Breaking Rules and Getting High in the Swiss Alps
By European standards, Ireland’s County Donegal, tucked into the country’s far northwest corner, may as well be Mars. But for adventure travelers, it’s a hidden frontier packed with wind-bitten landscapes to mountain-bike, rowdy coastline to surf, and 500-foot sea stacks to climb. That is, if you’re brave enough.
This Italian lodge boasts modern design without sacrificing retro mountain fun.
A simple escape with top-notch surfing and hiking.
Skjálfandafljót River, Iceland
Think you're ready for the world's longest stand-up paddleboard race? We'll be the judge.
Sass Pordoi, Italy
The country's latest luxury resort is surrounded by natural drama—from the night sky to the lava fields. Turns out, it's a pretty great place to unplug.
The key to seeing the best of Iceland? Posting up in the middle of the action.
Yes, Northern Europe has more museums, cuisine, and historic city centers than you can cram into one trip. But here's a good reason to go rural: It also offers some of the world's best adventure.
The Balkan Peninsula's new megatrail is as much about imbibing culture as it is about bagging peaks. In his first dispatch from the trail, the author embarks on a 1,250-mile journey across six countries.
There's a reason exiles dreaded being packed off to Siberia. While retracing the path of a doomed 19th-century U.S. polar expedition in the Russian High Arctic, we encounter swarming mosquitoes, a few Kalashnikovs, an island lost in time, the burial site of ten brave men, and a haunting beauty like nothing we've ever seen.
Spend the summer nesting at the Tree Sparrow House in Cornwall