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.
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.
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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...
The Kapitan Khlebnikov in Greenland. Flickr/ianduffy

Icebreaker Cruise to Greenland

Instead of a sunburn, think swimming polar bears and an excursion to Greenland
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.
Leopard sharks gather along the La Jolla Shores in California. Photo by San Diego Tourism

Leopard Sharks Gather near La Jolla, California

Each July to September, leopard sharks congregate along the La Jolla Shores in California. Here's how you can see the harmless sharks up close.
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.
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.
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.
The beach at Vila do Milfontes

Trekking the Trails of Portuguese Fishermen

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

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...

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.
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.
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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