FREE Ebook! Get Your Feet Wet with this First-Time Adventure Travel Guide

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“Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”  —Helen Keller

An all-inclusive resort vacation isn’t your speed and you want to go a little deeper into day-to-day life and culture abroad, but you’re not looking to hit the books. You want to opt outside and experience your host country—because if it’s going to take your breath away either way, you might as well make it intentional. 

Panoramic view of mountain valley with two backpackers in the foreground

We did all the legwork with this adventure travel guide so you could save your energy for long days on the trail.

We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again, and we probably won’t ever stop saying it: You don’t have to be Bear Grylls to have an amazing adventure abroad. For first-time adventurers abroad, you might be intimidated getting into the space. Our first-time adventure travel guide aims to mitigate some of that stress you might be feeling. 

One click away from the best adventure travel advice → Download the First-Time Adventure Travel Guide

We’ve scoured the globe and reached out to our favorite adventurers far and wide to put all of the best adventure travel tips together into one comprehensive resource. That way all you need to worry is deciding where to go next and what you’re going to do.

Gif, the hobbit, Im going on an adventure!

Whether it’s your first time going on an adventure trip, or your 50th time, there is always this level of enthusiasm.

Our writers have all the best world travel advice for newbie adventurers, from how to choose your next adventure and the best places to go, to the most fun activities to do and the accessories and travel gear you can’t leave home without. Live the Boy Scout motto and always be prepared with this handy adventure travel guide. 

Here’s a peek at what you’ll get in our first-time adventure travel guide

Gif, Seinfeld, Kramer and George rock climbing, george

Your first time on the wall be like…

  • How to Find & Book Adventure Travel Programs
  • Adventure Travel Abroad Programs vs. Solo Adventure Travel
  • The World’s 10 Most Adventurous Places to Visit
  • 6 Legit Adventure Trips Abroad You’ll Wanna Take SOON
  • How to Fund Your Adventure Travels
  • 15 Must-Have Accessories for Traveling Abroad

World travel advice by adventurers, for adventurers

Get your REI membership card all dusted off because your dividends are gonna be GREAT this year. Take a trip you’ll never forget, especially if you follow these adventure travel tips to a t. 

Gif, dog getting into suitcase

Note: Unfortunately your dog might be better off with a dog-sitter for this one… 

Whether you want to climb the highest mountain or dive down to the deepest depths of the ocean, there’s an adventure travel experience abroad that will check all your boxes. But, before you go you’ve gotta make sure you’re ready for it! This adventure travel guide written for first-time adventurers, by current adventurers is a great jumping off point to inspire any and all future travels—and help you prepare for an adrenaline-filled first-time traveling abroad! 

About to embark on an adventure travel program soon? This Ebook is for you!

Topics:  Before You Go, Ebooks