The Best Mancations: Ride the World’s Highest Active Volcano
The author packed up his house and family and moved to northeastern Brazil for a year. Fantasy or struggle? It’s complicated.
Machu Picchu and the Galápagos
Mahaulepu Beach, Kauai
The Singular, Patagonia, Chile
Southern Chile and Argentina
Ski filmmaker Nick Waggoner talks to Caty Enders about losing two friends while producing Solitaire, the story of a ski pilgrimage through South America
The world’s ultimate outdoor New Year’s Eve party
Author John Gimlette's travelogue through Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana is filled with adventure, from errant grenades to American cult suicides and tales of half-settled slave revolts.
Is there some way to go island hopping in the South Pacific on a boat to go snorkeling? No huge cruise ships. I want a small boat with an emphasis on the water, with a taste of local culture. -Mike Hailey, ID
I love foreign locales and culture, but don't like the occasional side factors: street crime, food-borne illness, bartering for souvenirs, etc. You have any ideas for great places and adventures that take my preferences into account? Andrew Menlo Park, CA
South America contains the Amazon, the Andes, 19,000 miles of coastline, and arguably more adventure than any other continent. So where to start? These ten perfect trips, from exploratory rafting in Peru to skiing in Chile to beach-hopping Brazil.