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

Scotts knee surgery. A picture of laparoscopic surgery and the inside of Scott's knee

Health and Safety

Health: The Most Important Factor While Traveling What happens if you get sick or injured? I vividly recall the scene in the San Francisco restaurant.

Andrej Berlec and his Solar-Powered Bicycle.

Solar-Powered Bicycle

Editor’s Note: After suffering knee pains, Andrej Berlec invented his own solar bicycle. Now he can ride up to 250 km per day. He doesn’t

A gondola in the canals of Venice, Italy.

Explore Venice the City of Water

The Digital Nomad Part 2 I’m Jacob Laukaitis, a 21–year-old digital nomad who’s already been to more than 35 countries in the last almost 3

Nicolai Bangsgaard Kick Scooter Adventure

Caribbean kick scooter adventure

Editor’s Note: If you think riding a bicycle around the world is crazy, try kick pushing a scooter. The locals think it’s crazy too. Don’t

Rob Lilwall

Tandem bicycle ride across America

A Chinese girl and a British guy ride a tandem bicycle from coast to coast Editor’s Note: I want to try this. And you’re guaranteed

Shimanami Kaido Route crossing a bridge

Cycling the Shimanami Kaido Route

Editor’s Note: Our guest argonaut cycled the Shimanami Kaido Route, which stretches for 160 kilometers across 6 islands in Japan. He used a GoPro Hero

The Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover artist's rendition of the rover on the red, sandy Mars surface investigating rocks.

Imagine standing on Mars

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to stand on Mars? Now you don’t have to thanks to this month’s featured Argonaut, the Curiosity Rover. Stand on Mars in this virtual reality panoramic image.

Tom Allen and Leon McCarron walk heroically again through the mountains of Iran

Karun River, Iran. From Source to Sea.

We’ve heard a lot of great things about traveling Iran — history, hospitality, cuisine — and Tom Allen’s unique journey traveling the Karun River from source to sea proves that and more. Be sure to watch the trailer to his film below, a successful Kickstarter project and “Official selection of the Kendal Mountain Festival 2015.

marc jason bicycle tourer riding down a road with steep snow banks

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.

Matthias kite trike Mongolian Tour

Trans-Mongolian Kite-Trike Tour

Being pulled by a kite on a recumbent trike across Mongolia!? A kite-trike tour! That’s the vision about an adventure from Matthias Ramsel! His next

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