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.
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Geocaching, a GPS-powered treasure hunt game played all over the world, is an adventurous way to explore a new place.
Stay in a one-bedroom suite in the Divi Little Bay Beach Resort ($1,569), complete with a private patio or balcony and a fully equipped kitchen.
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Budapest’s hidden Jewish ghetto
Get a rare window into a tumultuous past
Father Christmas’ island escape
The saint’s story is shrouded in mystery
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