Africa

Books: Playing God!

It's hard enough being a teenager today. Just try it if you're half ape. That's the deal in Laurence Gonzales's coming-of-age-except-I'm-also-part-bonobo biotech thriller, Lucy (Knopf, ...

World Cup Adventures: Port Elizabeth

The country's watersports capital, Port Elizabeth (pop. 237,000) is located at the eastern end of South Africa and a cheap hourlong flight from Cape Town. Base yourself in historic Richmond Hill...

World Cup Adventures: Johannesburg

The World Cup begins and ends in Jo'burg; so do most South African safaris. The majority of lion-peepers head to vast Kruger National Park. Instead, take an hourlong charter flight (from $570...

Editors' Choice: 39-35

39. Going All In Even when cash is tight, we need to check out from the world every now and then—and spare no expense doing it. At least I do. I'm a great advocate...

The Best Adventure Philanthropy Trips

Want to take an exotic trip and engage in some do-gooding, too? Check out Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy's next adventure tour, which combines climbing Kilimanjaro with building a fishpond at...

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