Adventure Adviser


The Best Travel Plans Go Unwritten

Some plan trips in advance; others let the current carry them. For Amy Ragsdale, traveling with risk takers like herself has helped her trust the process of exploring without a full map, rather than fight it.

Amy Ragsdale
Aug 6, 2014

5 Hotel-Booking Apps for Procrastinators

Procrastinators are about to get the last laugh. Turns out you can save 10 to 40 percent if you book a hotel at the last minute through an app.

Ashley M. Biggers
Aug 1, 2014

Athletic Parents Are a Godsend

Two brothers and a sister—whose parents are endurance athletes—attempted to swim the English Channel together this month. Does the family factor add any advantage?

Amanda MacMillan
Jul 28, 2014

The Merits of Finding Your Favorite Place

We can boat the same backyard river with our family a dozen or more times, and it will never get old—because rivers, like our children, are constantly changing.

Katie Arnold
Jul 25, 2014