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9 Reasons Why Now Is the Right Time to Visit...
Nine great reasons why now is the perfect time to visit Egypt.
Traveling Through Egypt with G Adventures
G Adventures offers excellent tours all over the world. Recently, I had the pleasure of traveling with them through Egypt on a wild adventure.
5 Pieces of Tech Gear Every Adventure Traveler...
5 pieces of tech gear that every adventure traveler should own, and carry with them.
5 Best Day Hikes in the Swiss Alps: No Camping...
Looking for details on taking great day hike in the Swiss Alps? Greg Witt, author of
Top 30 International Adventure Travel Companies
Your choice of an adventure travel company could ensure a wonderful vacation. Here's a selection of reputable companies.
How to Easily Get through TSA Security with...
Here's an update on the rules because the Transportation Security Administration, including the amount and you can carry gels and liquids in your carry-on plane bag. Plus, details on where to get continually updated info.
The Best Companies and Websites for Solo...
If you are a solo traveler, here are companies, cruise lines and Web sites with lots of information and advice for people who like to travel solo, and singles looking for trips where they can meet others.
The Most Extreme Zip Lines in America
Zip Lines are strung among trees throughout America. If you're looking for adrenalin highs during aerial rides, just take a zip line tour. Whether you're living in or visiting Hawaii, California, New Hampshire, Alaska or dozens of the other states here in the U.S., odds are excellent there will a zip line or canopy tour within easy driving distance.
Always Make Photocopies of These Things Before...
Always travel with photocopies of your passport, credit cards, driver's license, health insurance information and otherimportant travel documents. If your purse or wallet is stolen, it's easier to replace everything if you have photocopies of the originals that show the passport and card numbers.
Adventure Travel with Road Scholar - Find...
Active adventure travel trips for the 50plus crowd that younger travelers will want to (and can) book, too.
8 Great Foldable and Collapsable Pieces of...
Empty your luggage and hide that foldable or collapsible travel bag under a bed or on a shelf in small hotel rooms or cruise-ship cabins.
5 Great Day Hikes Near Salt Lake City
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5 Pieces of Gear Every Adventure Traveler...
5 pieces of travel gear that every adventure traveler should own.
BASE Jumping - What is Base Jumping
Base jumping is an extreme sport. Base jumpers leap off buildings, antennas, bridges and cliffs to glide, sometimes in a special wingsuit, then open a parachute to land safely.
Adventure Travel News: Sick Everest Climbers,...
Adventure travel news for the week ending April 10, 2014. Stories include sick climbers in Nepal, National Geographic Travelers picks for the best trips in the world, and a list of the absolute worst airports.
Gear Review: Granite Gear Cross-Tech 26"...
The Granite Gear Cross-Tech Wheeled Duffel is a perfect alternative for adventure travelers looking to ditch the backpack.
Women's Adventure Travel - Gutsy Group Trips...
Women's adventure travel is for gutsy women who want to travel with a group. Many women - single or married - like the camaraderie of all female groups. Here's where to find tour operators specializing in women's adventure travel.
Adventure Travel News: World's Last Male White...
Adventure travel news for the week ending April 17, 2015. Stories include the last white male rhino in Africa, how Ecuador tricked its citizens into thinking it was Costa Rica, and much more.
This Purse Is Completely Pickpocket-Proof
The Pacsafe Citysafe 200 travel shoulder bag is, quite simply, the best travel purse I've used during my years of exploring the world. The anti-theft features give me a sense of security on busy city streets. The bag's inner pockets keep my passport, credit cards and iPhone secure, but I can quickly reach everything else I've packed into various pockets.
Drive a Tank - Driving Authentic Military Tanks...
Ever wanted to drive a military tank and fire a cannon? Here's where civilians can do it.
Take a Zipline or Canopy Tour
Are you going to ride a zip line on your next trip? Before you start zipping, all reputable zipline tour operators will give you basic training. Here's what to expect.
6 Great Apps for Adventure Travelers
6 smartphone apps that are perfect for the adventure traveler.
Need to Get a Passport, Renew One or More Visa...
Want your passport faster? Here's how to get your passport application expedited, when you need that document so critical to traveling abroad in a hurry?
Just What is Adventure Travel?
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You’ll Find Great Adventure Travel...
Gap Adventures, which made National Geographic Adventure magazine’s top “Do It All” outfitter list again in the February, 2009, issue, offers a choice of more than 1,200 small group adventure travel trips to all seven continents.
Luggage Limits - Airline Baggage Allowances
Luggage Limits is a free search tool for flight-specific information about baggage allowances and fees. On this Web site, you simply put in airline, the name of the airport you are leaving from and your destination airport, then click.
TSA Approved Locks Keeps Suitcases Closed But...
TSA approved locks will keep your suitcase closed as it works its way through the baggage system when you're taking a flight. The Transportation Security Administration guards have the keys to open them, if they want to look inside.
Adventure Travel 101: How To Get Started
Adventure Travel 101: How to get started with pursuing your adventures.
Rio Secreto Caves: Riviera Maya, Cancun Tourist...
Walking and swimming in the underground river that flows through Rio Secreto was our favorite tourist attraction in Mexico's Riviera Maya. You see caves in an untouched state.
Adventure Travel Companies Offering Small Group...
If you're the traveler who prefers small group tours, here's a list of adventure travel companies that plan tours and limit travelers to small groups, often 16 people or less.
The Women's Travel Group Offers Adventure Travels
The Women's Travel Group offers adventure travel trips that set women in exotic locales, on sandy island beaches and in sophisticated cities.
Top Zipline Adventures - Find Canopy and Zip...
Searching for the best zipline adventures (sometimes called a “canopy tour”) in the U.S. and around the world. These zip line adventures cover the globe. Click here to see if there's a zipline or canopy tour where you're taking your next vacation.
12 Adventures Perfect for Adrenaline Junkies
12 adrenaline-soaked activities, like cage diving and bobsledding, for active travelers who like to push their mental and physical limits.
9 Lessons Learned From Climbing Kilimanjaro
10 lessons from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa.
The 10 Least-Visited U.S. National Parks
The National Park Service has released its visitation numbers for 2014, and given us a list of the ten least visited parks in the system.
Zipline -- The Zipline at Heavenly in...
Heavenly Mountain Resort in California claims it has the longest zipline in the United States. During the 80-second ride, you're guaranteed spectacular views of Lake Tahoe and the ski slopes you underneath as you descend.
4 Reasons the Apple Watch Isn't Right for...
The Apple Watch is a hot new tech product with lots of useful features for travelers. It just isn't a good fit for the adventure traveler however, and here are four reasons why.
The Amazing Race for Ordinary Adventure Travelers
Competitours is the ordinary adventure traveler’s version of the Amazing Race. While contestants on the Amazing Race Television show race around the world, you can enter a Competitours adventure race, designed to challenge you and immerse you in the culture of the countries you are visiting.
Download Maps With Free PDF Maps for iPhone/iPa...
Download free app for free offline maps. Maps remain interactive even when you're offline. Plot your travels on thousands of interactive maps covering everything from wilderness area to cities and countries around the globe.
Hiking in the Swiss Alps - Off the Jungfrau&rsq...
Guest author and hiking guide Greg Witt believe the Jungfrau region is one of the most beautiful places on earth. It's a glistening mountain landscape and home to the Alps’ highest concentration of glaciers, where you’ll find exquisite hiking trails, dazzling waterfalls, and legendary peaks like the Eiger with its fearsome North Face.
The 10 Best Wildlife Adventure Trips You Can...
Nature and wildlife adventure travel trips are growing in popularity. Would you like to dive with whale sharks, watch thundering herds during the annual animal migration in Africa or track wolves with your camera in Yellowstone National Park.
Multi-Sport Trips and Vacations Keep the...
Here are several companies offering multi-sport trips and vacations guaranteed to keep your adrenalin flowing.
Top 10 Types of Adventure Travel
Check out these ten unforgettable types of adventure travel. These adventurous travel experiences range from scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef or hot air ballooning over a desert in New Mexico to kayaking with the kids in the Pacific ocean by Vancouver, Canada.
Find Adventure Travel With Discovery Adventures
This tour operator is a leg of the Discovery Channel. Visit and join the local cultures you've seen on TV.
Q&A with Tusker Trail's Eddie Frank:...
An interview with Eddie Frank, the founder of Tusker Trail, on the Kilimanjaro Climb for Valor, a charity climb to raise funds for the families of fallen soldiers.
Adventure Travel News: World's Best Destination...
Adventure travel news stores for the week ending March 27, 2015. Highlights include TripAdvisors top destinations for 2015, the Adventure Travel Trade Associations Adventure Travel Developing Tourism Index, and the one millionth visitor to Hobbiton.
The Best Action Cameras for Adventure Travelers
A rundown of the absolute best action cameras available for adventure travelers today.
Cuba's Classic Cars - Made in America
Cuba's classic cars are 1950s American cars including Chevrolets, DeSotos, Pontiacs and Fords. The were bought before the Cuban revolution and the U.S. embargo started. Amazingly, thousands of these classic cars are still running.
Adventure Travel With Geographic Expeditions
Geographic Expeditions offers adventure travel and vacations around the globe. The varied adventures are to remote and challenging destinations since 1981, offers a varied portfolio of overland tours, treks, walks, and expeditionary voyages to the world's most astonishing places.
5 Great Caves for Adventure Travelers to Visit
5 great caves systems that travelers should make time to visit.
Top Sources to Find Volunteer Travel Abroad...
Volunteer travel abroad and in the United States. Where to find companies with trips with volunteer opportunities while on vacation.
Top 11 Picks for Dream Bicycle Trips and...
These companies offer the best bicycle trips through fascinating locales around the globe. Whether you want a biking trip in Utah's slick rock terrain or exotic Morocco, these companies have a variety of biking vacations to tempt you.
Adventure Travel Trips with Austin Adventures
Looking for a company that offers personalized, reasonably priced adventure travel trips that are limited to 12 people? Here's where to learn more about adventure travel with Austin Adventures
Top 10 hiking trails from a guide who has worn...
Hike Fira to Oia on Santorini Island, Greece. The trail has views of white-washed houses hugging cliffs that fall into the Aegean Sea.
The State of Adventure Travel in Nepal
After a series of natural disasters has hit Nepal over the past year, the country now faces the challenge or rebuilding its fragile infrastructure, while convincing adventure travelers it remains a safe, viable place to visit.
Beach Vacation Destinations Adventure Travelers...
Nude beaches around the world, for people who like to sunbathe and swim nude. Page 3.
Abseiling or rapelling is sliding down a rope...
Abseiling, or rappelling as it is called by many mountaineers, is sliding down a rope under controlled conditions. It's a technique used by people who are rock climbing, ice climbing, kloofing, canyoneering and mountaineering to get down steep cliffs or even man-made objects, such as buildings or bridges.
Where to Get Soaked - Clothed or Nude - at Hot...
Top Hot Springs in the United States. Where you can soak in bathing suits or nude.
6 Reasons to Visit Colombia, South America
Colombia isn't the first South American country that comes to mind when deciding where to travel, but here are six reasons you should plan a visit.
Adventure Travel News: Travel Trends, an...
Adventure travel news for the week ending February 6, 2015.
How to Get in Shape for Trekking Trips
How to get in shape for trekking and hiking trips, so you'll enjoy the vacation more.
Staying Fit for Adventure Travel
Staying fit for adventure travel can be the difference between an enjoyable journey, and a miserable one.
Traveling in Egypt: Calm, Collected, and Quiet...
Once a place of violence and unrest, Egypt is now calm, quiet, and accommodating to foreign visitors.
DiCAPac Inexpensive Waterproof Camera Case...
If you're looking for an inexpensive waterproof camera case to protect your digital camera, we found the DiCAPac Alpha case worked well while snorkeling and river rafting. Read the review.
Tips and Sources for Great Family Adventure...
Sources for adventure family vacations and family trips, plus companies with affordable family vacations and trips.
Extreme Adventure Travel Tests Your Limits
Extreme adventure travel choices. Seeking extreme adventures? Push your boundaries skydiving around Mt. Everest, desert trekking, kayaking on the White Nile or your choice of other extreme adventures.
Smartwool Hiking, Ski and Walking Socks
Skiers have been using Smartwool socks for years (because the company was started by a former ski instructor) and now hikers, mountain bikers and other active sports enthusiasts are opting for them, too. The colorful lifestyle socks are hit in the city scene.
Cuba: People-to-People Tours Have You Dancing...
Cuba: On cultural exchange tours with licensed travel providers, you talk with musicians, historians who have lived through the revolution, seniors and even school-age children you wouldn't be able to visit on most trips.
How to Pack for Adventure Travel
Learning to pack for adventure travel takes time and experience. Here are some tips to help you travel lighter on your next escape.
Adventure Travel News: Nepal still reeling,...
Stories this week include recovery efforts in Nepal, Everest being shutdown, and a ban on the use of drones in the Antarctic.
It's Easy Services Has a Help Desk at JFK...
Dropped your passport in a mailbox with those letters you had to get out before leaving for Paris? Don’t laugh. I saw it happen. If you’re at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, go to the It’s Easy Service 24/7 desk. It’s where you’ll find last-minute help for lost, expired or stolen passports.
Adventure Travel News: King Tut's Mask, the Art...
Adventure travel news for the week ending January 23, 2015
Pacsafe Anti-theft Purses and Theft Proof...
If you want to keep anything from your passport and camera to huge backpacks safe, Pacsafe has the anti-theft travel gear for you.
Off-the-Beaten Path Adventure Travel: Visit...
Intrepid Travel is a niche adventure travel company that focuses on taking travelers off the beaten track in Asia, and in the Antarctica. Many of their trips are cheap, because travelers stay in the same accommodations as locals do.
Adventure Travel News: Nepal Updates, Scenic...
This weeks stories include updates from Nepal, the world's most scenic airport landings, climbing with Kevin Jorgeson, and the best summer job ever!
Mophie Rechargeable Battery Case for iPhone 4S...
This rechargeable battery that looks just like any other iPhone4 or iPhone 4s case can double your phone's battery life.
Tuckerman Ravine - Free Extreme Skiing and...
Skiing or snowboarding in Mount Washington's Tuckerman Ravine is a
Adventure Travel 101: Booking Flights
Tips for booking flights, saving money, and getting to where you need to go.
Magellan's is a One-Stop Shop for Travel...
Travel junkies visit Magellan’s often to see what’s new in gear, accessories, clothing and supplies.
Overseas Adventure Travel a Good Fit for the...
Older women traveling solo enjoy OAT trips because they are small, have good guides and make traveling easier.
Soft Adventure Travel - Walking Trips with...
National Geographic Adventure . The Boss' Pitch: Why Travel With Classic Journeys? Edward Piegza, president
Guidebooks don't list all of these 5 Unique...
Hiking - Best 5 Yellowstone hikes from a person who hiked more than 300 miles while working at Yellowstone National Park.
Cliff Diving Is An Extreme Sport
Cliff diving - soaring off cliffs up to 80-feet high into lakes and oceans is an extreme sport, for sure. Here's where to learn more about cliff diving and see some great images of cliff divers soaring into lakes and oceans.
Jackson Hole - Adventure Travel Paradise
Picture Jackson Hole, Wyoming, as the base camp, from which you can ski, hike, mountain bike or go horseback riding on the sides of mountains or broad valleys, go fly fishing in golf-medal streams and explore Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.
REI Adventures Offers Great Active Travel Trips
REI Adventures offers great active travel trips, such as canoeing on a lake here in the U.S., cycling in Vietnam, or sea kayaking and hiking in Croatia. And, these are just a few of the 90plus weekend-to-multiweek trips offered by REI Adventures, part of the REI that has more than 80 stores in the U.S. chock-full of equipment and clothing for adventure travelers.
Learning Holiday - Edventures are Fun Learning...
Learning Holiday is a gateway to all sorts of learning and educational vacations and trips. On the Learning Vacations Web site you will links to vacations and trips for adventurous travelers who like to learn and volunteer. Cultural immersions with the Maoris in Africa, whale watching in Hawaii, surfing in California and cooking classes in Peru are the merest sampling of the diverse offerings.
Where to Go Scuba Diving & Snorkeling in...
Nose-to-nose with a 250-pound grouper, the scuba diver waved at the crowd on the far side of the glass in the aquarium. Did you know aquarium scuba diving and snorkeling programs are offered at more than 10 aquariums in the U.S., as well as in other countries?
Would You Rather Purchase an Adventure Travel...
Would you rather purchase a travel package or plan an adventure travel trip yourself? Here are the pros - and cons - of each approach.
Zicasso Travel Agents Customize Vacations for...
Zicasso matches travelers with travel agents who specialize in the custom trips to locations you want to visit, and activities you want to experience.
Women Only Adventure Travel with Call of the Wild
Currently in its fourth decade of operation, this company remains the pioneer in women’s only adventure travel. Adventure trips include easy to moderate day hikes from discovering Death Valley, to challenging treks along the Inca Trail on Machu Picchu.
Instant Chat Translator - Ortsbo Is Free...
This Web site is an instant chat translator, so you can easily communicate with friends, colleagues, and guides or tour companies around the world who speak different languages.
Family Summer Vacations & Adventures in Cool...
Top summer family adventures in the mountains. When temperatures climb in the city, head to the mountain resorts for beat-the-heat family vacations.
Best River Rafting Destinations - Where to Find...
River rafting is a lot of fun. Whitewater river rafting offers thrills, chills, and even an occasional spill. You'll find great river rafting rides in water from Alaska and Colorado to Peru and Fiji.
Culture & Customs Guides for Foreign...
Custom and culture guides give you customs, customs, hand gestures and ways to greet locals before you travel to foreign countries.
SCUBA Diving and Swimming With Dolphins in the...
SCUBA dive with dolphins in the open ocean. These trained dolphins choose to swim alongside the boat then play with you underwater.
TSA Allows Carry-on Checkpoint Friendly Laptop...
Tired of pulling your laptop and other electronic gear out of your carry-on bag or backpack? TSA won’t make you take your laptop out of these checkpoint friendly bags and backpacks.
Top 7 Places to Play Cowboy on a Working Cattle...
If you're the horseback rider who wants to play cowboy for a week vacation at a working cattle ranch or join a cattle drive.
Pink Jeep Tours to Grand Canyon, Scenic Sedona...
With Pink Jeep Tours, you can ride on rugged roads or off road to view the red rocks in Sedona, visit ancient Native American ruins, roll through Death Valley and visit the Grand Canyon. This company has both open-air jeeps and luxury all-terrain Tour Trekkers with leather seats if you want more comfort.
Safety Tips for Mountain Trips
Be cautious when hiking, biking or exploring in the mountains. Use common sense and check out these tips for ways to stay safer.
Free Online Language Courses - Free Language...
Links to free online language courses are easy to find at this language resources Web site. Here you'll find links to courses in dozens of languages. Some offer key words for tourists, while others are designed to to make a student fluent in the language. The wide range of languages can be especially helpful to adventure travelers who are going to exotic destinations where few, if any, locals speak English.
Adventure Travel News: A Rescue on Kilimanjaro,...
A round-up of the best adventure travel news for the week ending March 13, 2015.
Fly 200-Feet Above Water on Midwest’s...
On the largest zip lines in the Midwest you can take a hands-free guided Tour on 9 zip lines and 9 sky bridges.
Backroads Adventure Travel Trips for Hiker,...
Backroads, founded in 1979, is an active travel company that offers 300 itineraries, including biking, walking/hiking, multisport, and Insider Trips, which shift the focus from physical activity to in-depth cultural explorations. Seventy-five percent of Backroads guests have traveled with Backroads before or were referred by a friend.
A Directory of Volunteer Vacations and Projects
The GoVoluntouring Web site acts as matchmaker between travelers who want a volunteer experience and projects that need volunteers.
Where to Find Travel Gear, Supplies and...
When you are looking for useful, innovative or cool travel gear, supplies and accessories, these companies offer the best choices.
Adventure Travel Survival and Safety Tips
Adventurous travelers who like to push the envelope will find these adventure travel survival and safety tips could make the difference if they find themselves in a sticky situation.
Kuru Women’s Light Hiking Shoes
Kuru's Chicane light hiking shoes are as comfortable as bedroom slippers, and collapsible so you can easily store them in a backpack. No matter how hard I tried to mess them up by kicking wet, grungy tennis balls for my dog while in muddy woods and on trails, I couldn't.
Popular Family Vacations Chock-full of...
These adventure travel companies offer entertaining family vacations that are so popular these trips are repeated almost yearly. It doesn't matter if you want to take the kids on a family beach vacation, an overseas trip, an all inclusive family vacation, an affordable trip or a luxury experience, you'll find it here.
Adventure Travel Companies Offering Luxury...
If you enjoy adventure travel, but want like some pampering, ranging from private guides and posh accommodations, these companies have luxury vacations that may appeal to you.
Companies Specializing in Family Adventure Travel
Looking for a company that offers family adventures you and your kids will love? Here are several companies that offer family adventure travel chock-full of activities just for kids, plus adventures the entire family will enjoy as a group.
Best Places to Hike & Bike to Enjoy Fall Foliage
Where you'll find the best fall foliage colors In September to mid-November. Where to use hiking boots or hop on a bike to enjoy the changing colors.
Explore Underground at Xplor Adventures in...
Rafting on crystal-clear water in Xplor adventure park's underground river, where the brown, coral and gray dripping stalactites and stalagmites have united into thick columns that you can steer around, is an amazing experience. We settled into the low rafts, hooked small paddles onto our hands and started paddling along the underground river. Blue lights on the river's bottom guided our way. Page 3.
Visit Bogota, Colombia
Exploring Bogota, the first stop on many travelers visit to Colombia.
Adventure Shows on the Discovery Channel Entice...
Couch potatoes will find a variety of adventure shows on the Discovery Channel. Adventurous travelers can get some tips from watching the Discovery Channel's adventure shows on TV.
Edventures - Educational Vacations With Fun...
Edventures and learning vacations - Wonderful ways to escape. Sipping wine in Tuscany, photographing animals in Africa under the guidance of a professional photographer, or participating in an archaeological dig in the Southwest. All of these are EdVenture -- Educational Vacations -- that combine learning with a lot of fun.
5 National Parks for Winter Adventure
A list of five of the best U.S. national parks to visit during the winter.
Jackson Hole - Explore Grand Teton and...
Visitors in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, can easily explore both Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks
Romantic Getaways & Adventure Travel Make a...
Romantic Getaways. Adventure Travel. One doesn't have to exclude the other. Active and adventurous travelers will tell you that romantic getaways and adventure travel make a great couple.
Adventure Travel With National Geographic...
Active adventure travelers will enjoy these trips, which combines adventure travel and the types of exploration for which National Geographic is famous. The company has united with Mountain Travel Sobek to create these new adventure trips. Here's where to find a list of these amazing adventures.
Decide If VolunTourism -- Volunteer Travel --...
Voluntourism -- combining a vacation or trip anywhere in the world with a few days or weeks volunteering is one way a growing number of travelers are making a difference. How do you decide if volunteer travel, whether it's spending a day at an African preserve feeding lion cubs or two weeks helping build a town hall in a third-world country, is for you?
Suunto X9i Multifunction GPS Watch
The Suunto X9i is a multifunction GPS watch that avid outdoorsmen, hikers and multi-sport enthusiasts who play in the wilderness will love. It interfaces with National Georgraphic TOPS mapping software, shows your current speed and distance, has an altimeter and thermometer, plus lots more.
Cam Ranh Bay, site of battles during the...
Today Cam Ranh Bay, the site of battles during the Vietnam War, is a popular beach with locals and tourists. Page 3.
Volunteer Vacations Definition
A definition of Volunteer Vacations: Volunteer vacations, sometimes called Voluntourism, is taking a vacation (or part of a trip) and participating in activities centered around furthering a charitable cause. In most cases, the traveler pays for the trip, and a portion of the trip fee may go to the charitable cause.
PacSafe's Theft-Proof Travel Camera Straps...
PacSafe's theft-proof travel camera straps keep cameras and binoculars safe from 'slash-and-grab' thieves. The company has a neck strap for cameras and shoulder straps for laptops and other bags.
Steamboat Hot Springs: Soak in Strawberry Park...
Soak in hot springs in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Your choice: au naturel or a family friendly water park.
Adventure Travel 101: Selecting A Destination
Adventure Travel 101: How to Choose Your Destination
Gear Review: Adidas Wandertag Jacket
The adidas Wandertag jacket offers outstanding performance for adventure travelers at a price that can't be beat.
11 "Got-to-Have" Gear Choices for Active...
From GoPro Helmet cameras to Pack-N-Go Duffels, you'll find something to aid your adventures in this list of 10 gear choices for active travelers.
8 Photography Tours & Lots of Workshops Around...
Photography tours and photo workshops where travelers can enhance photo skills and see the world.
Banjees Wrist Wallet Keeps Credit Cards and a...
The inexpensive Banjees Wrist Wallets are the ticket when you want to take a credit card, a room key and a bit cash with you, whether walking in strange city, sitting on the beach or jogging.
Mobile Apps With Advice for First Aid and...
Phone apps that offer medical advice fast, plus links to find the closest doctor or emergency room, alert medics you're have an emergency and can't talk, whether close to home or in a foreign country.
SteriPen -- Easily Purify Drinking Water
The SteriPen water purifier is great travel gear because it's lightweight and compact. Use the Steripen water purifier to sterilize water in your hotel room in a foreign country with questionable water or when drinking from streams.
Purify Drinking Water With Easy-to-Use...
Easily purify drinking water with the Freedom, which is so small it fits in your pocket or backpack. Kills bacteria from stream water and faucets in cities where locals drink bottled water.
Weekend Adventure: Take the GORUCK Challenge
Taking a GORUCK challenge lets adventurous individuals train like a U.S. soldier for a weekend.
View Shark Attacks, Confrontations & Swimming...
Sharks are scary to many, amazing to see while you're scuba diving, and truly creatures that fascinate millions. Last year, for example, the Discovery Channel's annual Shark Week drew almost 31 million viewers.
Travel Gear - pacsafe stashsafe Hip Pack has...
The anti-theft features on the pacsafe stashsafe 100 makes this hip pack great travel gear. It has wire-reinforced, slash-proof front and bottom panels, lockable zippers and several pockets to keep your stuff organized.
The 8 Best Whitewater Rafting Destinations in...
Eight of the very best whitewater rafting destinations in the world.
Looking at a Decade of Adventure Travel -...
Family adventure travel trips are one of the top adventure travel trends of the last decade - 2000-2009. After you've taken your kids to Disneyland and other theme oarks, what's next? An increasing number of families are taking adventure travel vacations. Some are rafting in the West or riding a zip line in Costa Rica, while others are kayaking in Alaska or cruising in the Galapagos. Page 5.
TSA Accepted Luggage Locks Programmed With...
A TSA lock security can open and you can program with words instead of letters
Alpine Adventures Zip Line and Treetop Canopy...
Alpine Adventures zip lines and treetop canopy tours show you northern New Hampshire from above. Take your choice between racing your friends as you ride dual zip lines, or taking the Treetop Canopy Tour, a six-zip line trip.
Romania - Photo Gallery of Cities and the...
Romania - Photo Gallery of Cities and the Countryside in Romania
Hike or Cross Country Ski With the Appalachian...
Appalachian Mountain Club : A one-stop source of information about hiking trails in the Northeast, places to stay on the trails, and group hiking trips.
Train to Machu Picchu, One of New 7 Wonders of...
The train ride to Machu Picchu from Cuzco brings out flavors of the rural lifestyle in Peru centuries ago. You'll travel through the the foothills of the Andes Mountains and across plains where locals farm on terraces built by the Incas.
What is a Zip Line and Zipline Tour
: Zip Line: A zip line consists of a cable stretched between two points at different elevations. On zip
Horseback Riding in Colorado's San Juan...
Horseback riding in the San Juan mountains around Telluride, Colorado, the 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains and the wildflowers in the meadows ensure a memorable ride.
Walking the Mutianyu Part of China's Great Wall
Where to walk on the Great Wall of China near Beijing. The Mutianyu section has a cable car,chairlift and alpine slide, creating a Disney-like theme park atmosphere for people going up or back down.
Track Your World Travels With Maps From Maps.com
Maps.com bills itself as the world’s largest map store - and the selection of maps, guidebooks, globes and map accessories is astonishing.
10 Big Adventures For 2015
10 big adventures for travelers to embark on in 2015.
Buy Adventure Travel Insurance When Regular...
Do you need to buy adventure travel insurance? The travel insurance you bought for your next vacation might not cover camel riding in India, snowboarding in the Alps or bungee jumping in New Zealand. Here are companies that offer adventure travel insurance for travelers who love sports and adventurous activities.
Parkour & Free Running in Urban Settings
Parkour - the art of moving effectively through the environment using only the human body to overcome obstacles - is a growing activity in urban centers. All you need are the streets, fences, walls and other obstacles one finds in an urban center.

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