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Marco Polo observed early versions of dogsledding during his travels through Asia in the 13th century. Today, the activity endures as an ideal way to experience untouched winter landscapes. Start planning your first dogsledding–or skijoring–adventure with these quick tips from National Geographic Young Explorer Sarah McNair-Landry.
Tyler Bounds, investigator with the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization (BFRO) and outdoor technician for Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot, shares his personal philosophy on ‘squatching — his raison d’yeti, if you will — as well as some tips for newcomers interested in going on their very own DIY expedition.
This summer, I walked into the woods at night with a group of strangers and tried to find Bigfoot.
Honey tasting in the Caucasus is Darwinian tourism at its best. There are no signs, guides, routes, regulations, and only a handful of English speakers who know a whit about bees or honey. But it’s more than worth the trouble.
We couldn’t afford to rent an RV. Towing a trailer would be ideal, but what if we needed to go on a rough road or up a steep mountain? And what about the gas mileage we’d be sacrificing for the extra comfort? The solution? We would turn our SUV into a camper.
Bottle the pheromones in Rio de Janeiro during carnival, and you’ll become a billionaire overnight.
It’s no surprise that the heart of carnival pumps faster in Rio than it does anywhere else in the world. In a city of seismic social disparities, it’s the one time of year when it doesn’t matter if you measure out your wages in handfuls of beans or if you live in the most expensive gated estate in the Southern Hemisphere. Instead, it’s how many kisses you steal in a night and how many samba steps you squeeze into a second that count.