Archive for the ‘Adventure Travel’ Category

The Gear Guide: 4 Simple Steps to Setting Up Camp

The Gear Guide: 4 Simple Steps to Setting Up Camp
By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor The quest for the perfect campsite: it isn’t just about romantic views or the moment when your legs feel like Jell-o from hiking so far that you just collapse on the spot. Your choice of campsite is crucial to the quality of your great adventuring–you don’t...
February 18th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Plan Your Perfect Italian Vacation: Part I

Plan Your Perfect Italian Vacation: Part I
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Travel means different things to different people. Some envision beach days and spa visits, while others imagine volunteering on a farm or in an impoverished nation. No matter what kind of traveler you are, though, you’re likely to find options in Italy. One of the world’s...
February 9th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Couples Travel, Italy | Read More

The Gear Guide: 7 Steps to the Perfect Pack

The Gear Guide: 7 Steps to the Perfect Pack
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor You think it would be simple. It’s just a backpack, right? You used to carry your books in one every day. No big deal. Then you pull up to your local outdoor gear store and are suddenly overwhelmed by all the options. It occurs to you that you don’t even know...
January 21st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Petra, The “Lost City”

Lost in Jordan: Petra, The “Lost City”
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Petra is Jordan’s most famous historical site. It is an ancient city carved from rock, a breathtaking natural and man-made wonder. As you walk through this fascinating ancient city, you can imagine the original inhabitants living amidst its architectural...
January 18th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Getting There, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats—Part 2

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats—Part 2
By Erin Griffith LG Correspondent Sun, jeeps, questionable tour guides: Here’s what to expect when you’re trekking through Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni. Check out last week’s Part 1 for a guide to booking your tour. Spectacular whiteness Sunglasses required. At the salt flats, everything...
January 17th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Bolivia, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats
By Erin Griffith LG Correspondent It’s about three days sans shower or heat, with possibly drunk drivers jeep-ing you across incredibly harsh and desolate desert terrain. And the seatbelts probably don’t even work. Excited yet? Thanks to its promise of adventure, otherworldly terrain, and dirt...
January 10th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Bolivia, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Tours & Attractions | Read More

5 Romantic Adventures in the Turks and Caicos

5 Romantic Adventures in the Turks and Caicos
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a little adventure, or nothing but r&r, the Turks and Caicos may be your ticket to paradise. With an average of 350 days of sunshine a year, and 83 degree temperatures, the white-sand beaches and almost-hurts-your-eyes...
December 28th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Caribbean, Couples Travel, Hotels & Resorts | Read More

French Riviera Travel | Finding Nature, in the midst of Cannes’ Glamour

French Riviera Travel | Finding Nature, in the midst of Cannes’ Glamour
The French Riviera is known for many things – celebrities, designer stores, and great weather– but nature is not really one of them. The ritzy lifestyle of Cannes is a bit out of my element – I had never seen so many things like fashionably dressed people or expensive cars. After a few weeks...
October 14th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Featured, Fitness & Workouts, France, Studying Abroad | Read More

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Maine

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Maine
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann Maine is a summer vacation...
October 7th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Maine | Read More

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Vermont

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Vermont
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann Vermont is an outdoor...
September 23rd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Vermont | Read More