Posts Tagged ‘adventure’

In Focus: An Interview with Greenland Expert, Dr Sarah Aciego

I was recently introduced to a new adventure travel company, Big Chill Adventures.  The company is the brainchild of Dr. Sarah Aciego, a renowned glaciochemist who has pioneered isotope dating of ice cores at the Universit...


Flying High Above Real Middle Earth

Encompassing some of the most dramatic scenery on the planet, New Zealand’s south island is noted for its ability to inspire a longing for adventure. Alpine peaks, glacial lakes and vast stretches of uninhabited wilderness pr...



Kayaking The Glacial Waters Of Lake Wanaka

The wind whips my hair into my eyes as I stare out across the mass of undulating waves. I stand and contemplate the scene before me. This morning I’m joining the crew of Wanaka Kayaks, SUP & Sail and the thought of paddli...


Rediscovering My Home Country of South Africa

After quitting our jobs, my husband and I we ventured out to experience life in Thailand. After teaching and exploring Asia, we returned home for a short hiatus. Thereafter we made the best decision ever, to explore our own cou...



Best in Travel: First Trips, Transylvania and 2014

Every Wednesday, we round up the best of the online travel media and feature it here on Best in Travel. To join in the fun, follow us on  on Twitter @WildJunket and tag your favorite stories with #WJmag. We’ll bring  t...


The Highlights of Kakadu National Park

A wildlife refuge and UNESCO World Heritage site, Australia’s Kakadu National Park covers nearly 20,000 square kilometers. From stone country in the southern portion of the park to the marshes and billabongs of the north,...



Responsibly Sourced Adrenaline With Ziptrek Queenstown

Adrenaline. Love it or hate it there’s really no escaping the stuff when visiting New Zealand’s adventure sport capital, Queenstown. Set in the heart of the Southern Alpine Range aside the glacial Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown ...


Best in Travel: Backpacker Types, Travel + Age, and Making Friends

Every Wednesday, we round up the best of the online travel media and feature it here on Best in Travel. To join in the fun, follow us on  on Twitter @WildJunket and tag your favorite stories with #WJmag. We’ll bring  t...



Diving, Surfing, and Hiking: Top 5 Adventures in Barbados

Barbados is a small county that lies in the Caribbean just northeast of the South American country, Venezuela. As a famous tourist destination, it is a popular country for water sports because it is surrounded by just that; pro...


Ground Level: Cycling Bolivia’s Salar

Originally published in WildJunket Magazine Spring 2013 hen Neil Armstrong gazed upon the earth from Apollo 11 back in 1969, his eyes were drawn to a crimped white patch embedded in the Andean mountain range. As one of the bri...