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Risk EmphasisPlay
Use it when highlighting someone's willingness to take chances, not just their love of travel or new foods. SlideOnly the most adventurous climbers attempt Everest without a guide.
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Positive ConnotationPlay
The word often carries a positive feeling, admiring someone's courage and zest for life. SlideHis adventurous deeds earned him widespread admiration.
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Not RecklessPlay
Distinguish between 'adventurous' and 'reckless'; the former usually involves calculated risks. SlideShe's adventurous in business, but always does her homework.