At the beginning of the trip I looked at the itinerary with terror but by the end I was excited for each and every adventure. I found my inner adrenaline junkie, who came to realize that you don't have to go skydiving to feel a rush.
It is said that nature has answers to all because if we really observe it, we will find everything - from the charm of a butterfly flapping its wings ...
News that a madcap team of British adventurers have used snow kites to break the record for the fastest crossing of Greenland's ice cap reminds me of another record breaking journey by an even madder bunch of Antipodeans who use kite surfs to cross the Sahara.
The original director George Miller has breathed new life into that classic franchise and the result is an absolutely riveting, visually arresting and perfectly acted film that sets up a netherworld where water and gasoline are at a premium, evildoers rule and humanity is down on its luck.
We mapped out eight under-the-radar alternatives to popular European destinations, based on the kind of activity you're looking for. Adventure sports, wine tastings, the beach?! These secondary spots are equally as awesome, just a whole lot cheaper.
It's not hard finding great ramen in Tokyo. It's the restaurant that's hard to find. Fortunately for me, my cousins led me on a gastronomic adventure to Ichiran ramen in Roppongi.
Doing in reverse in 40 minutes what it took Mr. Cheltenham and his friend seven days to complete with skis and spiked boots down below, I gain a magnificent bird's eye view of the craggy splendours of Nunavut's Auyuittuq National Park on the flight from Pangnirtung to Qikiqtarjuaq.
Three years ago this month, as I ordered an espresso in a small café in Rome, I made the decision to sell 90 percent of my earthly possessions in exchange for a life in Italy. It was a decision that has brought me joy, freedom and adventure; but it came at the price of living very small.
As far as tropical destinations go, Bermuda is tough to beat. It's renowned for its pink sand beaches, world-class golf courses, crystal blue waters and its warm, inviting island culture.
In a remote section of Namibia's Koakveld, a coastal desert in the country's northwest, sits Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, a new, state-of-the-art accommodation that offers its guests a day-trip unlike any other.
There's so much to do here, if catching a tan is not your cup of tea; sailing, fishing, scuba diving the colorful coral reefs, yoga in the morning on the beach and of course... the spa.
Take a 24-hour road trip to the mystical and authentically Americana part of the golden state, which has inspired such bands as U2, Queens of the Stone Age and the Foo Fighters.
Snuba diving is a combination of Scuba and snorkeling. However, instead of breathing though a snorkel tube, you breathe through a scuba regulator that...
Why do you think movies and television shows are so popular and even social media? It's an escape into someone else's life -- that just might be more fun than your own.
Some countries in the world are difficult to visit because they're waaaaay off the beaten path, while others are tough because they just don't like you. Or at least, don't want you there. And these eight strongholds -- well, they're a combination of both.