Adventure Travel

When you think of taking a vacation do you dream of relaxing on a beach? Or does your mind turn to something a little wilder -- an African safari or agritoursim chores?

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5 Treasures People Are Looking for Right Now

Treasure hunting may be dangerous, but it sure is super exciting. Here are five treasures people are hunting down right now.

Are People Dying to Find Fenn's Treasure?

Since 2010, at least four deaths in the Rocky Mountains are thought to be related to a treasure hunt started by a reclusive millionaire named Forrest Fenn.

More Women Traveling Solo for Personal Growth and Adventure

Solo travel is on the rise ... and it's mostly women on the go.

How New Zealand Became the Home of Extreme Sports

New Zealand's public accident insurance fund has made the country a magnet for extreme sports and adventure seekers.

Millennials Say They Have No Time for Vacation

Don't believe the hype: Not all millennials are entitled. A report on vacationing shows their age group is the most vacation-deprived of any.

Can You Be Addicted to Travel?

Many articles have been written about the positive effects of travel. But can it also be too much of a good thing?

Scientists Reveal What Living and Working in Antarctica Is Really Like

The most inhospitable continent in the world can be a surprisingly normal at times. But then you have to mail your poop home.

Sailing Around the Globe With a Pet Chicken Named Monique

Frenchman Guirec Soudée is sailing around the world by himself. But since everyone needs a first mate, he enlisted a laying hen.

10 Eerie Abandoned Cities You Can Visit

There's something about abandoned cities that makes you curious about what happened. Here are 10 where you can satisfy that curiosity by taking a visit.

Everest: Still Tough to Conquer Decades After First Summit

Thousands have summited the world's highest mountain since Hillary and Norgay made their historic climb in 1953. What's changed about that formidable trek?

Mesmerizing Drone Footage Shows Eerily Abandoned Chernobyl

Photographer Philip Grossman used drones to capture these amazing shots of the nuclear meltdown site and abandoned city of Pripyat.

Japanese Corpse Hotels Arise in Response to Super Busy Crematoriums

Cremation in Japan is pretty much a nationwide tradition. That means you may have to wait days or weeks before your loved one is cremated. What to do in the meantime?

Cathartic 'Rage Rooms' Grow More Popular, But Could Actually Increase Aggression

The "rage room," where people can buy incremental time to smash household items and office products, is a European craze that may be coming to a city near you.

One Crazy Odyssey: Traveling Around the World … on Foot

Sometimes you need to take a walk to clear your head. For one man who circumnavigated the globe, that walk lasted more than a decade and stretched nearly 50,000 miles.

Yep, People Still Hitchhike

Hitchhiking is a polarizing topic. But is it really as dangerous as it’s often made out to be, or is it a relatively safe way to get around? Are people still hitchhiking?

10 Best Street Foods From Around the World

Sure, you can get a cheeseburger almost anywhere, but when you're traveling, why not sample the food the locals specialize in – and love? Street food gives you a tasty window into another culture. Here are our recommendations for your next trip.

10 Places on Earth That Look Completely Alien

Some spots on Earth seem like they're straight out of the Lonely Planet guide to outer space – NASA even uses them for training. What and where are they?

10 Ideas for Overseas Adventure Travel

Do you want to explore a part of the world that's new to you, but can't come up with anything exciting? We've got 10 ideas for adventurous trips.

5 Adventures in Eating You'll Never Forget

There's eating a hamburger. And then there's eating a hamburger in the pitch-black dark at the bottom of a cave, while flavor tripping. Would you forget a burger like that?

5 Adventures That'll Make Your Stomach Drop

Bungee jumping from a hot air balloon. The human catapult. Stunt flying. So many ways to make your organs shift.

10 Tips for Grand Canyon Rafting Trips

When you think of the Grand Canyon, you might think of a breathtaking view from high above. But one of the best ways to experience one of the seven natural wonders of the world is to see it from the water.

10 Awesome Tree Houses You Can Stay In

Think tree houses are just for kids? Think again. If you're up for an adventure like none other, then check out these 10 leafy getaways across the globe.

10 Challenging Adventure Trips for Climbers

Climbing adventures combined with interesting side treks or explorations turn each trip into an amazing journey. We'll look at 10 great options.

How to Select an African Safari

Safaris aren't just for scientists and big game hunters anymore. Now you can take your family on one of the most unique excursions known to man -- as long as you do your research first. Here's what to look for in a safari.

A Guide to Preparing for an African Safari

The magic of the bush and the wild animals comes alive on a safari. Our guide will tell you where and when to go and what to take.


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