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
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!
And 3 strategies to achieve the impossible Editor’s Note: I’ve been following Rachel’s adventures for a while, 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
Here’s a little story from Peter Gostelow, a friend cycling Africa that recently had a misadventure with a machete.
The Yucatán Peninsula is more than a vacation destination. Discover the remains of one of the greatest cultures on Earth — the Mayans. It is a land rich in culture and interest and pyramids that rival Egypt.
Dick and Ingrid share lessons learned and beautiful memories about their bicycle trip and share their photos with us.
A journey by canoe down the Mississippi River by riverboat Captain Richard A. Suleski, Jr.
This Mount Everest adventure story is one of our first real-time adventures back in 2000 broadcast via satellite phone. Doug reports six people die on Everest.
Several years ago, Mikkel Aaland on a quest for peace, placed Shinto stones in South Africa, the Philippines, and Germany. Shortly thereafter, South African apartheid came to an end, President Marcos left the Philippines and the Berlin Wall came crumbling down.
Imagine riding your bike 7,000 miles to Nepal, carrying a year’s supply of gear and food. Next, think about carrying 143 pounds, unassisted, up to Everest Base Camp. Now picture yourself climbing the world’s tallest mountain alone, completely self-contained, without the help of Sherpas and without bottled oxygen. Sound impossible?
A Real-Life Globetrotter with a Mission 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. I want to promote a world without borders. This is my first mission. When we have a world without borders,