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Cassini Spacecraft Successfully Dives Between Saturn and Its Rings

To boldly go where no robotic spacecraft has gone before.<p>In the wee hours of the morning yesterday, at about 5 a.m. Eastern time, humanity explored a region of the solar system never before explored: the space between Saturn and its rings. NASA's Cassini spacecraft dove inside the rings for the …

4 Tips for Improving Your Landscape Photography Right Now

If I were a betting man, I'd say that landscape photography is the genre most photographers rank as their first love.I'm certainly part of those …

30 Brilliant Camping Hacks I Wish I Knew Earlier

Ah, camping. The great outdoors, the campfires, the food you’d never eat in civilised society: it’s a wonderful experience. That said, things can get …

Best camping apps [2015]

It goes without saying, camping is one of the most exciting and relaxing activities to take part of on any given weekend. There’s nothing like …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

15 F*cking Brilliant Hiking Hacks You Need To Try ASAP

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16 of the most impressive national parks in the US (PHOTOS)

EVERY BIT of wilderness on the planet is impressive, but some places are special for unique reasons. There’s arguably no better educational tool for …

National Parks

Best of Montana in Summer: Outdoor Recreation

Check out the must-do local activities for outdoor enthusiasts visiting Montana this season.<p><b>Go Paddling in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, Fort Benton</b><p>For 149 miles, the Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River slices through the central Montana prairie. Paddling along the …

Florida Wildlife Photos

Ten Perfect Winter Hikes

What makes winter such a great time to hike? For one, mosquitoes and other bugs are nowhere to be found. The crowds are nonexistent. Cooler temperatures make Southern hikes a lot more pleasant. And few places are as magically still as a forest covered in snow.<p>That said, the days are shorter, so you …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

Glacier National Park - Montana

2875 US-93 Whitefish MT 59937 U.S.<p>Rodeos, cattle drives and glamping tents are just a few of the enticements at this welcoming working ranch.<p>899 …

National Parks

Best of Travel: 16 More Things We Loved

Even if they didn’t snag the tippy-top spots on our 2015 Best of Travel list, these outstanding runners-up still deserve an award for being the best in their respective fields.<p>Want to see the wildlife of Uganda or ride a camel in the Sahara? The outfitters here have you covered. Seeking endless …

Amazing photos show that Borneo’s “sea gypsies” are the happiest people on the planet

THE SAMA-BAJAU PEOPLE of Borneo live entirely off of the sea. They spend their lives in tiny floating villages on remote parts of the ocean, and they …

Photographers

Essential Jeju-do: top 10 activities on Korea’s tropical island

With easy to access dormant volcanoes, hearty seaside fare and a panoply of hiking trails that redefine contemporary notions of exploration, Jeju Island has much to offer the modern day adventurer seeking challenge, delight and cause to reflect.<p>There’s an array of choices, thanks to a bounty of …

Jeju

‘100 Miles From Nowhere’: Trio of friends travel off the beaten path

Travel

Voluntourism Isn't Always as Bad as It Sounds

Combining volunteering with tourism may seem like a good idea on the surface, but it is usually an excuse for a tour provider to overcharge …

Why I love the world: Mario Batali

The award-winning chef and TV host dishes on his favourite places to wander – and how travelling changed him.<p>Mario Batali is best known for his award-winning restaurants, his popular US food show The Chew and his trademark, can’t-miss footwear: bright orange Crocs. But the 54-year-old chef is also …

Best Places to Watch the Sunset in the World

The setting sun is more than just a daily ritual -- it's an example of just how beautiful the natural world can be.<p>When people are lucky enough to marvel at the sun dipping below the horizon, the display is celebrated as more than just another day passing into night. It brings people out to watch, …

Top 15 Travel Spots for 2015

The <i>New York Times</i> Travel Show always proves to be an entertaining and efficient way to sift through the morass of clutter generated by the travel industry. This past January, I made it a point to attend some of the seminars offered, including two that were presented by the father-daughter duo, …

Why Conservation Tourism Matters

First, they fell in love with each other—then with the fauna of Africa.<p>National Geographic explorers-in-residence <b>Dereck and Beverly Joubert</b> have spent the past three decades captivating audiences with their rare footage and photographs of big cats.<p>Now, they’re taking aim at a different kind of …

Wildlife

Yosemite and the First National Park

On March 27, 1851, a gold miner named James Savage, led a group of militia into the rugged Sierra Nevada mountains of central California in search of Tenaya, chief of the Ahwahneeche people. The tribes people had burned Savage's trading post, so in revenge, Savage formed the Mariposa Battalion and …

How To Take Stunning Road Trip Photos, Even If You're Not A Pro

Spring is in the air, our engines are revved up, and it's a perfect time to plan the ideal American road trip. While on the road, of <i>course</i> you're gonna want to capture every magical second to the best of your Insta-worthy ability.<p>So start now. We've partnered with EyeEm, an online community of …

Maui snorkelers, want to be BFFs with an octopus? It just could happen

Here's something that can turn a Maui snorkeling trip into an adventure to remember: holding an octopus or sea urchin.<p>The Snorkel Store's Snorkel Safari can't guarantee such an encounter during each swim, but the guides do promise an interactive, personalized experience.<p>Bobby Twitchell, a Lahaina …

Ski resorts offering deals on next-season passes

The 2015-16 "Cali4nia" Pass, which provides unlimited access to Mammoth Mountain, Bear Mountain, June Mountain and Snow Summit, is now on sale for $689. If purchased by April 6, skiers and snowboarders will get a $100 resort credit for use on lessons, equipment, lodging, dining and shopping. Pass …

The 10 Airlines With the Best Economy Class Food

For most global travelers flying coach is a reality that's never going to change, with those first class seats forever out of reach somewhere at the mysterious front of the fuselage. However, with recent changes and advancements in airline services, economy flying no longer has to be taxing, and …

40 Powerful Portraits you will probably never forget

Faces, strong emotions with stark stories. A Portrait should more or less convey the character and mood of the person and a good portrait will always …

Photographers

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Pictures of the Week 1.24.14

Funny Portraits of Wet Dogs by Sophie Gamand

“Wet Dog is a series on dogs being washed during their grooming sessions. The way the water plays with their hair in a very painterly manner, and their facial expressions as the water is poured on them creates striking portraits that resemble famous humans or important characters. The dogs become …