The reason for Anthony Bourdain’s ban from Azerbaijan? He visited Nagorno-Karabakh.
I however did not.
Eating well on vacation is hard. It’s your time to relax, let loose and indulge on all of those little delights that you normally restrict yourself from. It’s your time to enjoy life. All of it. And in every way possible.
Tbilisi is having a moment. It’s obvious from the moment you mention to just about anyone that you’re heading to Georgia. And surprisingly, more and more people are in the know enough to ask – the state or the country?
Let’s start with getting there. Which is no easy feat.
From rediscovering places in our own backyard to places that have seen everything from chemical attacks and worse, to taking on some of the best, and least-known, big-water kayaking in the world – I asked a few of the outdoor industry’s leading executives to share the places they think will be the next big adventure destinations, and what you’ll want to do in each when you go discover them for yourself.
From solar chargers to package-free shampoos, these are the best, the coolest, the most stylish and efficient pieces of gear, gadgets and everything in between to take with you on that Labor Day or fall car camping adventure. Because there’s just something about the leaves changing colors, the air getting crisp and layering up that screams for one last road trip.
The Gambler 500. It’s one of those events that’s hard to put into word.
It’s also one of those events that you go into not knowing exactly what to expect.
Can’t bear the thought of leaving your Leatherman at home while traveling internationally? Check out these helpful hints for taking your favorite tool abroad.
Even if it’s a multi-tool that’s on the TSA-approved compliance list, international airports and airlines follow their own security rules and guidelines.
No one wants to get to the front of airport security and realize you made a huge mistake—you forgot your Leatherman is in your pocket.
It happens to the best of us. While you’re bound to have some travel mishaps (hey—no one is perfect!), keep these tips in mind as you make your way around the world so that you don’t have to part ways with your favorite multi-tool, especially when you’re about to head out on an adventure where you’re going to need it more than ever.
Nothing easy is ever rewarding. And there’s nothing easy about getting to these 10 as-remote-as-it-gets hotels, resorts and lodges around the world. Which is exactly what makes staying at any one of these properties so satisfying. Whether it means chartering a private helicopter or jumping in a resort’s own seaplane, these stunning hotels are all worth the extra effort to get there – just take a look.
Fall. It's just around the corner.
Which means, we're once again heading into that magical time of year when temperatures start dropping, nature starts putting on one hell of a show, and flight and hotel prices start easing up, at least a little bit. It’s my secret season for finding deals, escaping crowds and discovering beautiful new destinations around the world. Everyone travels in the summer, but only the most curious of travelers travel in the fall. (Welcome to the club.)
By now you’re getting the hang of this whole road trip thing. You’re hitting a groove as you make your way up the coast. The temperatures are cooling down, the number of cars on the road with you are becoming less and less and nature is starting to really take over. All seems right on your road trip. And it is.
Summer is finally here and you’re itching for a road trip. I get it.
And there’s one road trip that’s just about as quintessential as any. One that always comes to mind when you mention America’s best sites to see. One that’s been haunting people’s bucket lists for decades. And that’s the Los Angeles to Seattle west coast road trip.
We’re one week into June and whether you’re gearing up for your first adventure of the summer or you’re just hitting your stride for 2018, these pieces of gear – including a new submersible backpack from Yeti, the last pair of trekking pants you’ll ever need and a floating tent (literally) from SmithFly – are the best pieces of gear on the market right now.