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New Adventure Travel Guidelines for Travelers Post Covid

July 2, 2020: Pure Adventures is following health and safety guidelines specifically created for the adventure tourism industry, provided by the Adventure Travel Trade Association and created in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic.  More information is available from the ATTA. Due to recent changes impacting the travel industry, we would like to address some new guidelines...
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Restarting Travel and Planning for the Re-Opening of Europe

Re-opening of borders and the conversations for travel are starting to happen! We think it is time to take down our Covid cancel policy and start to talk about the future of travel. While we understand some people will not be ready to travel for a while still, many are ready to go now. Travel...
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Coronavirus and Travel: A Message from the Pure Adventures Team

Published March 4, 2020:  There’s no getting around it: since January, the world has been dealing with the global outbreak of coronavirus. Also known as COVID-19, this represents a huge concern to all of us in the travel industry. There are different points of view about the threat to individuals with the virus, but the...
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Where to Travel with Teenagers: Our Recommendations

Traveling with teenagers is an opportunity. It’s a chance to introduce young people to other cultures and experiences while they’re highly receptive, but also physically capable and independent. The adult organizing a tour, though, usually has questions. How will the teenagers’ love of sleeping in fit in with a busy day’s itinerary? Will a visit...
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Walking vs. Hiking: Setting out on Foot in the UK

If you’re a bit of an Anglophile, you’re probably prepared for the most common UK terms that cause confusion to the North American speaker – across the pond chips are crisps, an aubergine is an eggplant, and pants are underwear. Many of the differences are small, charming, and create a real sense of place for...
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Experience Spain: Things to Do in Catalonia

No trip to this much-visited area of Spain is complete without a heaping dose of exploration, relaxation, sightseeing and taste-testing. Here are a few of our must-try activities to help you experience the local culture of Catalonia to its fullest. Try Out the Beach Life Catalonia and beaches: they’re practically synonyms. When visitors think of...
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Spain In A Glass: 5 reasons why Rioja should be your new favorite red wine

Grapes have been grown in the La Rioja region for thousands of years. First carefully tended to and crafted by monks as early as 873, Rioja wines have a fascinating heritage, dating back to the Phoenicians and the Celtiberians. According to VinePair.com, it’s the most famous wine on the American market, it’s fruitiness, structure and tannins making it...
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Self-guided cycling through Spain - Barcelona Bike & Foodie Escape

5 Towns to Bike Through in Catalonia, Spain

Catalonia’s Hidden Jems Located in the beautiful northeast section of Spain, with France, Andorra, Aragon, Valencia, and the breathtaking Mediterranean Sea as its borders, the towns of Catalonia are some of the world’s most diverse and beautiful destinations to bike. Perhaps this is due to the area’s rich history, culture, and friendly atmosphere. Or, perhaps...
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