Outdoor activities

Lonely Planet picks top 10 U.S. destinations for 2015

Lonely Planet picks top 10 U.S. destinations for 2015

Can't wait to book your ticket to Indianapolis and Oakland? The venerable guidebook is right there with you
Dancing in the park: China's national hobby

Dancing in the park: China's national hobby

Every morning, every evening, in every city, dance groups are more than ready to strut their stuff
Balaton basics: 5-minute guide to Hungary’s Lake Balaton

Balaton basics: 5-minute guide to Hungary’s Lake Balaton

Where to stay and how to play in Hungary’s most popular outdoor destination
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
World's most extreme sport? The modern renaissance of jousting

World's most extreme sport? The modern renaissance of jousting

Six places to watch competitive jousting around the world in 2013
Freewheeling round Europe's best cycling cities

Freewheeling round Europe's best cycling cities

Two wheels trump four in these easygoing, bike-friendly European destinations
Bear Grylls launches African Survival Academy

Bear Grylls launches African Survival Academy

"Man vs. Wild" host to share his macho, survival, gross-eating secrets with fellow outdoor enthusiasts in Zimbabwe
Kanto with kids: The Tokyo area's best family outdoor adventures

Kanto with kids: The Tokyo area's best family outdoor adventures

The capital's not just concrete, steel and neon -- there's a natural world out there to explore too
Sweat after dark: Shanghai’s best outdoor nighttime workouts

Sweat after dark: Shanghai’s best outdoor nighttime workouts

The best places to capture the city’s sports vibe and get your exercise on
10 top outdoor adventures in New Zealand

10 top outdoor adventures in New Zealand

Ski fields, lava flows, mud thermals and the longest left-hand break in the world. The list goes on ...
Away from it all: Japan gets tough on team bonding

Away from it all: Japan gets tough on team bonding

Company away days shape soft salarymen into grizzled outdoorsmen
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EXPERT'S GUIDE

Cycling around the world
Taking the long way home on two wheels is going to be tough. We're here to smooth the ride

CULINARY JOURNEYS

Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine dim sum
What happens when you merge possibly the two best things on Earth? Hello Kitty dim sum

BEST of USA

American Southwest photo
A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds