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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Take a silverback safari in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
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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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...

Snorkeling with Belugas in the Arctic

The icy waters near Churchill, Manitoba are home to beluga whales and polar bears.
Climbing in the Andes.

Hemisphere High: Climbing in the Andes

An arduous climb leads to the loftiest summit in the Americas.
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 beach at Vila do Milfontes

Trekking the Trails of Portuguese Fishermen

The Fisherman’s Trail weaves together ancient fishing villages in Portugal

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...
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.
Arches National Park trail marathon

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.
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.
A rainbow in South Africa

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.

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...
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

Hiking Shadow Canyon 

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...

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