“I went to cut the tree, oak wood it was, in the steam I let it sleep, soaked in water, bathed in the moonlight it waited, before becoming human. I went at dawn to retrieve it: I began to carve his visage, his body, his...

As Robin’s story demonstrates, adventure travel can have a significant, positive influence on a teenager, and Joan said Journeys International has seen growing demand for family trips that are teen-friendly. Whether it’s rafting in Costa Rica, hiking in Peru or exploring anime in Japan, Journeys...

Most visitors might be tempted to think that the gorillas are tame. On the contrary, gorillas are wild and they should not be provoked in any way. The ORTPN, or the Uganda wildlife authority, does not take any responsibility for any injury sustained by wild...

By Marcus Woolf If you’re heading out for a ski or snowboard vacation – and you live at a low elevation – there’s a chance your trip could become one big headache – literally. Altitude illness strikes untold numbers of skiers and snowboarders, and it typically occurs...

By Marcus Woolf, The Adventure Post It usually happens at the end of your trip, when you’re worn out, dirty and riding in a van. That’s when you find yourself scrambling to figure out a tip for your guide. While many travelers are aware that tipping...