wildflowers cape town


Jenna Schnuer

South Africa in Bloom: On the Flower Trail in Cape Town and Beyond

South Africa had long been on my travel wish list. Since childhood, I dreamed of watching zebras, lions, giraffes and, most of all, elephants hanging out in their natural habitat, …

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8 Ways to Take Your Hawaii Adventure to the Next Level

Ready for some outdoor adventure on your next trip to Hawaii? Maybe you want to immerse yourself in Mother Nature while you’re on the islands, pick up some Instagram-worthy skills, …

johannesburg safari


Karen Dalton-Beninato

One of the World’s Best Safaris Lies Outside Johannesburg. Here’s How to Visit.

If a once-in-a-lifetime trip to see elephants frolicking in the mud, a lioness grooming her cubs or springbok bounding through the air is on your bucket list (and really, how …

iceland tours


Erika Owen

Take the Road Less Traveled: 5 Iceland Adventures Off the Tourist Trail

Exploring Iceland’s otherworldly landscapes feels like being on a different planet—black-sand beaches, desolate mountains, miles upon miles of lava fields. From volcano hikes to snorkeling between tectonic plates, there’s more …

the U.S. National Whitewater Center


Roketa Dumas

5 Reasons to Visit the U.S. National Whitewater Center

Home to the world’s largest man-made whitewater river, the U.S. National Whitewater Center, which sits on approximately 1,300 acres of land alongside the Catawba River, plays host to everything from …

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Robert Schrader

Winter Isn’t Always Coming. Here’s What to Do During Park City’s Other Seasons

Who hasn’t dreamed of skiing the slopes of Park City or rubbing elbows with celebs during Sundance? Picture it: You, in a ski lodge, recovering from a long day on …

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Karen Emslie

Going Wild in the Scottish Capital: Edinburgh’s Spectacular and Historical Green Spaces

Few cities can claim to be built around a volcano, but Edinburgh is one of them. Arthur’s Seat — the remains of said volcano — may now be extinct, but …

salt lake skiing


Jenny Willden

Why Salt Lake Is America’s Legendary “Ski City”

Imagine spending a full day skiing legendary powder and making it back to the big city in time for craft cocktails, artisan eats and world-class theater. This is Ski City …

what to do in savannah


Jenna Schnuer

Moving Around Savannah: Outdoor Adventures Abound

If there were a list of top 10 cities perfect for a lazy day, Savannah and its sun-dappled squares would certainly qualify. So if that’s what you choose to do, …

salt lake city hiking


Jenny Willden

Ditch the Pavement and Head Into the Wild on Salt Lake’s Biking and Hiking Trails

Endless vistas, brilliant wildflowers and alpine lakes — find it all and more hiking and biking around Salt Lake City, Utah. A gateway to spectacular natural scenery (often within city …