The Kurdish region of Iraq is home to spectacular peaks, wild rivers, and fiercely hospitable people, and it could be the Middle East’s next big adventure tourism destination. But there’s one small catch: it’s still dangerous as hell.
Longing for a wilderness Thanksgiving? Steven Rinella, host of the podcast and Netflix show 'MeatEater' and a consummate outdoorsman, teaches us how to cook a turkey in the backcountry.
Risking fingers and grease stains to determine the most capable blade for your bird
Never heard of the thing? Read on to let me convince you that these easy-to-transport, bomber camping tables are the only way to go.
This salty snack has taken center stage as a healthy, protein-laden endurance fuel
If you've never picked up a gun before but are interested in harvesting your own healthy, sustainable, humane meat, here's why you should get started with birds
Petranboarding began as a cultural phenomenon in the village of Petran in the 18th century, deep in the mountains of eastern Turkey, and is one of the earliest iterations of snowboarding that we know about
A new film from pro snowboarder Alex Yoder takes viewers to northeastern Turkey, where locals have been snowboarding for centuries.
Paying a visit to the birthplace of a massive and fiercely protective breed—that’s still as critical to keeping the peace in the area's farms as it was thousands of years ago
Stronger dollar? Check. Weaker euro? Check. Time to go see the world again!
Despite the republic's best efforts to modernize, its legacy of trade and cultural expansion still lingers three centuries later
Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson—The North Face’s premiere rock climbing couple—met on a rock face in Antalya, Turkey; they named their story Once Upon A Climb.
Istanbul is the world’s top travel destination according to TripAdvisor’s 2014 Traveler’s Choice awards. It’s also a very large city of more than 2,000 square miles and somewhere in the realm of 14.1 million people. Never has continent-hopping been so easy. The Bosporus Strait separates Istanbul’s western…
Don't spend snow season carving the same old turns on your local ski slope. We present nine fresh winter activities, from ice climbing in Iceland to winter camping in Telluride.
Just because you're headed overseas this November doesn't mean you have to miss Turkey Day. We round up the best Thanksgiving feasts for backpackers, expats, and other travelers.
Matt Krause's American friends refused to believe that Turkey was anything like the United States. To prove them wrong, he's walking across the entire country.
The stablest country in the Middle East also makes for the most action-packed getaway
Globe-trotters: we've got you covered. Our 2012 Travel Awards honor the best destinations on seven continents—everything from idyllic beach escapes to camping safaris in Kenya to a mountain-bike expedition in Tibet. Plus: Outside-endorsed outfitters, adventure insurance, and more.
Because the heat of summer is upon us, we scoured the globe for the greatest sailing, fishing, paddling, diving, floating, surfingyou get the ideatrips out there. And since you can't always pop over to Indonesia, we picked a few close-to-home adventures, too.
Friends of mine just walked the Lycian Trail in Turkey, and it sounds like it was incredible. I want to do a similar sort of trip, following a trail through foreign lands, unguided. Are there similar ones out there?AlexSeattle WA
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All it takes is one trip to change your life - and we've got 40 of 'em. Dreaming of close encounters with cheetahs or penguins? Want to climb a mountain in Peru? Experience an epic trek in China? One trip, one world - that's all it takes.
Outside has partnered with Teton Gravity Research to bring you the latest and greatest in the world of ski films. “The Tangerine Dream,” the latest from Teton Gravity Research (TGR), is a film that represents ten years of broken down trucks, wanderlust and some down and dirty skiing and snowboarding.
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Get a fresh perspective on the Old Country: pedal, paddle, skate, and hike in these eight ruggedly charming European outposts
Of course they do—they get to trek with camels. But you can, too! We’ve got the COOLEST TRIPS, TOP TEN TRENDS, EXPERT ADVICE, AND BEST NEW PLACES TO GET LOST IN 2003. So what are you waiting for? Giddyup! Star…
It was a whisper, barely enough to flutter the sails of Agamemnon, that originally set me careening down the mountainous coast of Turkey in my puny Renault, searching for a colony of backpackers living in the trees. A 21-year-old wanderer from Iceland, whom I'd met in Egypt, had murmured of…
Discover the wild side of Greece and western Turkey with 12 getawaysfrom Spartan to Olympian.
Some peaceful recreation on a journey from Gallipoli to Troy, where the echoes of war never die