New Visitor Control Card for Tourists in Galapagos

New Visitor control card for tourists on Galapagos Tours In order to have better control of visitors and migration to the islands, INGALA, the Ecuadorian institution that controls migration to the islands, announced during the Dec 14 2006 session, the introduction of a new visitor control card in Galapagos. Every passenger traveling to the islands […]

10% off at Backcountry.com with Detour Trips!

Detour, The Adventure Travel Marketplace, customers can save 10% on outdoor clothing and equipment needed for their trips at backcountry.com. Customers who purchase international adventure trips from Detour can now save money on the clothing and equipment they need for their travels with 10% off at backcountry.com, the leading online retailer of outdoor equipment and […]

Patagonia's Torres del Paine and EcoCamp

Patagonia is more than just an outdoor clothing company! It is a magical land at the bottom of the world, made up of the southern portions of both Argentina and Chile. Cascada Expediciones, a world-class Chilean company that specializes in sustainable adventures throughout Chile and Argentina, offers fantastic trekking and wildlife adventures in Patagonia through […]

Incredible Art Exhibit in Quito until Dec 15th

“Three Great Masters of Spain” is the name of the exhibition at the Cultural Center of the Catholic University of Ecuador’s capital. 339 works by Francisco de Goya, Pablo Picasso and Joan Miro, including engravings, lithography, sculpture and ceramic corresponding to various periods of the three artists will be on display in Quito until December […]

Detour's Newest Destination: Mt. Kilimanjaro, Serengeti and more in Tanzania

Detour, The Adventure Travel Marketplace is pleased to announce its newest travel destination: Tanzania, including climbs of Mt. Kilimanjaro, and walking and driving safaris in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, with cultural visits with the Maasai and other local indigenous groups. Although an amazing destination, Detour had no plans to list any trips in Africa […]

Glacier! by Emily Weissleder

Although it’s tough to play favorites with all the gorgeous sights I saw in Chilean Patagonia, nothing can compare to the first time I saw Grey Glacier. The Glacier is in Torres del Paine National Park and is part of the Patagonian Southern Ice Field. It can be seen from miles away on a clear […]

Pura Vida! A journey to Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

The Osa Peninsula, home of Central America’s largest remaining chunk of old-growth coastal rainforest in Corcovado National Park, is not like the rest of Costa Rica. Here, trees grow bigger than resorts, amenities are primitive, and roads are few and boat docks even fewer. In the Osa, nature is in charge. My wife, Hayley, and […]