Story & photos by Josephine Parr Portugal had been on my “list” for as long as I can remember. Maybe, even as a child, I felt connected to the exploring spirit of the country’s past. Now, about to celebrate a birthday that brought a new decade, it was time for

The Florida Keys are basically small spits of land connected by bridges on the Overseas Highway. Surrounding you is the water of ocean and bay, but it’s hard to get too far off the beaten track on land. No Name Key off of Big Pine Key is arguably the most

For thirty years, Active New Zealand has offered their signature Rimu trip. They’ve obviously doing something right because National Geographic Adventure called it one of the top 10 trips in the world. The location certainly doesn’t hurt. The two-week jaunt goes around the South Island of New Zealand.

The Deal: ROW Adventures' " Bitterroot Bonanza" multisport The Backstory: Named one of the "25 Best New Trips in the World 2010" by National Geographic Adventure, ROW Adventures' " Bitterroot Bonanza" is a multisport trip that features biking, lake kayaking and whitewater rafting in Washington, Idaho and Montana. The Idaho-based

Planning your next adventure? Regardless of whether you’re going hiking in Chile’s Atacama Desert, kayaking in the Sea of Cortez or biking in Vietnam, there are five questions you should ask yourself before you commit with your credit card.