The New Global Gold Rush
Giant mining companies are tearing up some of the wildest places on earth to feed our hunger for gold. But do we even need it?
Celebrating Thanksgiving Abroad: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Just because you're headed overseas this November doesn't mean you have to miss Turkey Day. We round up the best Thanksgiving feasts for backpackers, expats, and other travelers.
How to Prepare for the Inca Trail
Top tips to survive Peru's famous century-old trek
Biking the World's Most Dangerous Road
Luke Wright takes a ride on Bolivia's Yungas Loop
The Best Motorcycle Journeys: Ruta 40, Argentina
The Best Whitewater Rafting: 2. Rio Cotahuasi River, Peru
Experience remote Incan ruins
The Best Whitewater Rafting: 6. Futaleufu River, Chile
Enjoy the amenities at permanent camps built along the river
The Best Mancations: Ride the World’s Highest Active Volcano
Home and Away
The author packed up his house and family and moved to northeastern Brazil for a year. Fantasy or struggle? It’s complicated.
Mahaulepu Beach, Kauai
Knock Off Two Icons
Machu Picchu and the Galápagos
Best New Adventure Lodge
The Singular, Patagonia, Chile
Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador
Southern Chile and Argentina