As the highest and most famous mountain peak in Japan, climbing Mount Fuji is one of the adventures that should be on the bucket list of every traveler in Japan! Otherwise known as Fuji-san, it is an active volcano that is regarded as one of Japan’s three sacred peaks and iconic sites. Despite standing at 12,388 feet (3,776 metres) high and… Read More
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Deafening silence. The surface of the water is as smooth as a mirror. The reflection of the surrounding landscape making it difficult to discern what is up and what is down. Through The Pantanal in Brazil No sign of life. Though we know that a few meters behind the impenetrable wall of tropical forest and dark waters lives a phenomenal… Read More
As we made our way up the final stretch of the steep, gravel path, I gasped. There they stood, the mysterious, magnificent Three Towers of Paine (aka Torres del Paine), glowing a faint shade of red in the early morning light. The three towers are the centerpiece of the park and are an awe-inspiring sight. There were about a dozen… Read More
For the ultimate road trip adventure, there isn’t a lot that compares to the Dempster Highway. A Dempster Highway road trip is a great Canadian Adventure that very few have the opportunity to do. This 736 km road stretches from the far Arctic in Inuvik in the Northwest Territories, to Dawson City in the Yukon. Note: Since we drove the… Read More
Ivvavik National Park in Yukon, Canada receives fewer visitors than Mount Everest each year. Fall in Love with Ivavik National Park Located on the northern tip of Canada, Ivvavik has opened its doors to visitors with a unique base camp experience run by Parks Canada. It allows “regular Joes” like us a chance to experience the true Canadian wilderness with a… Read More
We have had the opportunity to see some of the most unique places anyone could ever think of and we’ve experienced some the most remarkable adventures around the world. Top Adventures Around the World Since starting my blog ActivePlanet in 2011, I’ve not only gained knowledge from personal experience but from lots…and I mean LOTS of research. Spending a lengthy… Read More