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Treasure island can be anywhere

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If you like treasure hunting or the Indiana Jones movies, then geocaching may be right up your alley. The treasure-hunting game has been around for more than a decade and is gaining an increasing number of devotees. 

For the non-GPS-savvy like me who prefer paper maps, I found it a bit tricky plotting coordinates using a GPS device when my travel editor introduced the heavy handheld gadget to us a couple of years ago. But technology develops at a break-neck pace and now my company-sponsored smartphone comes with a GPS function, but I rarely use it.

But from now on, I have a good reason to be in-trend and high-tech by using the GPS app for fun and that might become my new hobby. And it's thanks to Jiri Pos, chairman and CEO of Prague's Vaclav Havel Airport, who introduced me and other delegates from Thailand to the geocaching game, hiding a treasure box inside the airport.

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