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Experience the Land of 1000 Cultures with us

Posted by on May 16, 2019 in Travel News & Trip Announcements | 0 comments

Incredible India Here We Come! Photos taken on past travel club adventures here… Another brand new adventure release this week! Last year we went back to India and it was such an incredible itinerary we had to go back for more! This year we’ve changed a few destinations to take advantage of the weather in the new regions we’ll be visiting! From the Taj Mahal to the brilliance of Jaipur, to amazing cultures & spiritual extravaganzas in Varanasi, and a chance to witness & photograph tigers in their natural habitat,...

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Tanzania Packing List and Trip Preparation

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in Packing Lists, Travel Blog Posts | 0 comments

Below are some general packing tips and information. Please read the luggage requirements and travel insurance information carefully. LUGGAGE RESTRICTIONS FOR SAFARI: Soft-sided luggage or duffels are preferable to hard luggage for storage on safari vehicles. Large suitcases of dimensions greater than 24″ will not be stored in vehicles and should not be brought. You will not be able to bring suitcases larger than the dimensions above and will sacrifice storing oversize luggage at the Tanzania Airport for the entire duration of your...

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A Country Of Contrasts: Iceland Group Tours

Posted by on May 12, 2019 in Travel Blog Posts | 0 comments

Iceland is every wanderer’s dream come true. A literal land of fire and ice, it boasts of attractions that are in contrast to each other. It is best known for its landscapes where molten lava erupts from ice and rivers run through deserts. The natural elements in Iceland seem to tease each other, with long winter nights and equally long summer days. So where exactly does one go when on a trip to Iceland? What do you prioritize in a destination that offers so much? Typical Iceland group tours will most probably take you to see the Northern...

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Travel Photo of the Day: Pura Bratan

Posted by on May 8, 2019 in Photography Travel Blog | 0 comments

Pura Ulun Danu Beratan or Pura Bratan is a a well known 11-storey Shaivite water temple in Bali, Indonesia.  It was built in 1633 on the shores of Lake Bratan near the mountains of Bedugul. The temple is also used for offerings to the Balinese water, lake and river goddess Dewi Danu. The lake itself serves as the main reservoir for the most parts of Bali so it is not only functional but also considered to be holy by many of its residents. We just finished our Bali Group Tours so sign up with Photofly Travel Club and you can find out first if...

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Peru Packing List & General Information

Posted by on May 6, 2019 in Packing Lists | 0 comments

PACK LIGHT! It’s important to pack light due to luggage restrictions.  Domestic Flight Restrictions Domestic Flight Baggage Restrictions: Passengers may bring checked baggage of up to 23kg (50lbs) total, free of charge on our domestic flights. This can be either as one bag or two bags, but all bags together must not exceed the 23kg limit. Carry on bags cannot exceed 9kg (20 lbs) plus a small handbag. Overnight Bag for Sacred Valley/Machu Picchu From March 22nd – 25th (3 nights) our group will be staying in the Sacred Valley for 2...

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The Land Of Happiness: Nepal and Bhutan Group Tours

Posted by on May 3, 2019 in Travel Blog Posts, Travel With A Plan! | 0 comments

Nepal and Bhutan are neighbor countries that do not often get mentioned in people’s travel bucket list, which is a shame. Both of these South Asian nations located in the Himalayas offer an experience unlike anything in the world. So if you are the type who would rather skip the tourist-y path, consider joining Nepal and Bhutan group tours. You will not regret it. Nepal is the playground for the adventurous at heart. It offers the perfect landscape for rafting, trekking, and jungle exploring, among others. It also gives you a taste of its...

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Travel Photo of the Day: The White Continent

Posted by on Apr 30, 2019 in Travel Blog Posts | 0 comments

Antarctica is the southern-most continent and is also the fifth largest continent. It is also said to be the coldest, driest and windiest one of all the continents. It is also the last area to be discovered which was only in 1820 by a Russian expedition headed by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev aboard the Vostok and Mirny. For the most part of the 19th century, it has been largely forgotten by most people due to its uninhabitable environment and inaccessibility. To this day, it is said that only around 1,000 to 5,000...

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Spain Packing Checklist 2018

Posted by on Apr 27, 2019 in Packing Lists | 0 comments

Luggage Ideally, 1 suitcase & 1 small overnight suitcase/carry on bag (for the expert travelers see if you can come with only one small carry on!). An additional camera gear backpack/bag is also OK. Domestic Flight Baggage Restrictions: CARRY-ON BAGGAGE Hand luggage: Up to a maximum weight of 10 kg and a maximum size of 55x40x20 CHECKED BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (ONE checked bag per person) The maximum weight for CHECKED BAG: 23 kg (50LBS) Clothes T shirts (hand washable, fast drying preferred) Long sleeve Shirts/sweatshirts Shorts (hand...

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The Danube and Beyond: Hungary Group Tours

Posted by on Apr 23, 2019 in Travel Blog Posts, Travel With A Plan! | 0 comments

Evoking a strong sense of history and tradition, Hungary is your quintessential European destination. That is why for those looking to get to the heart of the continent, a stopover in this gorgeous country is a must, and rightly so. From the beautiful lights of Budapest—its capital city—to the quaint villages nearby, Hungary Group Tours reveal a country so charming you would not want to leave. While the most common Hungary travel destinations are in the capital city itself—featuring historical landmarks exhibiting influences from the...

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Mexico Packing List

Posted by on Apr 20, 2019 in Packing Lists | 0 comments

1 medium sized suitcase & 1 overnight carry on bag (for the expert travelers see if you can come with no checked bags!). An additional camera gear backpack/bag is also OK. Soft-sided luggage or duffels are preferable to hard luggage for storage in our vehicles. Large suitcases of dimensions greater than 27” should not be used. ** Camera gear bags that are as large as anything which can pass as carry on during flight are OK to bring in addition to your other carry on size bag. Packing List Please note, the list serves as a guideline and...

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