Wreck Diving in Palau

Palau Underwater, From Shark Week to Wreck Diving

Palau is often listed among the world’s best diving destinations—and for good reason.
Fisherman on the black sands of Monterrico

Monterrico, Guatemala: Surf, Sand, and Seafood

Adventure and black sand beaches await in the little-known town of Monterrico
Northern Lights Manitoba

Viewing the Northern Lights: Churchill, Manitoba

Want to see the Northern Lights? Head north to the auroral oval in sub-arctic Churchill, Manitoba.
Hiking on Sólheimajökull Glacier. Photo by Gina Kremer

Exploring Glaciers in Iceland

Glacier hiking in Iceland is an aventurous and fun way to see this unusual country, where 11 percent of the land mass is comprised of glaciers.
The view of Tepoztlan from the top of the mountain

Tepozteco: Pyramid Hike in Mexico

Hiking to the pyramid Tepozteco in Mexico isn't easy, but it certainly has its rewards.

The Hemingway Experience in Key West

Ernest Hemingway was not just a great writer, avid sportsman and fisherman, but a lover of animals too. His former residence in Key West, overrun by his cats, continues to be a draw for...
Canoe trip in Colorado. Photo by Janna Graber

Canoe Trip on the Colorado River

Exploring the Colorado backcountry by river.
Tourist watching an African elephant while on game drive Amboseli National Park, Kenya. © Africaimagelibrary.com

What African Safari Guides Think About Their Customers

It's easy to review a travel provider, but what about reviews on the customers themselves? Here's what African safari guides think about their customers.
Frozen Dead Guy Days festival in Nederland features coffin race event

Frozen Dead Guy Days: Colorado Gone Crazy

A wild celebration emerges from the springtime snow in Nederland, Colorado
Patagonia's Torres del Paine Mountains in Peri

New Trekking Routes Open in Patagonia

New trekking routes in Patagonia allow you to traverse glaciers by foot, horse and boat.
Skydiving in Austria

Skydiving in Austria

Skydiving is one of the best ways to see the Alps.
Hiking in Tanzania

Hiking One of Tanzania’s Last Tropical Coastal Forests

Much of Tanzania’s coastline forest has been damaged by man, but pristine forest filled with wildlife can still be found at Ras Kutani.
Leopard sharks gather along the La Jolla Shores in California. Photo by San Diego Tourism

Leopard Sharks Gather near La Jolla, California

Each July to September, leopard sharks congregate along the La Jolla Shores in California. Here's how you can see the harmless sharks up close.
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Video: Following the Gringo Trail

The "Gringo Trail" refers to the well-trodden backpacker route within South America, named for the many Caucasian (gringo) travelers it attracts.  In 2015, I spent three months on the trail, documenting my travels with...

Cruising the Amazon: Brazil’s Wild Rio Negro

From swimming with piranhas to searching out mystical pink dolphin, an Amazon cruise on the world's largest blackwater river is quite an adventure.

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