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outdoor sports usa

Outdoor Sports USA: 10 Best USA Adventures

The third-largest country covering a massive 3.797 million mi², it can come as no surprise that there is a diverse variety of adventures and outdoor sports USA. With 95,471 miles of coastline, three major mountain ranges (the Rocky Mountains, the Sierra Nevada, and the Appalachian Mountains), 1681 lakes, 250,000 rivers, and lots and lots of […]

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bora bora

Beaches in Bora Bora, Bungalows & Adventures

To most, a Bora Bora holiday conjures up images of an exotic palm-fringed, sugar-sand paradise with overwater bungalows somewhere out in the middle of the South Seas, mostly visited by starry-eyed honeymooners who rarely adventure beyond their resort. Beaches in Bora Bora are considered by many to be the most beautiful in the world. While […]

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sedona pink jeep tour

Jeep Tours Sedona AZ: Pink Jeeps Are Not for Prissies

Sedona’s Pink Jeep Adventure: Not for Prissies first published in Ladies’ Home Journal, 2011 “You simply must go – it’s so…. you,” friends would suggest.  This beach girl would always respond with the same condescendingly sweet smile.  The desert? But when I was invited to speak at a national conference in Phoenix, Arizona at the beginning […]

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Dirty Tricks: Erase Years in St Lucia Mud Bath

Sometimes getting down and dirty is a good thing. Take my birthday, for instance.  Instead of advancing a year, I decided I’d rather try taking a few years off, using a St Lucia mud bath.  At least that was my goal… well, that and jumping on the opportunity to unleash my inner 5-year-old. The Sulfur […]

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hacienda guachipelin in guanacaste

Hacienda Guachipelin in Guanacaste: The Cure for Boredom in Costa Rica

Pristine waterfalls, myriad geysers, natural swimming holes, bubbling mud pots, fumaroles, rejuvenating thermal hot springs, hiking, horseback riding, orchids, bird-watching, a canopy zip line, white-water rafting, and a quarter-mile waterslide…a visit to Hacienda Guachipelin in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is anything but boring. Our stay in Costa Rica was in the pretty seaside town of Tamarindo. […]

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glamping baby boomers

Glamping For Baby Boomers

By Tadej Kožar Most Baby Boomers like adventure but their days of roughing it are long behind. Instead of roughing it, the first thing that we do when things get difficult is to look for an easier way. When it comes to outdoor adventures our forefathers did it the hard way. They would head into the […]

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Queensland Australia

Discover Queensland: Photos For Your Aussie Wanderlust (updated 2020)

When people think of adventure in Australia, they imagine trekking through the dry outback in rough conditions. But Australia also has an exotic, tropical side, for adventurers seeking more water-related or rainforest activities. Tropical North Queensland offers myriad of nature and activities that surpass all others, laying claim to the world’s longest reef, the oldest […]

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small ship Alaska

15 Reasons to Take Small Ship Alaska Cruises. The Last Is Life Changing.

“Oh, come on…let’s do it!” pleaded Alison, my travel buddy and co-founder of Boomer Travel Media. “Small ship Alaska cruises are at the top of my bucket list.” I’ll admit, I was a little skeptical. For one thing, I’m more of a “tropical adventure” kind of girl vs. a “glacial eco-nature” type. But perhaps more […]

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Alaska's Wild Coast

Responsible Wild Bear Viewing in Alaska

Observing bears in their natural habitat in Alaska is a privilege and life-long memorable experience. While there are always risks with wild animals, these can be mitigated greatly if you follow well-established guidelines. On August 10th, I had the opportunity to travel with AdventureSmith Explorations on the historic ship Westward to view brown bears, also known under […]

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Hierve de Agua

Hierve el Agua Tour: Panorama, Mineral Pools & Petrified Waterfalls

If you’ve been waiting to visit the natural salt terraces at Pamukkale but feel the country of Turkey is still too dangerous, there’s an alternative you may not have heard about. Hierve el Agua in Oaxaca, Mexico is a similar, but an off-the-beaten-path gem. And not only will you find the mineral pools, but also […]

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