Heavy storms and a 100-year flood battered the Balkans in May, but by the end of the month, the sun appeared and I was bound for Slovenia.
Da, Da, there it is,” Andrey says with a smile as he idles the outboard engine. He puffs a cigarette and points at a bulge on the horizon. “Amerika Khaya—America Mountain.”
Noted for its craggy seaside cliffs, verdant pastures, and temperate climate, the Cornwall region of southwest England is a favorite of divers, hikers, surfers, and drinkers. Soon it could also be...
July 12 marks the annual National Trails geocache release, during which new coins are released onto the country’s 15 national trails and followed throughout the summer.
Traveling light and fast up and down mountains—that's the concept behind skyrunning, a sport that now boasts 200 races and 30,000 participants annually.
Paris is a city known for many things—its architecture, its fromage, its lovers—but exercise is decidedly not one of them.
Blame the weather, the color of the Thames, or the historical moniker of “The Big Smoke,” but London doesn’t always have the best reputation when it comes to the great outdoors. In reality though,...
Travel to the best slopes of Switzerland in style—a newly crowdfunded sleep-in bus will take you there.
Can I use my regular credit card in Europe, or do I need to get one with a smart chip?
Coasteering is a combination of rock climbing, swimming, and optional cliff jumping. As you may have guessed from what the term signifies, this sport takes place on a coastline. It has allure for those looking for an adrenaline rush—and some exercise—in a beautiful environment.
Ravaged by historic flooding, the European nation is struggling through crisis. But behind the destruction is a gem of a country well worth a second look.
This shot came on a rest day towards the end of our trip. Not really planning to climb, we had spent our day exploring the treacherous and eroded via ferata known as El Camino del Rey that traverses...
May in the Arctic. Along the southeast coast of Iceland, the long days this time of year create a cool blue light as the sun sets behind the mountains.
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.
Europe has a secret. It's called Albania—a Maryland-size playground of rugged peaks, emerald seas, and ripping rivers. The only catch? It's really poor, graft is rampant, and there's little...