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.) To contribute your inspirational story contact us. We like to showcase all kinds of adventurers — or as we like to call them, Argonauts — whether you are on the cutting edge frontier or doing a backyard adventure
The bicycling Reverend Johannes Myors helps a stranded Marine suffering from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Treacherous conditions at Laguna de Los Tres in Patagonia force two hikers to turn back but that doesn’t stop them from enjoying an unforgettable experience.
In celebration of my website’s 20th anniversary and my 50th lap around the sun, I’ve written an extra-special story about how I live a life worth living, including making memorable moments and how friends shed new light on life.
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, 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!
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.
Tim Moss explains how being an accountant is more fulfilling than being a full-time professional adventurer. Don’t worry, he explains how you can do both.
Weather and Climate: The Second Most Important Factor While Traveling I love Louis Armstrong’s version of “Nothing But Blue Skies.” If only the weather could always be as Louis describes it. Obviously, the reality is that during my bicycle adventure around the world I will be baked, soaked and frozen. I accept this as a
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
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
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.
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