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

Voyager I flies past Jupiter

Carl Sagan

Explorer of the Cosmos, Journeyman of the Mind (1934-1996) Should an alien spaceship stumble across it, they would discover a golden record, “a message to

Pyramid of Kukulcan

Yucatán Peninsula Pictorial

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.

Pictorial Cheryl Friedman 10 dean and deluca

The Faces of Everyday Life

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

Robert Scotts hut Cape Evans Antarctic

Robert Scott: The Amateur

With our friend, Vilmar Tavares, updating us on his adventures from Way Down Under, and our cover story on Professor Graham Collier, chronicling his Antarctic

Sunrise in the desert of Namibia.

Africa Photo Pictorial

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

Seated Buddha.

Thai Photo Pictorial

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

The sphinx

Egypt Photo Pictorial

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

How to install a door lock

Hobo Traveler: Safety

Andy’s Travel Tip The worst thing about traveling is worrying about getting robbed. I am always a little worried. I am carrying a portable computer,

Burning Man terra wind sculpture

Burning Man

By Tex Dworkin I saw my first glimpse of Burning Man 2000 from a tiny plane. The ride was bumpy and while my travel mates

An old-fashioned gas station with colorful signs.

Discoveries of American Highways

What begins as a 1-week family mission to drive Grandma across Texas to see a doctor, turns into a 5-week adventure across the American West and Deep South.

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