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Hunting for Surf in American Samoa

The rarely visited national park is home to tropical beaches, pristine coral reefs, some untapped surf, and not much else. Matt Skenazy went exploring and found a few good waves and a lot of mysterious South Seas mojo.

Matt Skenazy
Jun 7, 2016

11 Must-See, Must-Insta Places in New Zealand

Belgian photographer Johan Lolos spent a full year in New Zealand, posting pictures of his adventures on his Instagram account, @lebackpacker, working for the Lake Wanaka tourism department, and establishing a life where he gets paid to post. Here are his top shots from his year in New Zealand.

Abigail Wise
Apr 27, 2016

Dawn Patrol Down Under

Australia's Greater Blue Mountains offer an unforgettable view just four hours from Sydney

Jun 9, 2014

A Trail of Murder and Revenge in Papua New Guinea

Last September, a trekking company's guided trip through the wilds of Papua New Guinea was shattered when machete-wielding men attacked the native porters, killing two on the spot and injuring many more. The motive appeared to be robbery, but Carl Hoffman knew something else was at work—ancient tribal patterns of violence that, he knew, would inevitably be avenged

Carl Hoffman
May 13, 2014