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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.

Rim Trail, Grand Canyon Village, United States

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

The world is your oyster. By Slavman. A woman holding a globe and dreaming of traveling the world.

Staying safe in an ever-changing world

By Cindy Trillo Location: The World How to be safe when exploring an ever-changing world For thirty years there’s been a progressive breaking down of borders and today, there are zero borders Americans cannot cross – in principle, anyway. There are obviously a few notable caveats to this rule and places that are tougher to

The Adventure Begins. Coffee cup in mountain stream. By Fredrick Kearney Jr

Why Take a Gap Year to Travel the World?

Travel broadens your horizons, but it is challenging to set aside time to take a real holiday (or vacation), but here is why you need to do it.

Ben Lecomte swimming in the ocean with flippers and fancy snorkel like a dorsal fin but going between the eyes.

Man to swim across the Pacific Ocean

Update on an adventure over 6 years in the making. Ben has finally begun. Back in October, 2015, when Ben, the first man to attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean, finished prepping his support boat, he took some time to answer our question about his motivation: “I would say that I am not a

Tim Moss, Oncoming Traffic. Cycling the world.

With the sun on our right

Tim and Laura Moss quit their jobs to cycle 13,000 miles around the world. Riding across deserts, over mountains and through jungles, they braved climatic extremes from sub-zero blizzards to the sweltering tropics.
But this is not a book about cycling.
It is a book about the world and its people.

Rev Johannes Myors and his recumbant bicycle Alice on a mission.

An Accident Can’t Stop A Mission From God

“With every revolution of the wheels… a prayer goes up to Heaven.” This is Reverend Johannes Myors’ mantra as he rides his bicycle across the USA on his 73rd mission to help people in need.

Napali Coast by boat

48 hours in Kauai

Our adventure, Mark Loftin, books a last-minute, solo trip to Kauai, Hawaii, and avoids looking at pictures so the 550 square miles will be a surprise.

Frosty Wooldridge arrives at Atlantic Ocean during his Northern Tier bicycle tour.

Northern Tier Bicycle Tour

Part I: Reflections. Editor’s Note: An update on Frosty’s adventures and a nice snapshot of those special moments that make travel worthwhile. He sure does keep busy! It reminds me that I have to stop writing books adventures and get out have a new adventure! Location: North America Adventure creates unique “moments” for your heart,

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park

Exploring Yellowstone, Hiking Glacier, and the Unexpected In-Between

A six-day road trip to Wyoming and Montana delivered much more than the landmarks… Editor’s Note: Before the word “blog” even existed, Mark Loftin was an adventurer and contributor to our website. 17 years later, I’m glad to see he hasn’t lost his adventurous spirit. In this post, Mark discovers an unexpected theme to his

Tom Lais Bicycle Tour Logan Pass

Tom’s Bicycle Tour of Africa

Home is where the bicycle is. Editor’s Note: I’ve met few men who love bicycling as much as Tom. That’s actually an understatement. Tom just thinks and sees the world like a bicyclist. “What if everyone commuted to work on a bicycle…?” “What if they made a bike path here…?” Or, “What if…?” He loves

Cycling Europe. Courtesy of Memory Catcher

4 Europe Cycling Tours You’ll Enjoy

A healthy and relaxing adventure By Nikki Jones Location: Europe If you’re looking for an active and healthy, but also exhilarating holiday, setting out to a cycling tour is the best choice. While passionate cyclers wouldn’t think twice about hitting the road, those who prefer recreational cycling should also pack their bags and enjoy a

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