What This Woman Is Doing All By Herself Will Leave You Feeling So Inspired

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Most people would not be able to hop on a boat and set sail on a solo mission around the world. Captain Liz Clark is not most people. The intrepid traveler left California in her 40-foot sailboat in 2006 and hasn’t looked back since. The surfer’s quest to hunt down the best waves across the […]

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You Might Think These Wildlife Photos Are Staged, But That’s How Close He Really Got

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); If you’ve ever been to a national park, you know that approaching wildlife is typically frowned upon. And for good reason. That’s their turf, and things can go from bad to worse in two seconds flat if they feel like you’re encroaching on their territory. But what would you be able […]

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Mount Roraima Looks Like It’s Straight Out Of The Movies, But It’s Entirely Real

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This is probably what comes to mind when you picture a mountain — triangular, snowcapped peaks piercing the sky. Flickr / Adarsh Thakuri But Mount Roraima is about to change that notion. The flat-faced tepui, or tabletop mountain, spans three countries’ borders in South America: Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana. From afar, it might not look […]

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The Cutest Animals In Australia, AKA Satan’s Playground, That AREN’T Trying To Kill You

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I’m sure Australia is a lovely country to visit. Any place that can create both Simon Baker and the Hemsworth brothers clearly has something good going for it. But I would be lying if I said the thought of venturing across the globe to see it myself wasn’t a tad terrifying. I mean, have you […]

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The United Kingdom May Leave The EU, But What Does That Mean For The Rest Of Us?

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On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom will hold a referendum to decide whether or not it will remain in the European Union. There have been rumblings of such a referendum for quite some time now, but Prime Minister David Cameron, under extreme pressure from conservative politicians across the U.K., has officially announced that they […]

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21 Gorgeous Natural Wonders Around The World You Should Visit Before It’s Too Late

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It’s November, I live in New York City, and I have yet to pull out my winter coat from my closet. Obviously, I’m not a scientist so I can’t speak with any real authority, but the barely breezy weather in my neck of the woods seems to be speaking volumes about the impact of global […]

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These Gorgeous Underwater Photos Will Take Your Breath Away.

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If mermaids actually existed, this beautiful young woman would definitely be one. Bahamas native Sacha Kalis is so connected to the ocean, she learned to swim before she could even walk. Since then, she’s spent as much of her life underwater as humanly possible. Her mom, photographer Elena Kalis, encouraged her daughter’s adoration of the ocean. Eventually, Elena […]

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You’re About To Get Jealous Of What This Dog Does Every Day

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You know what’s better than traveling? Nothing. Just kidding — dogs are way better, and that’s probably why this four-year-old golden retriever named Aspen is living the absolute dream. Along with his pals Hunter and Sarah Lawrence — a photographer and floral designer, respectively — Aspen hits the open road and sees some of the […]

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These Elephants In India Get Their Own Spa Day Every Year. I’m Legit Jealous.

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In the south Indian state of Kerala, elephants hold a high place of honor and are often seen in their Hindu festivals. The gentle giants are not only protected by the various temples, but also pampered once a year with their own spa-like rejuvenation ceremony. The event takes place in July, during monsoon season, and is part of […]

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