937, they were embarking on an adventure of a grand sort. The two hoped to fly

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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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The Age of Adventure

The Age of Adventure

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 9, 2010 5

If you were to believe much of what you read in newspapers, magazines and ads, or what you see and hear in electronic media today, you might conclude that adventure is mostly for those

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