Adventure Travel

When you think of taking a vacation do you dream of relaxing on a beach? Or does your mind turn to something a little wilder -- an African safari or agritoursim chores?

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10 Challenging Adventure Trips for Climbers

Climbing adventures combined with interesting side treks or explorations turn each trip into an amazing journey. We'll look at 10 great options.

How to Select an African Safari

Safaris aren't just for scientists and big game hunters anymore. Now you can take your family on one of the most unique excursions known to man -- as long as you do your research first. Here's what to look for in a safari.

A Guide to Preparing for an African Safari

The magic of the bush and the wild animals comes alive on a safari. Our guide will tell you where and when to go and what to take.

10 Places to Take a Canoe Adventure Journey

Canoes allowed our early ancestors to escape the confines of land and explore mysterious and alluring places. Can you experience the same adventure via canoe today?

10 Amazing Educational Travel Adventures

All travel has the potential to be an adventure; however, it may not be the type of adventure you want. But if you combine adventure with knowledge -- now you have a nearly unbeatable trip.

10 Tips for Adventure Cycling Trips

Could you ever see yourself turning your back on a normal job and living the life of a nomadic free spirit for a week, a month or even an entire year? If so, adventure cycling is probably for you.

5 Amazing Rainforest Canopy Adventures

Rainforests are normally dark with very little sunlight seeping through from above. But up in the treetops -- that's where the real party is happening.

Can you camp in a tree?

Sure, you can camp in a tree. The question is: Will you sleep in a portaledge, a "tree boat" or a tree house? And also, are you afraid of heights?

5 Tips for a Walking Adventure Journey

A walking adventure provides the perfect pace to take in everything around you and truly experience a destination. These 5 tips could make it even more enjoyable.

5 Suggestions for Scenic Cycling Day Trips

Got the tour-bus blues? Cycling day trips will help you see the sights and get some exercise at the same time. These two-wheeled excursions are getting more popular every day.

Top 5 Most Extreme Bungee Jumping Destinations

Bungee jumping isn't for the faint of heart. And these five bungee jumping destinations are for the most extreme of bungee jumpers.

How Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp Works

There's not a music lover among us who hasn't dreamt of singing on stage with their favorite rock group. Enter Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp.

5 Fun Hawaiian Volcano Adventures

Did you ever build one of those volcano models and watch it spew vinegar and baking soda everywhere? That science-fair stuff doesn't hold a candle to seeing a real volcano in action, as we'll show you.

10 Tips for a Costa Rican Surfing Trip

With miles and miles of beaches and two oceans to choose from, it's obvious why Costa Rica is one of the best places in the world to catch some waves. Whether you're a novice or a veteran, we've got tips for your trip to this surfing paradise.

10 Adrenaline Rushes for Your Next Vacation

Yeah, being trampled by bulls at San Fermin would hurt. But it sure beats sitting in a cubicle at the office. What adventures can you squeeze into your next vacation?

How Zip Lines Work

For centuries, thrill seekers have been enjoying the feeling of traveling down a cable at high speed. Although it can be dangerous, the experience is safer and more popular than ever.

10 Incredible Train Trips

Train travel has a romance that you just won't get from your average car ride. But not all train voyages are created equal. Some trains and landscapes set themselves apart from the rest of the pack.

10 Exotic Foods You Should Eat While You're On Vacation

As you travel around the world, you'll be exposed to all kinds of foods the likes of which you've never seen before. What are some you should make a point of trying?

Can travel change you?

Many a travel writer has offered up colorful, anecdotal evidence that travel is a life-changing affair, and who hasn't been wooed by the potentially transformative powers of a trip to a faraway place? But does travel really change you?

Will traveling make you happy?

Many of us have stayed up late scouring the Internet for the perfect flight to the perfect resort to cheer us up and perhaps even change our lives. But does travel really serve up all the joy we crave?

How Sustainable Travel Works

There are many ways you can practice sustainable travel, from choosing hotels that conserve electricity and water to buying food and other goods that are produced locally. What else can you do?

10 Strange Islands

Abandoned cities, haunted buildings, eccentric rituals and unexplained relics -- what bizarre stories do these peculiar islands have to tell?

10 Incredible Holes

A fiery crater. A gaping sinkhole that swallowed a city block. A narrow borehole people drilled deep into the Earth. The planet sure has some bizarre cavities.

Top 5 Reasons for Tarmac Delays

Weather like this may be the most dramatic, but there are many reasons you might find yourself stuck on an airport tarmac. What causes tarmac delays?

5 Underwater Tourist Attractions

Have you been experiencing underwater wanderlust lately? Whether you want to go snorkeling at a nearby beach or sleep overnight in an underwater hotel, the possibilities are as deep as the oceans.


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