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Lessons From A Three-Year Everest Quest

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
Toby Storie-Pugh

Regrets are so incredibly draining, and they serve no purpose. Accept the mistake if a mistake was made, learn the lesson, and then move on.

How an Expedition Team Chooses YOU

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Toby Storie-Pugh

In my last article I described how I chose the two team members who would be accompanying me on my upcoming expedition to walk the length of the Congo...

How to Choose an Expedition Team

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Toby Storie-Pugh

Imagine you're putting together a team to take on one of the world's great remaining adventures, a walk the full 3000-mile length of the Congo River. How do even begin to choose the people to join the team?

Don't Wait for All You Need Before Making a Start

Pioneers for Change | Posted 05.31.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

I don't think there is ever the perfect time or the perfect set of circumstances in which to start a project. If we delay until everything is in place, we could be delaying forever. Starting is the hardest part, but it is also the most important. Whatever your idea, I urge you, make a start on it today!

Exploration Through a Woman's Eyes

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

It is my view that men and women have each have a different approach to exploring. While men seek to conquer, women seek to understand. Perhaps this is the reason that women explorers traditionally get short shrift.

Notes From Along India's Ganges River

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

If you've come all this way, why not take a dip in the Ganges -- what's the worst that can happen?

Expedition Denali: After the Climb

Cat del Valle Castellanos | Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports
Cat del Valle Castellanos

Two years of planning. One year of training. In June, a group of African-Americans set out to climb the highest peak in North America. Less than a thousand feet from the top of 20,320 summit of Mt. McKinley (also known as Denali), the expedition had to turn around.

Scott Expedition - Day 25: Ripples and Circles

Ben Saunders | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

I am now lying in a tent on the Ross Ice Shelf, camped a few miles away from where he and his team would have camped in the mid-eighties.

Isabella -- Given Pause by Eco-immersion at Age 13

Crawford Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Crawford Hill

In a world where those most privileged often tend more towards sybaritism than desiring to foster mutual benefit, we can all learn a lot from Isabella's attempts to repair one broken home, inspired by a far from ordinary trip abroad.

A Death on the Yangtze

Richard Bangs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

An excerpt from "Riding the Dragon's Back, the Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze," by Richard Bangs with Christian Kallen. At this point an American expedition is making its way to the source, but deadly waters boil ahead.

Expedition Mentality - Rehumanizing Your Approach

Crawford Hill | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
Crawford Hill

Our kinds of expeditions are about creating a comfortable environment even in challenging conditions - whether those conditions be physical, social or emotional. They are about probing far beyond the superficial level of virtually all ecotourism and creating opportunities for eco-immersion.

Customized Family Expedition Travel For All Ages

Crawford Hill | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

Heading to a destination resort -- mountains or beach or wherever each individual can do their own thing during the day and the group reconvenes for dinner each night -- is common.

Afraid of Cruising? Smaller Ships Are My Passion

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

I have been fortunate to sail on almost all of the five star cruise lines sailing today and have sailed most itineraries. While I would choose an ocean liner for any ocean crossing, for everything else, I look for small.

Admiral Byrd's Antarctic Snow Cruiser

John Geoghegan | Posted 01.26.2013 | Weird News
John Geoghegan

The trip attracted huge crowds and newspaper headlines along the way especially when a series of mishaps (including a slip off a too-narrow bridge) spurred speculation that Byrd's Snow Cruiser was a white elephant in disguise.

Leaving the Country? Here's What To Take...

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 01.06.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

What to pack?

The Cuba Swim: A Life Story

Diana Nyad | Posted 08.18.2012 | Impact
Diana Nyad

This Xtreme Dream of mine, the Cuba Swim, has rendered me awake and alive and alert. And now my time has come. This is it. I will jump from those rocks at Marina Hemingway in Havana and begin this extraordinary journey.

PHOTOS: Marine Adventures In Wildest Alaska

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 10.15.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Although my companions and I are far from being swarthy, tattooed sailors full of song and stories, we are in search of the same adventure.

PHOTOS: Incredible Antarctica: The Wilderness At Earth's End

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Antarctica is a landscape of superlatives: stunningly beautiful in a very big way.

PHOTOS: A Wild Trip To The Sea Of Cortez

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 07.29.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

An impromptu trip to the Sea of Cortez finds wildlife galore.


Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 07.02.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

The same week news broke that Facebook would acquire Instagram, two travelers used the app to shoot their Baja California expedition, capturing a $1 billion memory of a gorgeous wilderness.

PHOTOS: On The Lookout For Galápagos Wildlife

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 04.24.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

With few natural predators, the wildlife here has never had reason to fear visitors, so they go about their normal routines in the presence of humans.

PHOTOS: Wildlife, Wild Lands: On A Photo Safari

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 04.15.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

This week our photos come from Galápagos, the Amazon, Antarctica, New Zealand, Costa Rica and Baja California.

Why Would You Walk Across Africa?

Amy Russell | Posted 03.24.2012 | Travel
Amy Russell

In preparation to travel to Africa and start our 7,000 mile walk, I have read and watched many stories of people who have done long term treks, domestically and abroad.

My Hike Across America: Why I'm Taking Gadgets Into The Wilderness

Martin J. Bernstein | Posted 03.20.2012 | Travel
Martin J. Bernstein

When I tell people I'm about to spend a year hiking trails from New York to San Francisco with my two dogs they shake my hand, wish me luck and congratulate me for living out my dream. But brows furrow and jaws clench when they realize I'm bringing a smart phone.

Record-Setting Explorer Eric Larsen: Why And How He Does It

Avital Andrews | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel
Avital Andrews

Eric Larsen, 40, is the first person to have reached the South Pole, the North Pole and the summit of Mount Everest within the span of one year. The goal is to get people to care -- and do something -- about climate change, the effects of which Larsen saw first hand on his journeys.