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The Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco The Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco (CTTC) is a non-profit organization established in 1996 to aid in the survival of Incan textile traditions …
Mantay Shelter, Cusco, Peru The Mantay shelter in Cusco, Peru supplies young single mothers with a safe environment where they are counseled, educated, and given training. Currently, the Mantay …
Cachicatta Community The people of Cachicatta community in Peru are primarily subsistence farmers and many augment their income by working as cooks and porters on the Inca Trail and other routes in …
Long Way Home Long Way Home's mission as a 501(c)(3) is to break the cycle of poverty among youth in developing communities by creating educational opportunities, cultivating civic interaction, and …
Date: 20/01/2010 Location: Science lab at Maria Guarderas School Guitig, Cotopaxi Ecuador Summary: The implementation of the science lab at Maria Guarderas School in Guitig has fully …
Adventure Life is an active member of the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association, (IGTOA). Together we have created an effective way for the travel industry to help support Galapagos …
Whale sighting in Polar waters!
On a recent voyage of the Plancius, passengers were able to witness an incredible sight. While looking out at the edge of the sea ice between Northeast Greenland and Spitsbergen, they counted …
Hacienda el Porvenir
Outside Magazine named Hacienda El Porvenir the BEST LODGE in the "Best of Travel 2015" list.  This is quite the honor!  This title is not only for being the best in Ecuador, but …
Atop the Kapitan Khlebnikov
We are excited to announce that a true icebreaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov, is returning to service for a series of Arctic expeditions in 2016!  This gives adventurers a chance to take part …
Red-eyed tree frog on leaf
When a student group was notified that their international spring trip was cancelled by school administration for security concerns, they were crushed.  With less than a month to find an …
Picture-perfect Ushuaia
The Stella Australis The Stella Australis cruise ship was featured in Saturday's episode of the Smithsonian Channel's Mighty Cruise Ships.  This ship carries travelers to the most …
Sunset at Fernando de Noronha
And the winner is... Adventure Life is thrilled to announce that our Undiscovered Brazil trip has been named one of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler “50 Tours of a …
Giant panda at the research base in Chengdu
After 15 years of planning trips across the globe, Adventure Life is celebrating our newest addition - CHINA!  To celebrate this exciting destination, episodes 1 & 2 of the BBC series …
Typical beachfront restaurant in San Juan del Sur Nicaragua
Careli Tours Nicaragua recently received the Central America Award to the Tourism Excellence Without Borders.  The Minister of Tourism of Costa Rica, Wilhelm von Breymann, presented the …
Chachapoyas Ruins
You may remember our post about the definitive changes to the Choquequirao Trek due to the construction of a cable car.  By the end of 2015, the first aerial tramway in all of Peru will be …
Haley felt very much like Jane Goodall...
This recent Adweek article highlights a company that gives employees money to use for personal travel experiences.  Amazing employee benefit, right?  Here at Adventure Life, we have …
Adventure Life office on a sunny day
Most of us have been on vacation, far away from work & routine, and had the thought, “If only I could do this forever!”  Brian Morgan, CEO & founder of Adventure Life, is one …
Warm waters of the Galapagos archipelago
Adventure Life has been keeping in close contact with IGTOA (International Galapagos Tour Operators Association) for the most up-to-date news on the freighter accident in the Galapagos.  We …
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 …
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 …