Machu Picchu Clouds
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Jenny Johnston
This iconic landmark is one that is included on countless bucket lists as a "must-visit" destination.  Everyone wants to GO to Machu Picchu, but few consider HOW they might prefer …
An infamous Pisco Sour
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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 …
Packed for a trip
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Jenny Johnston
The hosts of the 2016 Olympic Games is extending a gracious gesture to travelers around the world.  Brazil is granting a visa exemption for tourists visiting between August 5 - September 18, …
Thai elephant playing in the water
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Jenny Johnston
Many travelers visiting Asia have come to expect an elephant ride to be a part of their trip. As we get requests for these types of activities, we want to avoid any disappointment when we …
The mysterious lost city of Machu Picchu
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Jenny Johnston
Contrary to some of the news floating around recently, Machu Picchu archaeological site will NOT be closing in April 2016.  There are indeed some maintenance closures for travelers to be aware …
The sun sets behind two travelers enjoying the warm sands of a Nicaragua beach.
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Jenny Johnston
Nicaragua trips are becoming more and more popular among travelers for many reasons.  Affordability, beautiful beaches & cloudforests, unique accommodations, charming …
Kayaking in beautiful Alaska
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Jenny Johnston
A recent Wall Street Journal article stated, "Enjoying an ocean cruise and breaking a sweat aren't concepts that traditionally go together.  Indeed, the indolence that many people crave …
Local moving cattle through the fields
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Jenny Johnston
Now that you are convinced that your next trip MUST be a river cruise, the difficult decision of deciding "where to?" is upon you.  Adventure Life offers river cruising in some …
Camping on the Choquequirao trek
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Jenny Johnston
In a recent Adventure Life blog post, we highlighted the Choquequirao Trek and explained how it is undergoing some definitive changes.  By the end of 2015, the Peruvian government plans to build …
Volunteering in Peru
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Jenny Johnston
Native Tree Planting Project in Cachiccata Healthy Breakfast at Cachiccata School Our travelers frequently voice their wishes to contribute to the communities that they will visit, whether it …
Sea turtle monitoring
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Jenny Johnston
National Geographic Adventure picks Baja Sea Turtle Conservation tour as a Top 10 Trip that Gives Back In its Top 10 Adventure Trips that Give Back, National Geographic Adventure features one of …
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Jenny Johnston
Mexico tours have the potential to be both relaxing and adventurous. A dream Mexico vacation can become a reality with the right Mexico tour or adventure. Mexico travel will move anyone to the same …
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Jenny Johnston
In the Mayan mountain foothills of western Belize, there lies a 300-acre private nature reserve of prime broad leaf forest that serves as home for the Pook’s Hill nature lodge. The Pook's …
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Jenny Johnston
The Spanish visited Panama for the first time, in 1501, when a wealthy solicitor from Triana, Rodrigo de Bastida, organized an expedition. After arriving to the Americas, Bastidas traveled …
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Jenny Johnston
As a meeting point in the history of the countries of Latin America, Panama is a country forged by various cultures and traditions that come together to create a unique complexity and exotic …
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Jenny Johnston
Panama is a narrow strip of land that connects North and South America. At several places it spans less than a hundred miles from its Atlantic coastline to its Pacific shores. Hundreds of small …
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Jenny Johnston
A hop, skip and jump away from the United States, the Caribbean is just the place you want to go for a getaway in the midst of calm seas and some fantastic adventure in a cultural hotspot. A …
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Jenny Johnston
Patagonia is the scene of the world's great adventures. Even if we know little of the place, the name itself inhabits our subconscious, whispering of an unknown finger of the earth, el fin del …
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Jenny Johnston
Brazil is the largest country in South America and the fifth largest country in the world, with geographic and cultural diversity to match. Whether you are looking for exotic natural beauty, …

Every year at Adventure Life we bring out the ugly Christmas sweaters for a friendly competition in the office. This year Haley won with an amazing ensemble she put together. Happy Holidays to all!

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