10 Abandoned Places for Curious Wanderers

Abandoned places contain a mystery that’s hard to match. Whether you’re exploring an ancient palace with a grand history or a simple farmhouse withered with time, these locations offer a way to get the adrenaline pumping. You’re never quite sure what lies within! If you’re a traveler on the hunt for vibrant graffiti, haunted houses, or just awe-inspiring structures lost to time, this list will give you a few ideas as you’re planning your next adventure.

1. Hidden Indian Mural in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

Photo by Paul C. Peh

Continue reading

10 Terrifying Bridges Around the World

Do you have Gephyrophobia, the fear of bridges? Or are you a thrill-seeking adventure junkie, always looking for new heights to conquer? Either way, the world is full of daunting bridges to explore, or to avoid at all costs. We don’t judge.

Here are 10 terrifying bridges that give us some major feels:

1. The Atlantic Ocean Road in Møre og Romsdal, Norway

Trover photo by Christer Olsen

Continue reading

Living at the Ends of the Earth: Antarctica

Antarctica is quite literally the ends of the Earth.

It’s the coldest and driest place in the whole world. It has few natural resources to speak of (ice, penguins) and so it’s never been settled by humans. It’s unsurvivable without extensive external support.

fixedw (41)

At Taylor Valley. Trover photo by Fernando Begay.

And yet, every year in September and October, a small group of people begins migrating southward. Geologists, zoologists, glaciologists and other scientists use Antarctica’s pristine, unspoiled environment for their experiments – and they want to live in a functioning town.

So not only is Antarctica actually survivable – you can actually get a job there. The bases hire for everything: from janitors and line cooks to firefighters and tech support.

What’s it like, living and working at the ends of the Earth?

Continue reading

Adrenaline Junkies: 5 Travelers Who’ll Make Your Jaw Drop

Some people travel to escape the daily grind, some to learn a language, some to experience new tastes and flavors.

Then you have those who travel for the adventure – for the adrenaline-pumping activities, for the dangerously thrilling experiences.

Here are 5 adrenaline junkies who will make your jaw drop:

1. Chi Ken

Chi Ken

After traveling to over 43 countries around the world, Chi Ken can say that he’s living life to its fullest. In his words, he travels “full tilt with no regrets.”  Continue reading