Adventure

Choose Your Adventure

Whether you want to walk on the Great Wall of China, explore the temples of Siem Reap, go on an African safari, or go bungy jumping, here are some ideas for your next big adventure.

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Hiking Trolltunga: Hiking Stats, Parking, Photos & Hiking with Kids

Trolltunga is one of Norway’s most popular hikes for good reason. It is an incredibly scenic hike, ending at the…
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Half Dome 2024, A Step-by-Step Hiking Guide

The hike to Half Dome is one of Yosemite’s most challenging and most memorable hikes. On this hike you get…
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The Ultimate Guide to Hiking to the Tiger’s Nest, Bhutan

The Tiger’s Nest Monastery, also known as Paro Takstang, is one of Bhutan’s most recognized spots. Even people on the…
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The Everest Base Camp Trek in 12 Days

Trekking to Everest Base Camp in Nepal was one of the highlights of our trip around the world.  In fact,…
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Two Week American Southwest Road Trip: Grand Canyon & Utah’s Mighty 5

This is one of the best road trips in the USA. On this American Southwest road trip, you will visit…
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How to Hike to Kjeragbolten: The Complete Guide

The Kjeragbolten hike is one of the most spectacular hikes in the world. We have hiked on some amazing trails…
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Fimmvörðuháls Hike: A Step-By-Step Guide to Iceland’s Best Day Hike

26 waterfalls, 1 volcano, 2 glaciers, and 3 very unique landscapes…this is the Fimmvörðuháls hike in Iceland. This is one…
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Rim-to-Rim Hike in One Day: Everything You Need to Know

Awe-inspiring, challenging, exhausting, unforgettable…these are all words to describe the trek across the Grand Canyon. If you are up for…
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15 Epic Day Hikes in the Dolomites (RANKED!!)

The Dolomites are one of our favorite places in the world to go hiking. This area is truly a hiker’s…
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The Ultimate Guide to Hiking the Zion Narrows

The Zion Narrows is one of Zion’s most popular hikes, for good reason. This is the quintessential slot canyon hike.…
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Taking the Slow Boat Down the Mekong River

The Mekong River is the lifeline of Laos.  This river originates in the Yunnan Province of China, travels south, forming…
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10 Day Alaska Itinerary: 3 Ways to Plan an Epic Alaska Road Trip

There are many ways to plan your “perfect Alaska itinerary,” depending on your interests. Cruise the fjords, go glacier hiking…
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How to Visit Skellig Michael: One of Ireland’s Most Unique Destinations

Skellig Michael is a rugged, remote island located just off the western coast of Ireland. Those who travel here rave…
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How to Drive the White Rim Road: Map, Photos & Driving Tips

Driving the White Rim Road is the experience of a lifetime. If you are looking for adventure, solitude, incredible views,…
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Hiking the High Tatras of Slovakia: How to Plan Your Visit

The High Tatras of Slovakia are an outdoor paradise. Jagged mountains, emerald green lakes, rugged hiking trails, and cable cars…
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Tongariro Alpine Crossing, A Step-By-Step Guide to New Zealand’s Best Day Hike

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is often labeled as the world’s greatest single day hike. Located on the North Island of…
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15 Best Things to Do in Petra, Jordan

Petra is one of the most popular places to visit on the planet. Take a look at almost any traveler’s…
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Road Trippin’ on the Garden Route of South Africa

Driving the Garden Route of South Africa is an amazing journey. Not only is the scenery gorgeous but the opportunities…
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On Safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park in Botswana is the place to go to see African elephants. We spent the most amazing three…
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How to Visit Kerlingarfjöll and the Hveradalir Geothermal Area, Iceland

Kerlingarfjöll is a mountain range located in Iceland’s central highlands. Tucked away within this mountain range is Hveradalir, a geothermal…
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Walker’s Haute Route Stages: An Overview of All 14 Stages

The Walker’s Haute Route is a multi-day trek from Chamonix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland. On this walk, hikers will cross…
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Svalbard Travel Guide & Itinerary for First Time Visitors

Svalbard. An arctic playground where there are more polar bears than people. This is a land of glaciers, the northern…
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Complete Guide to Climbing Svolvaergeita in the Lofoten Islands

Svolvaergeita, also called “The Goat,” is a pinnacle of rock that is a popular rock climbing spot in the Lofoten…
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Three Days on Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

The grand finale of our tour of Vietnam was a three day cruise on Ha Long Bay with Galaxy Cruise…
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A Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan, Myanmar…a mystical land of temples in a tropical, misty landscape.  The best way to see Bagan is by sunrise…
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A Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Cappadocia

Seeing the unique scenery of Cappadocia from the vantage point of a hot air balloon is an unforgettable experience. If…
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Magical and Mystical Machu Picchu in Photos

Following our day hiking the Inca Trail, Tim and I spent one day exploring Machu Picchu. We spent the night…
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A Tale of Four Bungy Jumps

Prior to our trip around the world, we would never have gone bungy jumping.  That’s just for crazy people, right?! …
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Journey Through the Wadi Rum Desert in Photos

The Wadi Rum Desert blew away our expectations. We have heard nothing but rave reviews about this place but still,…