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
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.
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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.
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.
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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.

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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Across the Saharan Desert: Morocco

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

Walkabout: Walking Tour in Australia

Walk the Margaret River Cape to Cape
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.
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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.

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