Adventure travel

Do you need a bulletproof vest to go to eastern Ukraine?

Do you need a bulletproof vest to go to eastern Ukraine?

A Kiev-based iReporter nervous about going to eastern Ukraine explains why her group traveled with a car full of body armor
Deep thrills: The crazy cave trampolines of Wales

Deep thrills: The crazy cave trampolines of Wales

Bounce Below transforms an abandoned slate mine into a surreal, springy world of fear and fun
Volcano daredevils: Wild rides in Nicaragua

Volcano daredevils: Wild rides in Nicaragua

Careening down an active volcano at 95 kph on a thin board? It happens only at Cerro Negro in Nicaragua
10 of the world's most photogenic volcanoes

10 of the world's most photogenic volcanoes

Whether filled with electric blue sulfur flames or hissing lava, these mega mountains offer incredible vistas
Discovering the lost isles of the South Pacific

Discovering the lost isles of the South Pacific

Following the trails of the great explorers, this once-a-year luxury cruise visits untouched islands and never-snorkeled reefs
10 of the world's best nighttime adventures

10 of the world's best nighttime adventures

Some things are just better after dark. These experiences around the planet prove it
Best places in U.S. to escape civilization

Best places in U.S. to escape civilization

These trips will make you forget you're in the country that invented McDonald's and Kardashians
China's frontiers: Is there anything left to explore?

China's frontiers: Is there anything left to explore?

Rapid development has opened up vast swathes of China, says a man who has spent much of his life exploring it
Cheeky signage keeps drivers focused on tricky Alaskan road

Cheeky signage keeps drivers focused on tricky Alaskan road

Signs along a windy, scenic mountain road use humor to keep drivers paying attention
Teen attempts solo flight around the world

Teen attempts solo flight around the world

If Matt Guthmiller completes the trip, he'll become the youngest person ever to do so
How to find the biggest thrills in Singapore
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How to find the biggest thrills in Singapore

Zip-lining, indoor skydiving, jetpacking. Sentosa Island is the place to conquer your inner wimp
The CNN 10: Dare to go to these overlooked destinations

The CNN 10: Dare to go to these overlooked destinations

From the planet’s northernmost pinnacle to a South American salt desert, we dare you to go somewhere different
7 extreme places to visit in the United States

7 extreme places to visit in the United States

The hottest. The coldest. The windiest. The oldest. These attractions test the limits of travelers
It's Earth Day! Here's how nature celebrates

It's Earth Day! Here's how nature celebrates

These 15 incredible locations put you face to face with some of nature's biggest shows
Only in Iceland: Descending into a volcano's magma chamber

Only in Iceland: Descending into a volcano's magma chamber

Thrihnukagigur's magma crater isn't sealed shut like other volcanoes. Adventure tourists are heading inside
15 of the world's great horse treks

15 of the world's great horse treks

The best way to discover the world is on its oldest form of transportation
6 great Turkish adventures beyond the beaches and bazaars

6 great Turkish adventures beyond the beaches and bazaars

Turkey’s a huge place with epic walking trails, an inland sea and the mountain where Noah’s Ark got stuck -- apparently