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

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...

Budget Travel in Patagonia

Travelling in Patagonia doesn't have to break the bank.
Greenland cruise: exploring Greenland by Schooner

Exploring Greenland by Schooner

More and more travelers are discovering Greenland's isolated eastern coast.
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.
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.
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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.

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...
Polar bear viewing in Manitoba

Polar Bears: Up Close and Personal

The icy waters of Hudson Bay in Manitoba are home to the world’s largest terrestrial predator.

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.
Elephant safari in Zimbabwe. Photo by Stanley and Livingstone Private Game Reserve

Elephant Relocation Safari in Zimbabwe

If you love wildlife, Africa and volunteering, this unique opportunity in Zimbabwe might be for you.
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.

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...
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.

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