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

Filmmaker Gia Marie Amella

Her Sacred Island

I first learned of filmmaker, Gia Marie Amella, through my friend Frances. Frances would rave on and on about her sister Gia, a Fulbright scholar who just spent a year in Sicily to film a documentary intended for public television, entitled, My Sacred Island. Even before I met her, I had already formed my opinions:

Red Calm by Lisa Kristine Huff

Lisa Kristine: A Photographer at Home with the World

The experience of traveling has always been a great mentor for me, a far greater mentor than academia. Lisa Kristine Earlier this month, the State of the World Forum convened in San Francisco, an event that is meant to inspire discussions on human rights, global security and social change. In attendance were international political leaders,

Petra Jordon in early morning light

Feature Photo: The Treasury

The Treasury. Photographed in the early morning light. Location: Petra, Jordon by Harvey M. Deutch Editor’s Note: These photographs may look old-fashioned now, but when we first started posting photos most images were scanned in from film negatives, and the resolution on the internet was very poor. Images needed to be only a few kilobytes

Dr Lillian Larson sitting with villagers in Indonesia

Getting an Education During Summer Vacation

Dr. Lillian Larson: “I travel in order to enrich my life and the life of others. I feel that I can help bring remote parts of the world a little closer together.”

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