LIFE IS AN ADVENTURE OR NOTHING…
Adventure travel is a $250 million a year industry in the U.S. and roughly $263 BILLION is spent on its pursuit worldwide, according to the Adventure Travel Trade Association. That’s because it’s incredible and addictive!
Discover amazing adventures such as a Nile River Adventure Cruise, a birding safari in Papua New Guinea, and a Trans-Siberian Railway Adventure.
Learn about awesome adventure activities, such as sandboarding, quad-motoring, kloofing, rambling, and zorbing. Find out how to get ready for your adventure, what to pack, useful resources (including a list of adventure outfitters), budget tips and advice.
WARNING! Reading this book could lead to camping in Antarctica, sailing into volcanic calderas, and hot-air ballooning over the Swiss Alps! Also, adventure travel is addictive!
Terrance Zepke is an award-winning and best-selling author of fifty books, including the popular TERRANCE TALKS TRAVEL and CHEAP TRAVEL series. She is a travel blogger, agent, adventurer, and host of UBER ADVENTURES. Zepke has traveled to all seven continents and enjoyed a wide array of adventures, including dog-sledding in the Arctic Circle, camping in the Himalayas, shark-cage diving in South Africa, hiking the Inca Trail, and a gorilla safari in Uganda.
The author has left no stone un-turned in tutoring the traveler, right from figuring out whether the reader is cut out for adventure travel to preparing their pre-trip checklist. There are plenty of good tips given by the author in this book like taking into account whether one is fit for the trip, giving a copy of the itinerary to a trusted friend, never taking new shoes before “breaking them in” first. The author has given useful advice like being respectful to the place of visit by dressing appropriately, not discussing contentious issues, and some other suggestions like getting immersed in the culture of the place…The author has also created sample lists and budgeting forms for the reader to plan their trip, along with a mine of resources to help the traveler. One of the most exciting parts of the book is the list of top twenty-five places suggested by the author…This handy guide covers everything one needs to know about adventure travel. I rate it 4 out of 4 stars.” –Online Book Club