Adventure Travel

Extreme Travel: Adventure Sports in Southeast Asia

Extreme Travel: Adventure Sports in Southeast Asia
Backpacking Southeast Asia? Check out these 5 adventure sports and extreme travel activities for adrenaline junkies in Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia and the Philippines. By: Alex Baackes, executive editor, alexinwanderland.com If you’re a major adrenaline junkie, Southeast Asia is arguably the...

Flying High: The Best Zip Lines in the World

Flying High: The Best Zip Lines in the World
You won’t want to miss these spots, like Costa Rica and Nepal, when planning your next high-flying zip line adventures! by: Alex Baackes, executive editor of alexinwanderland.com The zip line (also known as flying fox, foefie slide, zip wire, aerial runway, or aerial ropeslide) is the gateway drug...

Surviving a Long-Haul Flight

Surviving a Long-Haul Flight
Long-haul flights are arduous. Wedged into an economy seat in the back of an aluminum-skinned aircraft (in 'steerage' I call it), can make a 10, 14, or 18-hour flight seem interminable – more so when you’re on your way back from your dream vacation, or on a business trip, since you have less to...

Top 10 Tips For Better iPhone Photos

Top 10 Tips For Better iPhone Photos
I have a confession. I’m in love with a camera. What’s worse that camera is a phone, an iPhone. I’ve fallen for its portability, flexibility and simplicity. It takes great images in many situations. And with the myriad of iPhone apps, those images can become pretty much anything I want them to be...

Central America Adventures: Travel Tips for Nicaragua

Central America Adventures: Travel Tips for Nicaragua
It never made sense to me, why some people feared where I traveled. Or is it that they worry about me because I often travel alone? Whatever the case the oft repeated, “I’m excited for you, but is it safe?” has become a tuning fork. If I hear it, it means I’m probably on the right track. When I...

6 Common Concerns About Guided Bicycle Tours

6 Common Concerns About Guided Bicycle Tours
Let’s say your friend or family member is trying to convince you to join them on their next adventure. You’ve seen their photos and heard the stories from the many bicycle tours they’ve taken. It does sound nice… you can bike and be active, eat guilt free, enjoy the countryside. These all sound...

A Taste of Peru: Ceviche Recipe

A Taste of Peru: Ceviche Recipe
Do you find yourself stuck at work dreaming of the rich Peruvian culture and the majestic Andes Mountains? Thought so. Check out this mouth-watering recipe for Peruvian Ceviche posted by Adventure Life . A widely popular South American dish and a Peruvian staple, ceviche is bursting with both...

Astro Tourism Adventures: Kanarraville, Utah Anyone?

The stunning Super Moon made an appearance this weekend, bringing the idea of 'astro tourism' to my mind. As a traveler I naturally find myself asking, "Where is the best place to go to view future astro events?" Few people have heard of Kanarraville, Utah. Located in the southwest corner of the...

Your New Year’s Travel Resolutions

The tribe of travelers at Eagle Creek wants to remind you of a few important words: Go. Get away. Take a trip. Unplug. Get off the grid. Sure, there are a million reasons why now is not a good time. But here are a few (better) reasons why it is: 1. You need to reboot. Maybe you’ve felt pressure in...

10 Urban Cycling Fun Facts

The plan for this post was to come up with a list of the most bike friendly cities in the world. As I started doing research I quickly realized that A LOT of people had this idea before I did; like the people at Nat Geo , Ask Men , Virgin Vacations and bicycling.com ( twice ). So rather than...

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