There’s an amazing planet out there – where’s your next adventure? (interview with G Adventures Lucas Bialecki)

Galapagos Under Water School of Fish
Galapagos Under Water School of Fish

During my recent visit to Tucson for the GTM West conference one of the companies I was very impressed with was G Adventures – offering adventures all over the World.  “We believe that travel transforms. That it builds peace and understanding. We believe that the power of travel can change lives and make the world a better place” is G Adventures motto.  We believe that too!  I sat down with Lucas Bialecki of G Adventures to learn more about this wonderful company and their travel offerings. – Tim Larison

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Walt Disney owned a bowling alley? Celebrity Sports Center in Denver

 by Tim Larison

celebrityDid you know Walt Disney once owned a bowling alley, and that it was used to train workers for Disney World?  One of the fun places to visit in my youth was Celebrity Sports Center in Denver.  Celebrity was the first major Disney construction project after the completion of Disneyland.  Celebrity opened in 1960 and was owned by Disney until the late 70’s.  It featured 88 bowling lanes and an Olympic sized indoor swimming pool.

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tips for cell phone usage outside the U.S.

MSNBC published a good article last week about cell phone usage outside the U.S.   Columnist Tim Leffel writes “Start asking people about international cell phone and data bills and you’ll get a lot of scary stories. Most aren’t as shocking as Steve Surjaputra’s tale of a family who was billed $19,370, but what’s surprising is how often people get socked with hundreds or thousands of dollars after what they thought was minimal use.”  Read what to be aware of and some good tips in Tim’s column.

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Minor League Baseball Road Trip

by Tim Larison

As a lifelong baseball fan I like to take in a major league game when traveling. We have been to major league games in Seattle, Chicago, Kansas City, and St Louis in the past, in addition to many outings to watch our hometown Colorado Rockies. But this July we had a new experience – attending a “rookie league” baseball game in Casper, Wyoming.

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