Category Archives: Adventure Travel

What’s challenging and authentic on the road?

Happy Birthday, Titanic! w/video

Long Live the Titanic! w/video “God Himself could not sink this ship,” a  crewman of the Titanic said to one Mrs. Albert Campbell, as she boarded the ship in Southampton, England In May 1911, the RMS Titanic gracefully slid  into  … Continue reading

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Getting High in Jamaica

Getting High in Jamaica I was pretty terrified. Weak knees, breath-holding terrified. I was standing on the edge of small tree platform high above the Jamaican rain forest, looking down at all the treetops. About eye level with the birds. … Continue reading

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The Lure of Dark Tourism: Murder, Mayhem and Mystery

The Lure of Dark Tourism: Murder and Mayhem Places like Cambodia’s Killing Fields,  Auschwitz, New York’s Ground Zero, or the Wolf’s Lair where Hitler barely survived an assassination attempt in 1944, exert a powerful pull on travelers. But what’s the … Continue reading

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Iceland: Life on the Brink

Iceland: Life on the Brink Icelanders live on the edge. In 1783 the Laki Volcano in this glacier-covered country erupted in a violent and prolonged paroxysm, killing a fifth of the country’s population. For 10 months 30 billion tons of … Continue reading

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Doing the Dude Ranch

Doing the Dude Ranch When 180 horses’ hooves pounded the ground a few feet from me, manes flaring and breaths misting ghost-like, this city boy was transfixed. It was the 5:30 morning roundup at the C Lazy U Ranch in … Continue reading

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New Travel Sites: Less Here Than Meets the Eye?

New Travel Sites: Less Here Than Meets the Eye? If you looked at  afar.com’s web site you’d be impressed. It’s attractive, kinetic and well done. The company, founded by Greg Sullivan and Joe Diaz, stresses that travel is “experiential,” and … Continue reading

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Morocco Video 1-min Travel Video PostCard

We think Morocco is one of travel’s top destinations. The mix of Berber, French, Islamic traditions and the riot of colors put this country on the top of our short list Enjoy this 1-minute the Travel Video PostCard.

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