In the seas off South Africa's Dyer Island, shark mania and risk adventure have combined with a vengeance. For a few bucks, one of a gang of ill-qualified, ill-equipped dive operators will drop you...
The Costa Rica of legend still exists. But you have to crash through breakers and fight off pigs to find it.
Corcovado National Park
Golfo Dulce and Cayo Island
Drake Bay and Outside the Osa
In croc country, how to look before you leap.
Australia's huge and haunting Kimberley might just be the last frontier.
The Bungle Bungles
In Antarctica, visitors fall from the sky, discovers Mary Roach,. What they find there comes from both heaven and hell.
Our Homeland's Backyard Boondocks
Remoteness, on the Rocks
...and Boston, and Chicago...Six wet weekend getaways