Adventure means an exciting or interesting life experience that is something very different from your normal routine of daily life. Generally, adventure as an experience is considered an enriching and life-expanding experience.
Adventures can be of various types. In some adventures you learn something new about life: about a different place or culture. In some adventures you learn some new life skills.
In some adventures you feel the exciting of doing something where you learn to face your fears. Sometimes people wrongly engage in adventures without fully understanding the risks involved and that can be dangerous, even life-threatening.
Some typical examples of Adventures
Picnic and travel
Picnics and small travel are the most accessible and easiest forms of adventure in daily life. Generally, people choose to go on small picnics together with friends or family, to a new, unknown place. Sometimes people plan travels to some nearby tourist destinations. The enjoyment value of these adventures is to have a fun time with friends and family. Also the new, unknown place has lot of new learnings in terms of life and culture.
Hikes, Treks and Mountain Climbs
Sometimes people who are trained in the activities of hiking, trekking and mountain climbing plan adventures around these activities. These can be done individually or as a group. Most people like to plan something with like-minded friends. These adventure requires some training, practice, planning and clear understanding of the landscape and activity involved. It is important to evaluate the risks and have plans in place to successfully deal with them.
Some people engage in individual or group sport activities that are called as Adventure Sports. These include activities like River Rafting, Canoeing, Bungee Jumping, Rock Climbing, Advanced Mountaineering, Jungle Safaris, Sky Diving, Parachuting, Paragliding, etc. Some Water Sports activities like Water Scooters, Scuba Diving, etc. are also included in Adventure Sports.
It is important to understand and focus on the enjoyment value of an adventure while successfully planning for and dealing with the risks involved.