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Winter Adventures Around the Arctic Circle

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The Call of the Wild … Jack London described a world of pure white, dangerous and exhilarating. Contrary to his time, today you can easily travel to the great northern territories of the USA and Canada and experience the thrills without the danger — just bring your adventurous spirit!

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October 5, 2015 by | Comments Off on Winter Adventures Around the Arctic Circle

How to Road Trip by Campervan

Road Trip By Campervan

Campervan road trips don’t run on gas—they run on unbridled freedom. It’s heeding the call of the open road and its maze of possibility, where every junction, twist, and turn can lead to new adventures. It’s the feeling of being self-sufficient and gloriously untethered, where an itinerary, route, or destination can literally change on a […]

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September 3, 2015 by | Comments Off on How to Road Trip by Campervan

A Quad Biking Tour in Namibia

On a quad bike tour of the Namib Desert

Piled high against the shores of the Atlantic Ocean are the golden red sands of the Namib Desert. Between the towns of Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, a massive dune field backs the seaside. While on the coast of Namibia, we found time to jump on off-road bikes as part of a quad bike tour of […]

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July 24, 2015 by | Comments Off on A Quad Biking Tour in Namibia

Out of Office: Daniel Goes Off the Beaten Path in Bolivia

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Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. In this new series we’ll bring you their stories. Here, Daniel Hackett details his trip to La Paz, Bolivia.

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August 11, 2014 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Daniel Goes Off the Beaten Path in Bolivia

A Guide to Trekking in Nepal

Rara Lake

Nepal is one of the most popular destinations in the world for trekkers. It is cheap compared to most other countries, has the world’s highest mountains, and offers hikers a chance to experience the unique cultures of Nepal’s highlands. Fully one-third of the great snow-capped Himalaya is contained within Nepal’s borders, and the opportunities to […]

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May 2, 2013 by | 3 Comments

Small-Group Franz Josef Glacier Walk

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My Small-Group Franz Josef Glacier Walk tour didn’t start on a glacier. Nor did it start on a helicopter. No, this tour started in the town center of Franz Josef, New Zealand, in the office of the tour guide, where excitement for what was coming escalated as I outfitted myself in glacier clothes.

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February 13, 2013 by | Comments Off on Small-Group Franz Josef Glacier Walk

5 Granada Adventure Activities

Mombacho Volcano

While it’s a city full of culture and history, Granada also offers plenty of activities for the adventure traveler. Nicaragua’s neighbor, Costa Rica, is often considered to be one of the top Central American destinations for adventure travelers, but Nicaragua is an alternative since so much of the land is undeveloped. Today I spotlight five […]

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January 3, 2013 by | Comments Off on 5 Granada Adventure Activities

7 Things to Do in the Amazon River Basin

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You could spend a lifetime exploring its vast interior, but here is a list of things to do in the Amazon to get you started.

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November 7, 2012 by | 2 Comments

Extreme Sports in Israel

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Israel is a small country with huge appeal for travelers. Its ancient historic cities, magnificent archaeological sites, beautiful landscapes and varied culture (not to mention the food!) are worth a visit in their own right. Yet Israel’s appeal as an outdoor destination, where nature and extreme sports can be enjoyed at the same time, is […]

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October 11, 2012 by | Comments Off on Extreme Sports in Israel

Adventure and Education on Hawaii’s Big Island

Snorkeling in Hawaii

For those looking for a more rounded and educational experience of Hawaii’s Big Island (or perhaps you’ve got a few kids in tow), consider these handful of learning activities that will keep you (and your kids) on your cerebral toes.

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October 4, 2012 by | Comments Off on Adventure and Education on Hawaii’s Big Island