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 …
Boris Bonett, Adventure Life Peru guide
In our opinion, our Peru guides are the best of the best!   But don't just take our word for it.  Get to know our guides on your own Peru tour.  Guiding is a distinguished …
Tungurahua beginning to erupt in 2014
You may have seen our Tungurahua blog posting back in February.  If not, you can check it out here to read the story or to refresh your memory. Well, the volcano is causing excitement yet …
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.  …
The Amalyra
AMAWaterways was recently awarded the Luxury Travel Advisor Award of Excellence for "Best River Cruise Company."  As a partner of AMAWaterways, we are thrilled for the recognition of …
Hiking with our guide
If you like nature, wildlife, beautiful scenery, and BEER...we have the trip for you.  The "Whales, Tales, & Ales" departure on the Wilderness Adventurer highlights all of the …
Crusing the Galapagos islands
Unlike other volcanic island chains, such as Hawaii, the Galapagos have multiple volcanoes that are simultaneously active.  As if these islands were not mysterious enough with so many unique …
Norval is ready for his Chile & Argentina adventure
The highlight of my week was a conversation I had with a gentleman named Norval.  He has a trip planned with Adventure Life to Chile and Argentina.  The trip planning process went as …
Kayak the tranquil tropical waters of Belize
OUTSIDE, America's leading active lifestyle brand, has selected Pelican Beach Resort as an honoree of their annual Travel Awards.  These awards celebrate travel that inspires people to …
Me and one of my many friends
Enchanted Galapagos Wondering why Darwin's Enchanted Isles are one of the most fascinating travel destinations on Earth?  In no other corner of the world can travelers hike in search of …
The iconic feet of the Blue-Footed Booby
A brief history of human impact on the Galapagos Islands The Galapagos first appeared on maps around 1570 with various explorers making stops but never settling on the islands.  Whalers and …
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 …
Views of the Sacred Valley
Introducing...the Sacred Valley The Sacred Valley is located in the Andes Mountains near both the Inca capital of Cusco and the ancient city of Machu Picchu.  This area encompasses the …
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.  …
The Ocean Nova in Neko Harbour
Antarctica is becoming a more popular destination for adventurers.  However, it is still quite mysterious for many travelers, even some of the most well-seasoned.  We thought a general …
An aspiring soccer player
The attention of the world will be on Brazil this summer.  Not because of wild Carnaval celebrations, or discoveries in the Amazon rainforest, or the growing economy.  The world will be …
Costa Rica's caribbean coast
Looking for Pura Vida?  In the southeastern region of Costa Rica, you can find a Caribbean paradise in Puerto Viejo.  This coastal town is home to some of the most spectacular beaches in …
IGTOA Training 2013
IGTOA (International Galapagos Tour Operators Association) held the first "Five Star Guiding in Five Days" course at Charles Darwin Research Station from November 18 to November 23.  …
The beauty of the Aurora Borealis.
You may remember our blog post about the Mystery of Franklin's Lost Ships and the upcoming search expedition on the One Ocean Voyager.  Well, now we can share the exciting news …
Mary in the Arctic
Adventure Life Trip Planner, Mary, has unique plans for her upcoming birthday. Despite a cake, and a song, and well-wishes, this celebration will definitely be like none other she has ever …
See Blue-footed boobies on your Galapagos tour!
Ecuador really stood out from the crowd at the 2014 World Travel Awards! The South & Central America gala awards ceremony took place on August 9th to showcase the very best of these regions. Our …
Snorkel the crystal, warm waters of the Galapagos archipelago
Adventure Life had the pleasure of hosting award-winning travel writer, Don Mankin, on his recent trip to the Galapagos. Don's blog, The Adventure Geezer, is an insightful reference for the …
Arctic northern lights on a small ship cruise
Captain Sir John Franklin departed England in 1845 on his fourth, and final, Arctic expedition. A Royal Navy officer and experienced explorer, Franklin was leading this voyage that was meant to …
Machu Picchu Clouds
Machu Picchu is world-renowned as a meticulously preserved site that should be on every traveler's bucket list. This legendary lost city of the Inca is held sacred by local Peruvians and deeply …