19th Discovery Thailand 2010

The 19th Discovery Thailand & Discovery World

Covering Queen Sirikit National Convention Center’s exhibition areas, the events will bring together over 750 leading local and international tour operators as well as fully-integrated tourism services, including hotels, resorts, airlines, domestic and outbound travel agents, national and overseas tourism promotion organizations, car rental companies, boat cruises, travel equipment providers, restaurants and many more. As such, this event is an excellent place to do some holiday planning and get good value for your money. It is expected that over 300,000 visitors will attend this event looking for travel packages and discounts over the weekend.

Dates: September 2-5, 2010

Time: 10 am – 9 pm

National Geographic’s World’s 25 Best New Adventures for 2007

This is a list created by National Geographic of the 25 best adventure trips in 2007. These destinations will be sure to broaden your horizons and give you a new perspective. Even though 2007 is almost over, it’s never too late to go out and explore your world.

The World’s 25 Best New Adventures for 2007
(listed alphabetically)
1. Rwanda: Tracking mountain gorillas 
Governors’ Camp

2. Tanzania: Sustainable island travel and game safari
        Outfitter: Seacology

3. Zambia: Safari in Kafue National Park
        Outfitter: Wilderness Safaris

4. China: Biking lush rural hinterlands
Bike Asia

5. Bhutan: Trekking remote valleys
Wilderness Travel

6. Russia: Kayaking Lake Baikal
        Outfitter: H2Outfitters

7. Thailand and Malaysia: Cruising tsunami-recovered islands
        Outfitter: National Geographic Expeditions

Antarctica, Australia, New Zealand
8. Antarctica: Discovering a penguin colony
        Outfitter: Zegrahm Expeditions

9. Australia: Exploring an undeveloped shore
        Outfitter: World Expeditions

10. New Zealand: Multisport backcountry odyssey
        Outfitter: Active New Zealand

11. Croatia and Montenegro: Rafting and hiking the Balkans
        Outfitter: Mountain Travel Sobek

12. Georgia: Hiking the Caucasus Mountains
        Outfitter: Explorers’ Corner

13. Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland: Biking Budapest to Krakow
        Outfitter: Backroads

Latin America
14. Argentina and Chile: Trekking in Patagonia
        Outfitter: Geographic Expeditions

15. Brazil: Sailing the coast in a colonial vessel
        Outfitter: GAP Adventures

16. Mexico: Tracking gray whales
        Outfitter: Earthwatch Institute

17. Peru: Multisport exploration of the Cordillera Azul    
        Outfitter: Sierra Club Outings

North America
18. Alaska: Cruising the Inside Passage
        Outfitter: Lindblad Expeditions

19. British Columbia: Paddling the Great Bear Rainforest coast       
        Outfitter: Pacific Northwest Expeditions

20. British Columbia: Cycling the Okanagan Valley
        Outfitter: Austin-Lehman Adventures

21. California to Maine: Weekend getaways
        Outfitter: REI Adventures
22. Northwest Territories: Paddling and hiking the tundra
        Outfitter: Black Feather

23. Washington: Climbing the Ptarmigan Traverse
        Outfitter: Mountain Madness

24. Wyoming: Climbing the Grand Teton
        Outfitter: Exum Mountain Guides

World-Wide Trips
25. Flying Around the Globe: Peru, Chile, Samoa, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Cambodia, India, United Arab Emirates, Tanzania, and Morocco                    Outfitter: World Wildlife Fund