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Wolves of Iberia

One May morning, I set out on foot from Luarca, a fishing town in Spain’s northwestern province of Asturias, on a still and quiet road that would lead to an encounter I’ll never forget....

Five Adventure Destinations to Discover Next

If you’re a passionate adventure traveler, chances are you’ve already explored more than a few of the world’s iconic destinations. On your continuing quest for fresh travel discoveries, your curious spirit pushes you toward places that typical tourists aren’t likely to visit — and we’ve...

Galápagos Adventure: Our Best Family Trip Ever

In almost four decades as a travel writer and editor, I’ve been blessed to be able to take my wife and two children around the world, from Japan to Jamaica, France to Fiji, Australia to Yosemite. And yet, of all the wonderful destinations we’ve visited...

Birds That “Hire” Bodyguards

In the Everglades, birds use alligators as bodyguards. Of course, the reptiles' services come with a price. Read about this fascinating, new research....

In Search of Starlight: The Rise of Dark Sky Tourism

While fewer than 200 stars are typically visible to city dwellers, up to 15,000 are on display in the least disturbed night skies. We may have to go in search of starlight, but chasing dark skies is an exhilarating travel adventure....

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