Everest Base Camp Trek: Grom & Team Acclimating Day above Pheriche

. We climbed just up over 16,000ft to help our bodies adjust to the upcoming altitude of BC (base camp).

Checklist to Planning the Perfect Vacation

With summer break just around the corner, most of us would soon be considering ideas about where to spend this time of year in order to make the most out of it. While spending your free time in a destination of your choice, surrounded by the people you love and the environs you admire…

Video: The Stunning Great Barrier Reef and the Threats That It Faces

In this video we join surfers Belinda Baggs and Wayne Lynch, along with free diver Kimi Werner, as they travel on a sailing expedition to the Great Barrier Reef to assess the health of the largest living structure on the planet. The GBR is an important ecosystem for thousands of different species and provides protection from

Everest Base Camp Trek: Grom & Team Arrive at Everest Base Camp

I just wanted to update everyone and let you know that we had a nice hike today and beautiful weather with fantastic news of Nuptse and Everest and the whole Khumbu Glacier as we headed out of Gorak Shep.

What’s a TransAtlantic Cruise Really Like?

Are you wondering what’s a transatlantic cruise like? I’ve just returned from a transatlantic cruise with my kid and I’m sharing my experience and some tips here on transatlantic repositioning cruises. My Experience on a Transatlantic Cruise Before my recent transatlantic journey with my 3-year-old daughter, I was honestly worried that I wouldn’t enjoy the trip.  I knew my daughter would love the transatlantic cruise — with all the kid-friendly amenities — but I didn’t know if I would enjoy cruise travel. I have mix feelings towards cruise travel, having been …

Perfect Your Car for an Offroading Adventure

There is something awesome about offroading – the ability to just drive is so freeing it can get addictive! But if you don’t want to get stuck or find yourself in a jam, you will need to make sure that your car is properly equipped to handle the terrain in front of you. Road trips are the best way to discover what the wild has to hold and travel beyond the safety of the city. There is so much land to explore and so …

Video: Full Trailer for Andy Irons: Kissed By God

If you’re looking for a powerful and beautifully shot documentary to add to your list of upcoming films to catch, than look no further than this trailer. It is for a film called Andy Irons: Kissed By God, which tells the tale of world champion surfer Andy Irons, who was a supreme athlete who also struggled with bipolar disorder. The documentary will explore how that impacted Andy’s life and the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website

Everest Base Camp Trek: Grom & Team Descend to Namche

It was a super busy day on the trail with climbers, Trekkers, yaks, and porters all bound uphill to Everest Base Camp.

10 Surprising Photos of Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor

One of the people who inspired me to organize a tour to Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor and Tajikistan is my friend and fellow travel blogger Jonny Duncan, founder of Backpacking Man. He has traveled extensively in Central Asia and still claims the Wakhan Corridor to be his favorite part of the region. Here he shares some of his photos from Wakhan Corridor with us…

Cheap Flights:  When To Get The Best Deal

Whether you fly once a year or are regularly jetting off on your holiday, you always want to be getting the best prices for your flights. If you’re looking at your next break and wondering when the best time to book flights is, then you may be in luck, as online travel agents Opodo have just released their annual findings. So not only can you find cheap flights, hotels and car hire …

Video: Mike Foote – Skiing and Skinning 61,000-Feet of Vertical in a Day

A few weeks back I shared the story of Mike Foote, an ultrarunner who had set a new record for skiing the most vertical feet in a single day. Over the course of a 24 hour period, he managed to skin up and ski down Whitefish Mountain Resort 60 times, notching an amazing 61,200 feet (18,654 meters) before he was through. The video below captures the essence of that endeavor more so than anything I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

15 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Tanzania!

Travel Photography from Tanzania Tanzania Here’s a collection of my favorite photos from our safari trip in Tanzania. We managed to see all big five safari animals, hiked to a beautiful waterfall, and met with local tribes. Last December Anna and I visited Tanzania for our honeymoon, heading out on safari with Soul Of Tanzania. We began our adventure from the town of Arusha, flying into the Serengeti in a small plane. We then spent a week bumping around on…

Alaska: Elias & Team Successfully Climb Moose’s Tooth

The trip ran very smoothly, and we’re happy to have tackled this ultra classic line, “Ham and Eggs” up the Moose’s Tooth, which is without a doubt, a haunting peak in the Alaska Range.

Making a trip to Nuwakot before it’s gone!

The Nuwakot Fortress-palace still stands … it’s one of the largest remaining palaces in Nepal just outside of Kathmandu – but be quick, it might not be standing for much longer Nuwakot, where kings of old plotted the downfall of the Kathmandu Valley It’s not easy reaching Nuwakot, one of the most important sites in Nepal. Few make the journey to this ancient crumbling fortress that was once one of the epicenters to the formation of Nepal as country…