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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 …
Le Soleal sails blue waters
Small ship adventure cruising is not a new way to travel.  However, it has often been characterized by rugged, expedition-style vessels.  Upscale ships, such as Le Soleal, reflect a shift …
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 …
Tungurahua beginning to erupt in 2014
You may have seen our Tungurahua blog posting back in February.  If not, you can check it out here to read the story or to refresh your memory. Well, the volcano is causing excitement yet …
The Amalyra
AMAWaterways was recently awarded the Luxury Travel Advisor Award of Excellence for "Best River Cruise Company."  As a partner of AMAWaterways, we are thrilled for the recognition of …
Hiking with our guide
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
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
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
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Copper Canyon Trekking
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
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
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
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
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 …
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 …
Sunset over Salar de Uyuni
Travel + Leisure magazine recently released what they believe are the "World's Strangest Natural Wonders".  Wouldn't you know that one of our popular destinations made this …
View groups of caribou as you explore the north
Brown bear fishing for salmon Enter an untamed wilderness that allows opportunities to have up close experiences with the natural wonders of Alaska.  Moose, caribou, brown & black bears, …
Tapati Festival on Easter Island
Easter Island is full of mystery.  Visit during the first two weeks of February and you will be even more intrigued! During the Tapati Festival, the entire island comes together in song and …
Sunrise on the cliffs
The last year comes to a close, and 2014 brings with it an opportunity to make the next year even better!  Many of us think of similar "resolutions" for each new year, but why not be …
Kayaking to the glacier!
Explore remote areas directly from your small ship cruise Small ship exploration is not the typical "cruise".  With fewer passengers onboard, the crew is able to give you personal …