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 Antarctica. And how fitting for the legendary astronaut to turn his attention to Antarctica; the great white continent has frequently been described as alien and out-of-this-world. Neil will be boarding the National Geographic Explorer on its November 16, 2009 departure. This 23-day voyage includes time on [...]
UPDATE: As of Dec. 20, 2009, Argentina now charges a reciprocity fee. Click here for details. Great news from our affiliates in Argentina: The announcement of charging a reciprocity fee to passengers was rejected. As a consequence of the pressure of the tourist sector, the decision to implement it has been “frozen.” – Kallpa In other words, Argentina is not implementing the visa reciprocity fee at this point for [...]
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. Presently, there is one confirmed case in Costa Rica as well as Guatemala. Safety and security of our travelers is of the highest priority, and Adventure Life will continue to monitor the global swine flu situation. We [...]
In this tough economy, travelers are looking for the greatest deals on the planet. Adventure Life was honored with Outside Magazine’s Killer Value award in their April 2009 Best Trips issue. Our featured trip was our new Patagonia Wildlife Safari – trekking in the famed Torres del Paine. You can check it out here: http://www.adventure-life.com/chile/chile_tours/tour/PWS5-7.php5.
The land of the Incas near Cusco and the Sacred Valley is a great destination for active adventures with deep canyons cut by beautiful rivers and backroads and trails in the shadows of the impressive Andes. Our new Andean Multisport trip offers mountain biking and a half-day hike on a remote section of the Inca Trail to hike down to the Apurimac River. Head out for three days and two [...]
Today’s post is a fun journal entry by Cierra Rantoul during her small ship cruise on the Rhine River in 2007. Thanks Cierra! Hi everyone! Me here! Day Three of my Christmas holiday mini-cruise! I have to say that for as small as this boat is – only 130 passengers max – it has to be the best cruising experience I have ever had! That big ship [...]
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 expected of Adventure Life. Our first recession special tour is now online and it costs just $995/person for 6 action packed days in Costa Rica. Highlights include: Whitewater rafting the Pacuara, Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, and a zipline tour! Check it out at http://www.adventure-life.com/costa_rica/costa_rica_tours/tour/PV6.php5.