Adventure Travel


Protests places rocks on the streets to prevent traffic. Photos courtesy of CNR   Rock clean-up begins   Strikes in Cusco-Machu Picchu region Update June 23, 2010: Over the …
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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 …
Pit stop
Argentina views like this make the reciprocity fee well worth it! On December 20th, the government of Argentina will start charging a "reciprocity fee" for travelers entering the country through …
Tippy-toes
Batting at the pinata   Letter and picture from one the children who enjoyed the holiday celebration Last month, Adventure Life teamed up with our partners in Costa Rica, to sponsor a …
As of 7PM Ushuaia time, the Kapitan Khlibnikov remains trapped in the ice near Snow Hill - making it 6 days, I believe, of being stuck. In the mean time, I continue to explore Ushuaia. Today and …
Polar Icebreaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov by Henny Miltenburg That's right -- one of the only passenger icebreakers in operation -- the Kapitan Khelbnikov -- has announced it will end its career as an …
Your view from EcoCamp
Win a Patagonia Wildlife Safari trip: EcoCamp's Suite Domes   Win a Galapagos trip onboard the Eric, Letty, Flamingo Back by popular demand... I am pleased to announce our new Trip …
Aaron on a snorkeling trip to Hol Chan in Belize
Snorkeling during a Turneffe Atoll Adventure Boasting the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere, Belize offers some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world. This 8-day Belize tour …
Blue Footed Boobies
Blue footed boobies - photo by Wayne Ng   Giant tortoise - by Wayne Ng   Winner of our best journal contest wins voyage to Antarctica on the Antarctic Dream   …
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, …
The late Lonesome George
Traveler, DeAnn Phillips, captures a picture of Lonesome George at the Charles Darwin Research Station Last week came news from the Galapagos National Park that Lonesome George -- the last Pinta …
A huge colony of king penguins.
The locals eagerly await Neil Armstrong's arrival This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing, and Neil Armstrong's curiosity and sense of adventure is now taking him to …
Iguazu Falls
When the Falls are booming at Iguazu -- This season drought is affecting the falls Watching Brasilian news, I am stunned by the drastic drop in water level at Iguazu Falls and the Amazon Basin. …
Eric, Letty & Flamingo
The M/Y Eric is one of three sister ships in the Galapagos: Seen here the Eric, Letty, Flamingo In the June/July 2009 issue, National Geographic Adventure highlights the Galapagos yacht, M/Y Eric, …
More penguinos
Antarctica is sought-after by travelers for its incredible scenery and wildlife Travel to Antarctica has always been for those eager to explore the very end of the world. Unfortunately, as the …
Magnificent glacier
Traveler, Billy Zeballos, captures a great shot while trekking in Argentina UPDATE: As of Dec. 20, 2009, Argentina now charges a reciprocity fee. Click here for details. Great news from our …
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.  …
A zodiac excursion on the "Historic Huts and Heroes" cruise. I’ll admit I’ve occasionally been skeptical of the idea of expedition cruising. Sure, you’re traveling to Antarctica or the …
Whitewater rafting
One of my favorite photo albums from one of our travelers I was reading the New York Times this weekend, and noticed that the #1 Most Emailed article was about travel in Costa Rica. It’s a …
Traveler riding horse on Costa Rica Trip
Horseback riding excursion in Costa Rica Everyone lately seems to be looking for ways to cut costs on the trip of a lifetime. For me, it can be difficult to give good advice on how to do this, as …
Preparing for tree climbing during Costa Rica Adventure tour
Getting ready to tackle the zipline! After about two years of thinking about creating some sort of trekking/multisport tour option in Costa Rica, we have finally done it! It includes all the great …