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International Adventure Guide 2013: Singapore

International Adventure Guide 2013: Singapore Contrary to popular belief, Singapore offers more than just skyscrapers and street food. In the last few years, the Asian city-state has transformed itself into a premiere destination for adventure and nature lovers. Singapore doesn't just have gardens; it is a city...

Video Of The Day: Brooklyn Stop-Motion Tour

"Brooklyn Brewery Mash - A trip through BK in 3000 photos" from Paul Trillo on Vimeo. This stop-motion tour of Brooklyn is pretty cool. As a tribute to Brooklyn Brewery's MASH tour, Landon Van Soest and Paul Trillo put this video together. Using over 3,000 images,...

5 Spring Break Trips That Don't Require Boozing In Mexico

5 Spring Break Trips That Don't Require Boozing In Mexico Neon colored fruity cocktails consumed poolside with college students and bad house music in the background not really your thing? Spring break can be a lot of things, and it doesn't have to fit the classic stereotype of sunburned jocks taking tequila shots in Cabo. ...

Biking In Guatemala City? One Group Is Proving It's Possible

Biking In Guatemala City? One Group Is Proving It's Possible On a recent Saturday, the streets were filled with bicycles. Bells rang and horns sounded as the cyclists wound their way throughout the city like a moving train of youth and energy. This wasn't in Portland, or Paris, or any of dozens of bicycle-friendly cities...

The Patagonian Expedition Race: A Hellish Endurance Test In A Heavenly Setting

The Patagonian Expedition Race: A Hellish Endurance Test In A Heavenly Setting It starts at midnight with a 108-kilometer mountain bike ride into the teeth of a biting Patagonian wind. And then, in the morning, there is the brutal realization that there is another 593 more kilometers of mountain biking, trekking and sea kayaking to be completed in no...

Awesome X: Sense Of Life (Video)

Some of the best things we run across just don't need a whole lot of words. This stunning video compilation is one of those. Awesome X: Sense Of Life is a compilation of over 30 adventure videos from Germany's EdisProduction. The stunning effort is a whirlwind...

GeoEx Family Adventures Provide Experiences Of A Lifetime

GeoEx Family Adventures Provide Experiences Of A Lifetime Adventure travel company GeoEx is one of the best in the business when it comes to organizing unique excursions to the far corners of the globe. For more than 30 years they've been planning trips to some of our planet's more off-the-beaten-path locations, giving travelers...

How To Ride A Bike In Paris

How To Ride A Bike In Paris Everywhere I travel, I try to ride a bike. It's one of those weird obsessions that I have; the need to discover everything on two wheels. Be it Afghanistan or Amsterdam, game on. Here's the thing about riding a bicycle in new places: it's like learning how to ride a...

Adventure Guide 2013: Portland, Oregon

Adventure Guide 2013: Portland, Oregon "Portlandia" might lead you to believe that Portland is home only to tattooed baristas with the occasional mustache, but it's also an epicenter for outdoor activity; every Portlander has his or her activity of choice, and with so many outdoor activities easily...

Adventure Guide 2013: Crested Butte

Adventure Guide 2013: Crested Butte Crested Butte features incredible backcountry and extreme opportunities in a remote and captivating package. It's also got more lift-accessed extreme terrain than anywhere else in the nation. You may need to purchase a ski-pass, but it's all avalanche-controlled (what's...

Low-Cost Travel Insurance Offered For Adventure Travelers

Low-Cost Travel Insurance Offered For Adventure Travelers Start talking about anything even remotely related to the topic of travel insurance and odds are the conversation will be short. This is not something that travelers dream about, plan for or share with their social networks. No one we know of has a scrapbook of insurance...

Adventure Guide 2013: Austin

Adventure Guide 2013: Austin Because Austin is growing so quickly, 2013 is the year to explore all that Austin offers – before the trails are as crowded as the flagship Whole Foods downtown. For nearly a decade, the city itself has been attracting more people than it can seem to keep up with....

Adventure Guide 2013: Aspen

Adventure Guide 2013: Aspen If you've ever yearned to visit Aspen, this is the time. Aspen is hot right now, fresh off the X Games, because it's just opened its first sidecountry terrain (see below). The revamped Limelight Hotel is also making headlines for having the coolest après ski spot...

Budget Guide 2013: Brooklyn

Budget Guide 2013: Brooklyn The days of visiting New York City and staying solely in Manhattan are over. Although the city's center borough has earned its fame, there's a new New York in town: Brooklyn. It's true that many neighborhoods in Brooklyn have already gentrified rapidly, but there are...

Adventure Guide 2013: Lexington

Adventure Guide 2013: Lexington Often referred to as the Horse Capital of the World, Lexington, Kentucky, lures in visitors for its horses, yes, but also for the incomparable surrounding landscape and the adventures that await within. The city itself is historic – it was founded in 1775 when it...

Food And Wine Bike Tours Visit Italy's Dolomite Mountain Range

Food And Wine Bike Tours Visit Italy's Dolomite Mountain Range Food and wine may already be an embedded focus of vacation plans for many travelers. It's not something to put on a to-do list, pencil in on an itinerary or even think all that much about when traveling. But maybe it should be. Travel companies feature and package food...

Video: Mountain Biking Greenland

Greenland's official tourism website recently unveiled a new ad campaign that may have some travelers rethinking their next destination. Boasting a new tagline – "Rough. Real. Remote." –these videos give us a glimpse of some of the amazing adventure travel...

Gunnison's Wanderlust Hostel Offers $35 Crested Butte Lift Tickets

Gunnison's Wanderlust Hostel Offers $35 Crested Butte Lift Tickets While I was enjoying a few days of Nordic (read: free) activities in Crested Butte last week, a local let me in on a secret. "You can get deals on lift tickets everywhere. You just need to know where to look." And then she passed on some intel to me. In that spirit, I'd...

Durango, Colorado Inspires Dreamers, Even When It's Minus 9

Durango, Colorado Inspires Dreamers, Even When It's Minus 9 It's nine degrees below zero Fahrenheit and I'm the only soul out for a walk in downtown Durango on a Friday night. Everyone else in this idyllic town of about 16,000 in the southwest corner of Colorado is sensibly rushing into and out of businesses and some leave their cars...

Biking In Afghanistan: The Power Of Two Wheels To Change Perspective

Biking In Afghanistan: The Power Of Two Wheels To Change Perspective "Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike." John F. Kennedy Bikes have long been a simple mode of transportation, getting us from point A to point B. But riding a bike doesn't just get you somewhere; the process is fun. There is joy in riding a...

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