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An infamous Pisco Sour
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
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, …
Local moving cattle through the fields
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
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 …
Passengers boarding a plane
The news was just released on December 14, 2015 of a possible 48-hour strike of Chile's civil aviation authority. IF the strike occurs, it will happen this Thursday & Friday, December 17 …
Cotopaxi volcano blows smoke, 2015
Avid, amateur, or iPhone photographers UNITE!  You have an amazing photo opportunity in Ecuador right now.  Cotopaxi volcano is currently blowing smoke, as well as excitement, into the air. …
An aerial view of Cape Town
South Africa Tours: 3 Action-Packed Trips Under $3,000 You may be thinking about taking a trip to South Africa soon, and who could blame you?  After all, the Rainbow Nation of South Africa is …
The beauty of the Aurora Borealis.
You may remember our blog post about the Mystery of Franklin's Lost Ships and the upcoming search expedition on the One Ocean Voyager.  Well, now we can share the exciting news …
See Blue-footed boobies on your Galapagos tour!
Ecuador really stood out from the crowd at the 2014 World Travel Awards! The South & Central America gala awards ceremony took place on August 9th to showcase the very best of these regions. Our …
Snorkel the crystal, warm waters of the Galapagos archipelago
Adventure Life had the pleasure of hosting award-winning travel writer, Don Mankin, on his recent trip to the Galapagos. Don's blog, The Adventure Geezer, is an insightful reference for the …
Arctic northern lights on a small ship cruise
Captain Sir John Franklin departed England in 1845 on his fourth, and final, Arctic expedition. A Royal Navy officer and experienced explorer, Franklin was leading this voyage that was meant to …
Machu Picchu Clouds
Machu Picchu is world-renowned as a meticulously preserved site that should be on every traveler's bucket list. This legendary lost city of the Inca is held sacred by local Peruvians and deeply …
Miraflores Locks of Panama Canal
Next month, there will be a very special birthday to celebrate. The Panama Canal will be turning a century old! The momentous anniversary celebration in Panama is slated for August 15th - the …
Before the zipline tour
Costa Rica Costa Rica offers a breathtaking array of sights and sounds throughout its lush rainforests, pristine beaches, and variety of wildlife. This dynamic country enthusiastically welcomes …
A young woman explores via Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)
Travelers interested in a Hawaii cruise can take advantage of current discounts on one of Adventure Life’s popular trips.  Passengers who book the Hawaiian Seascapes cruise by July 31st …
Nik & Dusty are in awe of Antarctica
We planned a trip to Antarctica for two of our favorite Adventure Lifers, Nikki & Dusty.  They captured some absolutely amazing video footage that would convince almost anyone that this …
Boris Bonett, Adventure Life Peru guide
In our opinion, our Peru guides are the best of the best!   But don't just take our word for it.  Get to know our guides on your own Peru tour.  Guiding is a distinguished …
The iconic feet of the Blue-Footed Booby
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 …
Mary in the Arctic
Adventure Life Trip Planner, Mary, has unique plans for her upcoming birthday. Despite a cake, and a song, and well-wishes, this celebration will definitely be like none other she has ever …
Norval is ready for his Chile & Argentina adventure
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 …
Me and one of my many friends
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 …
Views of the Sacred Valley
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 …
Valentine's Day Around the World
Love is all around us.  Or perhaps it is more truthful to say that boxes of chocolate, heart-shaped balloons, sappy cards, and battles for restaurant reservations are all around us.  The …
Wolves nuzzling in the snow
I just returned from a weekend in Yellowstone National Park.  Despite the bitter cold, my attention was captured by something mysterious and beautiful.  Wolves.  I was …