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Behold the Beauty of Bhutan

Emily O'Dell | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Emily O'Dell

Two weeks ago, I headed to the Himalayas for the adventure of a lifetime in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Since I was invited to speak at the Royal Palace...

Get Lost... and Then Find Yourself in New Zealand

Laura Grier | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

At 35 years old I thought I had finally figured it out. As a destination wedding photographer, I have seen what it takes to make it down the aisle....

Earn a #SmokeyBearHug in #FirePreventionMonth

Smokey Bear | Posted 10.27.2015 | Green
Smokey Bear

Since October is #FirePreventionMonth, I'd like to ask you to take one small action to help prevent wildfires. I'm not asking you to stop lightning -- nobody can do that! I'm asking you to step in and help prevent human caused wildfires, since nearly 9 out of 10 wildfires are caused by humans.

5 Breathtaking Day Hikes In New Zealand

The Outbound Collective | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

You might think you need to go on an epic, multi-day backpacking trek to get a glimpse of these incredible places - and in some cases, you'd be right - but you'd be surprised by some of the unbelievable views you can catch with just a few miles of hiking.

Ossola Valley: The Alps on a Human Scale

Michael Schuermann | Posted 09.30.2015 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

In Italy, Domodossola is mainly known for two things: secondly, as a hub for north-bound rail traffic (it is the first Italian town of note you will reach coming from Zurich, Geneva and Lyon), but above all as the stand-in for "D" in the national version of the phonetic alphabet.

An A. T. Adventure - Or How I Remember It

Cathy Fink | Posted 09.08.2015 | Comedy
Cathy Fink

I swear I trained, but only the week before because running a ukulele festival and playing banjo and touring and performing folk music is not particularly good training for the A.T. A week before departure, I started training on a North Carolina mountain loop.

Kilimanjaro: The Peak Experience

Tim Ward | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Tim Ward

There is that moment when the indigo sky pales and the stars slowly vanish, yet the sun is still hidden. What time is it? You can't guess. You are near the top of an all night hike - one way, uphill - to the roof of Africa.

For a Destroyed Nepali Village

Ben Barber | Posted 05.14.2015 | World
Ben Barber

Yesterday I heard that Langtang Village in the Himalays, which I had visited in 1971 on a solo trek in the mountains, had been destroyed by the recent earthquake. I wish the people of Langtang peace and comfort in this tragic moment.

Middle Australia: A Trip for All Senses. Part Two

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.03.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

This is Australia's Northern Territory. It's dawn at Uluru. The loud clapping woke us up. We found out later that the gardeners outside have to beat the pathways around the various parts of the hotels in order to chase away any unwanted animals that could have lodged in some hole somewhere during the night.

The Unforgettable Trek Up Mount Roraima (Or What I Did Last Week)

Michaela Wagner | Posted 12.30.2014 | Travel
Michaela Wagner

On the triple border between Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana lies one of the crown jewels of Canaima National Park. Mount Roraima is a 2-billion-year-old, 3,000+ meter high rock that served as inspiration for the wondrous landscape in the film Up.

Climbing Kilimanjaro: 10 Things I Would Do Differently

Tim Ward | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel
Tim Ward

6. Brought more chocolate and power bars.

Seven Spots in Southeast Asia You Absolutely Have to See to Believe

Lina Eroh | Posted 06.28.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

Budget travel in Southeast Asia is some of the most luxurious out there, which means just a little bit of money gets you very far on the road to awesome.

How A 60-Year-Old Suburbanite Found Herself Atop Mount Kilimanjaro

Emily Kelting | Posted 06.15.2014 | Fifty
Emily Kelting

My dream of summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro almost ended an hour after the push for the top began.

Guatemala: A 22-Mile Trek to Lago Atitlan

Minh Chau | Posted 05.26.2014 | Travel
Minh Chau

While all the treks offered by Quetzaltrekkers would make any avid trekker start packing, I had limited time and chose to do the three day, two night journey from Quetzaltenango (a.k.a. Xela) to the gorgeous Lago Atitlán.

18 Life-Changing Adventures That'll Make You Curse Your Desk

minube | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel

These trips inspire us to head out to the far reaches of the Earth in search of wild, rugged lands, unique cultures, and unforgettable experiences.

Son Doong On the Cheap

Courtney and H.J. Derr | Posted 04.16.2014 | Travel
Courtney and H.J. Derr

Unless you've been under a travel rock for the past couple of years, you've probably heard about the discovery of Hang Sơn Đoòng (HSD), the largest cave in the world. The good news? It's now open to explorers.

Amazing Photos of Torres del Paine

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel

Like Radiohead, peanut butter and Jennifer Lawrence, some things are popular for a reason. Nestled into the center of Chile's expansive Patagonian region rests Torres del Paine, one the most iconic and coveted national parks of the entire Patagonian region.

To the Roof of Africa: Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Jacada Travel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Considering that this is the world's tallest freestanding mountain, at 5,985 meters, Kili can be fairly daunting, especially for the uninitiated.

Trekking From Lodge to Lodge in the Mountains of Peru

Don Mankin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Don Mankin

Clouds settle over mountains and hide them from view, then lift for a few minutes to reveal peaks turned gold in the sun. Fingers of mist creep into valleys, then melt into sunshine. Is it the most beautiful place in the world? It's near the top of my list.

What to Eat, Drink and Discover in Penang

Lina Eroh | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Lina Eroh

Have you heard of Penang? If so, it's probably because you're a foodie. Often referred to as the "Food Paradise of Asia," Penang does offer amazing eats, but it also plays host to a number of other delicious experiences.

South East Asia on a Budget

Lina Eroh | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
Lina Eroh

In February of this year, my husband and I quit our well-paid and exciting jobs, left California and the company we helped build, and set off to travel the world. Our goal: live on $1,000 (each) a month.

Five Must Do Adventures in Latin America (PHOTOS)

Minh Chau | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel
Minh Chau

Forget about sitting on a beach chair somewhere in the tropics. Bring out the adventurer in you and experience Latin America in a way that few other travelers do. Here are five ways to explore Latin America that will leave you wondering why you've waited so long.

Explore the Lost City in Colombia (PHOTOS)

Minh Chau | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Minh Chau

Rain check Machu Picchu and challenge yourself this year with a trek to La Ciudad Perdida, The Lost City tucked inside the dense jungles of northern Colombia.

'How to Not Get Sick in India,' and Six Other Lessons From a Trip Around the World

Daniel Kronovet | Posted 10.12.2013 | Travel
Daniel Kronovet

These things aren't obvious and generally ran against my initial assumptions. If you're planning a similar trip abroad, these might save you some trouble. If you're not, they might (hopefully) whet the palate.

Latin America Adventure Land

minube | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel

For more than a century, Latin America has lured travelers in search of real adventure: crossing craggy peaks and dense jungles, or rafting mighty riv...