Victor Lie Gustavsson

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DREAM, a Kayaking Film Full of Surprises

Director Skip Armstrong’s new film <i>DREAM</i>, featuring a fledgling paddler, portrayed by pro Ben Marr, who imagines what it would be like to an accomplished river god, inspired the jury at the 5Point Film Festival to create a new award category: Pure Joy. Check it out to see why. Below Armstrong shares …

Interactive Map: Untamed Patagonia

Changing Planet<p>Patagonia, the legendary land of wildness, fierce winds, and hardy gauchos, easily lives up to the allure of its iconic name. Glacier-fed rivers tumble between jagged, never-climbed mountains. Herds of long-necked guanacos gallop across expansive grasslands as Andean Condors soar …

15 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You Want To Be Jealous Of Aussies

Life is better in Australia. It just is. And if you want to be reminded of that little fact on a daily basis, it's as easy as following these Instagram accounts.<p>Whether your planning a trip to Oz and need some inspiration, or just like look at stunning photos of some of Earth's most incredible …

National Geographic Travel

Adventure Film Festival, The Jarman Award: film festivals previews

Adventure Film Festival, Nationwide<p>Don't try this stuff at home: go to the cinema, where you can enjoy the vicarious thrill of seeing people doing dangerous things without coming to harm yourself. Among the films, you'll find mountain-top tightrope walking in Moonwalk, paragliding in Pakistan …

30 Epic Places You Absolutely Must Visit Before You're 30

Traveling young is important because it shapes your worldview. When you travel young, you realize who you are and what you believe in before it’s time to make the big-kid decisions (career, marriage, and all that scary stuff) that will impact the rest of your life.<p>If you were to visit each of these …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

New Film “The Summit” Examines the Deadliest 48 Hours on K2

Like most mountaineering tragedies the horrible events that occurred on K2 in August of 2008 left behind far more questions than answers. <i>The Summit,</i> a new documentary that hit movie theaters on October 4, puts into perspective the circumstances that led to the death of 11 climbers on the second …

In pictures: Star Wars art

Star Wars

Navigations: The Liberty of Silence

<i>“Navigations,” a new column published twice a month, offers a deep dive into a great adventure story by writer Mark Jenkins. Jenkins, a seasoned climber and contributing writer to</i> National Geographic, <i>has been on 50 expeditions to more than 100 countries to cover adventure and geopolitical topics</i> …

Surprising Photo: Toad Eats Bat

Wildlife<p><b>It may look like the Lady Gaga of amphibians, but this enterprising cane toad is actually in the midst of eating a bat.</b><p>Yufani Olaya, a ranger at Peru’s Cerros de Amotape National Park, sent the picture to Peru-based biologist Phil Torres, who published it on his blog.<p>The toad and its bat …

Living Valhalla: Exploring What it Means to be Free

About a year ago, I made the wild and—now that I look back at it—very wise decision to pack up my belongings and point my Subaru north. A few weeks earlier, my friends at Sweetgrass Productions had invited me to spend the winter in a place called “Valhalla,” otherwise known to mere mortals as …

Ylvis’ “The Fox”, a Norwegian song about animal sounds, is the biggest song in the world

While Arcade Fire’s been busy hyping us all to death, there’s been another musical sensation sweeping through the Internet’s corridors. One that’s …

15 Movies You Need To See Before The End Of The Year

November and December will be two of the busiest months of the year with big releases out every weekend and the return of Jennifer Lawrence in two anticipated films.<p>From epics in space and sea to historical adaptations and buzzed-about sequels and comedies there's a little bit of something for …

Movies

The Exceptional Traveler: Think Globally, Not Locally

<b>How To Do Exceptional Things Inexpensively</b><p>Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.— Miriam Beard<p><b>Post #5 Think Globally, Not Locally</b><p>Some years ago, my boyfriend and I planned a romantic holiday weekend at an upstate New York …

Travel

London Grammar: If You Wait – review

A trio of Nottingham University graduates who only released their first music last December, London Grammar are so buzzy that there are expectations of a Mercury nomination, despite this album not being out until next week. Blame it on their trippy, translucent electronica, which outdoes even the …

Niall Horan Is ‘Finally Free’ On His Uplifting New Song

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>TRL<p>Find out why Sabrina's new name is "Medusa …

Top MP3s of the Week (9/6)

This past week was loaded with new songs and teases for some of fall’s biggest releases (Sleigh Bells, M.I.A., Arctic Monkeys). But by default, the …

Advanced Learning: 8 Movies with Big Lessons

Students everywhere are back in school, but movie buffs are in class year-round. This summer alone we’ve watched the scare students of “Monsters …

What If Quentin Tarantino Wrote Classic Disney Movies for Samuel L. Jackson?

Why We Need Solitude

When I read <i>Walden</i> in 9th grade, I was convinced that Henry David Thoreau was a bit off. Spending over two years living in solitude on the shores of a pond seemed a recipe for madness. Now, I have begun to appreciate Thoreau’s search for isolation and communion with nature. I have become a seeker of …

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …