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Here are all our adventure stories that are city - based. A city offers its own challenges and opportunities - find out about the places our contributors have visited!

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Los Angeles to Auckland - The Start of an Adventure!

Follow Janice Van Cleve on her adventures from Los Angeles to Auckland, North Island, New Zealand. She found New Zealanders to be friendly, easy going, and totally nuts about jumping off things!

Abu Dhabi

A Luxury Spa Break In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is renowned for its over-the-top lavish twist to everything, but you might not have known it’s a hot spot for first-class spas. Let me let you in on the secret with my top pick of the best spas in Abu Dhabi.


In and About the Old Town of Albuquerque

Albuquerque is friendly, fun, and affordable. It is a wealth of attractions, tasty, hot regional cuisine, and unexpected fine wineries.


Follow Maria Heberling's Bangkok adventure, with NO agenda!


Cheryl Trenary takes a whimsical look at Parc Güell, Barcelona.

Cheryl Trenary experiences Can Bas Winery, a family-owned jewel outside of Barcelona.


Alesia Barron writes about her trip to Boston.


Read about the Bogota graffiti scene in Sylvia Renfro's account of her visit.


Manya explores Egypt, Ancient Art & the Upper Nile - 

Manya explores Egypt from Cairo up the Nile and discovers a world of ancient culture and art.

Cape Byron, New South Wales, Australia

Mogsy visits the laid-back coastal resort at the most easterly point of continental Australia, and discovers a lighthouse, dolphins and a street entertainer.


An Ecuadoreana Remembers Growing up in Cuenca


Sumptuous Spa at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, Ireland - Gail travels 5,000 miles from home and discovers the sumptuous spa at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.


Flying Solo in Havana -  Janice explores Havana, Cuba – alone!


Istanbul: How I Became a Purse Vigilante - Judith reflects on what happened and how she felt when her purse was snatched on her first evening in Istanbul. Will she ever see her passport again?

Explore the wonders of Istanbul with an archeologist, Janice Van Cleve.


DATELINE: Kathmandu, Nepal - Kris and her family ride elephants through Royal Citwan National Park in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida – a “radical sabbatical” experience - Kirsti shares the Key West part of her radical sabbatical experience in a 22-foot van.

Las Vegas

Former editor Carolyn V. Hamilton writes about Las Vegas Memories.


Carnival in Montevideo, a Way of Life  - Carolyn discovers the roots of tango in the music and dance and colorful costumes of Carnival portrayed in the carnival museum in Montevideo, Uruguay.

New York

Follow the adventures of a pub crawl in Brooklyn's Carroll Gardens area. Cheryl visits several bars and restaurants in beautiful Brooklyn!


Janice’s first day exploring the old city of Nuremberg, Germany - 

Janice spends a day exploring the old city of Nuremberg, (Nürnberg) Germany, admiring its architecture and cuisine.


Janice Explores Paris’  Île de la Cité  . . . and discovers an underground archeological crypt.

Marla takes her daughter to the Ritz in Paris - A woman traveling with her daughter sees Paris differently from traveling with her husband.


Desert daydreams - Canadienne Dominique's impressions show different sides of a city in the US Southwestern desert. Travel with Dominique as she stays in a B&B and explores diverse attractions like The Lost Dutchman State Park and the Calle 16 Mural Project.


H is for Hostel Nights in Quito - Carolyn tries out the hostels on a visit to Quito.


Bicycle Touring in Rome - Tracy and her daughter have an adventure bicycle touring in Rome in the rain!

San Francisco Bay Area

Read about Mogsy's adventures on her trip to San Francisco via Monterey for the Big Sur Marathon!

Split,  Croatia

Christine’s European break in Split, Croatia - Christine takes a break from “grandmothering” and discovers Split, Croatia.

Vatican City

Trapped in the Vatican Museum  -  On a humid and rainy Saturday afternoon, Cam finds herself trapped in the Vatican Museum.


Lost in Venice: Avoid These 7 Mistakes - Pam gets lost in Venice. Her advice? Avoid These 7 Mistakes.

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