Tag: Adventure Travel
by Frank Bures | 04.21.10 | 11:56 AM ET
Frank Bures talks to the guidebook author about the challenges and rewards of travel in Nigeria
by Amy Eward | 04.13.10 | 10:15 AM ET
Amy Eward's infertility strained her marriage and left her reeling. During a trip to Oregon, she made a bold move to try to regain control.
by Michael Yessis | 04.12.10 | 11:16 AM ET
Is San Francisco’s “ragged, druggy and determinedly dingy domain of the city’s most down and out” ready for tourists? The New York Times explores the question and talks to those behind a push to bring travelers to the ‘loin.
by David Grann | 03.24.10 | 10:10 AM ET
In an excerpt from his new book, David Grann takes to New Zealand's high seas on a quest for elusive giant squid
by Carl Hoffman | 03.16.10 | 10:42 AM ET
In an excerpt from "The Lunatic Express," Carl Hoffman spends a sweaty, noisy, desperate 24 hours in Nairobi
by Jim Benning | 03.16.10 | 10:36 AM ET
Jim Benning asks the author about the joys and challenges of traveling in steerage
by Jeffrey Tayler | 02.25.10 | 11:16 AM ET
What will you do that will be different and worthy of recounting? Jeffrey Tayler on the writer's life.
by Joshua Berman | 02.12.10 | 10:56 AM ET
Joshua Berman spent a glorious summer exploring some of America's most beautiful wilderness areas -- with a drip torch in hand
by Eva Holland | 12.03.09 | 2:21 PM ET
The National Geographic Society announced today that its 10-year-old adventure title will cease publishing, apparently due to declining ad sales. This month’s issue will be its last. Here’s West Coast Editor Steve Casimiro on the loss of the magazine:
For those of you who are just passing readers of the magazine, its demise might be a mere curiosity or random note of economic discord. But for those of us who care about good writing, great photography, insight and curiosity and advocacy for an engaged relationship with the world at large, it is a truly remorseful day.
We interviewed National Geographic Adventure editor John Rasmus about a new travel anthology a couple months back.
by Jeffrey Tayler | 11.30.09 | 11:01 AM ET
A fall in Morocco's rugged mountains left Jeffrey Tayler writhing in agony -- and wondering whether to abandon his journey
by World Hum | 11.10.09 | 10:08 AM ET
"You don't need Superman to do an adventure story"
by Eva Holland | 11.09.09 | 4:33 PM ET
It looks like “Slumdog Millionaire” director Danny Boyle may not be headed back to Mumbai right away, after all. Variety is reporting that Boyle’s next project is
an adaptation of “127 Hours,” the true story of a mountaineer who was pinned under a boulder in Utah for five days and eventually amputated his own arm to make his escape. The rumor mill has Ryan Gosling playing the lead, but nothing’s been confirmed yet. Stay tuned. (Via Gawker)
by Jeff Pflueger | 10.19.09 | 2:10 PM ET
Introducing a new column for travel photographers of all levels
by Peter Ferry | 10.16.09 | 10:21 AM ET
Drug cartels. Murders. The news is often bad out of Mexico. Peter Ferry journeys beyond the headlines.
by Eva Holland | 10.07.09 | 5:06 PM ET
Bolivia’s notorious Death Road from La Paz to Coroico has become popular with mountain bikers and other adventurous travelers since being named “the world’s most dangerous road” by the Inter American Development Bank back in the mid-90s. Here’s a taste.
0:24—First good look at the drop-off
0:54—Sneaking past a truck
1:20—Biking through waterfalls
by Eva Holland | 09.28.09 | 5:09 PM ET
1:05—Skier starts his descent
1:24—Buried in avalanche
5:22—First sounds of rescuers
by Jim Benning | 09.16.09 | 10:03 AM ET
Jim Benning asks the National Geographic Adventure editor about a new travel anthology, and about how technology is changing our sense of adventure
by Jeffrey Tayler | 09.03.09 | 10:27 AM ET
In one of Kunming's finest restaurants, Jeffrey Tayler samples the dragonfly larvae, bamboo bugs and grasshoppers
by Sophia Dembling | 08.31.09 | 10:37 AM ET
Sophia Dembling knew India would be a land of mysteries. She just didn't find the ones she expected.
by Eva Holland | 07.16.09 | 2:40 PM ET
The teenager arrived back in Southern California this morning after 13 months at sea, breaking the record held by Australian Jesse Martin, who completed his solo sail around the world at 18.
Anyone else thinking, “Gee, what was I doing when I was 17?”