Nature & Wildlife

Looking for Lemurs in Madagascar

There are more than 100 different varieties of lemur that live in Madagascar—and only in Madagascar. Finding them entails a trek through the island’s rain forests… ...

Costa Rica’s Trail of Dreams

The crimson, sapphire-blue and emerald-green quetzal is a dream of my childhood. But in Monteverde, Ricardo Guidon and I walk where dreams come true....

The Best Mountain Ranges of the United States

There’s a certain stigma associated with exploring the spaces where you grew up, or even your home country. While it’s true that there’s a certain allure to being an “international” explorer, there are also plenty of adventures to have on your home turf. Today, we’re...

5 Migrations You Won’t Want to Miss

Millions of butterflies cluster; centuries of cultures congregate; snowmelt thunders to the coast; caribou dash through the tundra; wildebeest run for their lives. The jaw-dropping phenomenon of migration is around us — don’t miss it...