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Iceland: More Than Just the Northern Lights

Travelzoo | Posted 12.17.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

By the time I went on my northern lights "safari," I had already fallen in love with the land of ice and gnomes, realizing there's so much more the country has to offer.

9 Life Lessons Kids Can Learn From Awesome Adventure Movies

Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment

So you're taking a road trip with the whole family. You've played the license plate game, you've run through every podcast and Kidz Bop CD you have, a...

100 Reasons Not To Have Kids (That I Discovered After I Had One)

Anjali Joshi | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Anjali Joshi

While I, myself, have taken the parenting plunge, I do understand the opposing perspective -- choosing to be childfree. As a matter of fact, I think I understand it better now than I did before.

The Amazing Adventure I Took With My Husband

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

As a spouse, it's important to remain open-minded when it comes to the ideas and suggestions posed by your partner. And so when my husband suggested we take a sailing course called 'Cruising,' I forced my face to assume a pleasant facade until he finished the pitch.

My Club Getaway Experience -- Friends, Adventures, Nature, Risk-Taking, Memories!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 11.26.2013 | College
Sarina Tomel

Here's to new adventures, good times, and stories to tell for years to come! Last summer, I found myself with two of my close friends at Club Getaway...

Design & Organizational Renewal

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business
Soren Petersen

What might be possible, if organizations, strategies and business models were thought of as malleable enablers of business opportunities as opposed to being restricted by rigid rules and procedures?

Trapeze

Lindsey Mead | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

That morning, one of my friends texted me to ask if we were going skiing. "No," I wrote back. "We're going to trapeze school!" I could practically hear her laughing through the phone.

Trapeze

Lindsey Mead | Posted 01.04.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

I had expected an adventure that Sunday morning, but I did not realize that once again my children would astound me -- and that we would learn yet another lesson about what it is to live.

A Lesson From Russia: Teach Your Kids to Quit

Karen Dukess | Posted 12.06.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dukess

We stayed in Moscow for six years, years that we wouldn't have had if we each hadn't been bold enough to give up something good for the promise of something we thought would be better.

WATCH: 15 Cool Things To Do In Edmonton

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.08.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

What I love about visiting Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, is all the different things you can do year-round that are not only unique but affordable!

Why Do We Stop Saying 'Yes' To New Experiences?

Linda Durnell | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

When we are asked to be spontaneous, it can bring up a host of anxieties related to loss of control or the fear of the unknown. But we do not have to keep our lives small to be safe.

WATCH: Adventures In Chiang Mai, Thailand

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

What I really love about Chiang Mai is all the different things you can do from cooking schools and elephant treks to visiting colorful markets and world-class spas.

My Fearless Adventure: Racing at 150 mph!

Lea Lane | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I'm a bit impulsive, so when a chance came to race around a Grand Prix track at 150 miles an hour in a supercharged, ground-hugging, open-to-the-elements, hell-on-wheels speedster in Austin, Texas, I said, "Sure."

WATCH: Up For An Active Travel Challenge?

Karen Schaler | Posted 07.30.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

I love chilling out at the beach or a spa as much as the next person for a vacation -- but sometimes to relax you just need to kick things into high gear, to challenge yourself and to try something new.

The Winding Road To The Great Barrier Reef

Jim Calio | Posted 06.28.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

After a pair of cyclones, a resort on Australia's famed Great Barrier Reef rebuilds -- and welcomes guests for whom a visit was a long time coming.

Rowers Embark Upon Vancouver Island Adventure

Heidi Dietrich Mills | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Dietrich Mills

Imagine sharing a 29-foot rowboat with three other athletes for three to four weeks. Round the clock, you're alternating two-hour rowing shifts with two hours of sleep in the small, cramped cabin. At all moments, your crew must be on the alert for storms, ships, logs, and killer whales.

PHOTOS: 5 Only-In-Winter Adventures To Try Now

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Looking for a change from the usual December doldrums of holiday parties? Here's the good news: you don't have to spend the month drinking egg nog and...

What's on Your Bucket List?

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eliezer Sobel

A common item for a lot of people, for whatever reason, is skydiving. But I don't need to do that; I've already leaped off a cliff in Brazil strapped to a hang glider and had the experience of freefall and flight.

Les Isles de la Madeleine (Magdalen Islands), Canada

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I have just returned from ten days in the Quebec region of Canada, visiting Les Isles de la Madeleine (Magdalen Islands), Montreal, and Quebec City. C...

An Environmentalist's View of Alice in Wonderland

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

In Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, those depicted as being fully themselves tend to convene or live outside, amid the vividly rendered trees, mushrooms, and wild things.

Adventures in (Secret) Dining: My First Visit to an Underground Supper Club

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Katherine Goldstein

I'd heard about "secret" supper clubs, and there's nothing New Yorkers love more than a secret.