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Top SoCal Coastal Adventures

Biju Sukumaran | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel
Biju Sukumaran

Take in the California coast by horse. Saddle up on Santa Barbara Beach Horseback Ride's relaxing excursion along Butterfly Beach or view the ocean from on high on their Mountains and Bluffs ride.

Shark Pulls Fisherman Into Water, And That's Just The Beginning

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.04.2015 | Weird News

In a battle that drew both cheers and jeers on YouTube, a fisherman in a kayak hooked a shark off Stuart, Florida -- and got more than he bargained fo...

Celebrating July 4th in France

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's the July 4th weekend. My wife, Kathy, and I have a bag full of red, white and blue pinwheels, some Stars and Stripes-brand snack cakes and a packet of mini-flags. We're nearly set for a holiday blowout in the country. Strangely, none of the stores is stocked with hot dogs or chips. No one around us seems to be doing the same.

5 Reasons to Stay in Sausalito on Your Next Trip to the San Francisco Bay

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

Have you thought about staying outside the city on your next trip to San Francisco? Imagine. After a hectic day sightseeing, shopping and museum hopping, you jump on the ferry (or a private water taxi), cross the glorious bay and leave the noisy urban world behind.

Kayak the Appalachians and Protect Mother Earth With the Sierra Club

Fathom | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Fathom

The main goal is to get people out into the North Carolina Mountains and do work that improves the amazing experience of being on the lake. It's a beautiful place and a popular spot for many grassroots environmental organizations.

Adorable Sea Lion Pup Hitches A Ride On A Kayak

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.18.2015 | Green

A family kayaking in Santa Barbara harbor in California on Saturday found themselves paddling with an extra passenger when a sea lion pup hopped aboar...

The Best California Weekend Road Trips

Findery | Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel
Findery

There is something really harsh about the beginning of a new year. We all need something to look forward to. Are you ready to get out of town? While you may not be able to take time off from work, there's always the weekend. Hop in the car, put on your favorite music playlist and drive.

Murphy

Lynda Freeman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Books
Lynda Freeman

Remember the person in high school you had a secret crush on? Nothing actually happened. It was all longing and fantasy. Well, what if chance brought you together several decades later?

Pageant Spotlights Hernan Cortes and an Amazon Queen in La Paz, Mexico

Bob Schulman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Thousands of paceños line the city's beachfront as fierce Indians prance around against the eerie music of drums and flutes. A regal-looking woman stretches her arms to the sky as if reaching for the gods. Next, guys wearing metal helmets and body armor come ashore from a rowboat, and then other guys in brown robes show up to bring Christianity to the pagans.

Minnesota On a Stick

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 11.02.2014 | Travel
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

The leaves clinging to the few live branches on the tall trees alongside the freeway waved listlessly in a dry wind as we drove to the airport. We flew out of drought-stricken Los Angeles for Minnesota, the land of a thousand lakes.

Great Getaways: Puerto Rico

Budget Travel | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If you're looking for a fun, affordable beach getaway, visit Puerto Rico, home to plenty of beaches and nightlife, and enough options to satisfy every foodie, nature lover, and history buff.

Capsizes and Crocodiles: Is this the Most Insane River Trip Ever?

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.12.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

On a recent flying safari in Africa we piloted a BushCat, a low-slow nimble bush aircraft, from the Skeleton Coast of the Atlantic up the Kunene Rive...

What Kayakers Can Teach Us About Living Well

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 10.02.2014 | Healthy Living

Some plunge down waterfalls while others fish from their vessels, but kayakers have one thing in common: They all know a thing or two about leading a ...

Gigantic Whale Gently Lifts A Kayak Out Of The Water With Its Head

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green

Two adventurers kayaking in the blue waters near Puerto Madryn, Argentina crossed paths with some gentle giants of the sea. Gisela6652's video des...

Two Industrious Innkeepers

Kerri Allen | Posted 08.09.2014 | Travel
Kerri Allen

B&B's get mixed reviews. Some find the experience intrusive, with innkeepers acting more like nosy relatives than hospitality professionals. Others relish the history seeping out of mahogany armoires and well-thumbed "take one, leave one" paperbacks.

9 Summer Safety Tips For All Your Ocean Adventures

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 05.11.2015 | Green

After the polar vortex practically wrecked our winter months and even tried to creep into spring, we all deserve a warm and fun-filled summer. But ...

Come Heck or High Water: It's Whitewater Season in Montana

Mike Harrelson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Mike Harrelson

As the sun heads higher into the sky each passing day and daylight stretches into the evening hours, it's time to heed David Byrne's (Talking Heads) seminal call to action - "Take me to the river... drop me in the water."

The Colorado River Rejoins The Sea

Zachary Podmore | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green
Zachary Podmore

When we finally made it to the Gulf of California, I'd already decided I wouldn't return to the delta until the river did. I assumed this meant I'd never be back.

Adventures in the Charleston Lowcountry

WHERE | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
WHERE

Adventures abound for families and friends in South Carolina's Lowcountry. Whether you're looking for a wave pool or an ocean, to get up on ropes or down in alleys, we can tell you where to go.

Killer Trip Chasing Killer Whales

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

There is no better place, no better time. The salmon are running, and the weather is fine. Our target waters have the highest density of orcas anywhere in the world. I'm going to feel the spray of flying flukes, and wink at the melon-sized eye of an orca.

The Dangerous First Descent of the Zambezi

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Some 350 feet below the bridge we were driving over, a mighty river coiled and cursed through a dark basalt gorge. I could see two rapids interrupting the otherwise peaceful stretch. They were pieces of effervescence, feather-white, inviting.

Outdoors Adventures in North Carolina's Outer Banks

Lisa Dworkin | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Lisa Dworkin

The Outer Banks is a wonderful vacation spot for people who enjoy unique, and sometimes extreme, activities on land and in the water.

Shark Attack Off Maui Leaves Fisherman Dead

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — The Maui County Police Department has identified the kayak fisherman killed in shark attack. Police say 57-year-old Patrick Briney ...

Kayaker Dies After Shark Attack; Second Attack In Three Days For Maui

Posted 08.04.2014 | Green

A kayaker died on Monday morning after a shark attacked him in the waters off of Maui. The man, possibly a tourist, was fishing with a friend when...

NY Teen Killed While Kayaking In Hawaiii; Family Blames Colorado Tour Group

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 11.19.2013 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) — Lawyers for the family of a New York teen killed during a kayak excursion in Hawaii last year said Tuesday that the trip's organizer...