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Four Generations; 40 Years of Exile

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.27.2015 | World
Caroline Gluck

The Sahrawis have lived as refugees in exile for nearly 40 years. They are one of the world's oldest refugee groups, but one of the least-known internationally.

Scientists Shocked To Find Life In The Driest Place On Earth

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.20.2015 | Science

In northern Chile's Atacama Desert -- known as the driest place on Earth -- a region called María Elena South is so incredibly arid that scientists t...

A Mad Way South: Kite Buggying Across the Sahara

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Stefan Simanowitz

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.

Review -- Mad Max: Fury Road

Dwight Brown | Posted 05.14.2015 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

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.

24-Hour Desert Escape

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel
Shannah L. Compton

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.

21 Ooey Gooey Ways To Devour Chocolate

PureWow | Posted 04.24.2015 | Taste
PureWow

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert.

The Liquid Dream of Governor Moonbeam

Peter Schwartz | Posted 04.13.2015 | Green
Peter Schwartz

Drycephalus Water is poetry. Loose-limbed and supple. Deserts are prose. Hard, inflected, and jagged. Water is the condition of civilization. Lim...

This Serene Desert Yoga Video Will Mesmerize You

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Not in the mood for yoga this week? This yogi will probably change your mind. L.A.-based yoga instructor Dylan Werner took on some pretty crazy yo...

The magical Turpan

Matjaz Tancic | Posted 04.10.2015 | Travel
Matjaz Tancic

There is not better way to get a fast introduction to the new place, culture or people than being invited to a local wedding. New music, food, drinks,...

Middle Australia, a Trip for All Senses - Part One

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

It's rough. The soil is hard and red, soft and warm at the same time. The shades of the rock are not really calming at all, nothing refreshing like the shade of a tree or a market umbrella. This is the center of Australia, this is aboriginal Uluru.

California Desert Visions

Findery | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Findery

I'd like to think that it's something in the water that leads to all of these unique desert manifestations. Then again, maybe it has to do with the lack thereof. Next time you're looking for some inspiration, hit the dusty road and see what oasis awaits inside of you.

Australia's Northern Territory: The Adventurer's Dream

Black Tomato | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Black Tomato

Everything you'll ever need for an intrepid adventure lies within the realms of Australia's Northern Territory. Key elements that we all seek when we strive to challenge ourselves, strive to embark on a trip that has the power to change us, the Northern Territory has in abundance.

I Decided to Stop. And I Invite You to Join Me.

Narkis Alon | Posted 03.17.2015 | Small Business
Narkis Alon

In the beginning of our journey, we need to convince people that our business exists, has the right to exist and will continue to exist. Continuing our journey, if we scale up, we become so busy with growing our business that we sometimes forget why we're doing it to begin with.

Top 5 Winter Fakes

Findery | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Findery

It's January. Winter is about to hit hard in the wintry regions. But snow in the Caribbean? Nope. For those of us who don't live in a snowy region, we...

An Aussie Out of Water: 3 Nights in the Outback

Dominique Kane | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Dominique Kane

It was a blistering 35 degrees Celsius, but I was so preoccupied by my new surroundings that I barely noticed the heat. As I started the ignition of my rental car, my nerves tingled. I'm alone, in the desert. I'm going to be driving around in the desert, alone.

Le Louvre in the Desert

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.16.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The grande dame of all museums of the world is getting a baby sister/brother. A sibling in any case.

Desert Detox: 6 Stunning Remote Resorts

trivago | Posted 12.10.2014 | Travel
trivago

Billions of twinkling stars, breathtaking views, and miles from crushing crowds of tourists - if you're hoping for a true escape during your next vacation, the desert may be the destination of your dreams.

Happiness Is Worth The Mess

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

My father was a tidy man. He kept his tools in order. Bridles for the horses hung neatly from the proper pegs. He oiled his saddle regularly. Yes, Daddy was a cowboy.

Travel Photography in Morocco: How to Capture a Sense of Light, Place -- And Maybe Even a Wife

Ethan Gelber | Posted 11.22.2014 | Travel
Ethan Gelber

When you travel, it is important to time and adapt your itinerary to light and place, emphasizing more on the right kind of photography in a specific place at the right time of day than on simply layering photography as a pastime over a standard tour.

13 Life Lessons From 13 Years At Burning Man

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts
Maya Zuckerman

If you can imagine standing in a crowd of hundreds and peering up at art installations/sculptures up to 100 feet high as they burst into flames in symbolic offerings, you would come away with feelings of awe, veneration, wonder and even dread.

Intimate Silence: Spirituality of Desert Preservation

Jim Burklo | Posted 11.16.2014 | Religion
Jim Burklo

A young Muslim woman student at the University of Southern California once told me that the reason she fasts at Ramadan is to manifest an essential human quality. Human beings, she said, are the only creatures that are able to restrain themselves from doing what they want to do.

Burning Man Drew 66,000 People To The Desert Last Week

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern N...

A Cautionary Tale About Shower Gel

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I consider myself an international travel expert. My journeys have taken me from Beijing to Morocco. So when I make appearances, people often ask me for advice. I am quick to share my travel expertise, and when it comes to packing, I consider myself an expert. But on a recent trip to Namibia, I failed to heed my own advice.

How To Throw The Ultimate Boho Desert Wedding

Leila Lewis | Posted 09.06.2014 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Succulents, neutrals and an awesome desert setting! It's the perfect design for a laid back, fun gathering and you'll look amazing in all that flowey fabric and boho headbands.

18 Reasons Why Australia Is Travel Heaven

minube | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
minube

With it's vast and varied landscapes, unique wildlife, and white-sand beaches, Australia is one of the most interesting continents around.