adventure travel

This Place is Literally Hell on Earth

Thumbnail image for This Place is Literally Hell on Earth

Traveling into Ethiopia’s land of fire and brimstone pays some very heavenly dividends.

Continue reading →

This is the World’s Least Accessible Place of Worship

Thumbnail image for This is the World’s Least Accessible Place of Worship

“He’s asking if you plan to climb up with or without support.”

Continue reading →

Walking on Healing Water

Thumbnail image for Walking on Healing Water

My two favorite things about South America are the Andes mountains and the Amazon jungle, so I knew I was destined to love the town of Baños, Ecuador, which sits at the junction between them.

Continue reading →

Las Islas de la Aventura

Thumbnail image for Las Islas de la Aventura

From sea kayaking, to mountain biking, to snorkeling with sharks, the Galapagos Islands are not only paradise for nature lovers, but also for adventure seekers.

Continue reading →

Dispatches from the Tip of Africa

Thumbnail image for Dispatches from the Tip of Africa

It might not be the ends of the Earth – or even of its own continent – but the Cape of Whatever-You-Want-To-Call-It is among of the most dramatic, haunting and evocative landscapes I’ve ever seen.

Continue reading →

The Adventure That Wasn’t Meant To Be

Thumbnail image for The Adventure That Wasn’t Meant To Be

Heading out to Western China? Qing Cheng mountain is one of the best spots for hiking near Chengdu — just read my advice first.

Continue reading →

Camping, Camels and Sand Dunes

Thumbnail image for Camping, Camels and Sand Dunes

Decide on how many days you want to spend in the Moroccan Sahara, what you want to do there and where you want to sleep to ensure your expectations match up with what you find among the dunes.

Continue reading →