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.
Nepal offers more than just trekking

What Travelers Are Missing in Nepal

From spas to bungee jumping to elephant safaris, Nepal is rich with opportunities – but many travelers don’t know about them.
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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Take a silverback safari in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Stargazing in New Mexico

Many of our outdoor activities take us far from civilization, far from the hustle and bustle – and far from the light of the city. When you find yourself there, look upward into the...

Hiking Shadow Canyon 

//embed.showbox.com/embed?w=&eid=57463a46e0a8ea4d31e0b91b&env=prod3&ver=1&size=auto Boulder, Colorado rests at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and is continuously ranked as one of the best cities in the U.S. for outdoor activities and health. Boulder has many trails to hike...

Is Corporate Sponsorship the Answer for America’s National Parks?

The United States National Parks system is celebrating its 100th birthday in a state of disrepair, starved for funding and considering a potential sellout of the country’s finest natural features to corporate sponsorship. The...
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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...
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Travel in South Africa: The Beauty of the Rainbow

There is no perfect place on Earth, they say. But “they” haven’t visited South Africa, the Rainbow Nation. Here's what I love about traveling in South Africa.
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Moab’s Trail Marathon

The Moab Trail Marathon runs every November in the San Raphael desert of southern Utah, Here's what it's like to run the race.
Morning Arch in Negro Bill Canyon near Moab, Utah. Flickr/Jim Lemire

Geocaching in Utah: A High-Tech Scavenger Hunt

Follow this unusual geocaching adventure through some of the most dramatic landscapes in the American Southwest
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.

Walkabout: Walking Tour in Australia

Walk the Margaret River Cape to Cape
Estes Park, Colorado Near Rocky Mountain National Park

Hiking Adventure in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is great for hiking, and it offers access to pristine landscapes of the high alpine, even without long hikes.
The beach at Vila do Milfontes

Trekking the Trails of Portuguese Fishermen

The Fisherman’s Trail weaves together ancient fishing villages in Portugal
Machu Picchu: Photo by Matthew Barker

Mandor Waterfalls: A Reason to Stay in Peru’s Aguas Calientes

Some travelers overlook Aguas Calientes, but this is why you'll want to visit.

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