Kent Black

Hot Spot

With volcanic rivers of free-flowing lava, this island's on fire

The Secrets Life of Deserts

In these grand landscapes, there's hidden vitality and subtle beauty. Find adventure and renewal—not to mention some tasty tequila—at five fine oases in the Southwest and Mexico.

¡Viva Nicaragua!

From secret surf stashes on the Pacific to untouched Caribbean isles—plus all the volcanoes and colonial plazas in between—Nicaragua has the makings of a sporting paradise. Come discover...

The Fin Crowd

To land the big ones, you have to go deep. Into the wilds, that is.

Mexican Hideouts

Up in the old hacienda: the mining town that time forgot

Into the Belly of Bolivia

From the altiplano to the jungle, a soggy saga of Class V rapids, sandal-sucking mud, and a forestful of hoots, groans, and screams