By Jess Tuerk I never considered myself an adventure traveler until I got to Peru, where even a short bus trip can turn into an adventure – roadblocks, llamas, livestock, rocky cliffs, flat tires and all. I always considered myself a part of the more mainstream backpacker crowd – Lonely Planet in hand – as […]
Travel stories about adventure in the great outdoors, including backpacking, camping, paddling and hiking all over the world.
Mexico’s Matacanes: Underwater Rivers, Cliff Jumping and Rappelling “So calming and relaxing is this place. Food for the soul and music for the heart to beat by…” by Sean Healy The shrieking alarm penetrates my ears. Not that I realize it at first. My vivid imagination incorporates the sound into my dream conjuring up a […]
Rafting in Bosnia: A Landscape of Incomparable Splendor By Cindy-Lou Dale En route to Mostar from Sarajevo, driving through a dizzying canyon, my guide, Sasha, decided to stop off at Konjic, a small town on the way. There was a man there, she claimed, I needed to meet. My trip to Bosnia was purely an […]
By Marina Solovyov Rowing Roz Roz Savage, a 38-year-old British woman, is the ultimate nomad. With no place in particular to call her home because she is always exploring the world, she feels happier than she ever has in her entire life. In addition to being an avid adventurer, she is making a name for […]
Charlotte Turner describes Fort William, Scotland, and the climb up Ben Nevis, gateway to Scotland, and highest mountain in the United Kingdom.
Soaring Over Alligators and Snakes on the North Carolina Coast By Lynn Parramore Nine hundred miles of windswept water surrounds the chain of barrier islands that forms the largest estuary system on the planet. Out of the wild sea and seemingly barren sand, nature has managed to conjure up rare life-forms that appear to belong […]
Khao Sok National Park in Thailand is an Eden of virgin tropical forest peppered with striking limestone formations towering up to 1000 meters.