A wildlife ranger is being sought for an idyllic island off the north coast of Scotland—and a free cottage to live in is included. The Scottish Wildlife Trust is looking for someone to take over the position of Handa Island Ranger on the remote island off the coast of Sutherland in the Highlands. The successful […]
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Whether one is looking for midnight sun or northern lights, one of the least-disputed places to do so is at Sweden’s ICEHOTEL. Now, the legendary all-ice building hosts a new suite designed by the prince of Sweden to paradoxically celebrate the country’s Midsummer Festival. Just as the hotel, made entirely of snow and ice, has […]
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Ten years after the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami hit eastern Japan and knocked the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant into meltdown, a new 1,000 kilometer hiking trail, spanning the length of the island of Honshu, is revitalizing local communities. The Michinoku Costal Trail offers stunning views of the Pacific, including rugged, rocky coastline, Japan’s highest cliffs, fertile seas […]
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In the UK, historic churches are becoming unique destinations for an overnight stay in nature—at the same time that money is being raised to save them. It’s all thanks to “Champing,” the latest in the history of the Brit’s tampering with the world “camping” (“glamping” originated as a word here in 2005.) Champing involves booking […]
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Students Build Solar-Powered Pop-Up Van For Touring in a Brilliant Mobile Home That Has Zero Emissions
22 Dutch university students have completed an 1,800 mile road trip powered only by the sun, on a quest to show that sustainable vehicles can let you travel the world without harming the environment. Enrolled in Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, the students say their van—named Stella Vita—is the world’s first solar powered […]
Walking Storyteller Continues Historic 24,000-Mile Trek Retracing Passage of Human Ancestors Out of Africa
The Out of Eden Walk, a National Geographic-sponsored retracing of our ancestor’s slow-motion exodus from Africa, through time and countless footsteps, is finally resuming after COVID-19 closed overland borders last year. The host (or perhaps victim) Paul Salopek is a Pulitzer-winning journalist and photographer, and has been traveling overland on foot since the middle-years of […]
A brand of salami known as Galileo is celebrating 75 years of making the cured meats by welcoming salami fans into their family with a chance to win a unique culinary experience in a seaside region of Italy. But don’t worry, you don’t have to speak Italian. All you have to do is simply share […]
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“Sometimes,” said Winnie the Pooh, “the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” And nowhere is that more true than the aptly named ‘Bearbnb’ that bears his name. Tucked away in a lush corner of the Sussex countryside that inspired A. A. Milne’s original Hundred Acre Wood, Pooh’s trademark treehouse has been […]
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An endangered turtle that washed up in Ireland with hypothermia has been returned to its native Canary Islands on a flight—and even had its own boarding pass. The three-year-old Loggerhead sea turtle, known as Julius Caesar or ‘JC’, was discovered on the beach in County Donegal, but has boarded a flight to much warmer waters. […]
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A hotel in Iceland is calling all photographers for a three-week paid vacation to capture images of this year’s northern lights, as if such work needed a reward. Seeking a professional “Lights-catcher,” the luxurious Hotel Rangá is hosting open applications to any capable and established photographers to stay at their location on the south coast […]
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