April Fool's Day at the Adventure Life office
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Jenny Johnston
We like to have fun at our office, so April Fool's Day provided yet another excuse to do just that.  Our General Manager, Jonathan, came into the office today only to find a stapler, …
Hiking with our guide
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Jenny Johnston
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
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Jenny Johnston
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
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Jenny Johnston
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
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Jenny Johnston
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 …
Saint Patrick's Day at Adventure Life
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Jenny Johnston
Corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, Irish soda bread, and Irish car bomb cupcakes could only mean one thing.  St. Patrick's Day was upon us!  The Adventure Life office loves any reason to …
Me and one of my many friends
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Jenny Johnston
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
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Jenny Johnston
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 …
Adventure Life staff reaction to Sunny's email
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Jenny Johnston
Adventure Life staff members huddle around Sullivan's computer to read an email from a traveler.  This is not your typical message with packing, visa, and tipping questions.  This was …
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 …
Wall of postcards to Laura from her awesome travelers
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Jenny Johnston
Throughout the years, we have helped thousands of people make their travel dreams come true.  This is not only our passion as a company, but it is a personal honor of each staff member to play a …
Views of the Sacred Valley
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Jenny Johnston
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
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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.  …
The Ocean Nova in Neko Harbour
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Jenny Johnston
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 …
Adventure Life staff members at the Missoula CASA Light of Hope Banquet
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Jenny Johnston
Adventure Life was well-represented at the recent Missoula CASA Light of Hope Banquet.  Our company sponsored a table at the event that was held February 7th at the Double Tree …
An aspiring soccer player
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Jenny Johnston
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
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Jenny Johnston
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
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Jenny Johnston
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.  …
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 …