North & Central America

How can I plan an eco-friendly wedding?

My fiancée and I are interested in a wedding that incorporates our love of the outdoors, preferably with an ecotourism spin. Do you know of any ecotourism companies that plan weddings? What would you recommend we do?

Fly the Eco Skies

Costa Rica's Nature Air gets an emissions-free face-lift

Easy Rollers

The best beaches for practicing your moves offer slow, gentle waves and a no-pressure atmosphere. Here are six of our faves.

Ticket to Ride

Looking for liquid thrills, a cool buzz, and the supreme stoke of walking on water? We've got the fast formula for your surfing immersion—skills shortcuts from top pros, the best beginner breaks...

Killer Abs

Divers do the damnedest things in pursuit of Northern California abalone—like poaching, drowning, and getting gobbled up by great white sharks

California: The Otter Bar Lodge Kayak School

Away.com's California: The Otter Bar Lodge Kayak School Photos offer free photo galleries, screensavers, and computer wallpaper downloads. See the best in travel photography, featuring top...

Tour of California Wrap-Up: Landis Snags Overall Win

Our man reports from the scene of the inaugural Amgen Tour of California for what proved to be a major coup for U.S. cycling, with an estimated one million spectators and eight American riders in the...