What a locked-down Outside travel editor has been making to eat her way around the world during the pandemic
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Despite decades of conflict, Palestine is home to an up-and-coming climbing scene centered around top-notch—and untouched—limestone. A new guidebook hopes to show locals and foreigners alike how to navigate the region's rock safely and help foster cross-cultural understanding.
Climbers at Lion Rock have joined the pro-democracy movement in the city's struggle with Beijing
In 'The Outlaw Ocean,' Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Ian Urbina explores the sprawling systems of abuse and corruption that rule the high seas
More than 75 years ago, ancient remains of hundreds of people were found in a Himalayan lake. Scientists recently revealed more clues about where the people came from and how they could have died.
A wavepool malfunction in Longjing, China, sent a wall of water through a crowded pool
New research shows just how much global warming is eating away at the glaciers on the world’s highest peaks
Lauren Geoghegan and Jay Austin were riding around the world when they were killed in a brutal attack
Rescuers spent nine days searching for the 12 boys and their coach. They finally found them two miles deep in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave system.
Riding bikes may be green, but the manufacturing behind them can be far from it
Growing research debunks the myth that the paleo movement replicates the diet of our ancestors. Here's what they were actually eating.
Lose the backpacking hordes with these wild new ideas, from surfing in Sri Lanka to a culinary tour of Myanmar
A new documentary tells the story of Kazakh teenager Nurgaiv Aisholpan's quest to become an eagle huntress and upend centuries of male-dominated tradition
Adrian Ballinger and Emily Harrington plan to climb the world’s sixth tallest mountain in record time. If they're successful, it could launch a whole new type of commercial mountaineering.
A new list names the places where you’ll pay the least and most for a beer. We asked locals what the drinking culture is like in each.
In our ongoing 'Weekly Escape' series, we aim to transport you from your desk to an incredible place in 2 minutes or less
Filmmaker Nicolás Bori spent 120 days following the ancient route of the Silk Road.
Imagine a river with steep, big water rapids like the Stikine in British Columbia running through deep-walled canyons like the Grand Canyon in Arizona. It’s understandably hard to visualize, but these pictures of Kyrgyzstan’s Sary-Jaz River should help.
The ponies that carried Genghis Khan’s warriors are small, tough, and skittish as hell, making the prospect of riding them for 1,000 kilometers seem downright insane. American cowboy Will Grant couldn’t resist, so he entered the Mongol Derby—the longest, hardest horse race in the world—determined not just to finish but to win.
Desertification is out of control, but there may be a way to stop it
Travis Winn, a 29-year-old river guide based in Kunming, is working to bring people from China’s growing cities out to see the last remaining wild river in the country and, in doing so, martial their support for protecting it from a series of proposed dams
Michael Wigge has made two trips around the world: For one, he relied on strangers for food and accommodation; for the other, he bartered, trading a single apple for, eventually, a home in Hawaii, which he now owns. We caught up with him before his next adventure.
Christopher Michel tries out his new Nikon D800E in Myanmar
Gunther Holtorf, a 75-year-old former airline CEO who has driven more than 820,000 kilometers over the past two decades, doesn't care if you remember his travels. But you better respect Otto, his G Wagon that will be placed in a museum if it makes it through this final leg.
India's Shark's Fin is a 6,500-foot rock route that's twice as long and just as steep as anything on El Capitan, and once left me defeated. When I took it on for the second time, at 45, a blizzard promptly pinned our team to the wall like insects. Which made me wonder: was the mountain telling me something?
How could he? As host of the ribald series ‘No Reservations’, Bourdain is the ultimate adventure traveler, eating (and drinking) his way across the planet, courageously swallowing whatever the locals do. This has 1. Caused him to acquire a very funky flavor and 2. Seriously altered his mind.