Here at Intrepid, we have identified two different types of Easter. The best-known version is Easter, the Christian festival that celebrates the resurrection of Christ. The second is Easter, the four-day weekend that celebrates the resurrection of fun. So if you’d rather be experiencing post-chocolate guilt somewhere exotic this festive season, it’s not too late to do something about it.
“The symbol for the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ is the elephant,” Kenneth Feld tells the Associated Press. “And that’s what we’ve been known for throughout the world for more than a hundred years. This week, things have changed.”
Bob Golodets is one of Intrepid’s most popular leaders in Russia. And he’s as Russian as they come – strong of heart, thick of accent*, fan of stew.
Bob loves Russia. He never stops talking (or thinking) about it. But there’s another nearby country that he just can’t get off his mind, no matter what he does. “All countries are special, but some are more special than others,” laments Bob. “Why I keep thinking about Georgia?!”
Travelling and being a new parent are both very different things, but they’re also both big and bold adventures. And when you think about it, there are a surprising number of similarities between parents and travellers.
The Hawaiian language is actually pretty cool. It was only written down in the early 19th century when missionaries tried to capture the native dialect on paper. And until the USA annexed Hawaii in 1899, Hawaiian thrived in schools, newspapers and novels.
It’s the age-old question: if you were stranded on a deserted island, what would you take with you? There are an infinite number of answers to this, ranging from the practical (A book called ‘How to build a raft’) to the short-sighted (My PS4, bro!).