Search and rescue teams from New Zealand are looking for survivors of a plane crash that took place in the Antarctic yesterday. The plane, which was operated by Kenn Borek Air, was on a routine flight from the South Pole to an Italian research station near Terra Nova Bay when [...]
For hundreds of years the Silk Road served as a trade route between Europe and Asia, opening early commerce between numerous cultures and countries. For generations it facilitated international trade for a major portion of the world
Long-distance adventures have steadily gained allure as travelers seek out new ways to test their strength, dedication, and endurance.
Exactly 125 years ago this week, 33 of the top explorers and scientists in the U.S. came together at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. to discuss the creation of “a society for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge.”
What’s the fun of racing through India if you can’t hang with the locals? The YogaSlackers are still in South Central Asia, but they’ve been known to take the occasional break off their rickshaws. Being serenaded by elderly Indian gentlemen, trying strange new coffee, and having monkeys with bananas – [...]
If you haven’t been able to tell, we’re really into people who go on wild adventures. We like them even more if they’re doing it for a good cause. The YogaSlackers happen to be doing just that – they’re racing through India in what are basically souped up three-wheeled lawnmowers. [...]
At 20,320 feet in height, Denali (also known as Mt. Mckinley) is the tallest mountain in all of North America and a popular destination for mountaineers training for Everest or hoping to bag the Seven Summit. The traditional climbing season begins in May and runs through June,
If you were trying to put together a list of the world’s most extreme sports, base jumping would without a doubt be on there. The sport is simple, find a really high place, grab a
After 16 days out on the Antarctic ice, veteran polar explorer Eric Larsen has decided to end his Cycle South Expedition. Larsen had hoped to become the first person to ride a mountain bike from Hercules Inlet – located along the Antarctic coast – to the South Pole.