Trips of a Lifetime

We've been researching the world's best adventures for 25 years. To see where we're been and where you'll soon want to go, we've culled our archives and created a list of recent favorites.

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August 2001

See You in Six Months: The 30 Most Remote Places

We’ve got the antidote for the cacophony that is life in the early 21st century: big, empty, wide-open spaces. Our special report on remote places explores the mystery and majesty of the emptiest quarters on earth, and celebrates the importance of getting way, way away from it all.
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January 2001

Best Trips 2001: The 50 Most Amazing Trips in the World

Learn to let yourself go, seek out the choicest isles, reach the highest peaks sans the largest crowds, explore Africa’s lesser-known jewels, let the most remote wilderness swallow you whole, find the ideal open-air classroom, master monstrous multisport destinations, get soaked while paddling the top waterways, and tread lightly while on the most eco-aware trips this planet has to offer.
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June 2000

Tough Trips: Go On, We Dare You

It’s time you became the hero of your own high-adventure story. Time you put your courage to the test and proved you’ve got what it takes to frolic in the world’s most fearsome places. We’ll provide the inspiring examples, training tips, and MO. All you’ve got to do is fling that shivering frame of yours one…step…beyond.
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January 2000

Best Trips 2000: Wish You Were Here

What are you waiting for? All you need for an unforgettable adventure is a little inspiration—and some inspiring information. To whit, a round-up of the world’s priciest expeditions, travel advice from the crazy Swede who biked to Everest and back, and the must-see spots in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Central and South America, Europe and the Middle East, North America and the Caribbean. The world awaits, so go on then: Get Lost!
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