Bagging Peaks by Train in the Colorado Rockies

A couple finds adventure in the backcountry of Colorado, riding an 1890’s steam train to access pristine mountains near Durango.
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.
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
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Crossing America by Bicycle: TransAmerica Trail

The TransAmerica Trail runs from the Atlantic to the Pacific, allowing travelers to see America in one of the most direct ways possible – bicycle touring.
Waterproof Expeditions provides each participant a state-of-the-art Waterproof© D9 Snorkel Dry Suit – specially designed for polar snorkeling – as well as hood, gloves, boots and a full snorkel set including fins, mask and snorkel. Photo by Aurora Expeditions

Polar Snorkeling in the Arctic

Aurora Expeditions offers a view of the Arctic that few ever see -- underwater. Polar snorkeling and diving is an experience you'll never forget.

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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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Take a silverback safari in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Santa Fe Plaza

The Paradox of Santa Fe

See the other side of Santa Fe

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...
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.
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.

Walkabout: Walking Tour in Australia

Walk the Margaret River Cape to Cape

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