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U.S. National Parks Set Attendance Record in 2015
2015 was a banner year for America's national parks, with more visitors than ever passing through their gates.

Gear Review: Osprey Shuttle 100 Luggage
Osprey's latest line of luggage is tough, spacious, and built with the adventure traveler in mind.

4 Reasons the Apple Watch Isn't Right for Adventure Travelers
The Apple Watch is a hot new tech product with lots of useful features for travelers. It just isn't a good fit for the adventure traveler however, and here are four reasons why.

Looking for Spring Adventures? The National Park Foundation Can Help!
Adventure travelers looking for some suggestions for spring destinations can get some help courtesy of the National Park Service.

Adventure Travel News: A Rescue on Kilimanjaro, Outside's Best Trips and More
A round-up of the best adventure travel news for the week ending March 13, 2015.

The 10 Most Dangerous Travel Destinations for 2016
Five places that are so dangerous, even the most adventurous traveler should avoid them.

Africa Isn't Ebola Free Just Yet, But You Should Go Anyway
Just as the WHO declares West Africa Ebola Free, another case crops up. But that shouldn't stop you from visiting this amazing continent.

Gear Review: goTenna Keeps You in Contact Just About Anywhere
The goTenna creates a personal cell network that allows you to stay in contact with travel companions, even in places without service at all.

The State of Commercial Space Travel in 2016
After years of delays and false starts, will this be the year that commercial space travel finally becomes a reality?

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month
Have you always wanted to learn to ski or snowboard? There's no better time than right now, as many resorts are offering great beginner packages throughout the month of January.

10 Big Adventures for 2016
2016 is here at last, and it is time to start making your travel plans of the year ahead. Here are 10 big adventures to help get you started!

Travel Tech: Phiaton BT 330 NC Noise Cancelling Headphones
Every traveler needs a good pair of headphones to help keep them entertained while the go. How do the newest headphones from Phiaton stack up? Read on to find out.

Adventure Briefs: Endangered Lions, 4th Graders Invade National Parks, and More
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's highlights include lions being placed on the endangered species list, new standards for guide training, and more.

9 Reasons Now is the Right Time to Visit Egypt
Nine great reasons why now is the perfect time to visit Egypt.

Gear Review: Ogio Commuter Backpack
The Ogio Commute backpack is an excellent option for urban adventurers exploring their own city or going abroad.

Adventure Briefs: Commercial Flights to Cuba, Cotopaxi Reopens, and More!
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's highlights include the resumption of commercial flights to Cuba, Ecuador's Cotopaxi National Park reopening, and more.

Adventure Travel 101: Guided vs. Independent Travel
Should you travel independently or hire a guide? That's the question that many adventure travelers face when they begin planning their next escape.

Adventure Travel News: The Best Airline in Africa, Win a Dream Trip & More
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's highlights include the best airline in Africa, a chance to win a dream trip, a world-wide travel warning for Americans, and much more.

2015 Adventure Travel Holiday Shopping Guide
Have an adventure traveler on your holiday shopping list? Give them what they want this year with help from our holiday shopping guide.

5 Great Destinations for Winter Camping in the U.S.
5 fantastic winter camping destinations that will provide plenty of solitude and serenity in the backcountry.

Adventure Travel News: Unrest in Egypt, Antarctica Flights, and More!
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's highlights include more unrest in Egypt, Virgin Galactic resumes testing, and the first commercial flight to Antarctica.

5 Great Trail Running Adventures From Around the World
Five fantastic trail running adventures for fit and active travelers.

Snow Report: North American Ski Season Set to Begin
With the 2015-2016 ski season now set to officially get underway, here are the current snow conditions in top resorts across the U.S.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for Adventure Travelers
There are always great deals to be had on travel and gear on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Here are some of the best that we've come across.

Adventure Travel News: Warnings for France and Egypt, Ski News, and More
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's stories include travel warnings for France and Egypt, cheap lift tickets, and more.

Ex Officio Gear: Clothing for Adventure Travelers
Is your wardrobe adventure ready? Check out these options from Ex Officio and prepare to travel more comfortably the next time you hit the road!

5 Pieces of Gear Every Adventure Traveler Should Own
5 pieces of travel gear that every adventure traveler should own.

5 Pieces of Tech Gear Every Adventure Traveler Should Own
5 pieces of tech gear that every adventure traveler should own, and carry with them.

The iPhone 6 Brings New Benefits For Travelers
The iPhone 6 brings some compelling new features that travelers are sure to appreciate.

Adventure Travel News: Fly to the North Pole, El Nino Ski Tips and More
News from the world of adventure travel. This weeks stories include a special flight to the North Pole, a year-long journey around the world and more.

Gear Review: Timbuk2 Aviator Convertible Travel Backpack
Like to travel light? This just might be the perfect carry-on travel pack for you.

5 Epic Bike Tours for Adventure Travelers
Cycling tours have become some of the most popular ways to explore a country. Here are five of them designed specifically with adventurers in mind.

Adventure Travel News: Bike From Paris to Moscow, Ski Deals, and More
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's highlights include a new long distance bike tour, early season ski deals, and more.

5 Adventurous Things to do in South Dakota
South Dakota is a surprisingly great adventure destination for travelers looking for unique blend of history, wildlife, and natural beauty.

5 Adventurous Destinations That Need Visitors Now
5 amazing destinations that rely on tourism, but a lacking visitors at the moment.

More Ski Resorts Open, Airbnb Travel and More
This week's stories include more ski resorts opening, Lonely Planet's Best in Travel for 2016, an update from Nepal and much more.

First Ski Resort Opens, Solo Traveler Savings & More
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's stories include the first ski resort opening for the season, another one is for sale, and more.

Adventure Travel 101: Essential Skills for Adventure
A list of essential skills that every adventure traveler should have in order to not only enjoy their experiences more thoroughly, but to travel safer as well.

Gear Review: Osprey FlapJack Travel Backpack
Osprey's new FlapJack travel backpack features a redesigned look, durable fabrics, and a plenty of storage for safely carrying all of your important gear.

5 Great Mountain Lodges in Ecuador
Five great lodges located in Ecuador that can serve as base camp for mountain adventures.

5 Reasons Why Adventure Travelers Should Buy Travel Insurance
5 reasons why adventure travelers need to purchase travel insurance when going abroad.

Gear Review: Vasque Grand Traverse Shoes
The Grand Traverse hiking shoes from Vasque are a versatile pair of travel shoes for use in all but the most demanding environments.

5 Creepy National Park Destinations for Halloween
With Halloween just around the corner, these five creepy national park destinations will leave you looking over your shoulder on your next visit.

Adventure Travel News: Nepal Low on Fuel
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's stories include fuel shortages in Nepal, a major poacher arrested in Tanzania, and more.

Adventure Travel News: New Trips From Nat Geo, Kilimanjaro Videos, and More!
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's stories include affordable new trips from Nat Geo, a 7-part video series on Kilimanjaro, and more.

What a Government Shutdown Means for America's National Parks
A government shutdown in the U.S. has a dramatic impact on national parks and the communities that border them.

Adventure Travel News: Travel Warnings, Rare Rhinos and More
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's stories include a travel warning for Venezuela, rare rhinos in Indonesia, and more.

Microadventures: Adventure Travel Close to Home
microadventures help adventure travelers find cheap, close to home, options for when they can't travel abroad.

What is Adventure Travel?
What exactly defines

The Ethics of Adventure Travel: Should We Go or Stay Away?
Sometimes adventure travel takes us to places that are not just off the beaten path, but also shunned by the travel community. Should we go anyway?

Adventure Travel News: Chilean Earthquake, Tragedy in Egypt and More
This week's adventure travel news includes an earthquake in Chile, the tragic slaying of travelers in Egypt, and a very expensive trip to New Zealand!

7 Outdoor Adventures for Fall
Seven suggestions for great outdoor adventures for the fall season ahead. Get outside and enjoy the changing season.

Adventure Travel News: Everest Reopens, Cotopaxi Smolders, and More
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's highlights include the reopening of Everest and volcanic activity in Ecuador

5 Great Trips For First-Time Adventure Travelers
Getting started in adventure travel can be a daunting experience. Here are five great trips for those looking to get their feet wet.

Adventure Destination: South Dakota
A surprisingly great adventure destination, South Dakota has something to offer every kind of traveler.

Adventure Travel News: Ebola Update, Lion Attacks, and More
Each week we bring you the latest news from the world of adventure travel. This weeks highlights include lion attacks in Africa, an update on the ebola virus, and more.

Adventure Travel News: Dream Destinations, Travel Warnings and More!
News from the world of adventure travel. This week's highlights include a travel warning in Ecuador, flights to Cuba, and dream destinations.

Adventure Travel 101: Getting Mentally Prepared for a Trip
Being mentally prepared for the challenges of an upcoming adventure trip can be just as important, if not more so, than being physically ready.

Adventure Travel News: Yellowstone Bear Attack, World's Best Beaches & More
The latest news from the world of adventure travel. This weeks highlights include a bear attack in Yellowstone, the top 10 beaches in the world, and more!

5 Great Places to Spot Wildlife that Aren't in Africa
You don't always have to go to Africa to spot exotic wildlife. In fact, it is plentiful across the globe. Here are five such destinations to consider.

New Gear Coming for Adventure Travelers
Last week's Outdoor Retailer convention brought a host of new gear items that adventure travelers are sure to love.

Can Adventure Tourism Save Haiti?
Travel company G Adventures is launching a new tour to Haiti that could help jump start the economy in the trouble nation.

5 Great Caves for Adventure Travelers to Visit
5 great caves systems that travelers should make time to visit.

Adventure Destination: Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Michigan's Upper Peninsula provides great travel opportunities for adventure and outdoor travelers looking for a great escape.

8 Amazing Long Distance Trekking Trails
8 of the best long-distance trekking trails from around the planet.

Gear Review: Pelican ProGear Vault Case for iPad
A review of the Pelican Vault case for iPad tablets.

5 Classic Adventure Travel Destinations
5 all time classic adventure travel destinations.

5 Emerging Adventure Travel Destinations
5 emerging travel destinations that are on the rise with adventurous travelers.

Adventure Travel News: Polar Bear Attacks, Egyptian Visas and More
Adventure travel news for the week ending May 19, 2015.

Adventure Travel News: World's Best Destinations, Space Tourism, and More!
Adventure travel news stores for the week ending March 27, 2015. Highlights include TripAdvisors top destinations for 2015, the Adventure Travel Trade Associations Adventure Travel Developing Tourism Index, and the one millionth visitor to Hobbiton.

Tips For Booking Adventure Travel on the Cheap
Tips for adventure travelers to save money on their next escape.

6 Great Apps for Adventure Travelers
6 smartphone apps that are perfect for the adventure traveler.

Adventure Travel News: Nepal Update, Hot New Gear, and More!
The latest news from the world of adventure travel. This weeks highlights include new outdoor and travel gear, an update on travel in Nepal, and more.

Why Not All Big Gaming Hunting is Necessarily Bad
Despite recent events, big game hunting can actually be a force for good in Africa and elsewhere.

Adventure Travel 101: Getting Physically Prepared for a Trip
Before setting off on a physically demanding trip, it is always a good idea to be as prepared as possible. Here are some tips to help you not suffer too much on your next adventure.

Adventure Travel News: Bison Attack in Yellowstone, Fire in Glacier & More
Each week we bring you the latest news, commentary, and special deals from the world of adventure travel. This week's highlights include a bison attack in Yellowstone, summits bids in the Karakoram, and more.

Ride Like the Pros On a Tour de France Cycling Tour
Want to know what it is like to ride like a Tour de France pro? Check out these active cycling tours that recreate the world's greatest cycling event!

Adventure Travel News: World's Best Zoos, New Trips From Nat Geo & More!
Each week we bring you the latest news, commentary, and special deals from the world of adventure travel. Here are some stories that may be of interest from the past seven days.

July 18 is Women's Dive Day
July 18 is the first ever PADI Women's Dive Day with special events being held all over the world to celebrate.

The Apple Watch as an Adventure Travel Companion
The Apple Watch is a great device that does a lot of things well, but how does it fair as an accessory for adventure travelers?

Expedition Alaska is a Grand Adventure Through Wild and Remote Places
At 350+ miles in length, Expedition Alaska just might be the toughest, most challenging adventure race on the planet.

Adventure Travel News: Earthquake moves Everest, No One Likes Camping & More
This week's stories include Everest being moved by the Nepal earthquake, a survey showing everyone hates camping, and much more.

Cuban People Say Cuba Was Columbus' First Stop in the Americas
Cuban People Say Cuba Was Columbus' First Stop in the Americas. He put a cross by the spot where he first landed. Part of the cross is now in a cathedral in Baracoa.

Amazing Race for Ordinary Adventure Travelers - Adventure Travel Amazing Race
Competitours is the ordinary adventure traveler’s version of the Amazing Race. While contestants on the Amazing Race Television show race around the world, you can enter a Competitours adventure race, designed to challenge you and immerse you in the culture of the countries you are visiting.

Instant Chat Translator Free Ortsbo - Ortsbo Is Free Instant Chat Translator
This Web site is an instant chat translator, so you can easily communicate with friends, colleagues, and guides or tour companies around the world who speak different languages.

Arizona Luxury Lodging With Adventures - Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North
This Five Diamond resort in Scottsdale, Arizona,offers active outdoor adventures and award-winning golf.

Four Seasons Resort Vail Hotel Review - Hotel Review Four Seasons Vail
Loyal fans of the Four Seasons chain will feel right at home at the Four Seasons Resort Vail, which has a casual resort-style ambiance with a Western flair. Hotel review.

Best Hiking & Mountain Biking in Scottsdale & Phoenix, Arizona
Best hiking and mountain biking trail sources for Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona

Walking the Mutianyu Section of China's Great Wall
Where to walk on the Great Wall of China near Beijing. The Mutianyu section has a cable car,chairlift and alpine slide, creating a Disney-like theme park atmosphere for people going up or back down.

Extreme Kayaker - Question and Answer With Ben Stookesberry
This extreme kayaker was named National Geographic's Adventure Hero of the Year in 2007. See what he has to say about first ascents worldwide and advice for other kayakers.

Gear Review: Outdoor Technology Kodiak USB Power Bank
A review of the Kodiak USB Power Bank portable charger from Outdoor Technology.

Adventure Destination: The Rose-Red City of Petra in Jordan
The rose-red city of Petra is an amazing destination for any adventure traveler.

Adventure Travel News: New UNESCO Sites, Egypt Unrest, and More
Adventure travel news for June 12 with stories about new UNESCO sites, more issues in Egypt, and an increase in the use of adventure travel insurance.

National Park Lodges: Three Escapes For Summer Travel
The John Muir, Wuksachi, and Tenaya Lodges are all located inside spectacular national parks, making them excellent places to stay when visiting.

Adventure Travel News: Cuba Opens, Lion Attack, & More
Adventure travel news for June 5, 2015. Highlights include a lessening of restrictions on Cuba, a deadly lion attack in South Africa, and more.

Adventure Destination: South Africa
Tips and suggestions for adventurous travelers heading to South Africa.

Adventure Destination: Mt. Kilimanjaro
Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa is amongst the top adventure travel destinations in the entire world, luring thousands of trekkers on an annual basis.

Adventure Travel News: Petra Visitors Down, Trekking the Sahara and More
This week's adventure travel news, including reports of steep declines in visitors to Petra, a charity trek through the Sahara, the

Adventure Travel News: Sick Everest Climbers, Horrible Airports, and More
Adventure travel news for the week ending April 10, 2014. Stories include sick climbers in Nepal, National Geographic Travelers picks for the best trips in the world, and a list of the absolute worst airports.

Adventure Travel News: Earthquake in Nepal, Antarctic Tourism, and More
This week's adventure travel news includes the earthquake in Nepal, Antarctic tourism numbers, and much more.

Adventure Travel News: Attend Adventure Academy, Super Bowl Savings and More
Adventure travel news for the week ending January 30, 2015

Adventure Travel 101: How To Get Started
Adventure Travel 101: How to get started with pursuing your adventures.

Adventure Travel News: African Tourism, First Travel Blogger, and More
Adventure travel news for the week ending March 6, 2015.

9 Lessons Learned From Climbing Kilimanjaro
10 lessons from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa.

Adventure Travel News: World's Last Male White Rhino, Fake Costa Rica, and more
Adventure travel news for the week ending April 17, 2015. Stories include the last white male rhino in Africa, how Ecuador tricked its citizens into thinking it was Costa Rica, and much more.

Adventure Travel News: Nepal Still Reeling, Drones Banned in Antarctica, and More
Stories this week include recovery efforts in Nepal, Everest being shutdown, and a ban on the use of drones in the Antarctic.

Adventure Travel News: Adventurers of the Year, Saving Charles Darwin and More
Adventure travel news for the week ending February 13, 2015.

Adventure Travel News: King Tut's Mask, the Art of Not Doing, and More
Adventure travel news for the week ending January 23, 2015

Adventure Travel News: Wildlife Photos, Cuba Travel and More
Adventure travel news for the week ending January 16, 2015.

Adventure Travel News: Travel Trends, an Adventure Quiz, and more
Adventure travel news for the week ending February 6, 2015.

Adventure Travel 101: Booking Flights
Tips for booking flights, saving money, and getting to where you need to go.

Ripcord Adventure Travel Insurance is Changing the Way We Travel
Ripcord travel protection is changing the way we travel with first of its kind coverage not only of medical expenses, but evacuation coverage too.

Q&A with Tusker Trail's Eddie Frank: Climbing Kilimanjaro for a Cause
An interview with Eddie Frank, the founder of Tusker Trail, on the Kilimanjaro Climb for Valor, a charity climb to raise funds for the families of fallen soldiers.

Adventure Travel 101: Selecting A Destination
Adventure Travel 101: How to Choose Your Destination

Vibrant TV Brings International Content to Travelers
Internet television network Vibrant TV brings quality content aimed at travelers.

The 10 Least Visited U.S. National Parks
The National Park Service has released its visitation numbers for 2014, and given us a list of the ten least visited parks in the system.

7 Ways to Celebrate National Park Week
7 ways to celebrate National Parks Week for 2015.

Traveling Through Egypt with G Adventures
G Adventures offers excellent tours all over the world. Recently, I had the pleasure of traveling with them through Egypt on a wild adventure.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for Adventure Travel
Excellent deals on adventure travel for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Staying Fit for Adventure Travel
Staying fit for adventure travel can be the difference between an enjoyable journey, and a miserable one.

How to Pack for Adventure Travel
Learning to pack for adventure travel takes time and experience. Here are some tips to help you travel lighter on your next escape.

Kayaking - Plan Self-guided Kayak Trips Worldwide
6 Kayaking self-guided trips. How to plan these kayak trips anywhere in the world. Companies who offer kayak and multi-sport trips.

21 Self-Guided Walking Trips in Europe With On Foot Holidays
On Foot Holidays has 21 self-guided walking trips in Europe, created by locals in each region. You set the date you want to go.

Hiking and Rappelling in Slot Canyons
Hiking and rappelling in southern Utah's slot canyons, you see nature at its most beautiful and dramatic up-close.

Cuba: Visit Legally and Experience a True Cultural Exchange
Cuba: On cultural exchange tours with licensed travel providers, you talk with musicians, historians who have lived through the revolution, seniors and even school-age children you wouldn't be able to visit on most trips.

Finding Adventure in Your Own Backyard
Tips for finding local adventures to keep you occupied between big trips.

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An index of categories in the

Adventure Travel 101: What to Pack
Deciding what to pack for your adventure can be challenging, but here are some tips to help you get on the road without bringing everything but the kitchen sink.

photo - colorful Galapagos Islands land Iguanas
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Galapagos Islands photo - Galapagos Islands Land Iguanas Look Like Christmas
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A Bird's Eye View of Life in the Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
The Rampart Walk on the 16th-century wall encompassing Jerusalem's Old City reveals life where three great religions - Judaism, Christianity and Islam -mingle.

View of Jaffa Gate From Ramparts of the Old City in Jerusalem, Israel
Peering through an archer's keyhole, you can see the vibrant life around the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem's Old City

Living in the Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
Taking the Rampart Walk on Jerusalem's Old City wall shows how people live in the shadows of several of the most significant religious sites in the world.

Looking Down at the Markets in Jerusalem's Old City
Walking on the ancient wall that surrounds Jerusalem's Old City provides glimpses into three different lifestyles.

Ramparts Walk Around Jerusalem's Old City Has Many Steps and Stairs
Taking a Rampart Walk reveals why the Old City of Jerusalem and its walls are on the UNESCO World Heritage List

Cartagena Walls Rich With History and a UNESCO Heritage Site
Cartagena, Colombia, has historic walls you can walk on and dine while watching the sunset.

Historic Cartagena City Walls in Colombia
Spain financed Cartagena's city walls that you can walk on today.

Cartagena, Colombia, is a UNESCO Heritage Site
Cartagena, Colombia, is a UNESCO Heritage Site

Photo -- Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful – It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too
Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful – It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too. Page 2.

Mexico - Visit Chiapas to Explore the Mayan World on a Multi-sport Tour
A multi-sport trip Chiapas, Mexico combines mountain biking, rafting, and hiking while experienced Chiapas' traditional cultures.

Costa Rica is Perfect for Multi-sport Adventures and Trips
Costa Rica lends itself to multi-sport adventure trips. Raft, hike, soak in hot springs and overnight in sustainable jungle lodges.

Galapagos Islands Multisport Tours and Cruises
Galapagos Islands multi-sport tours let you kayak among penguins, swim near sea lions and see blue-footed boobies and other unusual animals and birds.

Nicaragua - Multi-sport Trips With a Canopy Tour atop a Volcano
Nicaragua multisport tours include kayaking, and a zipline and canopy excursion atop a volcano.

Colombia - A multi-sport trip from hiking in the Andes to exploring Bogota and Cartagena.
Visit Colombia on a multisport trip that ranges from hiking in the Andes to exploring Bogota and the UNESCO heritage city of Cartagena.

Belize - Glover's Reef Atoll Hides a Snorkeler's Paradise
Snorkel Belize's coral atolls to see parrot fish, blowfish, six-foot eagle rays and nurse sharks.

Explore Peru's Highlands, Visit Machu Picchu and Cusco
Peru's Highlands are a great base for active travelers who want to visit the Inca Cities of Machu Picchu and Cusco.

Chile - Bike Chiloe Island's Coastlines and Kayak With Dolphins & Sea Lions
Kayak off Chile's Chiloe Island with sea lions and dolphins, then bike along the coastline and remote stretches of beach where penguins nest.

Kayaking on the Amazon River in Ecuador
Kayaking on the Amazon River in Ecuador, you're be traveling through one of the most biodiverse ecosystems on earth.

Extreme skiing and riding inbounds at Park City Mountain Resort, Utah
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Snowcat skiing on extreme terrain in Independence Bowl at Keystone Resort, Colorado
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Photos and Images of Horseback Riding in Oahu, Hawaii - Horseback Riding in Oahu, Hawaii Images and Photos
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Adventure Travel Family Vacations - Adventure Travel Family Vacations & Trips
Taking the family on an adventure travel vacation is an exciting way to strengthen family bonds. You could take the family rafting, hiking or biking in the U.S. or traveling overseas. Here are some basics for planning a family adventure travel trip, experiences other families love and where to find reputable companies who offer these vacations.

Adventure Travel News: Rhinos Rebound in Kenya, New Trips from Nat Geo, and More
Adventure travel news for the week ending May 29, 2015. Highlights include new trips from National Geographic, an update on Nepal relief efforts, and the surprising return of rhinos in northern Kenya.

The Best Action Cameras for Adventure Travelers
A rundown of the absolute best action cameras available for adventure travelers today.

Popular Adventure Travel - Popular Adventure Travel Types
Some folks believe that adventure travel is pushing one's physical boundaries. Others describe adventurous travel as stretching their mental boundaries. Here are several of the most popular types of adventure travel in both categories.

How to Plan a Microadventure
How to plan and execute a microadventure when you don't have time for a full-blown escape.

Ecotourism Trip Planning - Tips for Planning an Ecotourism Trip
What's Ecotourism? It's traveling to natural habitats to see wildlife, without impacting the settings.Ecotourism is such a popular form of travel these days that many tour operators now offer such trips. Here are some tips to think about and discuss with tour operators when planning to take an ecotour.

Utah Olympic Park Venues - Utah 2002 Olympic Winter Games
The Utah Olympic Park is a playground for adventurous winter travelers. If you want to zip down a bobsled run behind a world cup bobsled pilot, try skiing down one of the nordic ski jumps or take an extreme zipline ride here's the place to visit. If you simply want to learn more about the 2002 Winter Olympic Games you can take a tour while your friends test themselves in these special sporting venues.

Travel Safety and Health Tips - Tips for Travel and Health Safety
Here are sources to find travel safety and health tips, such as which vaccinations you may need for your trip, plus tips for staying healthy while on vacation.

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Zip Lines - ZipLine and Canopy Tours and Adventures
Zip lines are sprouting as fast as foliage in the tree canopies you’ll slide through during a zipline adventure. Once, considered an exotic way to view nature from above, now days, you can find a zipline adventure (sometimes called a “canopy tour”) in dozens of places around North America, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Peru, New Zealand and many other countries.

Plan Adventure Travel - Find Adventure Travel Trips
Tips for Planning Trips will help you define your personal adventure travel style and decide the types of trips that might fit your dream list. Here you'll find specific ideas for planning your vacations, info about gear and supplies for adventurous trips, plus where to find companies that offer the trips you dream about taking.

Voluntourism -- Volunteer Travel & Vacations Expand Your Horizons
Volunteer Travel - A trend that combines traditional travel with volunteer work for a day or months. Teens to Boomers include volunteering for causes -- from feeding African lion cubs to building homes in Costa Rica and preserving Caribbean reefs while diving. Many adventure travel companies offer the trips.

Travel Health and Safety Tips - Health and Safety Tips for Adventure Travel
Travel health and safety knowledge is key to having a better and less stressful adventure travel trip or vacation. Adventurous travelers may find themselves in dicey situations, whether it's finding bears and mountain lions sharing your hiking or biking paths, taking a tumble on a cobblestone street or getting Montezuma's Revenge.

Must Have Gear & Clothes for Adventure Travelers
Bringing the right equipment or supplies can make any adventure travel trip easier and a lot more pleasant. Some of these choices also make great gifts for friends and family who are leaving for adventurous trips.

Volunteer Travel in the United States - United States Volunteer Travel
You'll find plenty of choices if you want to take a volunteer vacation in the United States. VolunTourism experiences range from helping with research projects at the whales calving ground in Maui to rebuilding houses in New Orleans.

Global Voluntourism - Volunteer Travel Around the World
Combining a vacation or trip abroad with volunteering on local projects is one way you can immerse yourself in local cultures and make a difference. Voluntourism can take you to Costa Rica to teach English in schools, China to work with Pandas, or Romania to help at an orphanage.

Horsebacking Riding Trips Vacations and Dude Ranches
Whether you're an experienced horseback rider or you've never been on a horse before, there's a horseback riding adventure waiting for you. Are you looking for a dude ranch for you and the kids, a luxurious lodge for morning rides and afternoons in a spa? Want to play like Billy Crystal in City Slickers and go on a cattle drive or perhaps take a wagon-train journey? Here's how to find these riding trips, vacations and experiences.

Ziplines, sky diving, hot air ballooning and other sky high adventures
There are many routes for treetop and sky high adventures. You could stroll on canopy walkways 100 feet above the ground, hook yourself to a zip line and slide from one tree to the next, or float overhead in a hot air balloon. Want to go even higher? Why not try sky diving, parasailing or pilot a fighter plane ride? Here's how to find these adventures and other experiences high in the sky.

Adventure Travel Pictures, Photos and Images - Pictures, Images and Photos of Adventure Travel Destinations
Pictures, Images and Photos of Adventure Travel Destinations. Adventure travelers love these locales. Can you picture yourself in these settings?

Adventure Travel Trip Planning Tips - Tips to Plan Adventure Travel Trips
Adventure travel - Looking for advice on planning adventure travel trips, whether you're going solo, as a couple, with the family or on a tour? From basic

Paragliding: Soaring in the Sky With an Inflatable Wing
Paragliding - Soaring through the sky on a paraglider is a foot-launched, non-motorized type of flying.

Bobsled Rides at Utah Olympic Park (2002 Winter Games)
A bobsled ride down the track at Utah Olympic Park, site of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, takes less than a minute but you'll go 70 miles an hour or faster.

Archeological Dig at National Park in Israel
Joining an archeological dig for a day tells you if you want to volunteer for an archeological dig in Israel or other countries for a week or much longer.

Adventure Travel - Purchase a Travel Package or Plan Your Own Trip?
Would you rather purchase a travel package or plan an adventure travel trip yourself? Here are the pros - and cons - of each approach.

Adventure Trekking, Walking Tours - Self Guided
If adventure trekking, walking tours and hiking trips are your favorite vacations, but you don't like to travel in groups, here's a list of self-guided trips. But, companies give you maps, routes and ferry luggage between hotels.

Time for a TSA Approved Baggage Lock on Your Suitcase?
TSA approved locks will keep your suitcase closed as it works its way through the baggage system when you're taking a flight. The Transportation Security Administration guards have the keys to open them, if they want to look inside.

Are You Tough Enough to Travel Like Indiana Jones?
The Indiana Jones flicks still keep people entranced. Many adventure travel companies have trips that let you have similar experiences (without being chased by the bad guys).

Adventure Travel - Wacky Festivals & Contests Adventure Travelers Will Enjoy
Joining weird and wacky festivals can add spice to adventure travel trips. Wife carrying, bog snorkeling, bathtub races, beat the steam train, man versus horse, greasy pole competition, and run up the Empire State Building. And, these are just some of the wacky and weird contests people enter. Many of them don't require a lot of training, just stamina and a willingness to go all out.

Father's Day Adventure Travel Gifts - Adventure Travel Gifts for Holidays and Father's Day
Here's a selection of gifts that any man who enjoys adventure travel - or simply travel - will appreciate. These range from a small but effective power charger that doubles as a nightlight, to books about rock- and ice climbing, to a fast-drying, stain repellent shirts. If your man prefers to carry his gear on-board a plane instead of paying to check bags, take a look at the Rick Steves Convertible Carry On, or this jacket with 19 pockets.

Winter Festivals and Winter Carnivals for Adventures - Adventurous Winter Festivals and Winter Carnivals
Wrapping a winter vacation around a winter festival gives you the basis for a great trip to resorts or regions that love to party when there's snow on the ground. Here are several entertaining winter festivals for the adventurous and for spectators.

Adventure Travel Family Vacations - Family Adventure Travel Trips
These adventure travel companies offer entertaining family vacations that are so popular these trips are repeated almost yearly. It doesn't matter if you want to take the kids on a family beach vacation, an overseas trip, an all inclusive family vacation, an affordable trip or a luxury experience, you'll find it here.

Whitewater River Rafting Destinations - Find Whitewater River Rafting Destinations
River rafting is a lot of fun. Whitewater river rafting offers thrills, chills, and even an occasional spill. You'll find great river rafting rides in water from Alaska and Colorado to Peru and Fiji.

Earth Day and National Park Week - Outdoor Earth Day activities, events and National Park Week
Earth Day - always on April 22 - promotes awareness of environmental issues worldwide. Many adventure travelers are well aware of the earth's fragile ecosystem, so here are websites listing events, activities, places to volunteer to help clean-up wilderness areas, jungles, mountains and other locales we've explore by foot, pedal power and other means.

Rafting Colorado - Rafting Colorado Whitewater Rivers
Rafting in Colorado means adrenaline thrills on wild whitewater rapids or soothing rides on calm river stretches. Here's where to find both.

Whitewater Rafting in the Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon is top pick on Top 10 whitewater rafting trips.

Whitewater Rafting on the Upper Navua River in Fiji
Upper Navua River in Fiji on Top 10 Whitewater rafting list. Page 10.

Whitewater Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River
Middle Fork of Salmon River 2nd on Top 10 list by CN Traveler’s Top River Rafting specialist. Page 2.

Whitewater Rafting Colorado's Yampa River
Colorado's Yampa River 3rd on Top 10 list by CN Traveler’s Top River Rafting specialist. Page 3.

Whitewater Rafting on Tuolumne River in California
California's Tuolumne River 4th on a top 10 list by Condé Nast Traveler’s Top River Rafting specialist. Page 4.

Whitewater Rafting the Snake river in Wyoming
Snake River 5th on Top 10 list by CN Traveler’s Top River Rafting specialist. Page 5.

Whitewater Rafting on the Chilko River in British Columbia
Chilko River 6th on Top 10 list by CN Traveler’s Top River Rafting specialist. Page 6.

Whitewater Rafting in the Grand Canyon
Raft Alaska's Tatshenshini River says CN Traveler’s Top River Rafting specialist. Page 7.

Whitewater Rafting on the Futaleufu River, Chile
Raft Futaleeufu River says CN Traveler’s Top River Rafting specialist. Page 8.

Whitewater Rafting on the Pacuare River in Costa Rica
Costa Rica's Pacuare River 9th on Top 10 Whitewater rafting list. Page 9.

Jet Boat Thrill Rides Speed You Through Rapids
Jet boat thrill rides deliver white-knuckle high speed rides through rapids. Riders thrill while doing 360s on jet-propelled boats at Niagara Falls, in other U.S. cities, New Zealand, Australia and Iceland.

Tips for Whitewater Rafting Trips
Top whitewater rafting tips from Cond Nast Traveler's Top Travel Specialist in the River Rafting category for seven consecutive years (2007-2013).

Daypack Backpack – Pacsafe VentureSafe 25L Adventure Daypack
A roomy backpack with theftproof features to keep light-fingered thieves at bay.

Cheap International Phone Calls App
Cheap international phone calls - $1.99 for 15 minutes - with this easy to use iPhone app.

Conditioning Wear - CW-X
This performance sports apparel has an exoskeleton power system that targets key areas, focuses power into your muscles, and speeds recovery. Weekend warriors and professional athletes love it.

Heat Holders Socks Keep Your Feet Extra Warm
These thick socks do keep you warmer when walking through snow and in extreme cold.

Fiji - Scuba Diving in Fiji's Coral Reefs
Fiji calls itself the

Fiji - Scuba Diving to See Alice's Giant Mushrooms
Scuba divers enjoy swimming around these giant coral mushrooms at the Alice in Wonderland dive site in Fiji. Page 2.

Fiji's Coral Reefs Surround the Islands
Fiji's hundreds of coral reefs are easily seen when flying overhead in a plane. Page 3.

Cattle Drives - Cattle Drives Are Not Like City Slicker Movie
A real cattle drive isn't like what I saw in the City Slickers movie. It's must harder and lots of fun.

Horseback Riding in Colorado - Horseback Riding at Vista Verde Guest Ranch
Horseback riding lured me to take a cattle drive vacation at Vista Verde Dude Ranch in Colorado. Page 2.

Horseback Riding Skills - Learning to Ride a Horse
Learning to ride a horse is easy at the upscale Colorado's Vista Verde Dude Ranch, because the wranglers are exceptional. Page 3.

Horseback Riding Wranglers - Best Wranglers for Learning to Ride a Horse
Welcome to Cattle Drives 101. Half the fun of this horseback riding vacation comes when playing riding games to learn what you need to know to find cows. Page 4.

Cattle Drives in Colorado - Taking a Cattle Drives Trip in Colorado
On this cattle drive we rode our horses into Colorado's high country at times through brush so thick we had to get off and lead our horses. Page 5.

Cattle Drives - Taking a Cattle Drives Vacation at Vista Verde Ranch in Colorado
During the cattle drive, we had to circle our horses around the cows to keep them on the jeep trail on the way back to the pasture. Page 6.

Cattle Drives in Colorado - Riding Horseback During a Cattle Drive
Keeping cows from bolting during a cattle drive is a challenge. Here's how to do it. Page 7.

Horseback Riding at Vista Verde in Colorado - End of a Cattle Drive
Not sure if the horses or riders were more exhausted after bringing the cattle back to the pasture. Page 8.

Adventure Mud Races for Kids
Adventure mud races have become family entertainment. While the adults slog through tough, muddy courses, kids have their own - age appropriate- muddy challenges.

Punta Faro, Colombia, Rustic Caribbean Island Resort
This rustic island resort has a private white-sand beach and great scuba diving and snorkeling. Punta Faro is in Colombia's national park famous for its coral reefs.

Hiking in Steamboat Springs, Colorado - Backpacking and Hiking in Steamboat
Hiking in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Locals' tips and hiking routes in and around Steamboat, Colorado.

Israel Negev Ramon Crater - Jeep Tours, Hiking, Biking
Negev desert jeep tours in Ramon Crater, a geological phenomenon hikers like to explore, too.

Incense Route - Avdat Israel - Desert Cities in the Negev - UNESCO World Heritage List
Traders carrying frankincense and myrrh followed the Incense Route, which passed through the ancient Nabatean city of Avdat. You can see the ruins of this city in Israel's Negev desert today.

Chill Expeditions Eco-Trips for Family Travel
Experiential and educational travel for families and students with Chill Expeditions.

Survival Training Tips From Bear Grylls Academy-Man Vs Wild
Survival training tips from Bear Grylls Survival Academy's top instructor.

Adventure Travel with Gap Adventures - Find Adventures With G Adventures
Gap Adventures, which made National Geographic Adventure magazine’s top “Do It All” outfitter list again in the February, 2009, issue, offers a choice of more than 1,200 small group adventure travel trips to all seven continents.

Magellan’s for Travel Supplies, Gear and Clothing - For Travel Gear, Supplies and Clothing Visit Magellan;s
Travel junkies visit Magellan’s often to see what’s new in gear, accessories, clothing and supplies.

Photography Tours and Photo Workshops - Travel
Photography tours and photo workshops where travelers can enhance photo skills and see the world.

Bike Rides - Q&A With Austin-Lehman Adventures European Cycling Director
Q&A about Top 10 Bike Rides in the World and why Austin-Lehman Adventures European Cycling Director chose them.

Zip Lines Midwest - Ozone Ziplines Near Cincinnati
On the largest zip lines in the Midwest you can take a hands-free guided Tour on 9 zip lines and 9 sky bridges.

Find Private Tour Guides - Private International Tour Guides
Private tour guides take you where the locals go, can help you avoid long lines at tourist attractions, and give you the best routes for adventurous hikes and bike trips.

Colorado Horse Pack Trips - Horseback Riding
On horseback pack trips you can go farther, faster than when backpacking, and the horses can carry bigger loads, so you can have steak and fresh vegetables instead of reconstituted stew.

Want Your Passport Faster? Get It Expedited
Want your passport faster? Here's how to get your passport application expedited, when you need that document so critical to traveling abroad in a hurry?

Buy Adventure Travel Insurance - Buy Insurance for Adventure Travel Sports and Activities
Do you need to buy adventure travel insurance? The travel insurance you bought for your next vacation might not cover camel riding in India, snowboarding in the Alps or bungee jumping in New Zealand. Here are companies that offer adventure travel insurance for travelers who love sports and adventurous activities.

Skiing, Snowboarding, Free - Snowshoe, Cross Country Ski Free in January
Learn to snowshoe, downhill ski or cross country ski free every January. It's not January? Here are some Web sites that tell you where to go throughout the cold-weather season.

Photo - Violinist on street in Bucharest, Romania
Violinist on street in Bucharest, Romania

Picture - Temple complex at Angkor Wat in Cambodia
Picture - Temple complex at Angkor Archeological Park Picture -in Cambodia. Page 2.

Picture - Climbing Angkor Wat Temple in Cambodia
Climbing the dozens of steep step to get into Angkor Wat temple. Page 3.

Photo – Man in Tree Wrapped Temple in Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Photo Man in Tree Wrapped Temple in Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Page 5.

Photo - Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Photo - Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Page 8.

Photo - Woman Living in River Village in Cambodia Travels by Boat
A Woman Living in a River Village in Cambodia Travels by Boat. Page 11.

Photo - Angkor Wat is a massive Khmer temple in Angkor Archeological Park in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Photo - Angkor Wat is a massive Khmer temple in Angkor, Cambodia. Page 7.

Photo – temple in Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Photo temple in Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Page 6.

Choosing and Prepping for a Bicycle Trip
Bicycling vacations take you to terrain and countries you'd might never visit otherwise. Here are some suggestions for choosing and prepping for your trip.

Adventure Travel Journal - Adventure Journal
This online adventure magazine highlights outdoor adventure through gorgeous photos and well-written articles.

Adventure Travel With Discovery Adventures - Find Adventures With Discovery Adventures
This tour operator is a leg of the Discovery Channel. Visit and join the local cultures you've seen on TV.

Adventure Travel on Discovery Channel - Shark Week on Discovery Channel
Couch potatoes will find a variety of adventure shows on the Discovery Channel. Adventurous travelers can get some tips from watching the Discovery Channel's adventure shows on TV.

Wife Carrying Championships - Wife Carrying Winner Wins Wife's Weight In Beer
Wife Carrying Contests may have started as a joke in Finland, where supposedly a man would court a prospective wife by racing into a village, grabbing her and carrying her off. True or not, today the Wife Carrying World Championships are held in Finland, the North American Wife Carrying Championships are held at Sunday River, Maine, and there are regional contests in other states.

Adventure Travel With Natural Habitat Adventures - Natural Habitat Adventures Is for Adventure Travelers
Natural Habitat Adventures is for adventure travelers who enjoy nature expeditions. Naturalist guides bring travelers face-to-face with polar bears, to sit near a family of mountain gorillas, and see tigers in India's less-visited parks. This company focuses solely on nature travel around the globe.

Adventure Travel Books and Reviews - Books and Reviews Adventure Travel
A list of entertaining and informative adventure travel books for armchair adventure travelers. Some of the books offer excellent ideas on where to travel for adventures and how to arrange these trips and vacations. See the reviews.

Six Top Terrain Parks and Pipes for Freestyle Skiers and Snowboarders
These six resorts have outstanding terrain parks and pipes for skiers and snowboarders.

photo - Yellowstone mud pots
Adventure Travel. Page 3.

photo - Yellowstone geyser
Adventure Travel. Page 4.

Yellowstone National Park Photos - Photos of Yellowstone National Park in Summer
Yellowstone in the summertime is beautiful, yet rugged and so natural. Page 9.

photos of Galapagos Islands iguanas, lizards and crabs - Galapagos Islands lizards and crabs
The Galapagos Islands are a breeding ground for endemic, native and definitely exotic creatures, such as the lava lizards, marine iguanas, land iguanas and the Sally Lightfoot crabs that scuttle on the rocks at the edge of the water. Here are photos of the iguanas that huddle together, or sit on top of one another to keep warm, slide off the shore and swim among the sea lions. . Page 6.

photos of Galapagos Islands iguanas, lizards and crabs - Galapagos Islands lizards and crabs
The Galapagos Islands are a breeding ground for endemic, native and definitely exotic creatures, such as the lava lizards, marine iguanas, land iguanas and the Sally Lightfoot crabs that scuttle on the rocks at the edge of the water. Here are photos of the iguanas that huddle together, or sit on top of one another to keep warm, slide off the shore and swim among the sea lions. . Page 3.

photo - St Damien church at former leper colony on Molokai Hawaii
Adventure Travel. Page 2.

Photos -- Ancient Puebloan Ruins at Mesa Verde National Park
Photo gallery of ancestral puebloan ruins and hiking at Mesa Verde National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Page 3.

Vicunas live in the Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve high in the Peruvian Andes.
Vicunas live in the Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve, high in the Peruvian Andes. Page 4.

Peru picture-- Winter Solstice Festival in Chivay, a Town at the Edge of Colca Canyon.
Peru picture-- The winter solstice festival in Chivay, a town at the edge of Colca Canyon. Page 7.

Picture - The view from Parador del Colca, an ecolodge in Peru
Picture--The view of two-mile deep Colca Canyon from Parador del Colca, Peru. Page 2.

Picture -- The Ride to Colca Canyon, High in the Peruvian Andes
The ride from Arequipa to Colca Canyon, Peru, goes over high mountain passes, with a 20,629-foot-high volcano in the distance. Page 9.

Snowboarder riding a rail at Copper Mountain Resort, Colorado
Snowboarder riding a rail at Copper Mountain Resort, Colorado. Page 3.

Photo -- Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful – It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Wolf Watching Too
Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too. Page 5.

Photo -- Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful – It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too
Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too. Page 3.

Photo -- Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful – It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too
Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too. Page 12.

Photo -- Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful – It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too
Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too. Page 9.

Photo -- Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful – It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too
Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too. Page 8.

Photos -- Ancient Puebloan Ruins at Mesa Verde National Park
Photo gallery of ancestral puebloan ruins and hiking at Mesa Verde National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Page 2.

Photos and Images of Acoma Pueblo - Acoma Native American Pueblo Photos and Images
Photos and Images of Acoma, an Indian Pueblo in New Mexico. Page 4.

Photos and Images of Acoma Pueblo - Acoma Native American Pueblo Photos and Images
Photos and Images of Acoma, a Native American Pueblo. Page 2.

Photo -- Big Wind Factory Kitemaker on Molokai, Hawaii
Big Wind Factory Kitemaker on Molokai, Hawaii. Page 12.

Photo -- Riding in a Horse-drawn Wagon at the a Coffee Plantation on Molokai, Hawaii
Riding in a Horse-drawn Wagon to tour the coffee fields at Coffees of Hawaii Plantation on Molokai, Hawaii. Page 16.

Photo -- Tour of Coffees of Hawaii on Molokai,Hawaii
A tour of Coffees of Hawaii on Molokai,Hawaii. Page 7.

Photo -- Hanging Heliconia and Other Flowers Grow Wild on Molokai, Hawaii.
Hanging Heliconia and Other Hanging Heliconia and Other Flowers Grow Wild on Molokai, Hawaii. Page 14.

Photo -- Tents in The Beach Village at Molokai Ranch
Tents in The Beach Village at Molokai Ranch. Page 8.

Photo -- Swimming at Moaula Falls on Molokai, Hawaii
Swimming at Moaula Falls on Molokai, Hawaii. Page 15.

Photo -- Honeymooners on a hike at Moaula Falls on Molokai, Hawaii
Honeymooners on a hike at Moaula Falls on Molokai, Hawaii. Page 11.

Photo -- Roasting Coffee at Coffees for Hawaii Plantation
Roasting Coffee at Coffees for Hawaii Plantation`. Page 13.

Photo -- Woman working in taro field on Molokai, Hawaii
Woman working in taro field on Molokai, Hawaii. Page 9.

Photo -- Learning about taro fields on a cultural hike on Molokai, Hawaii
Learning about taro fields on a cultural hike on Molokai, Hawaii. Page 10.

Photo -- Horseback riding on the beach on Molokai, Hawaii
Horseback riding on the beach on Molokai, Hawaii. Page 3.

Photo -- St. Philomena Cemetery at Kalaupapa National Historic Park on Molokai Hawaii
St. Philomena Cemetery at Kalaupapa National Historic Park on Molokai Hawaii Page 4.

Photo -- Mule Skinner on Mule Ride to Kalaupapa National Historic Park on Molokai, Hawaii
Mule Skinner on Mule Ride to Kalaupapa National Historic Park on Molokai, Hawaii. Page 6.

Photo - The Imperial City in the Hue Citadel in Vietnam
Vietnamese royalty lived in the Imperial City in Hue for hundreds of years. The walled Hue Citadel was the scene of key battles during the Tet Offensive in the Vietnam War. When the American soldiers took over the Citadel they reportedly found aging concubines still living in one of the buildings. Page 5.

Photo -- World's Highest Sea Cliffs on Molokai, Hawaii
The world's highest sea cliffs guard Kalaupapa National Historic Park on Molokai, Hawaii. Page 5.

Image - Dad and Child Hiking in Peru's Machu Picchu, One of the World's Great Wonders
Image - Dad and Child Hiking in Peru's Machu Picchu, One of the World's Great Wonders. Page 5.

Photo - Old Woman in Bucharest, Romania
Photo - Woman in Bucharest, Romania. Page 4.

Photo - Artisan Glassmaker in Bucharest, Romania
Photo - Artisan Glassmaker in Bucharest, Romania. Page 12.

Photo - Church in Bucharest, Romania
Photo - Church in Bucharest, Romania. Page 11.

Photo - Hand-painted scenes on an old wooden church in the Village Museum in Bucharest, Romania
Photo - Hand-painted scenes on an old wooden church in the Village Museum in Bucharest, Romania. Page 8.

Photo - Sighisoara, Romania is on the UNESCO World Heritage Center list
Photo - Sighisoara, Romania is on the UNESCO World Heritage Center list Page 15.

Photo -- The Village Museum in Bucharest Romania
Photo -- The Village Museum in Bucharest Romania. Page 7.

Photo- A rustic barn in the Romanian countryside
Photo- A rustic barn in the Romanian countryside. Page 5.

Photo - Jewish Synagogue in Brasov, Romania
Photo - Jewish Synagogue in Brasov, Romania. Page 10.

Photo - Street market in a Romanian city
Photo - Street market in a Romanian city. Page 6.

Photo -- Man and child in horse drawn wagon in Viscri, Romania
Photo -- Man and child in horse-drawn wagon in Viscri, Romania. Page 13.

Photo -- Store in historic center of Bucharest, Romania
Photo -- Store in historic center of Bucharest, Romania. Page 9.

Photo - A farmer moves his hay in the Romanian countryside
Photo - A farmer moves his hay in the Romanian countryside. Page 14.

Picture - Old Fortress on Hillside in Romania
Picture - Old Fortress on Hillside in Romania. Page 3.

Photo - Romanian Church
Photo - Romanian Church. Adventure Travel. Page 2.

Adventure Travel Walking - Walking Trips with Classic Journeys
Classic Journeys specializes in boutique, small-group, soft-adventure travel. The company operates three types of trips: cultural walking adventures, family journeys and culinary tours. Any tour can be customized. Classic Journeys is a three-time winner in Travel + Leisure Magazine's

photos of Galapagos Islands iguanas, lizards and crabs - Galapagos Islands lizards and crabs
The Galapagos Islands are a breeding ground for endemic, native and definitely exotic creatures, such as the lava lizards, marine lizards, land lizards and the Sally Lightfoot crabs that scuttle on the rocks at the edge of the water. Here are images of the lizards that huddle together, or sit on top of one another to keep warm, slide off the shore and swim among the sea lions.

photo - Yellowstone Norris Geyser Basin
Adventure Travel.

Family Vacations - 5 Fantastic Family Vacations
Taking the kids on a family trip ensures vacation memories you can talk about around a dinner table.

Photo -- The Guided Mule Ride to Kalaupapa on Molokai, Hawaii
The Guided Mule Ride to Kalaupapa on Molokai, Hawaii

Picture - A River Village in Cambodia Near Angkor
Picture - Villagers live in huts and boats on a river in Cambodia. Picture -

Photos of Molokai Hawaii -- Molokai Hawaii Pictures
These images show what awaits adventure travelers on Molokai, Hawaii, where there's lots of terrain for hiking, biking, and swimming in waterfall-fed pools. Take a mule ride or hike down the steep almost 1,800-foot high cliffside to Kalaupapa National Historic Park and tour of the former leper colony.

Photos of Molokai Hawaii -- Molokai Hawaii Pictures
These images show what awaits adventure travelers on Molokai, Hawaii, where there's lots of terrain for hiking, biking, and swimming in waterfall-fed pools. Take a mule ride or hike down the steep almost 1,800-foot high cliffside to Kalaupapa National Historic Park and tour of the former leper colony.

Romania Photos - Romania Images of Cities and the Countryside
Romania - Photo Gallery of Cities and the Countryside in Romania

Romania Photos - Romania Images of Cities and the Countryside
Romania - Photo Gallery of Cities and the Countryside in Romania

Photo -- Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful – It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Wolf Watching Too
Winter in Yellowstone is more than Old Faithful It is Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Animal Watching Too.

Photos -- Ancient Puebloan Ruins at Mesa Verde National Park
Photo gallery of ancestral puebloan ruins and hiking at Mesa Verde National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.