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7 Extreme Sports Destinations for Your Entire Family

By Alexander Povetkin Location: The World. Some like peaceful and lazy rests on the beach, while others prefer adrenaline and active sports, and the number of extreme lovers grows from year to year. Today, the most popular extreme sports include bungee jumping, surfing, windsurfing, and paragliding. Sure, each of them has its own risks, but… Continue Reading

Rachel Hugens and Patrick on the equator in Africa. Before and After. 1994 to 2015.

Dreaming of Doing the Absurd

And 3 strategies to achieve the impossible Editor’s Note: I’ve been following Rachel’s adventures for awhile, and I can say I’ve been jealous and inspired more than once, especially with her recent bike ride across Mongolia. We’re honored to have her as a guest, and she reminds us that despite the obstacles that “the important… Continue Reading

Map of the 159 best bicycle touring destinations in the world

159 bicycle touring destinations you must see

Editor’s Note: Here’s another great infographic with over 50 original drawings of cyclists. And, I’m one of them. And—Yes!—it looks like me. Scroll down and try to find my favorite 3 places to cycle tour in the world. All the other bicycle tourists contributed a lot of great suggestions that I’ll have to add to my bucket list of places to cycle. (I need a bigger bucket.) Thanks again to Mads for all the hard work that goes into collecting this information and making it look pretty. If you like this, see Mads’ other that shows 121 examples of trips that other bicyclists took.

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For Those Who Want More From Life

Mark Jason explains his motivation for riding a bicycle around the world and gives some advice for living life to the fullest.

Dennis’ Bicycle Ride Around the World

Follow the adventures of Dennis and Scott as they ride their bicycles around the world. This is one of the few examples we have left of travelogues prior to the invention blogs and social media. Even though email made communicating almost instantaneous and effortless, it was still impossible to reach a large audience. So The… Continue Reading

Andy Graham Hobo Traveler

Hobo Traveler

Making a living while traveling the world by Andy Graham the Hobo traveler, on the road since 1997 Articles about budget, travel, jobs, adventure and more by Andy the On a hobo trip around the world. Update: When we first met Andy, he was on his 4th year of hobo travels, as of 2016… Continue Reading

The oldest person to sail solo around the world

David Clark’s Trip through the Panama Canal By Andy Graham “The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes-and ships-and sealing wax- Of cabbages-and kings- And why the sea is boiling hot- and whether pigs have wings.” -Lewis Carroll (from Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, 1872)  … Continue Reading

Marty’s Gap Year Adventures

Follow Marty’s year-long adventure around the world. Marty hails from Australia and you’ll find his journals funny, charismatic and insightful. The Gap Year is the traditional one-year break college students take between college and the "real world" of a full-time job. This is one of the few examples we have left of travelogues prior to… Continue Reading

Mike and Linda’s Adventures

Follow the adventures of Linda and Mike. They: quit their jobs, sold their car, rented their condominium and took an 18 month journey to disconnect and reconnect to what’s important. They’ve been through Central and South America, New Zealand and Australia, and are now in Southeast Asia. This is one of the few examples we… Continue Reading

Around the World by Horse

A Real-Life Globetrotter with a Mission By Elz Cuya Update: Manfred was one of the first adventures we followed in real-time. We’re happy to see he finished his journey. Here we combined a few of our favorite posts. Home sweet home, wherever we are. “I want to promote a world without borders,” Manfred says. “This… Continue Reading

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