4 Reasons Why Patagonia is a Must See

Breaking away from the common aspiration to travel in a warm and tropical destination can be difficult – but Patagonia makes it EASY. A mixture of immense natural beauty, rich wildlife and satisfying activities makes Patagonia a must for active travellers. Patagonia is located at the southern end of South America and spans over parts of Chile and Argentina. Covering …

Machu Picchu Viewed from Huayna Picchu

Machu Picchu is an astounding sight. Despite being one of the most photogenic human settlements of all-time, it’s a place that many yearn to see firsthand. Yesterday, Gadling posted a great video showing the view of Machu Picchu from Huayna Picchu, a nearby peak that takes a bit of a hike to get to. It shows a stunning panoramic view …

Increasing Inca Trail Demand Exposes Remote Lares Trail

With Inca Trail hiking permits already sold out through September 2012, active travellers are discovering the superior experience of the Lares Trail. Tucked away from mass tourism, the Lares Trail fuses legendary Andean scenery with cultural encounters in small highland communities. Less crowded than its Inca Trail counterpart, the Lares Trail offers adventurers a true Peruvian experience. The famed ancient …

Trekking the High Atlas Mountains with the Ait Atta Nomads of Morocco

Rogue travellers receive the rare opportunity to trek along side a semi-nomadic family through the heart of Morocco. Twice a year the Ait Atta tribe migrates in search of pastures for their vast flock of animals. These 9-day morocco hiking tours are completely unplugged from modern technology and showcase the beauty, fulfillment, and simplicity of a Bedouin existence. With development …

A Packed Day of Adventure in Costa Rica

Multi-sport vacations are marked by a variety of activities over the course the trip. Going a step further – sometimes multiple activities are explored in a given day! For instance, take day-4 of the Ultimate Adventure Medley, a Costa Rica adventure trip. The adventure quotient for this particular day is enormous: It includes: Zip-lining through the jungle canopy Mountain biking …