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 …
I ventured off to Luxeumbourg with my boyfriend for my 23rd birthday in September of 2014. It was only a few hours drive from where we were living and it was the perfect weekend getaway to celebrate …
If you're looking to start travelling sustainably, the best and fastest way to do so is to start living a backpacking life on a budget. There are so many little aspects to backpacking that make …
India will always hold a special place in my heart - we have a love, hate relationship.  In 2014 I spent one month living in Bangalore, India on an internship working with an organization …
Do I have to choose one time?  For those of you who don't know Canadians, we are known for escaping to the wonderful world of Orlando, Florida during the winter months. Why? I'm not …
Caymen Islands is a relatively small island for the number of tourists who come off of cruise ships on a daily basis. There isn't much to do around the city and there are a lot of local guides …
I was lying on the beach and was approached by a Cuban man who clearly knew the area too well. He was approaching everyone in clear sight and in hiding, and asking if they would like a massage for …
On a journey to explore the most unique places while trekking through this globe sustainably, I have decided to share my stories from the past and present which may help inspire you to do the …
How to Choose the Right Tours While on Vacation Well I can tell you right off the bat, at the age of 16 or 17 I wasn't thinking too much about sustainable travel at the time. However, …
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 …