Featured Adventures

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

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Women Across the Millennia

For Ellen Boneparth, it happened at Delphi. She and a group of over twenty women were at the end of a two-and-a-half week journey across the ages, forming a circle together deep inside a cave that ancient Greeks had once used for goddess worship, praying to “Mother Earth.”

Denis Hayes in a cowboy hat

No, You Didn’t Miss Earth Day…

…Because Earth Day is Every Day By Betsy Rosenberg In 1969 a Harvard law student named Denis Hayes dropped out of school to organize the

Doug Sovern Kala Pattar Mount Pumori

A Real-Time Adventure to Mount Everest

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.

Robert Pinsky Poet Laureate

American Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky Asks

“What’s Your Favorite Poem?” Over the past three years, third time American Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky traveled across the nation asking governors, teachers, children, retirees,

A poetic journey

A Poetic Journey

In celebration of National Poetry Month, I sought a story on traveling poets — it wasn’t difficult. It seems that the theme of journeying is

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

Map of India

India Enters the Pollution Age

by Hasnain Ziuaddin Indian Correspondent I am a 14-year-old kid with an interest in writing articles about present lifestyles. I also have a vast imagination.

Mikkel meditating

Throwing Stones to Save the World

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.

Mir Space Station viewed from the Endeavour

Move over ClubMed – here comes ClubMir

TO THE STARS! Although some consider it more “Motel 6” than “ClubMed,” the Mir space station is being resurrected and transformed into the first tourist

Camel Festival in India

For the Love of Travel

Traveling around the world for tens years after college left her with an enormous craving for more adventure. “Once you start it’s hard to stop,” Janine explains.

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