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The Image Project: When the World Glows

// August 25, 2014

It is difficult to imagine anything more beautiful than how it may appear if the stars were to drop from the night sky and scatter across the ground before you. The idea sounds like something from a fairytale, but those […]

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Beaming with Pride: Travel + Leisure Names Brooke Garnett to their 2014 A-List—Again!

// August 20, 2014

She is a dive master, photographer, GoPro-er, chef, marathoner…we could be here all day! Brooke is also one of 133 travel advisers named to Travel + Leisure’s elite list noted by the highly acclaimed magazine as “the most informed and […]

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$28,000 in Cheers! A Chilean Wine Tour for the Sun Valley Center for the Arts

// August 18, 2014

Absolute Travel raises a glass to Sun Valley Center for the Arts in celebration of their success raising $1.4 million in this year’s annual Wine Auction, with $28,000 generated from Absolute Travel’s Chilean Wine Journey! The auction, which is held […]

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Why This Animal Lover is Anti-Elephant Day | by Katie Losey

// August 12, 2014

I don’t want to belittle World Elephant Day; if anything I believe it should be an extra 364 days a year. Today has the best of intentions, but unfortunately one day is not going to cut it. We’re living during […]

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The Image Project | Ultimate Picnic Spots

// August 5, 2014

Picnic—just the word alone is joyfully buoyant, a bounce of syllables that signifies savoring the moment.

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Thailand: 10 Absolute Picks Beyond Your Guidebook

// July 29, 2014

Beyond the breathtaking landscapes of stoic, stepped rice terraces, broad-leafed jungle rooftops, and pillars of rock that defiantly rise from cerulean blue bays; beyond the narrow, bustling city streets pulsing with motorbikes and pungent with the scent of pad thai […]

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The Image Project | by Meghan Black

// July 17, 2014

Images have power. Like a novel that leads to laughter or brings tears, so too an image can leave the viewer remembering, hoping, and longing. Just as we read a novel, we read an image; and just as we relate […]

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At a Glance: Mistura, Peru’s famous food festival

// June 17, 2014

The epicurean movement in Peru, really in South America on the whole, has been deliciously dramatic…pun intended. Lima, now considered a gastronomical capital in the region, celebrates this development by hosting Mistura, today one of the world’s largest food festivals. […]

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Papua New Guinea Event | Curious Birds You Never Knew Existed with Bruce Beehler

// June 6, 2014

Join Absolute Travel & Papua New Guinea Tourism for a spectacular event: Curious Birds You Never Knew Existed with Smithsonian’s Bruce Beehler. We will also be welcoming two cultural representatives from Papua New Guinea: Mundiya Kepanga, hailing from the Huli […]

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Persepolis is Overrated | by Stacey Sullivan

// June 6, 2014

Persepolis is overrated. There, I said it. Sure it is an awe-inspiring archeological treasure that never ceases to amaze and delight even those with the highest of expectations. One is not surprised to learn that Persepolis was among the first […]

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A Letter to Amanyara from Katie Losey

// May 16, 2014

There are moments that color your life, and there are moments that define it. I believe wholeheartedly that fresh experiences propel me into life’s rapture–they remove me from my comfort zone, challenge me, and stay with me in the background […]

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Blaine’s on the Blog | 4 Convincing Reasons Nicaragua Should be Your Next Getaway

// May 14, 2014

Absolute Travel’s Blaine Anderson skips a chilly NYC weekend and opts to head south to Nicaragua with her family and friends. Learn about her can’t miss hotels, the best way to start the day, and her attempt to join a […]

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13 Design-Inspired Hotels You Want to Visit

// May 12, 2014

Design can be an integral part of any resort experience. It can often set the entire tone of your journey, as the hotel is the starting point of any itinerary. Where you choose to stay provides an incredible sense of […]

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Rare and Special: Suzanne Pope Takes Her First Trip to Africa

// May 8, 2014

I felt incredibly small just barely poking out over our 4×4, standing barefoot next to my tall Maasai guide wrapped in a bright red and blue plaid shuka. The red and green savannah stretched out for miles as far as […]

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Why What’s In Your Mug Could Save the World

// April 28, 2014

On Wednesday, April 23rd Absolute Travel and The Culture-ist were proud to co-host an evening at the lovely infini-T CafĂ© and Spice Souk in Princeton for a travel reading featuring writers, David Farley, Charu Suri, Tom Downey, and Absolute! In […]

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An Interview with Absolute Travel’s Jessica Weeman

// April 21, 2014

Use three words to describe yourself This question always puts me into job interview mode…so I’ll have to try to be more fun than that! Let’s see…adventurous, food-loving, and curious. So you’re a New Yorker who moved to Jackson, Wyoming […]

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An Absolute Stampede: Why We’re Putting Our Foot Down for Elephants

// April 15, 2014

We absolutely refuse to be the generation that allows elephants to disappear from Africa’s forests and savannas. That’s why Absolute Travel is putting our foot down in the fight for Africa’s elephants, literally. On April 26th, our downtown SoHo office […]

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Notes from Senegal: My American Jewish World Service Study Tour Experience | by Cheryl Peress

// April 10, 2014

On a recent one week study tour sponsored by American Jewish World Service (AJWS), with the assistance of Absolute Travel, I became fully immersed in the magical world of Senegal—its people, its culture and its struggles to forge peace and […]

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The Getaway Colder than a NYC Winter & Why Kari Can’t Wait to Go Back

// April 8, 2014

When most people were looking to tropical beaches to escape this year’s crazy winter, Kari Madden was doing the exact opposite. She packed her bags for snowy Alaska where her cousin was about to compete in the Last Great Race […]

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An Exclusive Q&A with Stacey Sullivan

// March 27, 2014

Meet our newest team member, Stacey, and learn about the fruit that made her bleed, California’s unmissable cemetery, and the guy who isn’t shy about greeting her with an insane-freak-out-love-attack when she gets home. What is something quirky we should […]

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