Adventure Travel


Adventure Life traveler, Julia, returns home from a trip to the Ecuadorian Amazon with this clip from the Yasuni Clay Lick. Located along with Napo River, this is one of the most accessible licks in …
A little reminder in the principles of Leave No Trace is always a good idea. This short video from my last Antarctica trip provides just that. Although a tiny pebble might seem insignificant, they …
Starting early next week, the city of Puno, Peru is transformed for the Virgin of Candelaria Festival. Thousands of dancers and musicians fill the streets with sounds and fantastic costumes to fill …
Our new Cotopaxi Group Service projects in Ecuador combine the best worlds of travel -- some excellent adventure, along with the opportunity to give back to the people and places that provide such …
Hey -- remember that time we were in Antarctica and that minke whale decided to swim over to our zodiac, give it a little nudge and dive underneath before meandering on its way...? Antarctica …
How often have we seen this photo?  Why not take it yourself!
Machu Picchu ruins in Peru - Photo by John Keller We have updated information regarding the re-opening of access to Machu Picchu and Machu Picchu Town (also called Aguas Calientes). Following up …
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice. Photo by Paul Orenstein Yesterday's attempt at the Shetland Islands was a bust, again due to weather. ¬†Winds were blowing hard, and word was that all the ships in …
Family shot
Emperor Penguins in Antarctica. Photo by Laurie Allread This morning I woke to ice on three sides of the ship. Being trapped with ice all around made for a wonderfully peaceful night of sleep and …
Approaching the lava flow on Pacaya Volcano
When she's not earning her SCUBA certification, Jen's hanging out next to volcanoes in Guatemala Adventure Life's own Jennifer Barile is earning her SCUBA certification. One of our incredible Trip …
Approaching the remote La Selva Lodge - Ecuadorian Amazon Travel writer, Mark Resnicoff and examiner.com feature our La Selva Ecuadorian Amazon trip as their "Deal of the day." Missoula, …
School children eating breakfast
Healthy Breakfast: Volunteer Program in Peru's Cachiccata Community Bloggers and globe-trekkers, The Lost Girls talk with Adventure Life president, Brian Morgan, on travel's delicate two-way …
Hanging out in the sand with some wildlife
Julia and her mom, Sue, lounging with sea lions in the Galapagos Happy Mother's Day! In celebration of the day's holiday, I thought I'd share one of my favorite mother-daughter trip journals. …
Based on reports from the World Health Organization as of May 8, 2009, there are few confirmed cases of swine flu in Central and South America in two countries that Adventure Life visits.¬† …
For our second post, here are photos of an annual dinner that we hold for our wonderful guides in Cusco. The dinner was held at Inka's Grill and later the festivities hit the Cross Keys Bar.If you've …
Welcome to Adventure Life's brand new blog! My goal with this blog is to provide a wide range of articles, discussions, and news about travel to Latin America and small ship cruises worldwide. Check …
Buenos días from Tamarindo! If you haven't already figured it out, we made it to the hostel safe and sound. We are in the beautiful city of Tamarinado, which is unfortunately full of …
Costa Rica adventures
Adventurous spirits! I already wrote about our Pacaure River rafting trip in another blog post.  However, it was so awesome, that I think it deserves to be mentioned again.  You should not …
Costa Rica adventures
Why Nicoya Peninsula? Like I mentioned in another post, one of Jordan's dreams has been to SURF in COSTA RICA.  So, when we were planning this trip, one goal was to make this dream come …
Lemaire Channel
Untouched. Vast. Remote. Antarctica is a place to be removed from life's routines, breathe in clarity, and realize how very small we are in the world.  Here are some of Don Mankin's …
Torres del Paine spires
Votes have been cast, and the results are in.  There are no longer only SEVEN wonders of the world, and we are excited to have personally discovered the EIGHTH years ago!  Torres del Paine …
View from my balcony
I'm not really afraid of heights, but I have a healthy respect for gravity. As a child I loved climbing to the highest possible point in a tree, hugging the trunk and let the wind sway the tree …
My horse and my guide
Our first overnight on the great El Chepe Mexico adventure in the little town of Cerocahui (approximately a 40 min drive from the Bauhichivo train station), I agreed to go horseback riding. I'm …
The paddle
Suzy enjoys the canoe ride across Laguna Rocha in Uruguay A thin bar of sand separates the sea from a long circuit of shallow lagoons which serve as a sanctuary for marine life and birds along …
Rafting the Fu
Fantastic Futaleufu whitewater rafting on a Chile adventure tour! From the stark and stunning Atacama Desert, to its legendary Patagonia peaks, a Chile tour provides an outdoor playground for …