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Developing Bike Legs

  With no previous experience or prior training, the first two weeks of a solo cross-country bike tour are more than a little daunting. Going...
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Video: 25-Day Solo Hike through Iceland

When filmmaker Klara Harden set off on a solo pilgrimage through Iceland, she never imagined the wild beauty she would encounter.

Say Kiwi: Exploring Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National Park in New Zealand is the perfect base for hiking, canoeing, camping and much more.
Canyonlands National Park

Colorful Canyonlands: Utah’s Red Rock Desert

Hydrate. Then wait for the sunset. This is adventure in Utah's Canyonlands.
Climbing Kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro: The Remote Rongai Route

This climbing route promises majestic views and a buffet sampling of the African wild, as it cuts through verdant jungle, alpine desert and glaciers.
Camel safari in India: Best Travel Experience in India

Go West, Young Paco: Indian Camel Safari

The stink may not be a factor, but a horny adolescent camel can make a desert journey memorable.
Safari in Botswana

On Safari: The Wilds of Botswana

Join the safari for a dose of untamed Africa. But beware: Honking hippos may keep you from a good night’s rest.
Cinnamon Bay Campground

Cinnamon Bay Campgrounds, U.S. Virgin Islands

Even in paradise, camping is still camping. But at less than $100 a night, it’s worth the nuisances — spiders and all.
Columbine flowers cover the hillsides during the Colorado summer. Photo courtesy Colorado.com

Top 5 Colorado Mountain Towns in Summer

Colorado may be known for its skiing, but summer in the mountains is even better.
Telica Volcano, Nicaragua

Hiking Western Nicaragua’s Telica Volcano

Climb toward the belly of the beast and stare Nicaragua’s Telica Volcano in the face.

On Safari in Maasai Mara: Through The Eyes of a Lion

This was a predator, a killer. He was a larger version of my house cat, and he was considering eating me for lunch!
Kakadu National Park

Moonrise on the Billabong: Australia’s Kakadu National Park

Everything is big here. The spiders are the size of a human hand, and the crocodiles ... well, don’t get out the boat.
Guatemala

Journey to El Petén: Guatemala’s Cradle of Civilization

Archaeology meets weight loss! The path to ancient sites takes you through knee-deep mud — but it may feel like you’re in over your head.

Wyoming Hot Spot: Yellowstone in Winter

Yellowstone in winter means fire and ice.

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