In December, a British team completed the first-ever, round-trip vehicular Antarctic crossing. Their secret weapon: a biofuel, propellor-driven ice buggy.
From Egypt to South Africa to California, these eight hikes are difficult enough to challenge you and beautiful enough to be worth the climb.
Irreverent responses from our favourite travel ninjas.
Geocaching, a GPS-powered treasure hunt game played all over the world, is an adventurous way to explore a new place.
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Discover the origins of this bizarre tradition
A land of vertigo-inducing views
See where modern Vikings play
The road transforming the Amazon
A rugged route is changing the region
Where Islam thrives in Beijing
A perfectly blended Arabian version of China
Our favourite images of the week
Breathtaking photos from around the world
DestinationsTaiwan’s dizzying marble gorge
A quest to reach Sun Moon LakeTaiwan