Africa

Animals A-Go-Go

Between 300,000 and 600,000 African elephants—roughly half the number that existed just 20 years ago—survive south of the Sahara. Though a ban on ivory helped ease the pressure on the...

The Nile at Mile One

Where the Nile enters Lake Albert, in the northwestern corner of Uganda, lies a tiny fishing village named Wanseko. It is the end of the line, the last stop on the public bus route from Kampala,...

Hook, Line, and Regulator

The first time I visited Sharm El-Sheikh, the resort town near the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, I almost missed the point of the place. My ostensible purpose was to visit the nearby...

Sweet Saltwater Spots

Q: My wife and I are looking to go saltwater fly-fishing and scuba diving in an exotic location. We have had great trips in the Bahamas, Belize, Venezuela and Tahiti, but are struggling...

Radar

November is the International Spa Association's official Spa Awareness Month. Over 500 spas nationwide will be offering demonstrations, seminars, and best of all, discounts and other incentives...

Best Trips of 2001: A Better World

On each of these trips—and you just might help improve the planet. Norway: The Book of the Living Joining this Yarlung Tsangpo Gorge cultural preservation project is...

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