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Photo of the Day: Tubing Down a 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.

Stuck in Economy? Here's How to Own It.

We live in a time of the shrinking economy class seat, but a few simple DIY tricks can help upgrade your experience, without having to pay too much for it.

Where Sierra Quitiquit Goes to Reboot

They say you can't run from your problems. That might be true, but I think you can run to a better place for them to follow you. I was 15 when I lost my oldest brother to a car accident; by...

Visiting Antarctica Is Now (Relatively) Easy

Used to be that traveling to Antarctica meant playing Russian roulette with your life—Hello, Sir Ernest Shackleton. Tourism to the coldest, driest and windiest place on Earth started in earnest in...

Photo of the Day: Whistler's Gnarliest Jump

Well known to locals, Mind Fuck is an aptly named jump in the Whistler backcountry. With proper speed, it feels like your going to land on the valley floor, which causes many riders to go too slow...

Photo of the Day: Cliff Jumping in Ireland

The road is often defined by those you meet while traveling. I learned the truth of this during a recent trip to Ireland when I came across a young woman who had left Boston to complete her bucket...

Experts Only: 5 Resorts Where You Need a Guide

When it comes to a backwoods ski trip, finding challenging terrain and hidden gems is always worth the effort. But you don't have to go it alone–sometimes swallowing your backcountry pride and hiring...

Crack the Credit Card Rewards Code. Fly for Free.

Most domestic airlines have quietly made a drastic change to their frequent flier programs, making miles harder to accrue. Here's a tip sheet that'll keep you racking up the points.

You Need to Visit Michigan Now. Yes, Michigan.

Summer on Michigan’s southwest shoreline is hard to beat if you are looking for a place to kick back. Fall, however, turns the region into an idyllic adventure destination. Warm days, bigger waves,...

Photo of the Day: Free-Falling in Chamonix

Last month, after two years of preparation, Goncalves stepped off the ledge with friends Brian Drake and Shane Murphy. Fast and close to the cliff, it was breathtaking to watch as an almost...

The 11 Best Travel Apps You've Never Used

A new wave of travel apps is helping travelers connect with locals in more meaningful ways—and get outside with less hassle. These days, you're just a few taps away from learning how to cook a family...

Delayed Flight? These Rules Will Save You

As airlines pack more passengers than ever onto each plane, a single storm can reverberate through the system—leaving flyers stranded as agents scramble to find ever-rarer empty seats on later flights. But you aren't entirely at the mercy of the airlines.

The Finest Hotel in Aspen

Few establishments in Aspen, Colorado have witnessed more change than Hotel Jerome, built 125 years ago in a grand brick building on Main Street to house mining barons and their entourages. Today...