The Way

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Abra del Acay: An Epic Mountain Bike Ride of Time Travel in the Andes of Argentina

We drove past the summit and parked the vehicle. The wind was so fierce I could hardly stand let alone hop on a mountain bike. Windy conditions are not uncommon…...

7 Ways I Did Antarctica Different

Article By AdventureSmith Explorations  Tabular icebergs are awesome. Not like how a hotdog might be awesome but more in the original sense of the word. Going to Antarctica is like…...

The Real Galapagos

Most travelers visit the Galapagos today to see the wildlife, to observe the origin of the ‘origin of species,’ to dive and to take sepia-toned selfies with iguanas. The videos,…...

My Manitoba Big Five Safari Adventure

Article By Frontiers North Adventures My kayak is the center of a moving circle of belugas. Roughly a hundred of those famous, smiling-faced white whales are breathing all around me.…...

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…...