La Tomatina festival: By the numbers

La Tomatina festival: By the numbers

Header image courtesy of flydime. Every year, in the dog days of summer, the streets of Buñol run red with tomato juice. La Tomatina, Spain's famed tomato-throwing festival, takes place annually in August, drawing revellers from around the world — indeed, it is without question the largest tomato fight on Earth. But just how large is…
Machu Poochu: 7 days, Cusco to Cusco

Machu Poochu: 7 days, Cusco to Cusco

We've taken one of our most popular trips and transformed it into something a little more pup-ular. Machu Poochu, our seven-day guided Cusco-to-Cusco tour, is the ultimate dog walk. With your dog on one end of the leash and one of our trusty CEOs at the other, Fido will embark on the stroll of a…
Recommended by G: The 10 coolest things to do in Oslo

Recommended by G: The 10 coolest things to do in Oslo

One of the best things about going on a G Adventures trip is meeting our tour leaders — we call them CEOs (Chief Experience Officers), since they're so integral to the G experience. Not are our CEOs equipped with all the knowledge and know-how to help you get the best out of our tours —…
Why is Chefchaouen, Morocco's “blue city”, so, well, blue?

Why is Chefchaouen, Morocco's “blue city”, so, well, blue?

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons. The Pink City of Marrakech has always been the beating heart of Moroccan tourism, but in recent years the charms of another colourful town have rightfully become a lot better known. Chefchaouen, with its compact medina washed in blue and topped with red tiled roofs, is quite simply one of…
5 things to know about hiking Machu Poochu

5 things to know about hiking Machu Poochu

Earlier today, we revealed that we'll be entering the small pack tour industry with Machu Poochu, our first tour just for dogs. And since we're breaking new ground here, we figured we ought to offer a few helpful tips to those four-legged friends of ours who might be considering (or, rather, on whose behalf we…
5 lessons from the 5 happiest places on Earth

5 lessons from the 5 happiest places on Earth

At G Adventures, we believe strongly in creating happiness and community — so much so that it's one of our five Core Values. On March 20, as the world celebrates World Happiness Day, we're looking at some of the happiest places around the globe, according to the United Nations' World Happiness Report for 2018. These…
Protecting the planet through travel

Protecting the planet through travel

National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures show you some of the world’s most innovative sustainability initiatives. When you travel on a National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures tour, you support projects that help protect the planet for generations to come. Witness the power of geothermal heat at a greenhouse and power plant in Iceland. Learn…
5 fascinating facts about La Paz, Bolivia

5 fascinating facts about La Paz, Bolivia

In this series of blog articles, we’ll take you deeper into the cultures and habitats of the places we explore on National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures. We’ve partnered with National Geographic to offer meaningful encounters, interactions with knowledgeable local experts, and the freedom to roam. The Bolivian city of La Paz is one of…
Mongolia's Naadam Festival: By the numbers

Mongolia's Naadam Festival: By the numbers

As a celebration of national independence and a tribute to the nomadic ways of the Genghis Khan era, Mongolia’s annual Naadam festival honours the country’s cultural roots through traditional sport. During Naadam, which takes place from July 11–15 this year, people compete in three sports: archery, horse racing and wrestling. They also eat Khuushuur (meat…
The Serengeti Migration: By the numbers

The Serengeti Migration: By the numbers

Every year, the great beasts of the Serengeti migrate from spot to spot, following the rainfall. Millions of animals traverse the Serengeti — within and without Tanzania's Serengeti National Park — seeking food and water, and safety from the many predators that stalk them as they move. Here, some fast — and fascinating — facts about the spectacular…

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