Month: February 2017

Condor moments: trekking in Patagonia

Theres no better way to enjoy the drama of Patagonia than striking out on the W Trek one of the most remote walks in one of the most beautiful places…
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We Packed Our Bags To Visit Iceland And It Turned Into An Unbelievable 18-Month Adventure

By Adam Biernat -- Community MemberOne day I woke up with a strong feeling that it was time to set off into the unknown. I packed my stuff and together…
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10 Genius Ways To Repurpose Your Old Plastic Buckets

Do you have a bunch of old plastic buckets kicking around your garage? Those five-gallon treasuresare totally the kind of thing that you justdon’t want to throw away, because who…
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Second avalanche rescue as ‘full on winter’ returns – BBC News

Three Coastguard rescue helicopters were used to help find the Ben Nevis climbers and take them to hospital. Image copyright HM Coastguard HM Coastguard said it had scrambled a helicopter…
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11 best hotels in the middle of nowhere

(CNN)From private island villas in Cambodia to Himalayan mountain hideouts and suspended cabins in the woods of Sweden, there's no shortage of far-flung retreats around the world for those seeking…
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Rishikesh, India: The yoga capital of the world

Rishikesh (CNN)For better or worse, the holy city of Rishikesh, which rests on the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, will always be associated with the Beatles and their…
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9 reasons to visit Penang that have nothing to do with street food

(CNN)Say "Penang" and images of street food and heritage buildings pop into most people's minds. Truth be told, if I'd spent my eight years living on this Malaysian island just…
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‘Firefall’ optical illusion lights up Yosemite National Park

(CNN)It's the time of year for the mesmerizing phenomenon "firefall" to illuminate Horsetail Fall in Yosemite National Park.The natural effect gives the illusion that bright orange lava is flowing off…
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