Articles Tagged ‘adventure’

Arctic Diving in Greenland

Arctic Diving in Greenland June 5, 2012 | Active/Outdoors, Denmark, Offbeat | Read More
Taking a diving trip in tropical waters can be very enjoyable, but it takes a real sense of adventure to dive the icy, blue waters that surround the largest island in the world. When you dive Greenland, you will be venturing where only a handful of divers have ever been. The 1,646 mile long island, which...

Tornado Chasing: The Latest Twist On Adventure Travel

Tornado Chasing: The Latest Twist On Adventure Travel October 26, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Sky diving… *yawn*. Bungee jumping… *zzzz*. Looking for a new adventure to get your heart racing faster than a fisherman bailing water out of a sinking boat? How about tornado chasing? According to the River Front Times, the activity is starting to take off in the tourism industry. The 1996...

50 Is the New 20? Adventure Travel Not Just For the Young

50 Is the New 20? Adventure Travel Not Just For the Young August 16, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
According to a recent article in the Daily Mail Online, adventure travel isn’t for the young anymore. It seems that the over-50 demographic are starting to ditch the idea of cruise ships, and instead are looking to cut loose by taking on activities through adventure travel companies, whether it’s...

Epic Stroll: Briton Walks Entire Length of the Amazon

Epic Stroll: Briton Walks Entire Length of the Amazon August 12, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
“I am simply doing it because no one has done it before.” These were the words of Ed Stafford, a British man who recently became the first known person to  walk the length of the Amazon River. It took him 859 days to cover the 4000 mile distance, according to his blog WalkingTheAmazon.com....

Good Ol’ Fashioned Camping Goes Gourmet

Good Ol’ Fashioned Camping Goes Gourmet July 7, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Everybody loves a camping trip. And everybody loves gourmet cooking. The thing is, you usually get one or the other. You vacation in the city and hit a gourmet restaurant, enjoying fine cosmopolitan cuisine and perhaps sampling some wine as you watch boats drift along the river. Or, you rough it out...

Young Adventurers: Does Age Matter?

Young Adventurers: Does Age Matter? June 24, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
There appears to be an influx of young adventurers performing feats that most would reserve only for the most experienced and weathered. Shortly after Zac Sunderland completed his round the world sailing voyage, Jessica Watson set off on her attempt and successfully navigated the girth of the globe last...

Cancer Survivor Sails the High Seas

Cancer Survivor Sails the High Seas May 26, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
After a horrific year battling cancer at the age of 43, one woman decided to celebrate her newly established health…but for a cause. Dennise Shepherd, of the United Kingdom, will participate in a sailing challenge to raise  donations and awareness for breast cancer. On June 19th, four nominated...

Weekend Reading: Naughty Texts, Loss of Free Meals, and Hangover Reducers

Weekend Reading: Naughty Texts, Loss of Free Meals, and Hangover Reducers March 19, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Have you been a good little worker bee and ignored your RSS feeds for the entirety of the week? Do you feel like checking your twitter account constantly is a sign of moral weakness? Does thinking about travel while starting at spreadsheets seem like an improper use of time? If so, here’s an overview...

A Van-Tastic Adventure Down Under

A Van-Tastic Adventure Down Under May 22, 2009 | Travel News | Read More
Our friends at World Nomads have put together an awesome opportunity for seven lucky teams to cruise the wonders down under for six weeks in World Nomads’ “free-wheeling temple to calm and cool” campervan “Geoff.” All you have to do is film the ultimate Aussie road trip,...