Category Archives: OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

Video: Iceland – Tears of Heaven

After posting a great video from Iceland yesterday, I would typically wait a bit before sharing another clip from the same country. But this one is just too good to hold back, as it once again provides stunning views of a country that is brimming over with opportunities for adventure. Shot over the course of 26 days, the video takes us across Iceland from north to south, sharing some hidden…

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Video: The Fall Skies Over the Canary Islands

La Palma is located in the Canary Islands, not far off the coast of Northern Africa. It is a place that offers peace and tranquility for those who come to visit, deftly mixing island life with serene landscapes and beautiful skies. Those skies are the subject of this video, which takes us to La Palma to give a sense of what it is like there through timelapse photography. During the day, you’ll…

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Video: The Scottish Highlands in Timelapse

Wild and rugged, the Scottish Highlands are captured in all of their beauty in this timelapse video, which takes us to remote sections of that country to take in the landscapes for ourselves. This stunning region continues to reveal unexpected opportunities for adventure, event though man has been exploring this place for hundreds of years. Here, you’ll have a chance to see why the Highlands are…

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The 2017 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Outdoor Gear and Adventure Travel Deals Rundown

Here in the U.S. we are celebrating Thanksgiving today. It is a day to reflect, enjoy a much needed break, spend some time with our friends and family while eating a traditional meal. It is also the calm before the storm, as tomorrow marks the official start of the holiday shopping season with the arrival of Black Friday, which is closely followed by its online equivalent – Cyber Monday – next…

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Happy Thanksgiving! (and #OptOutside)

Just a quick note to wish all of The Adventure Blog readers from the U.S. a Happy Thanksgiving. Hopefully you’ll all be enjoying some great food and beverages, not to mention quality time with the family, over the next few days. This is a good opportunity to rest, relax, and prepare for the final month of the year as well as the busy holiday season ahead.

A couple of items of note. First, the…

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Video: A Visit to Grand Teton National Park

For the mainstream traveler, Grand Teton National Park is an often overlooked gem. Many pass it by to travel to Yellowstone or Glacier instead. But for those in the know, Grand Teton is a wonderful landscape that is tough to top. Wild, rugged, and teeming with life, Grand Teton has the ability to surprise and delight. This video gives you a taste of what to expect there.

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Video: Acadia National Park in the Fall

Acadia National Park is one of the most beautiful wilderness regions in the eastern U.S., particularly in the fall when the leaves change to a dozen different shades of red, yellow, and orange. In this video, we travel to Acadia to get a sense of what makes it such a special place. From the beaches to the thick forest, to the tops of mountains, this is a journey through the park that will leave…

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On the Road Again: I’m Nevada Bound!

A quick note to let everyone know that I will be on the road again for the rest of the week, and thus there will be no updates to The Adventure Blog until next Monday. This time out, I’m heading to Nevada, and while Las Vegas will serve as Base Camp, I won’t be spending a lot of time there. Over the course of the next few days, I’ll be mountain biking, hiking, off-roading, and climbing at a…

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Video: A Journey Through The Largest Cave on Earth

Located in a remote corner of Vietnam, Son Doong Cave is the largest cave system in the entire world, stretching out for more than 5 km (3.1 miles) underneath the surface of the Earth. But it is not just its length that is impressive, as the massive cave features a series of chambers that are a sight to behold. In this fantastic video we’ll delve deep underground to witness this place for…

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Video; The Right to Roam in Scotland and Beyond

This film comes our way courtesy of the team at Patagonia. It takes us to Scotland, where two adventurers – Marie-France Roy and Alex Yoder – set off to explore a topic that has sparked a lot of discussion here in the U.S. in recent months as well – access to public lands. While the challenges are different, the overarching philosophy remains the same, and it is interesting to see that these…

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