Whether for recreation, work, education, volunteerism, wanderlust, health or faith, travel is the movement of a traveler (or travelers) from one location to another. Reasons, durations, distances and durations of travel are virtually infinite as are the means of traveling.

Ducking Through Scandinavia

My friend Amelie and I were discussing our respective travel-bugs and our never-ending competition to visit at least one new country each year. When she suggested that we both travel somewhere, anywhere, together,

I whimsically accepted the offer. The conversation went something like this...

Spring Skiing Stratton and Whistler, Part I

My buddy, Chris, works in Burlington, Vermont for Burton, and each spring he heads off to Stratton Mountain Resort in southern Vermont for the US Open Snowboarding Championships.

Behind the US Open

2005 Snowboarding Championships in Stratton, Vermont

I'm soaking in the Long Trail House hot tub under a crystal-clear evening sky. It's Sunday, March 20, and—like the butter cream moon hovering above Stratton—I'm waxing slowly, shedding light but faintly, obliquely on my subject. Only, with the moon, it's picturesque, even… breathtaking.

Twelve Dawns in Trinyi

There was a soft tinkling and a slight shuffling. Everything was a blue black, the color of cold dawn, and I denied that it was time to move out of my warmth. The huge wooden doors to the prayer room opened and let in more dark air and cold mountain wind that plunged into the room. Ma muttered softly in Tibetan as she did every morning when all was dark. It was her way of summoning me for breakfast. It was 4:30, and wind flew through the mountain corridors; invisible and powerful. My bedroom smelled of wood and incense, and was adorned with pictures of the Dalai Lama and Buddhist deities.

Zimbabwe: Falling Over Victoria

Zimbabwe’s long list of attractions enticed me: The scenery, the chance to go on a safari, the chance to do the world's highest freestanding bungee jump. But above all, it was the opportunity to see the Victoria Falls. I remember being overwhelmed by the power of Niagara Falls years before, and being astonished to hear of the African wonder that was even more impressive. This I had to see for myself, and what better way than on a joyride flight over the Falls?

What's Hot in Adventure Travel?

What a day! I wrapped up with a meta-seminar called "What's Hot in Adventure Travel?" featuring four destinations, each presented by different representatives. Greece: Colleen McGuire, CycleGreece Bhutan: Dr.

Adventure Travel Bargains

Check out Josh Roberts' article "The 10 best bargains in adventure travel today" if you want some great pointers for where you should be planning to travel next.

Travel Alaska... An Adventure of a Lifetime

By Doug Koch - So you're like John Locke of the TV series Lost and simply (literally) dying for an adventure. Or maybe you're just bored to death and you want to experience more of life. Have no fear! no need to travel across the globe to taste adventure in the wilds of Africa or the rainforests of South America. Why should you when you've got Alaska.

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