8 tips for adventure close to home

In 2015, Alastair Humphreys penned a sweet little tome encouraging folks to haul themselves off their collective sofas a little more often. The Brit — named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2012 — quickly became the godfather of the “microadventure,” a term he likely coined and used in his book, Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes.

“Adventure is a loose word that means different things to different people. It is a state of mind, a spirit of trying something new and leaving your comfort zone. Adventure is about enthusiasm, ambition, open-mindedness and curiosity. If this is true, then adventure is not only crossing deserts and climbing mountains; adventure can be found everywhere, every day, and it is up to us to seek it out.”

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8 tips for adventure close to home

In 2015, Alastair Humphreys penned a sweet little tome encouraging folks to haul themselves off their collective sofas a little more often. The Brit — named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2012 — quickly became the godfather of the “microadventure,” a term he likely coined and used in his book, Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes.

“Adventure is a loose word that means different things to different people. It is a state of mind, a spirit of trying something new and leaving your comfort zone. Adventure is about enthusiasm, ambition, open-mindedness and curiosity. If this is true, then adventure is not only crossing deserts and climbing mountains; adventure can be found everywhere, every day, and it is up to us to seek it out.”

Bravo, Alastair! There’s no need for a fat travel wallet, a heap of… Read More

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