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.

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...
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.
Rent boat to see canals in France and Netherlands

Captain a Rental Boat through Europe’s Canal system

Experience Holland or Southern France by Boat Rental
An Oromo man displays his horsemanship in the Bale Mountains region, Southern Ethiopia Image – Sam McManus

Ethiopia: Trekking in the “Tibet” of Africa

Ethiopia is a hidden gem for anyone who has a passion for wild untouched places and an interest in seeing cultures relatively undiluted by globalization.
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.

Walkabout: Walking Tour in Australia

Walk the Margaret River Cape to Cape
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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...
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.
Morning Arch in Negro Bill Canyon near Moab, Utah. Flickr/Jim Lemire

Geocaching in Utah: A High-Tech Scavenger Hunt

Follow this unusual geocaching adventure through some of the most dramatic landscapes in the American Southwest

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.
Hiking on Sólheimajökull Glacier. Photo by Gina Kremer

Exploring Glaciers in Iceland

Glacier hiking in Iceland is an aventurous and fun way to see this unusual country, where 11 percent of the land mass is comprised of glaciers.
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.
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.
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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