Last call for 2013 around the world travel adventure competition

Last call for 2013 around the world travel adventure competition

The 9th around the world travel adventure competition that annually crowns The World’s Greatest Travelers following an amazing 23-day global scavenger hunt is set to take place between April 12th and May 4th, 2013.

All promising Indiana Jones, would-be Magellans, adventurous Nellie Bly’s, Phileas Fogg contenders and Amazing Race wannabe’s, can apply online at to have their Travel IQ tested…but the deadline for entry into the 2013 event is January 28th. Presently, teams from seven nations will compete.

Frommer’s 500 Best Adrenaline Adventures, lists The Global Scavenger Hunt as one of the best adventures around. Peter Greenberg has said that, “Unlike The Amazing Race, this challenge is more about your ability to connect with cultures than speed and agility.” Outside magazine bills it as, “One of the most amazing trips in the world!” And National Geographic says that the event is, “like Survivor, The Amazing Race and the Eco-Challenge all rolled into one except with much more cultural interaction.”

The Global Scavenger Hunt 2013 Fact Sheet:

What: The Global Scavenger Hunt™ is the world’s only real life annual around-the-world travel adventure competition that takes Teams of two on A Blind Date With The World™ while performing highly- participatory and culturally-oriented site-doing scavenges in exotic off-the-beaten path destinations. It has been called, “The Amazing Race for real people.” Travel IQ required.

When: April 2013, over three-weeks (23-days) between April 12th and May 4th, teams will circumnavigate the globe, traveling from the West Coast to the East Coast—the long way!

Who: Participation is limited to 25 Teams of two. The US$10,900 per person entry fee includes: all international airfare, First Class hotels (think: Mandarin Oriental, Shangri-La, Hyatt Regency, and Relais & Chateaux boutique quality-like hotels), 40+% of meals, and special event travel gear. Travelers are interviewed for suitability and single travelers are welcome to apply. Travelers from over 48 nations have applied for this international travel competition (GEA Inc, CST#2071053-40)

Prizes: The World’s Greatest Travelers™ trophy and crown. Winners defend their title for FREE—a $22,000+ non-cash prize!

Where: A circumnavigation of the globe that includes highly participatory site-doing scavenges in at least 10 countries, that may include: Brazil, Peru, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Kenya, Turkey and Romania. (These are only potential 2013 countries as The Global Scavenger Hunt is also A Blind Date With The World™, participants won’t know what countries they are going to…

Why: The World’s Greatest Travelers trophy and prizes, bragging rights; and Teams will be traveling a million kilometers to help raise the $1 million goal for ongoing global charity projects, that include: micro-loans and co-ed elementary school building programs in developing nations like: Kenya, Niger, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, India and Ecuador, among others.

How: For additional information please visit to apply, or call 1.310.281.7809.