An adventure is an activity or enterprise that potentially is fraught with risk, danger and excitement. Adventurer André Malraux asked, "If a man is not ready to risk his life, where is his dignity?" And Helen Keller warned, "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." Although the term adventure often is used to describe activities with some potential for physical or psychological danger, adventurous experiences create psychological and physiological arousal. For this reason many people adventure becomes a major pursuit in and of itself.

Wandering or Traveling

"I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment." ~ Hilaire Belloc

I stumbled upon this quotation quite accidentally this morning. It intrigued me. Gave me pause. Provoked my disagreement...

How to Maintain a Travel Blog on the Road


It's a familiar challenge. You're traveling, hopping from adventure to adventure, and you have tons of fantastic stories to share with your audience, but finding the time, internet access, etc. can be overwhelming. And you're tempted either to skip updates until later, or you miss out becasue you're huddled in an internet cafe trying to keep your travel blog up-to-date.

Luxury Adventure Travel?

Luxury and adventure travel - two elements that are not quite as divergent as mainstream opinion would have it. Swashbuckling adventurism traditionally having been the premise of the wealthy, this has been much less so in recent times, with adventure travel almost necessitating a degree of roughing it out. The genre of luxury adventure travel, however, combines the best of luxury with the spirit of adventurism.

Brits 'looking for adventure travel'

"We have become more adventurous, essentially," she [Frances Tuke] said.

Kayakers ice breaking on Lake Champlain last weekend!

Roll Over, Thor Heyerdahl, Here Comes the Plastiki

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Photograph of Utah's Comb Ridge by Dawn Kish National Geographic Adventure

Poor winds delay Alinghi & BMW Oracle in America's Cup

Preparing for America's Cup (Photo via

Seeing Old Age as a Never-Ending Adventure

Seeing Old Age as a Never-Ending Adventure

"Intensely active older men and women who have the means and see the twilight years as just another stage of exploration are pushing further and harder, tossing aside presumed limitations."

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