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  • You Can Buy a Piece of Ski Art History With a James Niehues Original

    You Can Buy a Piece of Ski Art History With a James Niehues Original

    James Niehues, the “Picasso of the Piste,” has been illustrating ski mountains for decades. His style is easily recognizable: bright, joyous images, bordering on cartoon-like, only because of Niehues’ colorful, palette. His work appears on posters behind ski rental counters, bars, snack shacks, and lovingly framed in homes. Niehues recently released a book of his […] More

  • Maybe We Should Rethink Those National Park Bucket List Moments

    Maybe We Should Rethink Those National Park Bucket List Moments

    What did we learn this summer and fall? We learned that people who’d been cooped up, thanks to COVID-19, flocked to our national parks and forests. Once there, many were eager to empty their bucket list of must-do activities in the outdoors. Consequences ranged from overflowing parking lots, lots of litter and human waste and […] More

  • 40 Incredible Places to Visit in Kentucky

    40 Incredible Places to Visit in Kentucky

    To be honest, Kentucky wasn’t always on my travel radar. Like many people unfamiliar with the Bluegrass State, I previously had a lot of assumptions about it. However, the state is much more than meets the eye, and it is home to some incredible destinations. This list breaks down the best, including wonderful cities, neat […] More

  • How LIGO Works

    How LIGO Works

    Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | AmazonCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript To explore the heavens humans have made many types of telescopes. These telescopes can observe visible light, infrared light, radio waves, and even x-rays.  One of the most important forces in shaping the universe […] More

  • The Frozen Mysteries of Lake Baikal

    The Frozen Mysteries of Lake Baikal

    Russia’s Lake Baikal, the largest by volume lake on earth, as well as the deepest, is an endless pool of mystery. We have a short, fun feature on the lake coming in our winter issue of AJ that subscribers will get to enjoy, and while researching the lake we came across this stunning short film […] More

  • Tom Morey, Boogie Board Inventor, Dies at 86, Leaves Perfect Burial Wishes

    Tom Morey, Boogie Board Inventor, Dies at 86, Leaves Perfect Burial Wishes

    It could be argued Tom Morey, who died this week at age 86, is the most important figure in surfing in the past hundred years, if not, ever. Okay, here, I’ll make the argument. He democratized wave riding by inventing the bodyboard, which he called the Boogie board, the only name for the craft that […] More

  • This Week in Travel – Episode 290

    This Week in Travel - Episode 290 - Mary Jo Manzanarez

    Mary Jo Manzanares is a veteran travel writer and author of Secret Seattle: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure. Mary Jo Manzanares is a lifelong resident of Washington State and has spent decades exploring its highways and byways. She spent 32 years as a flight attendant, eagerly sharing tips and recommendations about Seattle to inquiring […] More

  • ‘Thanks for the Thousand Dollars, Now Go Screw Yourself’

    'Thanks for the Thousand Dollars, Now Go Screw Yourself'

    Your upgrade actually wasn’t an upgrade. Imagine this: Six months ago, you threw down $1,029 for a Killington season pass. That’s a lot of money. More than a $999 Ikon Pass, which would get you up the lifts all season long at nearby Sugarbush. It’s $246 more than an Epic Pass, which comes fully loaded […] More

  • New Radiohead Music Video Flips the Script on Wildlife Rescues

    New Radiohead Music Video Flips the Script on Wildlife Rescues

    In a strange way, which shouldn’t be surprising because this is Radiohead, after all, this video captures the longing we have to be outside more than just about anything else we’ve seen in some time. Spooky, sure, but it’s spooky season after all. Source link More

  • Croatia is Underappreciated

    Croatia is Underappreciated

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  • El Niño and La Niña

    El Niño and La Niñat

    Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | AmazonCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript Weather systems on Earth aren’t stable. There are cycles that weather patterns go through which can have enormous effects around the globe. There is probably no more important weather cycle than the one meteorologists […] More

  • 7 ‘Must Know’ Tips for Kayaking Okatoma Creek

    7 ‘Must Know’ Tips for Kayaking Okatoma Creek

    Okatoma River Trip Tip #4 – How to Read a River You should expect little or no instructions before getting on the river. If you happen to get some, great, but here are the minimal instructions on how to run a river. First off, load the online map in this section onto your phone before […] More

  • 30 Powerful Affirmations for Success + Free Wallpapers

    30 Powerful Affirmations for Success + Free Wallpapers

    Affirmations are one of my favorite things to include in my morning routine. Whether it’s writing, saying, or even meditating on them, they help me start the day on a positive note. If you are new to practicing affirmations, the idea may sound a bit silly at first, but after practicing it for a few […] More

  • Four Seasons Fort Lauderdale – Accommodation – Reviews – Luxury Travel Diary

    Review: Four Seasons Fort Lauderdale

    Four Seasons Hotel And Residences Fort Lauderdale is anticipated to open shortly, so let’s review why you might want to add this fantastic new Four Seasons hotel to your bucket list. To get the best deal or discount at a Four Seasons hotel, book via our luxury travel concierge. See what our clients say about […] More

  • Atlantis: Fact or Fiction?

    Atlantis: Fact or Fiction?

    Podcast Transcript In the Dialogues written by Plato in the year 360 BC, he wrote of a place called Atlantis. Atlantis was a land where the citizens were half-gods and half-men, yet it was destroyed in a cataclysmic event.  Ever since then people have been speculating about where Atlantis was and who the Atlantians were.  […] More

  • 10 Places to Visit in Japan (That Aren’t Tokyo) • The Blonde Abroad

    10 Places to Visit in Japan (That Aren’t Tokyo) • The Blonde Abroad

    Japan is unlike anywhere else on the planet that you’ve ever been. From robot restaurants with rainbow spaghetti to the peaceful peaks of Mount Fiji, this is one country that seems to contain multiple worlds within its own borders. While I absolutely adore Tokyo and would say that it’s an essential addition to everyone’s bucket […] More

  • Everything You Need to Know!

    Everything You Need to Know!

    If you’re visiting London, we think that a visit to the Tower of London should definitely be high on your list of things to do in the city. This is home to one of the oldest intact buildings in London, and has seen a huge amount of history. We’ve visited multiple times, and always have […] More

  • The Brooklyn Bridge

    The Brooklyn Bridge

    Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | AmazonCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript Brooklyn wasn’t always a part of New York City. It used to be a separate city located across the East River from New York, which at the time was only on the island of […] More

  • TNN: Women Traveling Solo 101

    Beth Santos Female Solo Travel

    Thinking of traveling alone as a solo female traveler but not sure where to start? As a woman, you’re constantly bombarded with conflicting messages about the reality of the solo female travel experience. One minute, you’re feeling inspired by memoirs like Wild or Eat Pray Love and the next, you catch wind of a haunting news story about a […] More

  • TNN: Perspective – Traveling with a Mental Illness

    traveling with a mental illness virtual event

    Mental health conditions shouldn’t stop you from traveling. It’s Meggie’s mission to destigmatize mental illnesses through travel. In this talk, Meggie Tran will share what they’ve done while traveling with a mental illness based on their experiences. Together, we will learn how to: Look at mental illnesses objectively as medical conditionsUnlearn misunderstandings about how travel […] More

  • How to Plan a Thematic Travel Adventure

    Thematic Travel

    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Fishing?Woodworking?Sewing?Painting?Stargazing?Birdwatching?Cooking?Dancing?Music? Our speaker, Cathy Fulton, wants you to take your passion with you the next time you travel to better engage with locals and others who share your interests. Thematic travel, or traveling with a theme, can be an invigorating way to see the world. You […] More

  • We Love This Shotgun Seat For the Kiddos (Fun for the Adultos Too)

    We Love This Shotgun Seat For the Kiddos (Fun for the Adultos Too)

    We’ve previously covered the MacRide kid seat for mountain bikes, but they ain’t the only game in town. The Kids Ride Shotgun seat, coming to you from far away New Zealand, is another option, and we freaking love this thing. It’s a comfy saddle, a set of foot pegs, and mini handlebars, and that’s it. […] More

  • What’s In My Camera Bag? A Travel Photography Gear Guide

    Travel Photography Gear

    What’s in My Camera Bag? Travel Photography Gear I’ve been working as a travel photographer & blogger for 10-years, so I get a lot of questions about what kind of photography gear I use. Take a peek inside my camera bag! Now, when you’re reading this list, please understand that I’m a working professional freelance […] More

  • The Best Photo Locations on Santorini • The Blonde Abroad

    The Best Photo Locations on Santorini • The Blonde Abroad

    Exploring Greece during my fourth excursion around the country, one thing has become clear: this Mediterranean gem is more enchanting by the minute! Every time I explore Greece, it is a completely different experience. From romantic escapes to heart-pounding adventures, you can choose your own adventure on each island. One place I find myself going […] More

  • Best Camera Backpacks Guide 2021 (Unbiased & Detailed Review)

    The Best Camera Backpacks

    Choosing the Perfect Camera Backpack TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR As a professional travel photographer, I get a lot of questions about what’s the best camera backpack for hauling your photo gear around. These are my favorites, and why. Let’s be honest. Most tourists these days take photos with their smartphones, or maybe a compact travel camera. […] More

  • Alfonsina Strada, The ‘Devil In A Dress’ Who Rode The World’s Toughest Tour

    Alfonsina Strada, The 'Devil In A Dress' Who Rode The World's Toughest Tour

    They don’t do bike races like they used to. Take the Giro d’Italia, one of the world’s longest and most prestigious stage races. Today, the race covers some 2,100 miles in 21 stages. The riders flash by in a brightly colored pack, with helicopters overhead and a long line of cars behind, each full of […] More

  • From One Week to a Month!

    From One Week to a Month!

    Croatia Itineraries for 2021: From One Week to a Month! Get my best stuff sent straight to you! [id^=”_form”] [id^=”_form”] [id$=”_submit”] [id$=”_submit”] [+_a-z0-9-‘&=] [+_a-z0-9-‘&=] [id^=”_form”] [id^=”_form”] [id$=”_submit”] [id$=”_submit”] [+_a-z0-9-‘&=] [+_a-z0-9-‘&=] [id^=”_form”] [id^=”_form”] [id$=”_submit”] [id$=”_submit”] [+_a-z0-9-‘&=] [+_a-z0-9-‘&=] [id^=”_form”] [id^=”_form”] [id$=”_submit”] [id$=”_submit”] [+_a-z0-9-‘&=] [+_a-z0-9-‘&=] Source link More

  • Sex, Severed Heads, And 5 Other Things You Don’t Know About Cairns

    Sex, Severed Heads, And 5 Other Things You Don't Know About Cairns

    We’re rapidly approaching our 5,000th post on Adventure Journal, and that means our archives runneth over with wonderful pieces like this that appeared years ago, before many of our readers had ever even heard of AJ. So we like to pull them out occasionally and repost them on the homepage for new readers to enjoy. […] More

  • The Ultimate Guide to Lexington, Kentucky

    The Ultimate Guide to Lexington, Kentucky

    Lexington is a small city that packs a big punch. It’s full of history, and the horse racing and breeding culture is its most notable feature. Who knows, maybe Lexington was the original #horsegirl? Small cities like this one make awesome travel destinations because they’re almost never too crowded and you have plenty of options […] More

  • 10 Best Eco Resorts In Europe – Destinations – News – Luxury Travel Diary

    10 Best Eco Resorts In Europe

    Which is the best eco-resort in Europe? What hotel indulges guests in everything they would expect from a luxury hotel but with eco-friendly credentials? In this review, we help you navigate the merits of the best eco-resorts in Europe. Sustainable tourism is essential in a world with an ever-warming climate. More and more of us […] More

  • Moore’s Law

    Moore

    Podcast Transcript In 1965, the director of research at Fairchild Semiconductor, Gordon Moore, made a prediction about the future of semiconductors. He said that over the next ten years, the number of transistors on an integrated circuit would double every two years. His prediction didn’t just hold true for the next 10 years, but it […] More

  • A ‘Slab of Misery On Wheels’ Campervan For Sale on eBay Is Wonderful Ad

    A 'Slab of Misery On Wheels' Campervan For Sale on eBay Is Wonderful Ad

    The van has sold, so at least the seller has had that positive outcome from what was clearly an otherwise quite shitty life experience. It’s an old beat-up RV purchased on a whim while in a relationship that no longer exists and it made for one hell of a terrific eBay ad. The full description […] More

  • The Trash Down There: Keeping Lake Tahoe Blue

    The Trash Down There: Keeping Lake Tahoe Blue

    Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in the country, has a dirty secret hiding underneath its pristine mountainous shores and beautiful turquoise waters. That secret isn’t connected to the legends of mob victims or railroad workers said to be sunk in the depths of these waters that may or may not be there, but something […] More

  • The Story of Tom Ballard

    The Story of Tom Ballard

    Tom Ballard and his climbing partner Daniele Nardi died climbing Nanga Parbat in 2019. Ballard was the son of world-class mountaineer (and Historical Badass) Alison Hargreaves, who herself died climbing K2 many years ago. The BBC recently released a film about Ballard’s life, The Last Mountain. The trailer is above and the film is available […] More

  • The Man Who Saved the World

    Stanislav Petrov: The Man Who Saved the World

    Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | AmazonCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript I’ve done episodes before about people who have saved a large number of human lives. Mostly, these people have done so through inventions or innovations in fields like agriculture or medicine.  What about people […] More

  • 10 Places to Visit in Portugal (That Aren’t Lisbon) • The Blonde Abroad

    10 Places to Visit in Portugal (That Aren’t Lisbon) • The Blonde Abroad

    From the friendly locals to the world-class wine to the sun-soaked beaches, there is a whole lot to love about Portugal. It’s one of Western Europe’s most underrated and affordable destinations. While it’s easy to travel extensively around this small yet diverse country, many travelers make a beeline for the capital and never cross the […] More

  • Update on the State of Adventure Journal

    Update on the State of Adventure Journal

    Hello, everybody. I’m Steve Casimiro, the founder and editor of AJ. Also, the photo editor, copy editor, fact checker, sales and marketing director, and vp of distribution, LOL. I’m gonna be blunt. As you know, these are challenging times for the media. If we don’t get significantly more subscribers to AJ in print, something major […] More

  • October Travel Book Club “In Every Mirror She’s Black”

    October Travel Book Club "In Every Mirror She's Black"

    Travel writer, photographer, and best-selling author Lola Akinmade Åkerström’s debut novel, In Every Mirror She’s Black, is an arresting read for anyone looking for insight into what it means to be a Black woman in today’s world. Told through the perspectives of three women as they navigate a foreign country, In Every Mirror She’s Black is fast-paced, richly […] More

  • 25 Cozy Places to Visit in the USA in November

    25 Cozy Places to Visit in the USA in November

    I may be partial because November is my birthday month and fall is my favorite season, but I think November is a magical time of year. In fact, I think it might be the most magical time of year, even more so than Christmastime. After all, Thanksgiving is hands down the best food holiday and […] More

  • The Prophecies of Nostradamus

    The Prophecies of Nostradamus

    Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | AmazonCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript In 1555, a French physician and astrologer named Michel de Nostredame published a book of poems titled Les Prophéties. Ever since people have been trying to interpret world events through his writings.  Was Nostradamus […] More

  • The Master Carver

    The Master Carver

    Sometimes the old ways are still the best ways. Source link More

  • Filmmakers Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin Featured on NPR’s Fresh Air

    Filmmakers Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin Featured on NPR's Fresh Air

    Chai Vasarhelyi and her husband Jimmy Chin have recently wrapped work on The Rescue, their documentary chronicling the near-tragic disaster in 2018 when a group of children were stranded deep in a cave in Thailand. For weeks, the world watched and wrung their hands, as news that the kids had become trapped in the cave […] More

  • The Hero Myth of Wildland Firefighting

    The Hero Myth of Wildland Firefighting

    In 2017, Columbia Pictures released a box-office film called “Only the Brave.” The film is an emotional, fictionalized account of the Yarnell Hill Fire of 2013, during which 19 firefighters — the entire Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew except for one lookout — were tragically entrapped by wildfire. In their last hour alive, with the […] More

  • When Bikes Were Klunkers And Denim Was Spandex

    When Bikes Were Klunkers And Denim Was Spandex

    We recently featured a short history of the Pearl Pass Tour, when Marin County riders from California met with their Crested Butte, Colorado, counterparts and the sport of mountain biking was truly born, in our print journal (What? You don’t subscribe? Fix that egregious error, here). In our research, we came across this gem of […] More

  • The Oldest Ship Still Afloat

    The Oldest Ship Still Afloat

    Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | AmazonCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript On March 27, 1794, the United States Congress passed the Naval Act. The Naval Act authorized funding for six frigates which would become the basis for the new US Navy.  One of those six […] More

  • Container Park Las Vegas – Your Ultimate Guide » Local Adventurer

    Local Adventurer » Travel Adventures in Las Vegas + World Wide

    We took an intro class, and it is a serious workout. It was so much fun, I even considered getting a pole for home (this is the one they recommend). Sunny’s started as a small swimwear line sold at pool parties in 2017. After adding exotic dancewear, the business started to grow exponentially, which then […] More

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