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Galapagos tortoise taking a little swim.
Giant Tortoise - the Galapagos' namesake   Snorkeling with sea lions in the Galapagos   Endemic to the Galapagos, Sally-lightfoot crab   Frigate bird and chick in …
Best Places to Work 2010
Adventure Life recognized by Outside as a Best Place to Work For the second year in a row, Outside Magazine names Adventure Life one of the 50 Best Places to Work in the nation. We are truly …
Vote for Adventure Life Journeys today! For over a decade, Adventure Life has provided authentic adventures throughout Latin America. And now, we are so pleased to be nominated for Travel + …
Machu Picchu
The Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, hidden in the Peruvian Andes UPDATE: As of Feb. 22, 2010, there are changes to the original schedule regarding re-opening access to Machu Picchu. Click here for …
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 …
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
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   …
Hot spring in the Atacama
Geysers in Chile's Atacama Desert Late last month, less then 1/100th of an inch of rain fell in the desert city of Iquique, Chile. Typically, drizzles don't make headlines, but when a drizzle …
Jenny in front of our dome at Eco Camp
Traveler outside of her dome at Torres del Paine's EcoCamp   EcoCamp at sunrise -- hard to beat that view   A remote welcome from Sacha Lodge, in the Ecuadorian …
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 …
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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. …
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 …
MSNBC has a great article on Machu Picchu. An excerpt is below. Follow this link for the full story! Machu Picchu may have been less of a city, than a spiritual destination for the Inca. New …
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 …
la paz
La Paz, Bolivia with Nevado Illimani in the background. What remains of Chacaltaya glacier is 35 miles from La Paz. Reminding us of just how delicate our environment is, last week the Miami Herald …
La Cumbre Volcano as seen from space Metropolitan Touring recently sent us the following update about the volcanic eruption in Galapagos. For more incredible images of the volcanoe, check these …
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 …
Wow, some great discounts this week. Here are the latest travel discounts since February 13th. We have over 150 current discounts and you can see them all …
Rios Tropicales, Pacuare River Rafting, Costa Rica
Experience our new Pura Vida tour in Costa Rica With the economy in the doldrum, we've been dreaming up new options that are both affordable and yet still offer the quality of travel experience …
Damage after earthquake in Costa Rica Searchers in Costa Rica after Earthquake The Costa Rican people have touched the lives of our staff and our travelers over the years, and we are saddened …