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.
Tourist watching an African elephant while on game drive Amboseli National Park, Kenya. © Africaimagelibrary.com

What African Safari Guides Think About Their Customers

It's easy to review a travel provider, but what about reviews on the customers themselves? Here's what African safari guides think about their customers.
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

Walkabout: Walking Tour in Australia

Walk the Margaret River Cape to Cape
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
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.
Spearfisherman in Puerto Rico

Spearfishing as a Way of Life

Spearfishing has been called “snorkeling with a chance for lunch.” This Caribbean spear fisherman explains his passion for the sport.
The Kapitan Khlebnikov in Greenland. Flickr/ianduffy

Icebreaker Cruise to Greenland

Instead of a sunburn, think swimming polar bears and an excursion to Greenland

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...
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...

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...
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.
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.
Frozen Dead Guy Days festival in Nederland features coffin race event

Frozen Dead Guy Days: Colorado Gone Crazy

A wild celebration emerges from the springtime snow in Nederland, Colorado

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