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13 Travel Books That Will Give You Serious Wanderlust

10 monthes ago   |   By Nomadic Matt

Updated: 10/16/2018 | October 16th, 2018
The end of the year is just that time for favorites lists - and I've written about the best travel books many times over! I love talking about travel books. Why? Because part of the tool belt of any traveler is a good book. Long bus, train, or plane rides can get pretty boring and can give you a lot of “dead” time if you haven't mastered the art of the 10-hour blank stare. Additionally, reading travel books helps you learn about the destinations you are visiting. The more you know about a place, the more you can understand a place.
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The Best GIFF Logbooks of All Time

The Best GIFF Logbooks of All Time

10 monthes ago   |   By Geocaching

The countdown to the 2018 Geocaching International Film Festival has begun!
From November 8-12, 2018, the 16 GIFF films that made the final list will be shown at GIFF events hosted by geocachers all over the world. Log your “Will Attend” at an event near you !
Are you hosting a GIFF Event? It's time to start thinking about what logbook you'll have around for your guests to sign! We've searched the last three years of worldwide GIFF Events for the most inventive and beautiful handmade logbooks around. Take inspiration from some of these:
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