Europe

Hydrospeeding on the Aletsch Glacier

There are two major dangers when sliding head first through glacial runoff. But despite the risks, the sport of hydrospeeding has emerged as a glacial summertime hobby.

South Tyrol's Forest Fantasyland

There are mountain views, and then there are mountain views of the Dolomites. Vigilius Mountain Resort in northern Italy's South Tyrol province owns the latter. The resort looks out on the grand...

On the Edge at England's Cliffside Ecolodge

Resting atop a seaside crag on the Atlantic, the Scarlet Hotel's minimal aesthetic blends well into the surrounding English landscape thanks to its green rooftop (planted with sea thrift), and curved...

How Can I Compete in Holland's SUP 11-City Tour?

The SUP 11-City Tour travels a grueling 220K (136 miles), making it the longest race in stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) by far. Divided into five daylong stages, in form and challenge level, its the Tour de France of paddling. But through this scenic Netherlands route, at least you'll have scenic terrain to distract from the burn.

Iceland's Sleek, Wild Escape

The country's latest luxury resort features drama all around—from the night sky down to the lava fields.

A Heavenly Lodge in the Land of Light

Iceland is so full of adventure, it can be hard to know where to dive in. Plenty of lodges offer great accommodations, but few can match Hótel Glymur’s access and views.

Iceland in a Different Light

Travel down any dirt road in Iceland and you are bound to find an adventure. If you stay on that dirty road long enough, you’ll uncover what truly makes this tiny island in the freezing...

Forget Museums: Explore Europe's Adventurous Side

Yes, Northern Europe has more museums, cuisine, and historic city centers than you can cram into one trip. But here's a good reason to go rural: It also offers some of the world's best...

A Balkan Journey: Slovenia to Croatia

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.

A Bird Box for Humans

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...

Running in the City of Light

Paris is a city known for many things—its architecture, its fromage, its lovers—but exercise is decidedly not one of them.

5 Routes to Run Through London

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,...