Adventure tourism

8 wild outdoor adventures in Dubai

8 wild outdoor adventures in Dubai

Desert camping, skydiving, sea kayaking ... gold-leaf facials and Krug sundowners aren't the only exotic adventures in Dubai
Headhunter hospitality: A tribal homestay in Nagaland

Headhunter hospitality: A tribal homestay in Nagaland

Hanging out with the opium-smoking, formerly headhunting, mobile phone-toting Konyak people in northeast India
How to explore Sicily's fiery Mount Etna volcano

How to explore Sicily's fiery Mount Etna volcano

Europe's most active volcano blew its top again this weekend. Here's how to visit the ill-tempered mountain
10 things to know before visiting South Africa

10 things to know before visiting South Africa

What do the space shuttle, Paul Simon and delicious porcupine skin have in common? Allow us to explain
Redeeming sights in the world's 'worst cities'

Redeeming sights in the world's 'worst cities'

These cities may have been ranked among the least liveable in the world, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing there worth seeing
Tourism comes (slowly) to Chile’s best-kept secret

Tourism comes (slowly) to Chile’s best-kept secret

A new airport is poised to bring modern tourism to little-visited Chiloé Island. Locals wonder what being “discovered” will mean for them
Where to watch whales around the world

Where to watch whales around the world

Beluga, blue, humpback, minke -- the planet's best whale-watching sites offer leviathan photo ops ... and lots of splashing
Why some travelers seek out the world's most dangerous locales

Why some travelers seek out the world's most dangerous locales

Some say it's stupid, others say it's worth it -- not everyone gets put off by government travel warnings
Antarctica: The final frontier of travel

Antarctica: The final frontier of travel

Double the size of Australia, but frozen and hostile to humans, is the southern continent set to boom as a tourist destination?
7 of China’s coolest outdoor activities

7 of China’s coolest outdoor activities

Dive through a lost city or flip between Shanghai skyscrapers -- China is growing as a thrill seeker's destination
London to Tokyo in 90 minutes, via space

London to Tokyo in 90 minutes, via space

One more contender joins the great space travel race, planning super-quick sub-orbital flights
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