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Coordinates Kauai: The Lost World

Coordinates Kauai: The Lost World

Kauai's North Shore coastline and tropical, mountainous interior invite outdoor enthusiasts to discover the mystical canyons, cascading waterfalls, secluded beaches, and rugged cliffs of this emerald gem of a paradise.

Best Photo Safari Apparel

Best Photo Safari Apparel

Apart from technical photo gear, the team’s spotted great apparel to put comfort and agility in focus.

Best On-Water Sun Tips

Best On-Water Sun Tips

A little sun warms body and soul.  Too much, at the wrong time, turns a coastal or water-borne outing into a sizzle-fest.

Five Best Whale Watching Tips

Five Best Whale Watching Tips

Active Junky’s out to make your cetacean-seeking choice – and accompanying expectations – fit your ideal voyage of marine mammal discovery.

Best Men’s Travel Sandals

Best Men’s Travel Sandals

The right pair of sandals does more than hang loose at café or pub.  Travel-worthy styles make multi-sport adventure possible without adding much weight to pack or duffel.

Best Men’s Travel Shirts

Best Men’s Travel Shirts

Guard against relentless rays and rising temperatures or look like you belong in this idyllic place.  Active Junky’s taken away the choice with three “both and” shirts from respected labels.

8 of the Best Places to Chase Winter

8 of the Best Places to Chase Winter

 From Argentina to Zermatt, chase the shred in style this summer. Here are 8 of the best countries to get after it this summer:

Top Trip-Saving Accessories

Top Trip-Saving Accessories

Far from home and days into the trip, little things add up.  With these Active Junky selections, your focus is on fun rather than frustration.

3 Road Trip Essentials

3 Road Trip Essentials

While these essentials won’t completely convert your vehicle into a mobile adventure wagon, throwing these pieces of gear into your trunk is a surefire way to make your trip go a lot smoother. 

What Works: Hut Trip Etiquette

What Works: Hut Trip Etiquette

We’ve definitely had our fair share of awkward hut experiences, but there are seven things you can do to ensure that a good time is had by all.

National Parks Adventure Trailer

National Parks Adventure Trailer

The only thing better than rambling around National Parks in person? Getting a tour on an IMAX screen by none other than Robert Redford.

3 of the Best Hotels in Santiago

3 of the Best Hotels in Santiago

Of the hundreds of hotels you’ll find in Santiago’s city limits, here are 3 of Active Junky’s top picks.

Seven International Travel Tips

Seven International Travel Tips

After four trips to Chile in the past four months, the Active Junky team has a few tips to keep you traveling strong, seeing more and returning home ready for everyday life—that is, if you decide to return at all.

8 Reasons to Visit Valle Nevado

8 Reasons to Visit Valle Nevado

If you’ve always dreamed of a yearlong ski season, read on and consider booking the trip of a lifetime to Valle Nevado, Chile.

17 Wild Winter Adventures Around the World

17 Wild Winter Adventures Around the World

Want to ride a reindeer-powered sleigh in Finland? Ice fish in Siberia? Run the world’s coldest marathon? Try something different this winter and tackle one of these wild winter adventures. 

15 of the Best Ski Areas in the U.S.

15 of the Best Ski Areas in the U.S.

So whether you’re on the hunt for untouched pow or a fun family getaway this winter (why not both?), these 15 ski areas will do the trick. 

10 of our Favorite Hot Springs

10 of our Favorite Hot Springs

Hot springs only get better as the temperatures drop. Here are ten of Mother Nature’s finest spots to warm up and chill out from all around the globe.

Best Places to Watch the Sunset

Best Places to Watch the Sunset

Nature’s nightly fireworks shows, sunsets are undeniably beautiful—but they only get better if you’ve got the right seats.

10 Amazing Fitness Retreats

10 Amazing Fitness Retreats

These ten retreats – from mellow surf outposts to adventure-oriented spas – will leave you rejuvenated and rested

Mountain Biking the Atacama Desert

Mountain Biking the Atacama Desert

Weather Channel's named it the driest place in the world.  Welcome to the Atacama Desert, where your rain gauge only needs to measure 4 inches – every 1,000 years.  Few outside of Chileans and intrepid explorers know it exists, much less have journeyed to this unearthly place.

16 Coolest Caves

16 Coolest Caves

Venture through 16 of the world’s coolest caves and you might just find your next dream destination. 

Astronomy, Archaeology And The Atacama Desert

Astronomy, Archaeology And The Atacama Desert

In the remote Atacama Desert, where thin, clear air and high altitude make for some of the best stargazing on the planet, stands history’s biggest on-the-ground astronomical workstation: ALMA. 

How to Plan an Epic Climbing Trip

How to Plan an Epic Climbing Trip

Planning a climbing trip? Going international? Follow these tips and you’re sure to have an experience of a lifetime.

8 "Grand" Canyons

8 "Grand" Canyons

Here are eight canyons that, while not the Grand Canyon, are grand nonetheless.

10 Remote and Amazing Places

10 Remote and Amazing Places

There are secret Gardens of Eden across North America as the formula persists: the more remote the location, the more amazing the adventure.

A Quick-Start Guide To Amazing Days

A Quick-Start Guide To Amazing Days

Wherever you land on the hike-camp-pack continuum, three elements transform your trips into days of wonder, lasting memories rooted in deeper connections with nature – and each other.