Visit the famous De Gooyer Windmill

Amsterdam: Beyond the Bikes, Bud and Boobs

When you say Amsterdam, many people think the same three things: bikes, bud, and boobs. These clichés define the city, and for thousands of tourists, but the Dutch capital is so much more than these three things. From inspiring art to a rich history, from a thriving food scene to unique architecture, Amsterdam lives on beyond the clichés.
Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge is known for its pristine sagebrush-steppe ecosystem.View of the range looking south from Catnip Reservoir.

A Safari Across Nevada’s Remote Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge

Located in the Northwestern corner of Nevada by the Oregon border, the park appears lunar and sterile, yet conceals many surprises.
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Gang Tours of Panama: Gang Members Turned Tour Guides

These former gang members give tours of their old stomping grounds. "Before, tourists wouldn't be able to walk next to us. Now we show them our country."
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.

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.
Lake Huron

Great Lakes Glide: Stand Up Paddling on Lake Huron

Lake Huron may be far from the surf breaks of Hawaii, but that hasn’t stopped the freshwater surf renaissance that thrives here.
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.
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.
Surfing is better than just sitting on the beach

Learning Vacations: Why Not Learn a New Skill When You Travel?

Learning vacations have become popular for good reason – learning something new is a great adventure. Here are six different learning vacations.
St. Ives's surf school on a summer Saturday morning at Porthmeor Beach, St. Ives, Cornwall

Surfing in Cornwall: A Tropical Vibe in the North Atlantic

Surfing in Cornwall is full of surprises. The clear water might convince you that you are somewhere tropical, until you visit the medieval fortresses.
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.
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.
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.
Walking along the coast in Pochomil, Nicaragua. Flickr/Sven Hansen

Pochomil, Nicaragua: The Pacific Coast’s Hidden Treasure

Pochomil, Nicaragua is a hidden gem for travelers. This small beach town offers great food and quiet beaches -- all for affordable prices.

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