Outdoors & Adventure Travel Articles

Part of travel for many is getting out into nature and having an adventure. From hiking to camping to bungee jumping to skydiving, an adventure awaits those with a knack for adrenaline and a love of the outdoors.

 
The Incredible National Parks of South America
The Incredible National Parks of South America Most people have heard of the Galapagos Islands, Machu Picchu or Torres del Paine, but did you know that South America has over 300 more spectacular national parks and nature reserves? Simone Cannon de Bastardo takes you on a tour of some of the best.
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11 Volcanoes in the Americas That You Can Actually Climb
11 Volcanoes in the Americas That You Can Actually Climb Have you ever wanted to see a volcano up close? You have more options than you probably realized. Here are 11 climbable volcanoes in the Americas alone.
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6 Exciting Things to Do in Arenal, Costa Rica – Where the Volcano Blows!
6 Exciting Things to Do in Arenal, Costa Rica – Where the Volcano Blows! Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica is beautiful, with a slightly dangerous edge. Deborah McCague shares why it's worth the risk and 6 exciting things to do while you're in the area --everything from relaxing in hot springs near the Volcano to zip-lining over the cloud forest canopy.
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14 Extreme Travel Activities To Get Your Heart Pumping
14 Extreme Travel Activities To Get Your Heart Pumping Want to live life a little more dangerously or seek some adventure? Victoria Brewood has a list of 14 of the most extreme, thrill-seeking activities on offer around the world.
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7 Ways to Experience the Power of Nature
7 Ways to Experience the Power of Nature There's nothing like the power of nature to make us acutely aware of our mortality, or produce what's knows as feelings of “the sublime." David Joshua Jennings guides us through seven natural phenomena where one can feel the rush of the sublime at its most potent.
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6 Of the World’s Craziest and Most Challenging Bike Rides
6 Of the World’s Craziest and Most Challenging Bike Rides Zöe Smith shares 6 cycle trails (in Europe, Asia, and the Americas) that will have you plummeting down cliff edges, flying over potholes and skidding around hairpin bends, all in the name of an adrenaline kick.
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12 of the Most Active Volcanoes in the World
12 of the Most Active Volcanoes in the World Are you an adventurer with a thing for Volcanos? Cristina Puscas shares a list of 12 of the most active volcanoes on earth, and how you can get up close.
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Two-Wheel Tourism: How to Plan a Cycling Trip in Europe
Two-Wheel Tourism: How to Plan a Cycling Trip in Europe Reduce your carbon footprint cycling around Europe. Jenn Miller gives her best hints on where to go (and where not to) as well as tips for sorting out the logistics.
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7 Wet and Wild Ways to Experience Costa Rica
7 Wet and Wild Ways to Experience Costa Rica Costa Rica has quickly risen to become one of the top travel destinations in the world, with much of its draw due to the country's water sports that can be enjoyed almost any time of year. Spencer Spellman tells us where, when and how you can experience them.
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Planning a U.S. National Parks Trip
Planning a U.S. National Parks Trip If you'd like to experience the more natural side of the United States, look no further than its nearly 400 national parks. JoAnna Haugen tells you what you need to know before you go.
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