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Been There. Done That. What's Next? 8 Epic Travel Adventures for 2016

William D. Chalmers | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Getting a kick taking an adventure used to be easy: running with the bulls, swimming with dolphins, climbing Kilimanjaro, riding the Trans-Siberian Express. Been there?

One Of Austria's Best Hiking Spots Turns Into A Lake Every Year

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel

Watch your step. A hike in the park could turn into a scuba trip if you walk slow enough in Grüner See, a mountainous Austrian park that turns in...

'Depraved Heart,' A Conversation With Patricia Cornwell

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.27.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Patricia Cornwell is known to millions of readers worldwide. She has won nearly every literary award for popular fiction and has authored 29 New York Times bestsellers.

Humongous Sunfish Dwarfs Divers

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.16.2015 | Science

When fishermen talk about the one that got away they just may be talking about this giant sunfish. The September 2013 encounter, which just ...

The Adventure Volunteer Trip That Changed My Life At Age 50

Tam Warner Minton | Posted 09.21.2015 | Fifty
Tam Warner Minton

Did it sound crazy, absolutely nuts, to pick up and head off to Africa for six weeks alone, to live in an unpopulated area where there were no doctors? Probably. But I did it anyway.

New Underwater Discovery Gives The Great Barrier Reef A Run For Its Money

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.09.2015 | Science

Looks like one of the world's most famous natural wonders has some pretty impressive competition. This week, researchers in Australia announced&n...

Why Hoopla Is Unlikely for the 50th of SEALAB II

Ben Hellwarth | Posted 08.26.2015 | Science
Ben Hellwarth

Fifty years ago, some historic stuff was happening off the coast of Southern California during a sea-floor mission that was like a corollary to the moon landing, with its own brand of small steps for man and giant leaps for mankind.

You Won't Believe What This Woman Did To Propose To Her Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.14.2015 | Gay Voices

After six-and-a-half years together, Markie Beth wanted to find a unique and special way to propose to her marine biologist girlfr...

Life Is But a Dream: Sailing on a Phinisi Boat

Laura Grier | Posted 07.28.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

In the Indonesian language, Bahasa, there is no future or past tense. You literally are forced to speak in the present and it is the way of life for the people that live here...being in the present.

Bonaire's Top 10 - Must See for Cruisers and Travelers

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Turquoise blue water, picture perfect sunsets, Dutch Caribbean architecture, landscapes that vary from lush green hills to barren desserts, and not to forget some of the best dive sites in the world - Bonaire is a dream destination for nature lovers.

Ocean Optimism in the Murder Capital of the World

Michael Webster | Posted 06.04.2015 | Green
Michael Webster

Honduras is known more for its reputation as the current murder capital of the world than for its successful marine-conservation initiatives. Yet the country is quickly becoming a model for others around the world for its leadership in this arena.

Great White Emerges From Murk, Swims Straight At Terrified Diver

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.22.2015 | Green

Among the many things you'd prefer not to see when you peer into the deep, murky ocean beneath your feet: a great white shark, swimming up from the de...

Frozen in Time: 6 Great Dive Spots in the Pristine Marine Ecosystems of Cuba

Scott Norvell | Posted 05.31.2015 | Travel
Scott Norvell

It's often noted that one of Cuba's most seductive aspects is the time capsule-y feel of the place. The old cars. The lack of traffic -- and the horse-drawn wagons -- in Havana.

Road Trip U.S.A.: Missouri

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Last time on Road Trip U.S.A., I explored the dietary connection between the native peoples of Indiana and today's modern society (while wandering through a maze).

Feeling the "Pressure" as Divers Stranded Deep Underwater

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment
Helen I. Hwang

Pressure is gripping and suspenseful, adeptly building tension as the back stories of the main characters unfold in surprising ways. When people are put in untenable positions, survival can bring out the best and worst of all of us.

The Most Dangerous SCUBA Dives In The World

The Active Times | Posted 04.25.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

What could be more thrilling than diving deep into the ocean among sea creatures and exploring sections of the earth few have seen before?

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

Oyster | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel

Made up of 26 atolls scattered in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a beach destination that's totally set apart from other tropical getaways like the Caribbean and Mexico.

2014: The Year in Travel

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

As we bid farewell to another year of travel, it is only appropriate to look back at some of the travel trends of 2014, and ring in a new year of wanderlust, seeking out astonishing, electrifying, or just off the beaten path destinations.

Freediving Is The Most Beautiful And Difficult Sport You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.26.2014 | Sports

In the world of mere mortals, holding one's breath underwater over the length of a swimming pool is a feat to be proud of. For freedivers, however, th...

Scuba Diving Between Continents in Iceland [VIDEO]

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel

Thanks to glacial runoff and a long filtration journey through Iceland's volcanic underground, the water pouring into Lake Thingvellir is some of the cleanest in the world. That's very apparent than in the Silfra Rift, the tectonic boundary between the Eurasian and North America plates.

Forget About Sharks, This Sea Lion Attack Is Terrifying

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.08.2014 | Green

Sea lions may be adorable -- they surf, they snuggle, they even boogie -- but they can also be terrifying. One freediver had a close call with an a...

This Crescent-Shaped Island Is A Snorkeler's Dream Come True

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel

Sail us to the moon and let us play among the starfish. That’s the tune we’re singing after seeing these gorgeous photos of Molokini, the cresc...

SNUBA Is Basically Scuba Diving, But Way Easier

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel

If you've ever wanted to breathe like a fish underwater without having to learn how to SCUBA, then'll you love learning to SNUBA. It's the perfect hyb...

5 Reasons Why I'm Celebrating California's Plastic Bag Ban

Adrianna Quintero | Posted 12.14.2014 | Green
Adrianna Quintero

The vast majority of the oceans' surface is polluted with plastic particles, 80 percent of which was trash on land that washed out to sea. These plastics may get broken down into tiny pieces, incorporated into glaciers, or swallowed up by animals, but they never really disappear.

The World's Deepest Pool Is The Biggest Deep End We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel

An indoor pool in Italy is giving new meaning to the deep end and it's slightly terrifying. It's not quite as scary as swimming in a glass-bottom ...