Blue Origin Announces Orbital Reef—a Luxury Space Hotel

Orbital Reef

The race for space tourism is on. Earlier this year we saw Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic in direct competition with one another to see who could carry paying customers into low-Earth orbit first. A few months later, SpaceX followed up with a civilian flight of its own, this time taking travelers on a three-day … Read more

Climbing and Trekking are Currently Banned in the Indian Himalaya

Indian Himalaya

The embattled travel industry in India took another hit last week when climbing and trekking expeditions were banned in the Himachal Pradesh district. Following a difficult year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the region recently began welcoming visitors looking to explore the Indian Himalaya. But bad weather led to a tragic accident, which has resulted … Read more

Tuskless Elephants are Now More Common in Africa Thanks to Poaching

tuskless elephants

It’s well known that widespread poaching in Africa has had dire consequences for the elephant population.Despite the fact that the ivory trade was banned worldwide in 1990, it is believed that more than 30,000 elephants are killed each year for their tusks. This has led to the animals being listed as critically endangered, despite ongoing … Read more

Red Bull Rampage Returns with its Special Brand of Craziness

Red Bull Rampage

One of the many things that have made 2020 and 2021 such challenging years is the cancellation of some of our favorite events. Thanks to COVID, we’ve seen numerous expedition seasons shut down, athletic competitions delayed, and countless other annual gatherings postponed. Thankfully, many of those events are starting to return to the calendar, including … Read more

82-Year Old Climber Misses Summit of Dhaulagiri for 12th Time

Summit of Dhaulagiri

In the dictionary, under the word “perseverance”, there should be a photo of 82-year old Spanish climber Carlos Soria. If ever there was an example of a mountaineer who has exhibited extreme patience and persistence it is this man. Recently, in an effort to achieve his goal of becoming the oldest person to climb all … Read more

Rower Completes First Solo Journey from New York to London

New York to London

When John Fairfax first rowed across the Atlantic Ocean back in 1969, he had no idea that we would be paving the way for future adventurers to follow. Setting out from the Canary Islands and arriving in Florida 180 days later, he proved that it was possible for a person to travel alone across the … Read more

You Probably Shouldn’t Try Climbing Mt. Rainier Right Now

climbing mt rainier

Here at The Adventure Blog we routinely share stories of the impact of climate change and warming temperatures on our planet. For instance, just recently we wrote about how thawing tundra in Denali National Park is causing the only road there to sink dramatically and we’ve had several articles on shifting conditions in Greenland. But, … Read more

The Sylvansport Electric RV is the Motorhome of Our Dreams

Sylvansport Electric RV

There is no question that we’re on the verge of an electric vehicle revolution. Not only are EVs better for the environment, they also offer amazing performance and an array of unique technology. Of course, Tesla has been leading the way in this space for years, but now nearly every major car manufacturer has announced … Read more