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Haida Gwaii Is Canada's Best Kept Secret

Oh, Canada. Who knew you were hiding this gem from us?<p>Formerly known as the "The Queen Charlotte Islands," Haida Gwaii is an ancient Canadian archipelago located just off the coast of British Columbia. Its name translates to "Islands of the People," and is the perfect combination of both remote <i>and</i> …

Oneonta Falls Is One Of Oregon's Greatest Hidden Wonders

It takes some effort to see Oneonta Falls, but it's totally worth it.<p>Tucked away in Oregon's Oneonta Gorge (a slot canyon in the Columbia River Gorge), the falls are the adventurous hiker's finest reward. After making your way through the Gorge's "slot-like chasm," wading through a knee-deep creek …

National Guard Soldier Brings Back Artistic Photos from His Time in Afghanistan

Sean Huolihan isn’t the first soldier to spend some of his time overseas looking through a viewfinder instead of a rifle scope, but there’s a certain …

Architecture

Impressive 3-Storey Treehouse Built as a Labor of Love

In 2004, Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez purchased Camp Wandawega, his childhood getaway, with the intention of preserving its old buildings and cabins. Surratt's father christened the newly-obtained property by hanging a rope swing on the giant elm located in the center of camp. Sadly, he …

Treehouses

Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Man hiking in the Himalaya. Image by Grant Faint / Digital Vision / Getty …

Hiking

Oh, the Places Nat Geo Goes

When you work at National Geographic, one of the first questions people ask is if you get to travel. The answer is often yes, but one of the best parts of the job is being surrounded by sharp, globe-trotting people, and getting to hear their stories.<p>That’s why we asked folks on National …

Travel Photography

Training for the New Alpinism

Clinging to a precious step of granite, ice axes in hand, with the next rest 12 meters up, the only regret you'll have as a climber is the training you passed up. Each centimeter gained vertically is a triumph as the lactic acid builds and pulses quicken. It takes feeling that deep fatigue—when …

Climbing

Creatives Offered a Free Stay on Private "Ideas" Island

Did you ever wish that you owned your very own island? Well, here's your chance! Singapore-based Swedish author Fredrik Hrn developed <i>Ideas Island</i>, a concept in which he offers people a free place to stay on one of his private islands so that they can work on their creative ideas.<p>Hrn owns three …

Palawan

‘Mystery’ aircraft reportedly spotted flying over Texas raises speculation

It's difficult to determine, but a group of aviation enthusiasts say they caught a glimpse of a mystery aircraft earlier this month flying slowly across the Amarillo, Texas sky.<p>"We looked southwest and there they were," Steve Douglass, a journalist and member of the group, told FoxNews.com. "We …

Your First DSLR - now what?! - Digital Photography School

DSLR Cameras

Infrared Photographs of Nepal Look Like Something Out Of A Dr. Seuss Book | Colossal

<p>New York-based photographer Sean Lynch was in Nepal in September and captured these surreal, infrared photographs of Nepal. The photos were taken in …

National Geographic Travel

Adventure Video Of The Year: A Lovable American Douchebag in Kyrgyzstan

In summer 2011, American alpinist and Piolet d’Or winner Kyle Dempster, sponsored by mountain gear maker Outdoor Research, took off on his bike …

Outdoors