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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.
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
Transamerica trail touring bike

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.

Weird Road Signs from Around the World

Skewed meanings create comedy and confusion in signs around the world
The beach at Vila do Milfontes

Trekking the Trails of Portuguese Fishermen

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

Across the Saharan Desert: Morocco

A young Egyptian woman finds adventure during a solo travel trip to Morocco.

Walkabout: Walking Tour in Australia

Walk the Margaret River Cape to Cape
A hut standing above the water in Iquitos, Peru

Iquitos, Peru: Your Colorful Entry to the Amazon

A traveler to Iquitos, Peru, reflects that Iquitos may the most authentic Amazon city in Peru.
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.
Ice covers the cliffs of Antarctica

Antarctica: The Land That Wants You Dead

Traveling to Antarctica isn't easy, but for these travelers on the Crystal Symphony, the experience was unforgettable.
Spooky Vacations - Cheronobyl

6 Unusual and Spooky Vacations

From Island of the Dolls to the Whaley House, here are six of the spookiest and creepiest vacation and holiday ideas.
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.
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.
Relax after a long day of adventuring in the Strawberry Hot Springs just outside of Steamboat Sprins

Following the Colorado Hot Springs Loop

Thermal hot springs and exhilarating experiences are tucked away in the Rocky Mountains. A new 720-mile Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop combines them.

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