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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
minube

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
HUMANITY.TV

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
minube

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...

Gorilla Trekking on the Cheap

Liz Zipse | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
Liz Zipse

The closer we traveled to Uganda and Rwanda, where the majority of the world's mountain gorillas live, the more interested we became in seeing them, and so we did some research on less costly alternatives to the typical tours. What we found saved us hundreds of dollars.

The Essential "Optional" Trekking Accessory

Daniel Kronovet | Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel
Daniel Kronovet

Packing guides will often list trekking poles as "optional," but they are lying to you. They are as important as a backpack, if not more -- after all, backpacks can't really double as lightsabers to aid in the settling of disputes.

Pilgrimage To Kailash -- The Mystical Library

Sadhguru | Posted 06.29.2013 | Religion
Sadhguru

In terms of destination, the pilgrimage to Kailash is probably the greatest that one can make. Kailash is a tremendous spiritual library, and it has been for at least the last few thousand years.

Eco-Friendly Luxury In Patagonia

Patrick Pfeiffer | Posted 03.23.2013 | Travel
Patrick Pfeiffer

Patagonia experiences all four seasons on any given day at any time of the year.

A Lesson About Less

Ree Varcoe | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Ree Varcoe

Life doesn't always work out just as we'd like, but I believe it does happen according to "some plan," whether grand or otherwise. The one thing we can do is remind ourselves to consciously work toward making it the best we can -- and let go of the little things that don't actually matter.

PHOTOS: Flying Into The World's Most Dangerous Airport

Kip Patrick | Posted 02.09.2013 | Travel
Kip Patrick

By the time we finally landed, three people had sobbed loudly, two lost their breakfasts. Not one of us said a word until the plane came to a stop.

The Culmination Of An Antarctic Journey

Len Stanmore | Posted 02.04.2013 | Travel
Len Stanmore

The final leg of my race across the great desert of Antarctica ended Friday, and with it, the conclusion of an amazing adventure that has spanned many years.

And We're Halfway Across Antarctica's Last Desert!

Len Stanmore | Posted 01.30.2013 | Travel
Len Stanmore

After three days of being tossed around on the ship, struggling to hold onto my bed while sleeping and avoiding the furniture that was literally flying across the cabin at one point, we have arrived in Antarctica.

Racing for a Cause: A 3-Part Series Chronicling My Race Across Antarctica

Len Stanmore | Posted 01.21.2013 | Travel
Len Stanmore

A friend once said to me "Len, you'll never be a runner." When I cross the finish line in Antarctica next month, I can officially say I've proven him wrong!

PHOTOS: How To Get To The End Of The World

Nicole Melancon | Posted 01.19.2013 | Travel
Nicole Melancon

It reminded me of some kind of Hollywood movie set for an old western film that used to run on TV in the middle of the night. It was like no place I'd ever been; it didn't feel real.