A Theme Park Map of the United States’ Greatest Outdoor Adventures

For a whole bunch of outdoor adventurers, the thrill of getting out into nature and walking, climbing, rafting, and skiing the landscape is the thrill of the authentic: farewell man-made rat-trap, goodbye digital realm, so long air-conditioned mediocrity. Continue reading at The Outbound.

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Redefine Your Definition of Outdoor Athletics with These Weird British Sports

There’s nothing quite like outdoor sports for getting the dopamine pumping and cheering yourself up – but for a double hit of dopamine plus laughter, the British Isles could be the destination you seek. Those green fields and misty pastures tend to fill up with weekender sportspeople come rain or shine, and while you’ll be … More Redefine Your Definition of Outdoor Athletics with These Weird British Sports

8 Topographic Maps of the World’s Most Stunning National Parks

Maps are great. Everyone loves a map. But there’s only so much a conventional map can achieve. A map of a national park can help you find your way around at ground level. It can help you plan your route before you go, and to make arrangements in case members of your party should become … More 8 Topographic Maps of the World’s Most Stunning National Parks

10 Cities Around the World Captured “in a Split Second”

Witnessing the diverse life of a bustling metropolis can be a truly inspiring pastime. The most interesting spots, however, are those through which the full spectrum of the city’s inhabitants might pass in just a few moments. Sometimes you can learn more about a place by standing still for a while than by hurrying from … More 10 Cities Around the World Captured “in a Split Second”

How to Feel like you’re Traveling even when you’re Not

Miksang is the Tibetan word for “clear eye,” and it is this attitude of openness and non-judgment that can allow a mindful photographer to discover, express and share astonishing images in the world around them. Rather than capturing an unrepeatable moment or a polished composition, it is about becoming aware of the shape, texture and … More How to Feel like you’re Traveling even when you’re Not

50 Wilderness Backpacking Tips You Need To Know

You learn some pretty tough lessons in the wilderness, and that’s partly what backpacking is about – going beyond your safety zone and discovering something about yourself, your comrades and nature. But while you will inevitably become a more wizened traveller with every expedition, there will never be a time to turn your nose up … More 50 Wilderness Backpacking Tips You Need To Know