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Ukranian Jewish Woman's Holocaust Story Teaches Us How to Survive

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 12.30.2014 | Religion
Danielle Wolffe

Mania Golberg sat in her dining room in Roswell, Georgia; explaining what it was like to hide in a dark underground cave in Ukraine for 344 days during the Holocaust. The enormity of what Mania lived through seemed somehow misaligned with the frail 85 year old Jewish woman sitting next to me kneading her hands.

10 Places You Shouldn't Go If You Have Phobias

SmarterTravel | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel

In this, our most macabre month, we're taking a look at 10 places known for the kind of spectacles that many people would travel the world to see ... and a few would go to any lengths to avoid.

Caves, Icebergs, and Humanoid Landscapes: A Collaboration With Rebecca Chaperon

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

In my writing practice, I often write poems that have been sparked by an image. Last summer, I came across Rebecca Chaperon's work, and was stunned by its weird beauty.

PHOTO: Gigantic 'Supercave' Sets World Record

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.30.2014 | Science

It's hidden beneath rolling hills, can be reached only via an underground stream, and now it has been named the world's biggest cave chamber: meet Mia...

Rescue Effort On For Injured Scientist Trapped In Cave

AP | Posted 09.26.2014 | Science

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Rescuers were working Thursday to save an injured Spanish speleologist who has been trapped for a week about 400 meters (1,300 fee...

Florida's Secret Geography

Drew Perlmutter | Posted 10.06.2014 | Travel
Drew Perlmutter

Growing up in South Florida I wasn't exposed to much besides beaches and strip malls. I was raised with this notion in my head that Florida was just a...

The Top 10 Coolest Caves Around the World

Viator | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel

The deep, dark world of caves is fascinating. From caves that light up with the glow of millions of glowworms, to underground caverns stuffed with crystals bigger than the average house -- here's our guide to 10 of the coolest caves in the world.

Visit These 21 Amazing Places Without Leaving North America

minube | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel

As far as amazing places go, there's truly no place like home. After all, why fret about exorbitant airfare to far-flung locales when you can experience some of the world's most stunning sights right here in North America?

Cave Dwelling Has Never Been This Luxurious

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel

Sleeping under the stars or in a super luxury hotel room or even underwater... it's all be done before. How about sleeping in a cave? These seven c...

If This Doesn't Inspire Wanderlust, We Don't Know What Will

Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel

Let's take a little trip, shall we? This time, let's go to Greece, where we went to see the world's prettiest beach not too long ago. Located o...

Monkey Around At The Batu Caves

Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel

Malaysia's Batu Caves are more than just a series of caverns. The caves, located north of Kuala Lumpur, are the site of an iconic Hindu temple and...

The Most Mystical Cave In The World

Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel

It might not be the world's largest, like nearby Son Doong Cave, but Phraya Nakhon cave is pretty darn awesome looking nonetheless. Set inside Khao...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

'Once In A Lifetime' Ice Caves Form At Lake Michigan | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel

If you trek to the Lake Michigan in the next couple weeks and hike along the frozen shore, you might find yourself standing on top of miles of spectac...

Son Doong On the Cheap

Courtney and H.J. Derr | Posted 04.16.2014 | Travel
Courtney and H.J. Derr

Unless you've been under a travel rock for the past couple of years, you've probably heard about the discovery of Hang Sơn Đoòng (HSD), the largest cave in the world. The good news? It's now open to explorers.

14 Breathtaking Places You Probably Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Lisa Miller & Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel

Do you ever feel like you've seen it all? Do you crave those breathtaking moments of your first travel adventures? The world is full of wonders, s...

Get 'Em While They're... Hot?

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.28.2014 | Travel

The sea caves near Wisconsin's Apostle Islands are always reachable in the summertime. During warm months, you can easily kayak or take a boat to thes...

10 Most Awe-Inspiring Caves

Fodor's | Posted 02.12.2014 | Travel

The natural world can be pretty spectacular, but what we see on the surface isn't even the half of it.

You've Never Seen A Cave Quite Like This Before

Posted 11.15.2013 | Travel

Holy mother of all caves. We thought we'd never top our love and awe for Vietnam's crazy cool Son Doong cave. But oh, we were wrong. Here's our ...

Everybody Loves Caves

Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel

Ever since discovering the magic of Son Doong, the world's largest cave, we've realized that everyone loves a good cave. Gaping Gill, located in No...

9 Amazing Cave Villages You Can Still Visit

minube | Posted 08.30.2013 | Travel

Since the dawn of time, caves have held a special attraction for people the world over. From desert cities from 300 B.C. to thriving subterranean neighborhoods in modern Europe, here are nine amazing cave towns you can still visit.

LOOK: This Russian Ice Cave Is Extraordinary

Posted 08.27.2013 | Green

Nature, man. Believe it or not, this amazing, otherworldly ice cave is actually real. Photo: Denis Budko The photos popped up on Reddit last ...

Killer Cave Lured Ancient Carnivores To Their Deaths, Scientists Say

Posted 05.02.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/01/2013 05:07 PM EDT on LiveScience A cavern in Spain may have lured ancient carnivores to t...

Shelter in the Dark: Director Janet Tobias on No Place on Earth

Andrew Fish | Posted 06.10.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

Along with renowned cinematographer César Charlone (The Constant Gardener, City of God), Janet Tobias steeps audiences in this story of darkness, family, survival and triumph.

Astronauts Headed Into Cave System To Train For Missions

Posted 09.13.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 09/04/2012 02:43 PM EDT on An international team of astronauts will go underground this week, using a Med...

Found: The Oldest Art In United Kingdom?

Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts

A 14,000 year old carving found in a cave on the Gower peninsula, a part of South West Wales, may be the oldest example of rock art in Britain. The ca...