GeoTour completed? Souvenir earned!

This blog post was written by geocaching veteran, Geocaching HQ employee and purple enthusiast, MissJenn.

Are you one of the people who recently received a souvenir for completing one of these official GeoTours? Congratulations! We hope you enjoyed the surprise. Do you have questions? We have answers.

Are you a person who has never been on a GeoTour? We have answers for you, too!

First things first:
Souvenirs are virtual pieces of art displayed on your public profile. GeoTours combine geocaching and travel to uplevel your vacations. With this latest update, we’ve combined them for a WIN-WIN-WIN combination! Today players around the world are receiving a souvenir for any live GeoTour they have completed.

Pack your bags! The hardest part will be choosing which GeoTour to do first.

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Thank a Volunteer Day is May 22!

Whether you’ve been part of the geocaching community for a long time or just recently found your first geocache, May 22 (and everyday!) is a great day to thank a volunteer. If you’ve found a cache, hidden a cache, used the forums, or used the Geocaching website or app in a language other than English, you’ve benefited from the amazing efforts of the community volunteers.

There are 400+ passionate and dedicated geocaching community members who volunteer behind the scenes. These include reviewers, EarthCache reviewers, translators, and moderators who keep the game in motion all over the world!

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Chraxli’s mini Wonderland — Geocache of the Week

by chraxli
Ostschweiz Switzerland
N 47° 05.491 E 009° 29.866

Have you ever wondered what your town would look like shrunk to dollhouse scale? Cache owner, chraxli, not only had the vision, but he executed the idea in his own front yard! Paying homage to their local station in Wartou, whose sign is featured in the vignette, this Geocache of the Week in Eastern Switzerland is anything but Traditional.

CO chraxli's station sign in Wartou makes a special miniature appearance
CO chraxli’s station sign in Wartou makes a special miniature appearance

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Carrying Frogs to Safety

Cache In Trash Out® (CITO) is a bi-annual, week-long event in the spring and fall that focuses on environmental clean-up. Typically geocachers get together and clean up their neighborhoods or restore habitats. The Slovenian Geocaching Club hopped on a different approach this year — to carry frogs to safety.

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