Scott Stoll logo world traveler. A bicycle wheel and the globe symbolizes Scott's journey around the world on a bicycle.

Guest Adventures

Our Mission: To inspire people to embrace their fears and turn their dreams into reality. (We’ve been featuring adventurers since 1999, before “blog” was even a word, and long before “social media”.) To contribute your inspirational story contact us. We like to showcase all kinds of adventurers, whether you are on the cutting edge frontier or doing a backyard adventure.

Rachel and Patrick's first day on the bikes
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Another one for the Bikes

After hunkering down for a year during the pandemic, at 71-years-old, Rachel begins her fourth bicycle tour with partner Patrick.

Railroad tracks and scenic view
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Is travel by train worthwhile in the USA?

Traveling the country is often considered to be a road trip in a car, but travel by train can allow for a different kind of enjoyment seeing the vast spaces and places of the continental US.

adventures before social media
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Adventures before the era of blogs

When Scott’s first adventure-travel website, theArgonauts.com, came online in 1999, our vision was to give adventurers a forum to share their adventures in real-time — as they were happening!

Komodo snorkeling
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My Reasons to Go Diving in Komodo Island

Komodo Island is recognized as one of the world’s best diving spots in the world. Its aquatic features and scenery is a wonder to behold.

Reverend Johannes Myors 2020
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The Bicycling Reverend

The bicycling Reverend Johannes Myors helps a stranded Marine suffering from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Dolly Sods Wilderness panorama. Flowing boulders in the foreground followed by rows of pine trees, mountains and clouds.
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Old friends never die

A heart-warming story about how our true friends never leave us even when they take that last great adventure into the sky.

Rachel Hugens and Patrick standing on Uhuru Peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. The highest point in Africa. 5895 meters.
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A new way of seeing

Rachel Hugens, world traveler by bicycle, shares the biggest lesson she learned after 25 years on and off the road. Avid traveler or armchair traveler, this will change your life, too!

Thunder Mountain Trail, Utah. A hoodoo that resembles a statue from Easter Island.
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Desolate Highways to Thunder Mountain and Beyond

It has been 20 years since adventurer Mark Loftin has contributed his first story to our website. Your future self will thank you for his insights and wisdom that you can apply right now to your travels. Besides it is a beautiful story about biking Thunder Mountain Trail and exploring the Extraterrestrial Highway.

Rim Trail, Grand Canyon Village, United States
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How my teacher helped me live my life

By Cindy Trillo Location: The Grand Canyon I grew up in Tucson, Arizona, the second-largest population center in the state. It can be tempting to think your home is boring or pedestrian, and for a long time, I did – I grew up in a suburb, went to school in a typical district with a

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