Founder of Adventure People; lover of travel and all things adventurous!
Iceland is a country of approximately 334,000 people, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe. Two thirds of the population lives in the capital city of Reykjavik and this is where most of the tourists visit as well. In recent years, and with increased tourism, the city has seen a huge increase in
Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003, the remarkable Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park contains the oldest karst mountains in Asia, formed approximately 400 million years ago. Riddled with hundreds of cave systems - many of extraordinary scale and length - and spectacular underground rivers, Phong Nha is a speleogists' heaven on earth.
As a US citizen, it is illegal to travel to Cuba as a tourist. Why? Back in 1960, the United States imposed a severe trade embargo against Cuba. The blockade was created after Cuba nationalized American-owned Cuban oil refineries without compensation. As part of the embargo, travel to Cuba by Americans has been restricted for

On many of our trips, we participate in whitewater rafting, which is a lot of fun (my favorite adventure activity), but can be dangerous. Of course, we only work with reputable companies and highly experienced guides, but if you are new to this sport, it’s important that you have an understanding about the rating system

May through December are typically the rainy “winter” months, also known as the green season. Both July and August typically have nicer weather than the months before and after. You'll typically have sun in the mornings and afternoon rains to green up the tropical foliage and cool things off. It's also the perfect time for

Every traveler’s bucket list should include viewing the Northern Lights, otherwise known as Aurora Borealis. It is by far one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena! The Aurora Borealis can only be seen within the auroral oval, which is centered on the earth’s North Magnetic Pole. The Aurora Borealis form when charged particles emitted from the

While in Cuba, we visit an organic farm for a true farm-to-fork experience. Upon arriving, you are given an “Anti-Stress Drink.” Here’s what’s in it: 1/2 pineapple 4 tsp sugar 3 tbsp milk 1 tsp coconut milk Ice Water Blend Next, add: Star Anise Mint Leaves Mint Grass Basil Lemongrass Blend Finish with some honey &

Eating is a big part of traveling, so we choose to not include all meals as part of the trip price to give you a choice of eating options. This allows for maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility. Our groups tend to eat

In the US, we’re used to a Cuban Sandwich having pickles and cheese. Well my friends, I hate to inform you… this is all wrong! A REAL Cuban sandwich doesn’t have pickles or cheese. It’s much simpler than that.   The REAL Cuban Sandwich consists of: Roasted Pork Leg Garlic, onions, sweet pepper & vinegar

Hiking the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is on every hiker’s bucket list, but should you do it? It is indeed challenging, but it has been completed by thousands of people. Chances are good that you can do it too, provided you are reasonably fit and you don’t have any health issues that preclude