What Are the Top Destinations for Nighttime Scuba Diving?
In the field, you may be surprised by the ubiquitous smartphone ding that indicates a new email. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.
When you visit Italy, you want to see Italy—not other tourists. But the country is a pretty popular place to visit. In fact, tens of millions of visitors descend on it every year. Here are a few places you should go to avoid most of them.
It seems like the list of natural wonders withering under the ravages of climate change gets longer every day—from the shrinking snow atop Mount Kilimanjaro to the dying Great Barrier Reef. Many will be gone, or nearly extinct, within the coming decades, so the clock is ticking on your chance to see them.
Gone are the days of lugging around travel tomes with dog-eared pages. In the digital era, all that info is jammed in a Smartphone-size package. And sure, you can still download entire guidebooks in app form—as with Fodor’s City Guides ($4.99) or Rick Steves’ audio tours—but those versions hardly take advantage of the latest in digital travel resources.
When you’re in Miami for 48 hours, you’re only limited by the amount of sleep you need to grab. This tropical city of long, crystalline beaches on the Atlantic Ocean can be a near-endless playground for outdoor sports on land and sea during the day—if you know where to look—and arguably the country’s rowdiest party town at night (apologies to New Orleans).
It’s a new golden era for outdoor baseball—one in which Major League ballparks go out of their way to evoke a sense of place.
Portland, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, and Milwaukee might be the U.S.’s most widely acknowledged beer cities, but don’t discount the underdogs.
It’s not necessarily the facility that counts when you’re waking up at ungodly hours of the morning to clean and jerk—it’s the quality of the instructors, and the camaraderie of the friends who join you there.
If you want to run in the footsteps of Sir Roger Bannister, who famously ran the world’s first sub-four-minute mile, Oxford University is the place to go. Sixty years ago, on May 6, 1954, the then-25–year-old medical student broke through the tape at 3 minutes, 59.4 seconds on the campus’s Iffley Road track, since renamed the Sir Roger Bannister athletics track.
Despite light pollution, there are still many places to escape the city and see the stars.
As anyone who has ever downed a High Life in the shower knows, nude drinking is an excellent way to exercise free will while toasting our birthday-suited ancestors who drank fermented stag blood by moonlight.
Outdoor music festivals are becoming as much a part of the American summer as baseball games, barbecues, mosquito bites.
In certain circumstances, coverage could save you thousands of dollars and perhaps even your life. It’s an individual choice, so here’s what to consider when asking the question: To buy or not to buy?
Believe it or not, the question isn’t as crazy as it seems. There are actually a few different options for budding space tourists—though none are easy, or cheap.