Thirst for victory competes with thirst for booze in event where competitors raise their glasses long before they cross the finish line
Author Bill Hillman blames 'first timers' or 'inexperienced guys' for his mishap earlier this summer
Don't like the country you live in? Why not create your own, as many people have done. We uncover the parallel world of "micronationalism"
Because a sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture
Having cycled around the world and skied Greenland's ice cap, National Geographic's "Adventurer of the Year 2012" is now focusing on smaller adventures closer to home
A contest aims to spiff up the disheveled "Trivago Guy"
In Taiwan, tourists pay to ride along in local cabs, letting fate -- and locals fares -- decide where they'll go and what they'll see
Don't order Corona and don't freak out when you see Jessica Alba without makeup, and you might pass for local
Because there's no place like a home in the shape of a pickle barrel, beer can or shoe
Magnificent prehistoric creatures aren't just for paleontologists -- here are eight dig-worthy destinations, some of which allow you to keep what you find
After years of war and a volcanic eruption, an airport in the DRC finds an unlikely second life