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

2008 Traveler of the year

This guy makes me super jealous. I mean I can actually feel my skin burn, and get a little angry that he got so “lucky” to attract the media’s attention and go super nova. But then again I could call this same feeling inspiration.

Friendship Rally 1959 Austin Healey

Around the world by Car

The 2008 Friendship Rally. I met Rick & Diana Dyke-Price in Bryce Canyon National Park, a beautiful stop over for any world traveler.

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A man who lived by the bicycle and died by the bicycle

Ian Hibell is a bicycle tourer that makes me feel like I should take the training wheels off my bike. Ian traveled 10 times further than what I did, about the equivalent of 10 times around the equator over his 40-year travel career.

Danny Stitt and Chris Pedersen's striking a pose next to some wooden giraffes.

African Bicycle Odyssey

Chris Pederson and Danny Stitt are about to begin a bicycle tour of Africa. They will be taking the eastern route from Kampala through Tanzania and Mozambique.

Alastair Humphreys with the setting sun perfectly behind his silhouette.

Alastair Humphreys’ Adventures

Just Giving It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step out onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s

World touring bicycles loaded with supplies lean against each other in the early morning fog. Kickstands are one of the items we left behind.

Dennis’ Bicycle Ride Around the World

Read about Dennis’ bike ride around the world. These are one of the last examples of a travelogue written prior to the invention of blogs and social media.

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Rounding The Horn

BT Global Challenge 2000-2001, “The World’s Toughest Yacht Race.” A 36,000 nautical mile circumnavigation of the globe against prevailing winds and currents.

Andy Graham Hobo Traveler

Hobo Traveler: Third World Travel

Location: Ecuador I am in Ecuador. Where a USA dollars buys twice as much, and a room cost 3 dollars and 50 cents. I think

Andy Graham Hobo Traveler

Hobo Traveler: What is extreme travel?

Extreme ex·treme (ĭk-strēm′) adj. Most remote; outermost or farthest. Very great; intense. Extending far beyond the norm. Drastic; severe. n. The greatest or utmost degree.

Andy Graham Hobo Traveler

America — YOU HAVE NO CULTURE

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost,

Andy Graham Hobo Traveler

Hobo Traveler: Rio Gallegos

Location: Rio GallegosElevation: 767 feet ASL (Above Sea Level)Latitude: 41 degrees northLongitude: 85 degrees west Sorry… No pictures (my Sony Digital camera broke, and I

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