Author Archives: philsheldon

About philsheldon

Owner of Hanns Ebensten Travel and Alyson Adventures.

Zachary Moses is Man About World’s Newest Correspondent

Zachary Moses, our Director of Marketing & Adventure Tour Development was recently invited to become the newest Global Correspondent for the online “Man About World” magazine. You can read more about it by clicking here! Previously Zachary was recognized by Travel Agent Magazine as … Continue reading

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Amazon Woman: Creation of a New Adventure in the Jungle of Peru (Part 3)

This is Part 3 in a series. Click to read Part 1 and Part 2. Day 4: Birding, Fishing, Hiking, and Daring each other to eat things we found in the Amazon Rainforest We met at 4am and went down … Continue reading

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Amazon Woman: Creation of a New Adventure in the Jungle of Peru (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a three-part series. Click HERE to read Part 1. Day 3: Entering the Rainforest This morning we gathered our belongings and set out for the port, where we had a bit of time to kill … Continue reading

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Amazon Woman: Creation of a New Adventure in the Jungle of Peru (Part 1)

Back in April, my colleague Scott and I were sent to Peru to work on developing two new tours in the Amazon Rainforest. I was chosen for this expedition in order to create our new Amazon Woman tour for lesbians, … Continue reading

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Contrasts of the Canyon

R. Darin Hollingsworth [one_half] The Grand Canyon experience is difficult to grasp, particularly without the perspective of having been there. When you try to communicate in words or pictures, neither can really capture the spirit of the place. Since planting … Continue reading

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Loire Vacation

A bike was the perfect way to see France’s romantic Loire Valley. When I told my friends I was going on a five-day bicycling tour of the Loire Valley in France, they laughed. They knew what kind of shape I … Continue reading

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NTA Conference & Ethiopian Tourism

By Zachary Moses Recently I was asked to serve with the Young Professionals Advisory Group of the NTA (formerly called the National Tour Association), and HE Travel CEO Phil Sheldon was appointed to the Small Business Advisory Task Force. Our … Continue reading

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