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The Active Travel Adventures podcast inspires and empowers you to lead a bigger life through adventure travel. Active Travel Adventures curates multi-day world wide adventure travel for reasonably fit folks who prefer to hike, bike, paddle or otherwise stay active for a more immersive experience while they vacation and explore our planet and its people.

The Active Travel Adventures podcast inspires and empowers you to lead a bigger life through adventure travel. Active Travel Adventures curates multi-day world wide adventure travel for reasonably fit folks who prefer to hike, bike, paddle or otherwise stay active for a more immersive experience while they vacation and explore our planet and its people.
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United States

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The Active Travel Adventures podcast inspires and empowers you to lead a bigger life through adventure travel. Active Travel Adventures curates multi-day world wide adventure travel for reasonably fit folks who prefer to hike, bike, paddle or otherwise stay active for a more immersive experience while they vacation and explore our planet and its people.

Twitter:

@Kit_Parks

Language:

English

Contact:

910-340-2807


Episodes

Hike Wind River Range Wyoming

9/19/2019
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The Wind River Range in the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming, is the mountain range that inspired Yvon Chouinard (founder of Patagonia clothing) to spend his life climbing mountains. Breathtaking in beauty, this remote and rugged mountain range is not nearly as well known as the Tetons, but is just as striking, and not as crowded. Where is the Wind River Range located? The Wind River Range is a couple hour drive south of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Most people fly in to the beautiful Jackson Hole...

Duration:00:44:42

Kumano Kodo Trail In Japan

9/5/2019
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The Kumano Kodo pilgrimage network of trails in Japan traces its roots back 1000 years to when emperors and samurai would trek these forested rural paths to Japan's most important sacred shrines and temples. This beautiful trek is a UNESCO World Heritage trail, the only such trail besides its sister trail, the El Camino del Santiago in Spain. It is a challenging hike with significant ascents and descents. Each evening, you stay in a local traditional Japanese inn, partake in the ritual...

Duration:00:52:51

Cycle Tour Northern Thailand from Bangkok to Chiang Rai

8/22/2019
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Thailand has always been a go-to travel destination, and tourists are drawn to its capital, Bangkok. Instead of going that route, Emily Sedgwick and her husband chose to explore the rural parts of Northern Thailand through a cycle tour from Bangkok to Chiang Rai. They enjoyed every part of their guided tour going through hills, riding narrow boats through mighty rivers and visiting local villages. Emily and her husband got to see the best Northern Thailand has to offer like ethical elephant...

Duration:00:45:48

Teton National Park Adventures

8/8/2019
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The majestic Teton mountain range offers adventures galore: hike, bike, paddle and horseback ride as you explore one of the US most famous national parks. Lorna Miller, an adventure enthusiast, shares why she loves Teton National Park and invites people to the area’s wonderful sites. Just like any natural park in the US, there are many activities that you can do at Teton. Lorna explains what hikers can enjoy and what trails are waiting for them. She also shares vital tips on understanding...

Duration:00:30:09

Exploring Acadia National Park

7/25/2019
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Acadia National Park is one of USA's most famous national parks and the only one in New England. Over 3.5 million people visit Acadia National Park each year, and Kita Roberts of Pass the Sushi and Girl Carnivore shares her adventure there. Stating how Acadia must be part of our bucket places to go, Kita describes Cadillac Mountain, Thunder Hole, Mount Desert Island, Isle of Haute, Schoodic Peninsula, and the Loop Scenic Drive, as well as the hiking, biking, kayaking and canoeing, horseback...

Duration:00:34:45

50th Anniversary Celebration

7/4/2019
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Most Popular : USA Lake Jocassee at Devil's Fork State Park, SC Join my 93 year old Mom and I as we explore Mom and my late father's favorite getaway. This is mainly a water adventure along the MASSIVE 90+ mile shoreline. There is a cool trail on the summit nearby for hikers. Perfect for kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboard (BYO) and boating. There are boat tours and kayak tours, and once you leave the dock, you are surrounded by pristine wildness. Less than 40 homes on the...

Duration:00:39:45

New Zealand North Island Part III

6/24/2019
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Part III - New Zealand Adventure Series : The North Island The last two podcasts focused on the South Island, including Milford Sound, Mt Cook/Aorika, Queenstown, Kaikora Pennisula, Pancake Rocks and much more. My original plan was to spend one week exploring solo, join Active Adventures (one of my affiliates) on their two week 'Rimu' tour and then continue solo once more for my final week in New Zealand. However, I had so much fun with Active and my group, that once I found out that...

Duration:00:52:14

New Zealand Part II South Island Adventure

6/12/2019
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New Zealand Adventures As we continue our exploration of the South Island of New Zealand, we bike to the popular adventure town of Wanaka, indulge in a free day of amazing adventures in Queenstown, kayak Milford Soundand hike the Routeburn Track, the Kepler Track, Mueller Ridge and check out Mount Cookfrom a sheep farm at Braemar Station. If you missed New Zealand's South Island Part I,you can check it out here. Links Mentioned on this Episode: New Zealand South Island Part I Adventure...

Duration:00:25:02

Oops from Orlando

6/4/2019
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Kit explains how she accidentally re-released the Great Barrier Reef episode twice in her haste to get to Podfest in Orlando.

Duration:00:01:52

St Olav Ways of Norway

2/19/2019
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EP040 : Show Notes St. Olav’s Way with Sherry Ott of Ottsworld St. Olaf’s Way is a series of seven long distance pilgrimage paths through rustic Norway, away from the crowds. Just 1000 people complete the paths each year compared to over 200,000 for the El Camino in Spain. Our guest today, Sherry Ott of the popular travel blog, Otts World, describes her experience hiking a section of one of the St. Olaf’s Way trails. A nomadic traveler and avid long-distance hiker for over a decade,...

Duration:00:42:34

Hike Italy : The Italian Lakes District

1/23/2019
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Episode 039 Hike Italy : The Italian Lakes District Hike and Kayak the most beautiful lakes in the world* Located in the Italian alps, the Italian Lakes District has spectacular pristine lakes surrounded by the majestic alps! No wonder so many celebrities like George Clooney, Madonna and Sir Richard Branson have purchased homes here. On today’s Active Travel Adventures podcast, we interview Christine Jenkins, who went on Active Adventure’s ‘Dolce Vita’ fully guided ten day adventure...

Duration:00:44:06

SW Portugal's Rota Vincentina

1/20/2019
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Rota Vincentina Walking Holiday on Portugal's SW Coast The group that manages the magnificent trails along the stunningly beautiful SW Portuguese coast of Alentejo takes care of about 450 km of trails along some of Europe's most well preserved coastline. It's too hot to hike these trails in the summer, so plan to go between late September and late April(November and December are the wettest months, but it doesn't get too cold here). These well marked trails include: The Fisherman's...

Duration:00:38:15

NC Crystal Coast Adventures

1/7/2019
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The Crystal Coast of NC has it all: perfect beaches, loads of history and charming fishing villages with lots of fun active things to do. Here's the scoop.

Duration:00:44:11