Go Big: Inspired Adventures in ALASKA

Cynthia Kane explores Alaska's vast, rugged terrain navigating rivers and epic trails in America's Last Frontier “Inspired by greatness” is a phrase I’ve come across all my life. A phrase that when I first heard it -- I was inspired to find the source. Since then, I’ve traveled around the world and seen beautiful sites that have marked me, and I’ve hiked in locations where the views have … [Read more...]

Diving with Whale Sharks in ISLA MUJERES, Mexico

Kinga Philipps takes a solo adventure off the coast of Cancun to Isla Mujures and finds unspoiled beaches, transparent water and epic dives surrounded by whale sharks and manta rays.  What better place for a solo sojourn than the turquoise waters of the Caribbean and a place called Isla Mujeres, the Island of Women. It was my eat, pray, love of sorts. Except, instead of pasta, I indulged in … [Read more...]

From Ruins To Rainforest: The Bounty of BELIZE

An insider's guide to this magical Central American destination, rich in ancient Mayan culture, exotic wildlife and underwater beauty For travelers looking for a destination with that rare mix of ancient culture, active adventure, natural beauty and perfect beaches, Belize is the perfect prescription. Unique among Central American nations, Belize is English speaking, compact (about the size … [Read more...]

Quasar Expeditions’ 4×4 PATAGONIA Driving Adventure

Explore Patagonia’s stunning natural terrain behind the wheel of your own Jeep. The luxury tour operator Quasar Expeditions has designed a new adventure for travelers looking to discover both Chilean and Argentinean Patagonia, including the famed Torres del Paine National Park, Los Glaciares National Park and the awe-inspiring Perito Moreno Glacier. The exploration begins in Puerto Natales, … [Read more...]

ARGENTINA: Go Take a Hike!

Cynthia Blair Kane goes off the beaten track to explore some of Argentina’s most inspirational trails. We all know that what makes us put on our hiking boots and tie up our laces isn’t the act of putting one foot in front of the other, rather the experience of being surrounded by the phenomena that is the natural world. So imagine walking pristine dirt paths, then rounding a rugged ridge to … [Read more...]

Dreaming of PERU

Striking visuals and musings on Peru's rich and diverse attractions by adventure traveler and trip leader John Montgomery, founder of Mosaico Travel.   Peru occupies my daydreams with unique regularity. As a fifth-grader I was amazed by a photo of Machu Picchu, and vowed to see the legendary ruins first-hand. As soon as I was able, I left for Peru. The reality exceeded my … [Read more...]

PAPUA NEW GUINEA wants to know: What’s your tribe?

Win a trip to one of the world’s last great undiscovered destinations by showing your colors The second largest island in the world, Papua New Guinea, is a place of superlatives. Located just north of Australia and larger than California, PNG is home to an incredible array of natural wonders, exotic wildlife and experiences like hiking remote jungle trails, cruising the mighty Sepik river, … [Read more...]

Surf LA JOLLA With Big Wave Champ Maya Gabeira

Surf's Up San Diego as big wave surf champion Maya Gabeira is headed to La Jolla to teach a few lucky participants about the art of surfing. Zozi, an adventure company that urges all to get off the couch and start checking off that bucket list, creates epic experiences and soul-inspiring trips in 25 different cities and two countries.  Whether it's swimming with sharks, communing with the wolves, … [Read more...]

NEW ZEALAND: The Wonders of Wanaka

Kate Ayrton explores the rugged beauty of New Zealand’s spectacular Southern Alps and discovers an intimate luxury lodge that beckons intrepid travelers with its unique charms and adventurous spirit. Only an hour’s scenic drive north of Queenstown, or 20 minutes by helicopter (the favored mode of transport for locals), the low-key town of Wanaka is surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the … [Read more...]

Big Wave Charger Dave Kalama Leads Surf Camp in Maui

Add unforgettable rides with big wave surfer Dave Kalama to the bucket list. Famed Hawaii waterman and big wave surfer Dave Kalama is on a mission to share his knowledge, expertise and love for surfing with you this December. That's when he will be hosting what we think will be a legendary surf camp at Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. A true trailblazer of the sport, Kalama co-developed … [Read more...]