“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.
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.
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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.
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
- 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.
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!