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?


In 2008l, aerial photographs showed an undiscovered tribe in the Amazon rainforest. But this tribe isn't exactly "undiscovered." Are the photos propaganda?

Alaska's name comes from the Aleut word for "Great Land" -- a fitting description for this land of dramatic mountains, rivers, and glaciers. What is it like on America's Last Frontier?

If you had to pick one of the seven wonders of the world to visit, you might want to make it this one. The biodiversity swimming within its coral walls is awesome and accessible.

Who needs land when you have ships that can feed, house and entertain thousands of people in style? But what keeps one of these oceangoing behemoths from sinking like a brick?

Niagara Falls is impressive, but the highest waterfalls in the world are more than 10 times taller. So where are they -- and why are they so rarely seen?

To cover the entire globe in one day would be a feat in itself. But to actually stop and visit each continent would be impossible. Or would it?

Agritourism helps small farmers keep business alive by supplementing traditional farm work with tourism. But would you pay to do chores on a farm?

Lost greens fees, plane crashes and cancelled concerts all fall under the umbrella of travel insurance, but is it a scam? Or is it something you should consider while you browse flights and check hotel prices?

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 -- kayaking through the Amazon, cave diving in Mexico, paragliding in the south of France? If you have a taste for the unusual, adventure travel might appeal to you.

For many of us, the first word that comes to mind at the mere mention of the simple term "timeshare" is -- "Scam!" Find out how timeshares work, if they're a good investment and how to spot the scams.

It's easy being green and socially responsible when going eco-lodging. See how conservation meets tourism in this overview.

Feel like going skating or SCUBA diving? Or maybe you'd like to take in a broadway show after having a gourmet meal. You can do all this and more on a cruise.

There's nothing like hearing the roar of a lion in the night, especially when the only thing between you and that lion is your canvas tent wall. Are you ready to go on a safari?