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5 Little-Known Facts about Africa's 'Big Five' Animals

Africa, Outdoor Activities

'Safari'. It's a Swahili word simply meaning 'journey'. But for travel lovers, the word 'safari' ignites our imaginations of exploring va...

Outdoor Active Travel in Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver, British Columbia, Outdoor Activities

Vancouver may be Canada's most famously 'outdoorsy' major city. Even in a city that drives Canada's vast Asia-Pacific business, athletic wear is mo...

The Bicycle's Big Birthday

Mannheim, Germany, Outdoor Activities

This month marks a big milestone for the bicycle. We've had two hundred years of two-wheeled travel. On June 12, 1817, German inventor Karl von Dra...

Nature and Heritage at Jamaica's First UNESCO World Heritage Site

Portland, Jamaica, Outdoor Activities

A first for Jamaica and a first for the Caribbean. In 2015, Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains became the country's first UNESCO World ...

See Stars in Utah during Dark Sky Week at the World's First International Dark Sky Park

Utah, Outdoor Activities

We often think of our travels as an 'escape' - have you thought of them as an escape from ... light? Or do you simply love gazing up into t...

Video: Tree-Top Champagne Bar in Champagne, France

Reims, France, Outdoor Activities

It's the elixir of lovers and those who love the good life.  Champagne is perfection, and how do you improve on perfection? Drinking it...

Video: Meet the Maker: Dutch Bicycles and Cycling Culture in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Outdoor Activities

Did you know there are more bicycles than people in Amsterdam?  It's one of the original and influential cycling cultures that helped s...

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