In 1972, the father of four-time world champion mountain biker Rebecca Rusch died when his plane was shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War. She was three years old at the time. More than 40 years later, Rusch decided to set out on the 1,200-mile Ho Chi Minh Trail in search of her father’s crash site.
With a camera in toe, Sjoerd Tanghe took off for Vietnam. During the first two weeks of travel, he hit the roads of southern Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh and Chau Doc.
In our ongoing 'Weekly Escape' series, we aim to transport you from your desk to an incredible place in 2 minutes or less
Pedal the world’s best dine-and-wine destinations, then sleep in style
This year is shaping up to be a good one for folks who want a side of fine dining with their outdoor activity.
From southern Europe to southeast Asia, six regions where great adventure is infused with even better food. Pack your appetite.
Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy is the latest outfitter to specialize in "voluntourism," that sometimes contrived marriage of far-flung travel and community service. MIKE KESSLER checked out one of their new cycling trips in Vietnam. Initially, he was skeptical. Now? He works for the company.
Attention, all cynics: You can change the world. But don't take our word for it. Here are people combining big ideas and bold adventures, including our first-ever Reader of the Year.
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