An Aerial Valentine: The World’s Most Breath-Taking Locales

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By Chris Oquist – BanyanPilotShop.net While I’m no Anthony Bourdain, I like to think that I’m somewhat well-traveled. This Valentine’s Day, I’m offering up some of the most breath-taking locales I’ve had the pleasure of viewing from the air. Ditch the roses and chocolates, these are the gifts that will be remembered forever. Nazca Desert […]






Seeking Powder Hounds: Heli-Skiing the Northwest

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Enjoy another epic guest post by Alan Carr, an aviation aficionado and winter sports enthusiast. He currently works with GlobalAir.com to provide resources on aircraft-related topics. For more of his writing, read Flying, Fishing and Sleeping Under a Wing: Fly-in Camping for Every Pilot. If you’ve never been on a heli-skiing adventure, chances are your first […]






Flying, Fishing and Sleeping Under a Wing: Fly-in Camping for Every Pilot

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I could taste the trout. My friend George reserved our campsite in advance, obsessed with the fact that access to the airstrip was limited to those arriving to Nehalem Bay by plane. We had big plans to rent a boat, fish, hike Neah-kah-nie Mountain, and pitch a tent by his plane. Before we flew in […]






Explore the Gambia: Nature Opportunities

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African destinations continue to be a popular choice for holidaymakers looking for a little more adventure than the typical short haul summer spots, and with Gambia flights from flythomascook, you can enjoy what this west coast country has to offer for less. While the stunning coastline and beautiful weather provide much of the appeal for […]






Christmas Ski Holidays: Top Five Festive Options

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It may still be the summer but it’s scary how quickly Christmas can creep up on you and if you want this festive season to be an unforgettable one, you could consider one of the all inclusive ski holidays that are available to book online at the moment. The mountains are a perfect choice for […]






Family travel:How to do Disney on a budget

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  Walt Disney World may be the most magical place on Earth, but it’s also among the most expensive. Here, we show you how to visit Florida’s House of the Mouse without sacrificing your life savings. (Here’s a hint: It’s not as difficult as you think.) 1. Choose your travel dates wisely. In other words, […]