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Updated Articles and Resources

By Ada Lio

Updated Articles and Resources
  • Adventure Travel with Road Scholar - Find Adventures With Road Scholar Created: Monday, September 26, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Active adventure travel trips for the 50plus crowd that younger travelers will want to (and can) book, too.
  • Paragliding is a Soaring in the Sky Using an Inflatable Wing Created: Saturday, August 13, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Paragliding - Soaring through the sky on a paraglider is a foot-launched, non-motorized type of flying.
  • Zipline -- The Zipline at Heavenly in California Overlooks Lake Tahoe Created: Sunday, March 16, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    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 un...
  • Hiking in the Swiss Alps - Off the Jungfrau’s Tourist Trail Created: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    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 concentrat...
  • Hiking Trails - Austin Adventure's Top 10 Hikes in the World Created: Thursday, March 21, 2013 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Top 10 Hikes around the world by a hiker who has worn out 12 pairs of hiking boots. She is head guide for an award-winning active travel company. Page 1 of 11.
  • Mophie Rechargeable Battery Case for iPhone 4S and 4 Created: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    This rechargeable battery that looks just like any other iPhone4 or iPhone 4s case can double your phone's battery life.
  • Smith Turbo Fan Goggles Clear the Fog Created: Friday, November 17, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Ever have your goggles fog while skiing down a mogul run and you can no longer see the slope, or have them go white in a powder storm? Smith’s Turbo Fan Prodigy, Phenom and Knowledge OTG gogg...
  • How to Get in Shape for Trekking Trips Created: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    How to get in shape for trekking and hiking trips, so you'll enjoy the vacation more." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, June 07, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Hiking, walking and trekking vacations are a lot of fun. Here are suggestions for choosing and getting ready for your trip.
  • BASE Jumping - What is Base Jumping Created: Tuesday, January 05, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    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.
  • Inbounds Extreme Skiing at Whistler Blackcomb Created: Monday, February 02, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Whistler Blackcomb not only has some of the longest vertical in North America, it also has a lot of the most challenging terrain at ski resorts on this continent. You can see Canadian guide Derek ...
  • Drive a Tank - Driving Authentic Military Tanks is an Adventure for Civilians Created: Saturday, October 22, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
    Ever wanted to drive a military tank and fire a cannon? Here's where civilians can do it.
  • Top Zipline Adventures - Find Canopy and Zip Line Tours Created: Monday, December 01, 2008 Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014
    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 ...
  • Bobsled Rides at Utah Olympic Park, Site of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games Created: Sunday, February 18, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
    A bobsled ride down the track at Utah Olympic Park, site of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, takes less than a minute but you'll go 70 miles an hour or faster.
  • Top Adventure Travel Companies Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Your choice of an adventure travel company could ensure a wonderful vacation. Here's a selection of reputable companies.
  • Top Sources to Find Volunteer Travel Abroad & in the U.S. Created: Saturday, March 31, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Volunteer travel abroad and in the United States. Where to find companies with trips with volunteer opportunities while on vacation." itemprop="description"> Friday, December 28, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    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.
  • Heated Gloves - Zanier Heat-GX Heated Gloves Created: Friday, November 27, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Review of the latest generation Zanier Heat-GX heated gloves, which have an adjustable, integrated heating system that will keep your fingers warm for a full ski day.
  • Archeological Dig at National Park in Israel Created: Sunday, March 18, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Joining an archeological dig for a day tells you if you want to volunteer for an archeological dig in Israel or other countries for a week or much longer." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
  • Travel with Photocopies of Your Passport and Credit Cards Created: Saturday, July 29, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014
    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 ...
  • Inbounds Backcountry Style Extreme Terrain at Steamboat in Colorado Created: Saturday, April 05, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014
    Colorado's Steamboat Resort is famous for its champagne powder, and for skiing in the glades and tightly treed areas. Johnny Sawyer, the Ski Patrol’s supervisor who has worked at the mountain...
  • Would You Rather Purchase an Adventure Travel Package or Plan Your Own Trip? Created: Thursday, June 01, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014
    Would you rather purchase a travel package or plan an adventure travel trip yourself? Here are the pros - and cons - of each approach." itemprop="description"="description" Thursday, December 07, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014
    On Curacao, one of the ABC islands that are surrounded by reefs, you just have to walk offshore and swim a few minutes to see colorful coral. There are more than 60 marked sites on this island in ...
  • Cuba: Cuban People Enjoy Chocolate & Ecotourism Created: Monday, June 24, 2013 Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014
    Cuban People Say Cuba Was Columbus' First Stop in the Americas. He put a cross by the spot where he first landed. Part of the cross is now in a cathedral in Baracoa." itempf expr="$zTP='t3'" --> it...
  • Culture & Customs Guides for Foreign Countries Created: Monday, August 13, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014
    Custom and culture guides give you customs, customs, hand gestures and ways to greet locals before you travel to foreign countries." itemprop="description">
  • The 5 Best Day Hikes in the Swiss Alps Created: Friday, October 10, 2008 Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014
    Looking for details on taking great day hike in the Swiss Alps? Greg Witt, author of" itemprop="description"> Sunday, September 06, 2009 Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014
    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 ci...
  • TSA Approved Locks Keeps Suitcases Closed But Not Always Secure Created: Friday, August 11, 2006 Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014
    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...
  • Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Cenotes - Cave Diving in Riviera Maya, Mexico Created: Friday, February 26, 2010 Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014
    In Cancun, Mexico, or neighboring Riviera Maya, scuba diving or snorkeling in cenotes - water-filled underground caves is increasingly popular with vacationers. We swam in Dos Ojos, where the fresh...
  • The Women's Travel Group Offers Adventure Travels Created: Saturday, December 16, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    The Women's Travel Group offers adventure travel trips that set women in exotic locales, on sandy island beaches and in sophisticated cities." itemprop="description" Sunday, January 04, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    Winter Park Resort ski patroller Jamie Wolter gives you his take on the best inbounds extreme ski terrain at Winter Park Resort. These steep above treeline and gladed areas are for experts skiers a...
  • Adrenaline Junkie Alert: 12 Adventures for You Created: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    12 adrenaline-soaked activities, like cage diving and bobsledding, for active travelers who like to push their mental and physical limits." itemprop="description"