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Lioness relaxing in an African sunset
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 …
The hike up to Lago de Los Tres, Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
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.  …
A cathedral at sunset from the Rhine
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, …
A Maasai warrior walks across the African bush
Discover true adventure on one of our many Africa tours. Observe hippos, leopards, and gorillas in their natural habitat.  Experience the thrilling frenzy of the Great Wildebeest …
Nik & Dusty are in awe of Antarctica
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 young woman explores via Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)
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 …
Before the zipline tour
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 …
Miraflores Locks of Panama Canal
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 …
Furoshiki Holiday Wrapping
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 …
Project Homeless Connect
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 …
Exploring the market in Pujili, Ecuador
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, …
View to Urubamba River
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 …
Experience carnaval during your Brazil tour
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 …
Tungurahua beginning to erupt in 2014
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 …
Enjoying pisco sours made with 10,000 year old glacial ice during our Grey Glacier boat tour
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 …
Copper Canyon Trekking
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 …
Choquequirao
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.  …
Trip Planner, Sullivan, at the market in Pisaq, Peru
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 …
Machu Picchu Clouds
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 …
Rios Tropicales Lodge
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 …
Typical beachfront restaurant in San Juan del Sur Nicaragua
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 …
Traveler letters and photos
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 …