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How to Leave Your Comfort Zone on a Solo Holiday in North America

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Travelling solo could be one of the scariest things you've ever thought about doing – but it will actually probably turn out to be one of the most liberating.

Let’s face it; we are by nature, social animals. We want to share, whether that’s food, or what we saw on TV last night or experiences. Just look at the popularity of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. And for many of us it’s the same when it comes to travelling. It’s almost natural that we want to go away with someone we already know.

Ethical Wildlife in North America

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With programmes such as Planet Earth and Countryfile, plus international movements such as School Strikes pushing wildlife and climate front of mind, keeping our world healthy and flourishing is more important than ever.

Being responsible in the areas you travel doesn’t just sit with you, but the company you are travelling with. At Exodus, we take an active role in sustainable travel; from wildlife to landscapes and everything between.

Top 5 Places to Visit in Canada

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If America is known as the ‘land of opportunity’ then Canada should be known as the ‘land of great contrasts’. The majestic landscapes, the modern cities, the longest coastline in the world, all make up a country that is so large, it is comprised of six time zones!

With a country so large and vast, it’s hard to know where to start. The team here at Exodus have picked our top 5 places that everyone should visit when in Canada. If we manage to inspire you to take a trip to this stunning country, you know who to call!

Adventurous Overnighters: Unique Sleeps in the Americas

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We’re celebrating the most exciting and adventurous sleeping spots in the Americas! 

You’d be hard-pushed to find finer places to rest your head. The west is the ultimate adventure – fill your boots with the pioneering spirit of the old explorers. Head north for wilderness escapes and huge mountain landscapes and south for the rich history and immersive moments.

Here are four unique great sleeps in the Americas.

Unbelievable, is not it

Last year, on 12th July 2019, as snow flurries swept over the mighty Taglang La Pass at a breath-taking 5,328m, a group of veteran Exodus globetrotters swapped their buffs for bow ties and their season jackets for ball gowns as they heard the world’s highest-altitude piano recital ricochet through the valleys and peaks of the Indian Himalaya.

Switch off in these remote destinations

Living in a digitally saturated and constantly moving world, it may feel like there is nowhere left to truly get away from it all for an off-the-grid adventure. However, if you look deeper, you can still find those off-the-beaten-path destinations that have kept their mysterious allure. So, if you feel like getting away from the hustle and bustle and reconnecting with nature, we’ve rounded up seven destinations, that are spectacularly remote, guaranteed to intrigue and leave you feeling refreshed.

Camping with a Bedouin family

Jordan has long charmed travellers with the stunning ancient city of Petra, but its impressive deep red desert landscapes have also created life-long memories for many. Venture to UNESCO-listed Wadi Rum for an unforgettable adventure, characterised by the warm hospitality of the Bedouin who have made this vast red desert their home for hundreds of years. Exodus invites travellers to explore this fabulous scenery and get a glimpse of the traditional Bedouin life through the eyes of a local family.

Exodus Photo Master Competition 2019: Our year in photos

When it comes to capturing breath-taking scenery and awe-inspiring wildlife encounters on camera, our worldwide Exodus travellers don’t disappoint. Every month, we choose one lucky winner whose photography shows a keen eye for detail, bold composition and imagination to be featured across our website and social media channels. And we’re only too keen to share our 2019 Photo Master Competition winners to ignite your spirit of adventure and passion for travel photography in 2020. So, why not take a seat, kick back and view our year of 2019 in photos.

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