The Way

Evocative of journeys, trails, and visionary in purpose, The Way is Adventure.Travel’s hub for epic travel tales that evoke a sense of purpose. Read the world’s most inspiring journeys from our esteemed network of writers.

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Feel Alone as a Solo Traveler

Here at Active Adventures, we have the pleasure of speaking to thousands of budding adventure travelers from all over the world; folks keen on experiencing a new destination, challenging themselves,…...

A Tour of Anangu Country with Uluru’s Traditional Owners

Cultural sensitivity warning: This article contains the name of an Aboriginal person who is now deceased. Loitering in the foyer of my Ayers Rock Resort hotel one afternoon while waiting…...

The Great Whites of Guadalupe Island, Mexico

It was a beautiful morning. The sea surface calm and the sky blue with only a misty cloud hanging over the highest peak of Guadalupe Island. We were anchored in…...

Small Ships Like “Uncruise” Can Help Make Cruising Less of a Dirty Word with Adventure Travelers

I’m on day three of a seven-day cruise through the Hawaiian Islands. The boat slowly shoves off from Lanai and slips along the south coast, turning the corner and heading…...

Dining Under the Northern Lights

The sun was just starting to dip towards the horizon turning the sky to twilight. Moments earlier I boarded a Tundra Buggy® with 19 other foodies and we were on…...

My Adventure Through Peru

Flying past snow-capped peaks so close I could see their crevasses from my window seat seemed a fitting start to my trip to Machu Picchu. The famous archeological site had…...

The Other Patagonia

By early October, not far from the ferry landing of Isla Grande de Chiloé, at the northern edge of Chile’s Patagonia region, springtime has sprung on Doña Sonia Guineo’s organic…...

Nunavik: The Great Land Beckons

Late last night, the embers in our woodstove finally burned to ash. I’m awake in a yurt pitched alongside the frozen Koroc River and the bitter morning temperature leaves little…...

Our Summer Family Adventure in Churchill

Article By Frontiers North Adventures Our little Zodiac is gliding along the Churchill River, my two kids hanging their heads over the side looking for beluga whales. The sun is…...

The Road Through Yellowstone Country

Sometimes taking the road less traveled does make all the difference. Perhaps the great Western writer Zane Grey said it best when he penned the words “I need this wild…...

Revival of Mavrovo

It’s May in Macedonia and we’re still in Skopje’s traffic when guide Marko’s phone pings with a message from the mountains that summer hasn’t arrived yet. “That’s my grandmother, he…...

In Search of Solitude Above the Arctic Circle

As so many have found before me, it’s easy to fall in love with Alaska. She is seductively beautiful. A vast land ruled by the laws of nature, she has…...

A Walk Through the Barangays of Metro Manila

The buildings rose up around me, reaching high into the sky, the glass windows clean and reflecting the morning sun. From my perch in a street-side café, I could see…...