Kayaking, whale watching, snorkeling, cruising around the Sea of Cortez. I couldn't imagine a better way to spend my winter vacation!

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Traveler letters and photos
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Jenny Johnston
Here at the Adventure Life office, we absolutely love hearing from our travelers!  In this digital day and age, it especially excites us to get "snail mail" correspondence.  Such …
Typical beachfront restaurant in San Juan del Sur Nicaragua
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Jenny Johnston
Careli Tours Nicaragua recently received the Central America Award to the Tourism Excellence Without Borders.  The Minister of Tourism of Costa Rica, Wilhelm von Breymann, presented the …
An aerial view of Cape Town
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Jenny Johnston
South Africa Tours: 3 Action-Packed Trips Under $3,000 You may be thinking about taking a trip to South Africa soon, and who could blame you?  After all, the Rainbow Nation of South Africa is …
Rios Tropicales Lodge
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Jenny Johnston
One of our Costa Rica accommodations was recently recognized for their commitment to sustainablity.  Rios Tropicales Lodge received the "Level 4" Certification by the National …
Machu Picchu Clouds
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Jenny Johnston
Ancient ruins, ancient traditions, and ancient jungles are awaiting you in Peru.  Wander through charming markets, explore rainforests, observe unique wildlife, and walk the same trails as the …
Trip Planner, Sullivan, at the market in Pisaq, Peru
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Jenny Johnston
Thinking of traveling to Peru but concerned about safety?  We have some recommendations for safe travels as well as some information that may settle those concerns. Tourism in Peru has boomed …
Choquequirao
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Jenny Johnston
Little known to the world, this ancient Peruvian city is often referred to as Machu Picchu's sister city.  However, we wholeheartedly believe it is a worthy destination on its own.  …
Copper Canyon Trekking
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Jenny Johnston
Mexico has been the focus of news in recent years, and it has not all been positive.  However, the U.S. Department of State updated its official travel warnings concerning international security …
Enjoying pisco sours made with 10,000 year old glacial ice during our Grey Glacier boat tour
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Jenny Johnston
A Mi Manera, a restaurant in Cusco, has given some great Peruvian recipes to Adventure Lifers during a cooking class we include in tours.  Since it is always fun to explore the local foods of a …
Tungurahua beginning to erupt in 2014
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Jenny Johnston
February 1st, 2014 will go down in Ecuadorian history:  it was a big day of spewing lava and ash for the Tungurahua volcano.  The volcano had two moderate eruptions, followed by a third of …
Experience carnaval during your Brazil tour
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Jenny Johnston
Celebrated in countries around the world, Carnaval is characterized by its energy, color, music, and dancing.  This festive season takes place immediately before Lent, traditionally giving …
View to Urubamba River
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Jenny Johnston
Travel.  It makes us aware of the world around us, stretches our comfort zone, and grows us as human beings.  If we become better individuals, doesn't it make sense that we would also …
Exploring the market in Pujili, Ecuador
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Jenny Johnston
After a long year of hard work and effort, you've earned yourself a vacation. Go ahead and map out your travel plans, but be sure to set a budget. Unless you're Kim Kardashian or Kanye West, …
Project Homeless Connect
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Amanda Ceaser
Project Homeless Connect (PHC) is one of my most favorite events in Missoula. It is literally a one stop shop for Missoula’s homeless community to take advantage of more free services than I …
Furoshiki Holiday Wrapping
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Julia Kocubinski
Furoshiki is a form of traditional Japanese cloth used to wrap and package things. So what better way to wrap your holiday presents sustainably? As a board member of …
Miraflores Locks of Panama Canal
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Jenny Johnston
Next month, there will be a very special birthday to celebrate. The Panama Canal will be turning a century old! The momentous anniversary celebration in Panama is slated for August 15th - the …
Before the zipline tour
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Jenny Johnston
Costa Rica Costa Rica offers a breathtaking array of sights and sounds throughout its lush rainforests, pristine beaches, and variety of wildlife. This dynamic country enthusiastically welcomes …
A young woman explores via Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)
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Jenny Johnston
Travelers interested in a Hawaii cruise can take advantage of current discounts on one of Adventure Life’s popular trips.  Passengers who book the Hawaiian Seascapes cruise by July 31st …
Nik & Dusty are in awe of Antarctica
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Jenny Johnston
We planned a trip to Antarctica for two of our favorite Adventure Lifers, Nikki & Dusty.  They captured some absolutely amazing video footage that would convince almost anyone that this …
A cathedral at sunset from the Rhine
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Jenny Johnston
A cruise does not have to be a 2,000 passenger ship that spends the majority of its journeys in the middle of the ocean.  It does not necessary mean cheesy shows, ice sculptures on the buffet, …
The hike up to Lago de Los Tres, Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
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Jenny Johnston
Have you ever thought of what would be in your suitcase if you were leaving for an Antarctica expedition?  Even to the most seasoned traveler, packing for such a journey seems daunting.  …
Lioness relaxing in an African sunset
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Jenny Johnston
Our vast world is teeming with curious and diverse wildlife to be discovered.  Take a look at our top five wildlife watching destinations. Africa This continent has long been recognized as the …